Stylist Spotlight

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Theodora Raptis @theodoraraptis

Alison Alhamed | August 3, 2017 | 2:30 PM
Theodora Raptis @theodoraraptis

Theodora Raptis doesn't just have the coolest name ever, she also has an amazingly beautiful Instagram page. We love featuring her work because she is skilled in both color and styling--see why else she earned a spot on our 2017 MODERN SALON 100.

Handle: @theodoraraptis

Name: Theodora Raptis

Salon: Christine Elizabeth Hair Studio, Stratford, Ontario

Specialty: Vibrants, updos

Followers: 40.3K

Age: 31

Favorite apps: BlenderCamera: PhotoBlender and InstaSize to edit, crop and add text to photos. VivaVideo Pro and Inshot to edit and create videos. Regrann for sharing.

Favorite hashtags: #mermaidhair #hairgoals #cosmopro eauty #stratfordon

I follow: @modernsalon @kaleidochics @pulpriothair @sadiejcre8s @caitlinfordhair @theconfessionsofahairstylist

Pro tip: Lighting, background, wardrobe, composition, photo resolution are a few things that will make your image stand out. Including hashtags with your city/location will help new potential clients find their way to you.

Favorite products: Pureology Colour Fanatic 21 spray, Unite Purple Shampoo, Paul Mitchell Flexible Style Wax Spray, everything Moroccanoil, Celeb Luxury Colorwash

One of Theodora Raptis' most viral Instagram posts.
One of Theodora Raptis' most viral Instagram posts.

How social media changed my life: Not only has it built my entire clientele but, it’s also challenged me to grow as an artist and individual.

The first time I was featured on MODERN SALON: A mermaid transformation called The Oracle. It was a big moment for me, as I had been following @modernsalon for some time. To have my work featured on such a large platform had such a profound impact on me as an artist and my career. It has shown me that dedication, time and sacrifice pay off!



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