MEET OUR 2021 EDUCATORS
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La Texas International Hair and Trade Show es un evento CEU aprobado por el estado. Siga el enlace de abajo para obtener información adicional del curso.
Quentin Guillory created Officially BALD for the prominent men and woman who has a desire to be more than trendy, but confident and bold with their baldness. He recognized the need to introduce products to the classy and cultured bald people of the world. A native Texas, and master Barber/barber educator for over 20 years, Quentin knows first-hand how important proper shaving, scalp care and maintenance can be with the correct products are used on the scalp.
Sharlena Bell has been doing what she loves, helping her clients maintain healthy beautiful hair since 1994, and has been working her magic in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area for the past 23 years. Specializing in natural hair and hair color however, her dedication to providing the best hair care available to a diverse clientele has led her to take countless hours of educational classes, seminars, shows, and attend other highly regarded events across the US.
I have been a stylist for 11 years and an extension specialist for the past 8. This along with creating a healthy hair environment are my main passions. I take a therapeutic approach with each of my clients and do not overlap or double book so that experienced is not hindered in any way. I can’t wait to teach you how to add this service to your menu and elevate and position yourself as an expert in this area as well.
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TyRon The Barber
Master Barber, Barber Shop Manager, Award Winning Barber, and President of Fort Worth Barber Alliance.
Kewonia Grimes is a Platform Educator and Master Stylist of CHI Farouk Systems at worldwide events and workshops, Bronner Bro. Hair Expo, T‐Chew Multicultural Hair Affair, Killeen Cut Parties, K’Shears Cut Explosion, and many more. Traveling state to state as requested to the Stars, Salon Educators, Weddings, and special appearances.
Kiffany has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2010, And a master in nail techniques since 2015. Currently a licensed cosmetology instructor and she loves to teach others what she knows so they can grow and expand their careers in the beauty industry.
Ozell Graham is a Military Veteran and has over 25 years experience in the Hair and Beauty Industry. Ozell has traveled the world cutting hair and have worked for countless professional athletes, entertainers, and high profile clients. Integrity first Ozell strives to inspire others to fall back on the foundation of the morals and values our industry is built on.
Kendra is the founder of The Hair Recovery Center, located in Arlington, Tx and is a much sought-after Hair Loss Specialist and Trichologist, having appeared as a specialist in her field on such media as WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/FW), Fox 26 (Houston), WJXY Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL) as well as local Dallas/Fort Worth radio stations, KRNB 105.7 FM, K104 FM and KHVN. She has also been featured as a contributing expert Trichologist in Cosmopolitan Magazine. Kendra is also the founder of HRC Institute of Trichology Studies and Hair Recovery System products. She's an author, radio host and entrepreneur and is very driven and passionate about contributing to her industry and helping women and girls look and feel their best!
Hard Work, Dedication, and Determination are heavy keywords in this business woman's life. In the last 20 years, Demetria Baker, Owner of Xclusive Salon, has exploded into the Hair industry. Demetria studied hair in Longview, Texas at Star College where she received a full license in Cosmetology. She gained experience behind the chair, and by attending classes regularly to further her education. Having dedication to her craft, mixed with her people skills earned her the position to be where she is today. She has preformed on stage at Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show, Platform Artist and 2 time winner at Texas international Hair & Trade Show and in various shows. She also travels educating business, product knowledge, weaving & styling techniques. Inspiration for her roles as a Business Owner and Platform Artist come from behind the chair. Demetria embraces the uniqueness in each day as a hairdresser. Taking pride in her daily work shows in her exceptional attention to detail. She truly cares about her clients and works hard to come up with a special vision for each and every one of them. You will leave Demetria’s presents having experienced her great energy that she hopes will linger with you.
Tony Stephens Sr. & Jr.
Tony Stephens *National Sales Director *Business Mentor & Leader *27 Offices with more than 1000 Insurance Licensed Individuals. Many have multiple licenses including Series 6/63/26 Investment Lic.; Mortgage Lic. etc. *Responsible for mentoring many finacially independent leaders, Several Six Figure Earners, 2 of which earn above $1/2 Million Annually
A driving force in the fashion and beauty scene, Bernadette Thompson has created trend-setting nail art for the world’s premier fashion houses and has been featured in virtually every fashion magazine in circulation. From Hip-Hop to Haute Couture, her client list reads like a Who’s-Who of Hollywood and the music industry alike. and Thompson’s slick but timeless nail designs have been celebrated and revered by such luminary personalities as Beyoncé Knowles, Madonna, Claire Danes, Lupita Nyong, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga (Lady Gaga nails were prepared by Bernadette for the 2015 Met Gala). She consulted with Alexander Wang and Lady Gaga to come up with the perfect Blush pink to match her Balenciaga bag.
