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2017 MODERN SALON 100: Krystle Waivio @krystlewaiviohair

Lauren Quick | August 3, 2017 | 12:15 PM
Krystle Waivio (@krystlewaiviohair)

Krystle Waivio (@krystlewaiviohair) first caught our attention when she won our Wedding Party Wednesday contest on Instagram with a beautiful fishtail braid upstyle in September 2016. That same style also got her into the top 10 semifinalists of our Braids & Brides styling competition at the beginning of 2017.

Waivio's romantic styles continually impress us, and we can't wait to see what she does next!

BEAUTY BIO

Name: Krystle Waivio
Handle: @krystlewaiviohair
Salon: Owner of Haiven Salon in Grand Rapids, MI, but freelances on-location in West Michigan and beyond
Best known for: Bridal hair
Followers: 1,278
Age: 32

Waivio's winning look for Wedding Party Wednesday and semifinalist entry for Braids & Brides.
Waivio's winning look for Wedding Party Wednesday and semifinalist entry for Braids & Brides.

Favorite app: Instagram

Favorite hashtags: #updo #bridalhair #prettyhair 

I follow: @beyondtheponytail @heidimariegarrett @heatherchapmanhair @jamiedanahairstylist @wb_upstyles @hairbysaretta @tonyastylist @shelleygregoryhair @neumabeauty @passionsquared

Pro tip: Timing, early morning or evening. Geotag your location and hashtags describing the style and who your ideal client is.

Favorite products: Neuma Beauty, Puff.Me powder, and the Kenra Professional dry texture spray is life-changing!

How social media changed my life: I have met so many talented hairstylists and wedding vendors who are always inspiring, supporting, and teaching me new things. More than half of my bridal bookings have come from Instagram!

The first time I was featured on MODERN SALON: Winning the #WeddingPartyWednesday contest with the video of my grown-up fishtail updo.

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