Year started at Kiyo:
2005-2006, and again in 2012.
Level 5 Stylist.
Balayage/Ombre, Precision Cutting.
Because of the education provided and the support given not only in terms of craft but in life. Also the amount of pride I feel to work amongst a talented team of people.
Why did you choose this industry?
Beauty fascinates me. It keeps me on my toes given that it is always evolving. Much like myself. Being around people of all different types. The challenges of our differences, yet being able to connect with how feeling beautiful feels the same to all of us, no matter how different we are.
Who is your industry Inspiration?
At this present time with Social Media, there are so many talented people out there that inspire me. Whether they are celebrity stylists or regular people with a knack for the craft.
Favourite Go-to product:
What are your major accomplishments in life and business?
In life, stay tuned. In business, my major accomplishment would be that I get better everyday and yearn to carry on that path.
Keys to Colour, Colour Change, Runway Looks, Balayage Training, Certified Easihair Pro, Product knowledge in various lines, Inspiring Champions, Champ Camp, Bumble and bumble razor class.
What are your favourite activities/hobbies outside of hair?
Yoga and meditation. Running, cooking vacuuming 1000 times per day. Documentaries. Autism education. Smudging. Make-up and practising to become batter at it. Reading, lots of reading! It’s made me an insomniac.
What would be impossible for you to give up?
My son. He’s my whole existence. My sisters. They are the loves of my life, my soulmates. My parents, they are my anchors. Chapstick. My braces make my lips dry and it hurts. Soap, I like all things that have cleansing properties.
Favourite Quote or Saying:
“The greatest things in life are unseen. That’s why we close our eyes when we kiss, laugh and dream.”