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Meet Master Stylist and Salon Owner, Dréa Richard


 Meet Master Stylist and Salon Owner, Dréa Richard

Q. What is your name?

A. Dréa Richard

Q. Stylist Level?

A. Master Stylist, Makeup Artist, Owner

 Q. Describe your style in 3 words.

A. Fun, Comfortable, I like to dress to create my mood


Q. Describe your first hair memory?

A. I was probably 6 years old and I saw the movie Grease. I loved the guys hair so much that I went into the bathroom and used a jar of vaseline to "Grease" my hair. I succeeded and copied the styles. Getting the vaseline out of my hair was a different story.


Q. How did you get your start in the beauty Industry?

A. After beauty school I worked at a $10 walk in salon on South Street. The first salon service I did was a red mohawk.

Q. What's your approach before you first start cutting or coloring someone?

A. I want to know who they are. Their lifestyle, their likes and dislikes about their hair and their look. What has worked for them in the past and how far they want to go with maintaining what we do to their hair.

Q. What's the most fun part of your job?

A. Results. Watching a client light up and love how they look. We all want to feel good. Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. The other side of my job is growing and maintaining a team of stylist. Setting goals, creating education programs and watching their dreams come true is very rewarding. 

Q. Most challenging?

A. I am my own worst critic, It is a constant journey to learn and conquer ones weakness in the industry. Remaining open minded to learning and growing is sometimes a challenge

Q. Favorite Food?

A. Carbs! lol

Q. Favorite Super Hero?

A. Wonder Woman!



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Sunday, 22 May 2022