Education: Pittsburgh Beauty Academy
Redken Specialist, Redken Master Specialist.
What inspired me to pursue a career in beauty: I meet wonderful people, create new looks and help men and women feel great about themselves.
Awards or Recognitions: Redken Specialist and Redken Master Specialist. I also attend numerous seminars every year featuring Michael Cole, Daniel Doud and Redken’s Sam Villa and Chris Baron.
A little more about me: I’ve been a Stylist for more than 30 years and spent 12 years at The Salon and Spa at Mystic Hair before joining The Edge Salon Tampa by Mystic Hair in 2009.
I believe in customizing every haircut, color and style to create a style that fits each clients personality while keeping with the current trends. My absolute favorite service is creating romantic styles for weddings as well as other formal events.
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Education: The Salon Professional Academy
What inspired me to pursue a career in beauty: While a member of the support team at The Salon and Spa at Mystic Hair, I fell in love with the industry as well as making people beautiful!
Awards or Recognitions: Redken Specialist
Celebrity style I admire: I really like both Nicole Ritchie’s and Rachel Bilson’s style, and I think Jennifer Aniston has the best hair!
A little more about me: I’m always on the lookout for continuing education courses throughout the year as well as training from the Redken Exchange.
Hometown: Irvine, California
Education: I graduated The Salon Professional Academy and did an internship at Mystic Hair for 1 year. I have also continued my education with additional classes.
What inspired me to pursue a career in beauty: My hometown is Irvine California and 5 years ago my family relocated to Florida, what I love about both places (setting aside the beaches!) Is the love of Blonde Hair!! If I could give Highlights to everyone- I just might! In California I worked as a salon coordinator and I was so inspired by seeing all the guests leave feeling so great about themselves I wanted to be a stylist to do that to people myself! It’s my goal behind the chair to develop relationships and empower!
Hometown: Kennesaw, GA
Education: Degree in Fashion Merchandising from Bauder College and Gwinnett Tech for Cosmetology
What inspired me to pursue a career in beauty: I have always been fascinated with hair and clothing styles. After obtaining my degree in fashion merchandising, I knew I wanted to do more than just clothing. I wanted to be able to make a difference in people’s lives…something to change how they feel about themselves.
Awards or Recognitions: Certified In Short 2 Long Hair Extensions and DevaCut
A little about me: I just moved to Tampa from Northwest of Atlanta, where I lived for 40 years. My husband took a Pastor Position with a local church here in Tampa so we are now here with our 3 kids. I’ve been doing hair for 19+ years and still love what I do. I love doing both cut and color and love trying new techniques that keep up with the latest trends.
Hometown: Miami, FL
Education: The Aveda Institute
What inspired me to pursue a career in beauty: I’ve always loved hair, and when I decided to change careers, all of my friends recommended that I try it out because I was so good at styling theirs! I’ve been doing it ever since.
Celebrity style I admire: Rhianna and Pink
A little more about me: I’ve been styling hair since 2005. I spent to years at The Salon and Spa at Mystic Hair and moved to The Edge in 2009. I’m not scared of doing anything, unless it involves height or closed quarters, other than that, it’s fair game!
Hometown : Nashville, TN
Education: Paul Mitchell School in Nashville.
I have been in the beauty industry since 2009 and licensed in 3 states.
It has always been my passion to make my clients look and feel their best. It is so rewarding to see my clients smile when they leave my chair. I love creating custom colors and haircuts to fit the needs of every client. I especially love balayage, highlights, vivid colors and gray coverage.
Jessica has earned the honor and title of Redken Certified Hair Colorist. A Redken Certified Hair Colorist is the most advanced and educated colorist not only the Redken, but in all hair communities. Their expertise in corrective color make them some of the most sought after colorist.
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Florida
Education: Sunstate Academy, associate program at Mystic Hair
I’ve always had a passion for the beauty industry, starting with make up and moving onto hair later in my life. The creativity this career allows me is what drew me in and the way I get to make my clients feel good about themselves is what made me stay. With the industry growing every day, I enjoy taking classes on new trends and keeping my skills and techniques up to date! I specialize in vivid fashion colours and grey coverage.
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Education: Sunstate Academy
Erica has been making Tampa Bay beautiful for over 12 years. She is skilled in all facets of hair care and holds many certifications including the Redken Color Correction Certificate.
While she enjoys cutting, coloring, and styling all Men”s and Women’s hair blondes are her favorite.
In her free time, Erica enjoys traveling, paddle boarding with her family, and her two kitties, Skittles and Starburst.
Education: Summit Salon Academy – Cosmetology/Barber Program
Associate Program at The Salon & Spa at Mystic Hair
“I never knew how large the hair industry was until I became a part of it. It’s amazing to work in a field that has so much passion and creativity. No one holds you back, instead they support and encourage you to express yourself while continuing to grow. Enhancing people’s outer beauty to match their inner beauty is what makes this career worthwhile.”