A little about us

Cynthia S. – School Director

How many years have you been doing hair?

15 years +

Reason you decided to become an instructor?

To help people develop in this blooming industry.

What brings you the most joy in life?

Seeing people help each other.

Favorite movie?

ALL Disney movies!!!

What does success mean to you?

Growing and progressing and becoming a better person!

Susana G. – Financial Aid Officer

Favorite hair trend?

Healthy Hair

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Meat

Favorite Movie?

Pride and Prejudice

What brings you the most joy in life?

Family

What success means to you?

Doing what you love?

Bobbi B. – Admissions

Favorite hair trend?

Rose Gold hair!

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Hummus and pita chips

Favorite movie?

August Rush

What brings you the most joy in life?

Family, travel, meeting new people

Where would you like to retire?

Greece

Cristina S. – Admissions

Reason you decided to become an admissions officer?

I decided to pursue a career as an admission officer because I love talking to people and I wanted to help them find their passion in life and so they can decide which program will be the one that will tap their innate abilities and develop their talents.

Where would you like to retire?

My place to retire would be somewhere in Eastern Europe!

Favorite skin care product and why?

I absolutely adore ORALNE’s skin care line since they use truly active ingredients in its products that really work.

Favorite makeup line and why?

Urban Decay is one of my “go to” makeup lines of all time I adore that they have long lasting/pigmented products that are a MUST have in your makeup bag.

If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Avocados…I honestly put them on everything… they are delicious and nutritious!

Stephanie C. – Registrar

How many years have you been doing hair?

2 years

What’s your favorite thing about the cosmetology industry?

There are always new trends, new challenges, and its so fun learning new techniques.

Where would you like to retire?

Paris France! I love coffee and I can see myself outside of a coffee shop enjoying  the Paris weather and, seeing the Eiffel tower!

Favorite band? 

Maroon 5, Coldplay and Green day!( so hard to decide …. I love music!!)

What’s the best advice you have ever been given?

Don’t be afraid to do new things!

Lizett O. – Director of Education

Favorite hair trend?

Favorite trend of 2018 is the mixing of pastels colors in a dark to light balayage.

What brings you the most joy in life?

Spending time with family and the bitter sweet moment when the students finish the course and know they are going to do great things

Favorite skincare product and why?

I don’t have a favorite but I really like Image because it really works and it smells super yummy.

Favorite band?  

Highly Suspect and Radiohead

How many years have you been doing hair?

6 years

Jayra J. – Receptionist

Favorite hair trend?

Silver and rose gold hair color

Favorite hair product and why?

Schwarzkopf hairspray because it’s the finishing touch of flawless hair!

If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

I love fruits and veggies!

What does success mean to you?

We rise by lifting others. That is definitely is success.

Favorite skincare product and why?

Image SPF30 because it truly gives me the coverage protection and I love that it has a great scent!

Laura B. – Receptionist

Favorite hair trend of?

Beach waves

Where would you like to retire?

Saltillo, Mexico

Favorite hair product and why?

Matrix, because it works well with all hair types.

How many years have you been doing hair?

4 years

What’s your favorite thing about the cosmetology industry?

Being a make up artist.

Hilda A. – Educator

Melissa F. – Educator

What’s your favorite thing about the cosmetology industry?

It is a form of art!!

Favorite skincare product and why?

Apricot scrub because it gives me a glow!

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Enchiladas

Favorite movie?

Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith

Favorite band?

Skillet

Manuel G. – Educator

Favorite hair trend?

Color Dimension.

What’s your favorite thing about the cosmetology industry?

Doing makeovers!

Favorite hair product and why?

CHI Heat protector. The shield it provides is awesome.

Favorite movie?

Moulin Rouge

What’s the best advice you have ever been given?

You will never stop learning.

Sara G. – Educator

 

Favorite hair trend?

The Bob haircut.

How many years have you been doing hair?

I have been doing hair for 22 years .

Favorite skincare product and why?

My favorite skin hair product is Clarins because I notice a difference on my skin and St. Ives because its is inexpensive and works really well .

What’s your favorite thing about the cosmetology industry?

My favorite thing about the cosmetology industry is that its fun and you get to change lives in a different way.

Favorite band?

The Beatles

Connie K. – Educator

Favorite hair product and why?

Matrix, true to its colors, all other product work and smell great.

How many years have you been doing hair?

21 + years

Favorite hair trend of?

Long hair with curls

Least favorite hair trend?

Dreadlocks

Favorite movies?

Forest Gump , Pretty Woman , and Grease!

Yvonne N. – Educator

Favorite hair trend?

Disconnected bobs

How many years have you been doing hair?

5 years

Favorite make-up line and why?

Morphe because it is very pigmented!

Favorite band?

Third Day

Favorite movie?

Dances with wolves

Miriam P. – Educator

Favorite hair trend?

Funky colors!

Least favorite hair trend?

Thin eyebrows.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Chocolate tres leches cake

Why did you become an educator?

I wanted to impact people’s lives and Vogue is awesome!!

Greatest strength?

I’m not afraid of change!

Sylvia R. – Educator

How many years have you been doing hair?

10  years

Favorite skincare product and why?

Image because  it holds natural ingredients.

Bangs or no bangs?

Bangs! But not too short.

Favorite band?

Sin Banderas

Greatest strength?

My positive outlook in life.

Vanessa R. – Educator

Favorite hair trend?

Braids

Least favorite hair trend?

Extremely Long hair

Favorite makeup or makeup line and why?

Urban Decay because they have awesome pigment!

Favorite movie?

The Harry Potter series.

Where would you like to retire?

A beach in Mexico!

Claudia V. – Educator

How many years have you been in the industry?

30 years

Favorite makeup line and why?

Laura Mercier because it’s long wearing

Bangs or no bangs?

 I wear bangs!! I think they give me individuality!

Favorite band?

Coldplay!

Greatest strength?

Objectivity!!