Stylist Spotlight

2019 MODERN SALON 100: Jamie Pressman @HairMeRoar

by Anne Moratto | August 1, 2019

Hear her roar, and scroll Jamie Pressman’s feed to see beautiful brunette balayage that will be the highlight of your day.

Jamie Pressman


North Haven, Connecticut

Specialty: Brunette balayage

Top-performing post: My most engaged post was one I made comparing the lift of previous colored hair vs. virgin hair. It was shared and reposted like crazy.

Favorite apps: Facetune for blurring out backgrounds. The regular camera editor on my iPhone for adjusting and straightening out images.

I follow: @iamginabianca (love her authenticity) and @nicoleoharehair (her foilyage is amazing).

Pro tip: With Instagram, you have to be consistent. What’s worked for me is being informative. Share that formula, talk about a struggle, be honest and authentic. Add value somehow.

Hidden talent: I love to blowdry! Finishing is one of my favorite parts.

My audience follows me because: I try to share as much knowledge as possible. I get a lot of stylists following me for tips and tricks on formulation and technique.

How social media changed my life: Social media has connected me with amazing artists and brands. It’s also allowed me to gain clients who are willing to travel to see me.

My first @modernsalon feature: I was featured a few years ago after posting a processing picture of a balayage next to the result. I remember feeling so excited to be recognized by MODERN SALON.


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