Thompson’s cutting-edge color sense and camera- ready technical execution have made her a sought after consultant to some of the most powerful cosmetics conglomerates around the globe.
Brandi Brown has 19yrs in the hair industry, 10yrs as an educator, 6yrs as a barber. Presented at Bronner Brothers, Mentorship, Texas International along with a plethora of other platforms. She is the founder of Salon Virtuosity and Virtuosity Professional Products.
I’m Arrious Bailey the founder of The Dallas Lash Academy which provides a variety of licenses and certifications in the Cosmetology and Esthetics field. I graduated from O G L E , in Pantego, After graduating I opened Dallas Lash Lounge in 2011. There is I found a passion for instructing students in Cosmetology and Esthetics. Which then prompted the opening of The Dallas Lash Academy 2017. Since the opening of The Lash Academy, I’ve assisted students with pursuing the licenses in several areas of Cosmetology/Esthetics, as well as, mentoring instructor trainees for over 10 years. Being a very successful entrepreneur, I've has been behind the scenes in the cosmetology industry for years. I’m currently working on adding array of additional medical, HVAC and Electrical training programs, with the goal to educate and empower people within the community.
Fatima the MUA
Voted DFW Best MUA 2020
Viral Makeup Artist
Robert Presswood is a nationally renowned barber, entrepreneur, and educator. Over the last 20 years, Presswood has started four barbershops, employed many barbers, and trained thousands of students from every walk of life. Throughout his career, Presswood has won over 60 awards, including many from the top barber competitions in the United States. He has continued to give back to the barber community in many ways, including producing 8 large scale industry-related events and competitions. The most recent event, The Clash of the Clippers, is nationally recognized as the premiere barber education and industry showcase in the country. Presswood is also very active in the community, providing free haircuts and turkey giveaways for many years in his local community. He has also recently been involved in several film projects, and plans to grow personally and professionally in film making. His barbering skills have also been featured nationally on CBS, with his amazing design skills being showcased for several NCAA Final Four broadcasts.
Hello my name is Krishunna Sloan and I’m a barber/stylist from Shreveport, La. I’m 24 years old and have been in the industry for 4 years professionally, but have been braiding since the age of 9. I love all things dealing with beauty but my main goal is to keep the hair and skin healthy no matter the enhancement/service given.
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Letitia “Tish” Smith
Letitia "Tish" Smith is Vanity Wellness and Body’s very own leading nurse, specializing in post-operative care, nursing, and wound care. Tish has been working in this field for over 16 years and maintains a staunch philosophy of providing a positive and energizing healing experience and individualized client care.
Dominique Coleman is the owner of Naturally Beat Feet Nails salon located in Cincinnati Ohio. A nail technician for 8 years, she specializes in healthy natural nail care. Dom has taught classes at Premier Columbus and Bronner Brothers.
Tiffiny (Thee glam stylist) Fields
10+ year master stylist, & owner of OMG Hair Studio, LLC In Longview Tx. CEO of OMG Lashes, & OMG Hair.
I am a 20 year healthy hairstylist specializing in natural hair care.I wrote my first published book Feeding your roots in 2020. My current education in trichology and nutrition has opened doors to teaching clients and professionals about how a healthy lifestyle can aid with healthy hair.
An entrepreneur who's energetic, fun loving, professional and very
serious about her business and path to greatness.
Renee' Bennett is a 17+ year veteran in Cosmetology. With an extensive
amount of training from some of the top educators available today
including once being a part of the Technical and Educational team with
the world renowned Bronner Brothers in Atlanta, GA also Education and
Styling team for Influance Hair Care where she received her
certification in Color. In 2014 Renee received her Master Certification
with Aquage Beauty Academy.
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Celebrity nail artist
Hello I am Makesha Shaw and I have been a hairstylist for 24 years and barber for 8 years. I am a mother of 2 boys 25 and 18 years old. I have always a passion for helping people and making them feel amazing. 2 years ago I was introduced to an industry that has completely changed my life and the meaning of helping people. I took hold of it and ran full force and recently became a Insurance Broker running my own brokerage and assisting other agents and clients all over the world.
