Brig Van Osten Gives Radical Makeover
The pair first met in 2000 at an ISSE show, where Van Osten chose Wahlstrom-Jackson as her model. Today, Wahlstrom-Jackson drives an average of eight hours (from Northern California to Van Osten's Southern California p!ay hair lounge) every six-to-eight months to have her hair cut and styled by Van Osten.
"I continue to visit Brig for my hair because she makes me feel special," she said. "Special and beautiful; special, to be able to get my hair done by such a talented, down-to-earth professional, and beautiful because every time I go to her, I feel refreshed and like I am looking the best I can possibly look. She adds to my confidence."
Van Osten says she's always appreciated Wahlstrom-Jackson's open-mindedness when it comes to her hair. "Throughout our relationship she has been bold and always open to new ideas and usually comes with some terrific inspirations in hand," Van Osten said. "When Kelly e-mailed me to schedule and appointment for a new look, I right away jumped at the opportunity to capture it on film and in photographs."
Here's what Wahlstrom-Jackson looked like before the makeover:
And here's the final product photo shoot:
Hair by Brig Van Osten
Photography by Todd Jones
Make-up by Laci Hill
Wardrobe by Kelly Wahlstrom-Jackson