With training under the top Redken Artists and Educators, Lauren has developed a special appreciation for the art of hair design and consultation. After graduating from Tennessee School of Beauty, she completed the Edge Design Academy, taught by one of Redken’s top artists. She trained under award winning mentor Brandon Harris, where she has had hands on experience in advanced color and cutting techniques. Her achievements include becoming a Redken certified colorist, which is the title given to an elite group of stylists who have demonstrated an advanced knowledge of color formulation and application. Training at the Redken Exchange in New York City, Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, and Centricity in Orlando. Extensive training with Pureology and earning the title of Certified Pureologist. Her passions are multi-dimensional color, corrective color, hair design, special occasion styling, and bridal hair and make-up. Lauren’s energetic and caring personality will have you feeling Beautiful Chic each and every visit.
What are you currently working on?
Meeting new people and building a personal and unique relationship with my guests.
How do you spend your free time?
I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. Anything outdoors, and I love to exercise.
What is your mantra?
Always keep a smile on your face, no matter the situation.
What things make you laugh?
Myself and weird and interesting facts and comments.
When did you know you wanted to do hair?
I have always loved the industry but when I was 19, I decided that this was my passion.
How would you describe your approach to doing hair?
I always start with an in depth consultation. Then we discuss a style that is going to work best for them and their lifestyle.
What inspires your creativity?
My ideas, co-workers, seasons and fashion.
What advice would you give someone considering coloring their hair for the first time?
Start slow. You can always add more. It depends on each individual and what they are wanting.
How do you customize a hair color for each and every guest?
I take into account skin tone, and colors they wear most. You really want a hair color that works best for you!
What celebrity always has great hair?
Carrie Underwood, Eva Longoria, and Chelsea Handler.
How do you approach cutting hair?
I start with a good consultation, then I look at their facial structure, head shape, hairline and growth patterns.
What is your personal style?
Casual chic with a little spunk.