My name is Dr.Carla Jordan. I am a Cosmetologist. And I have over 22 years of experience in the beauty industry
I am the proud Owner of Carla Jordan Salon & Boutique located in Sherwood,Arkansas
72120.. all of my classes can be viewed through FB at #adaywithcj or #adaywithdrcj
Dominique Thomas aka The I-10 Klipperking
My name is Dominique Thomas. I’m from Lake Charles, Louisiana, now located in Houston, Texas. I’ve been cutting hair for hair since I was 7 but I’ve been professionally barbering for 7. I specialize providing the best service possible from man weaves to basic haircuts. I’m also a platform artist and product educator for T. Chews and Clipperkings products.
Pozing in Motion by Sheilahe Brown
I am a retired professional athlete with a background in dance.
With that, I have been able to sustain a lucrative career in what is called Posing. I am the CEO of Pozing in Motion where I educated competitive athletes in the importance of stage presence. I am also the promoter of two fitness shows held in the Dallas-Fort Worth area
Jade The Blade
Jade The Blade is the Show and Educational Director for AT Ease Hair and Skin Care Products in Plano Texas. She has a proven track records in growing and scaling businesses, recruiting and training new educators the industry. Jade has worked with some of the Top Companies in the industry ie: Farouk Systems, Scruples, Wellness Premium Products and Russell Chew’s Hair Affair education and shows. Jade has received numerous awards from Educator of the year 2005, Excellence in Education 2011, Stylist of Miss USA 2008 Crystal Stewart, Legenday Icon Award 2017 and more. Jade has also worked with Celebrity Barber Curtis Smith on her Education Caravan Tour 2019 & 2020.
Niki Smith is a 33 year beauty industry veteran and proud owner of "Knowledge by Niki Business Development Systems". She has been recognized as one of the Beauty industry’s most prolific educators and motivators.
LEANN "LELE" DRAKE
LeAnn “LeLe” is a trailblazer and hair industry leader who is determined to expand and assist emerging barbers and stylist. She is a licensed cosmetology instructor, continuing education sponsor, Matrix Artistic Educator, owner of Luv’Le Style Salon, Luv’Le Style Hair Extensions and CEO/Founder of Fusion Beaty and Barber Expo.
Kim Edwards Williams
Kim Edwards Williams started crafting brows in middle school and knew right away she was onto something. Her talent for shaping eyebrows turned into a passion that was magnified by her ability to connect with people on a deeper level. What she didn’t know was how her career would give her a platform to enact social change through eyebrow artistry. Recognized as one of Houston’s top eyebrow artists and threading experts, Kim is now training others to create their own career path through shaping brows. "Everyone should have a skill with their hands they can monetize,” she says.
Hi, my name is Toni “The COLORBULLY” !!! I am a Chicago native and now a Dallas resident. I’ve been In my artistry for over 20 years now. I am a master colorist, platform artist and a celebrity stylist. I’ve worked with Michelle Williams, Tina Lifford, and so on. I’ve competed in “the golden scissors awards” and Rastafri GSI hair competition. I am bright, bold, and confident. Color rocks my world! I love what I do with a passion and that passion is what I put forward‼️
Frankie Malave es de Puerto Rico y ha sido estilista por más de 30 años. Educador de nuevos estilistas y ha encaminado y entrenado educadores de salones de belleza y tambien para instituciones educativas. Su pasión por la alta peluquería lo encaminó al aprendizaje y la práctica competitiva de la mayoría de las áreas de la peluquería: Especializado en el diseño comercial de cabello; un colorista especializado en color correctivo, maquillista, corte y estilo comercial, peinado generalizado y elaborado, así como otros. Cree fielmente en el arte especial que cada estilista tiene en sus manos y su esencia es transportada en todo cliente de una manera especial. Aun así es un estilista licenciado en Puerto Rico, Florida y Texas.
CYNTHIA " CYNDI" PAGE
Cynthia (Cyndi) Page the owner, has worked in the hair care industry for over 20 years. Cynthia has created a large client following through hard work and dedication. Cynthia, and her talented team of beauty professionals, are dedicated to educating or clients on how to live a more sustainable lifestyle through hair, diet, exercise, and other things we can do to maintain an eco-friendly environment.
Dominique is licensed Cosmetologist, