When did you start with Xiphium? February 2017
Education: Johnson County Community College A.A.S. Cosmetology, Aveda Advanced Academy NYC, Redken 5th Avenue, Regional W.S.
Previous job(s): Stylist at Par Exsalonce in Overland Park, KS for 4 years (2013-2017)
Awards won: Daymaker Award and Earth Month Top Fundraiser
Hometown/ Places lived: Lansing, KS and Dodge City, KS
Why I decided to become a stylist/colorist: It chose me.....very early in life!
My favorite thing about my work: It is always evolving.
What makes me a great stylist/colorist: I listen to wants, evaluate needs, provide realistic expectations and results/options.
Best professional moment: Being part of the KC Aveda Jam 2017
Special training: Runway and editorial styling; Balayage
Professional goal: I would like to become an Aveda Purefessional, be part of the Hair Color Magic team, and be a guest artist on stage
What I want every client to know about me: My wish is to set both my client and myself up for success. Please do not take my honesty the wrong way.
Other hobbies and talents: Photography, travel, knitting, fashion
Where has my work been seen? Spoke and Weal Salon grand opening flyer, NYFW, KCFW, KCPTV, PBS, Donna Karen, Isis J Productions
What is your specialty? Hair color and styling
Name a skill you have that you don’t use enough. Editorial styling
Have you ever styled/participated in any Fashion Shows? More than I can remember....
What quote or mantra do you strive to live by? "It is better to slow down and do it correctly, rather than several times poorly".
Who is your dream client? Why? Goldie Hawn...she is amazing (I think)
Describe the worst hair phase you’ve been through. Losing 60% of my hair density after having my twins.
Who is your professional role model? Whose career would you like yours to emulate? Jon Reyman and any other Aveda Global Artist
What is your guiltiest pleasure? Dancing the night away!
What is the most daring thing you have ever done? Skydiving
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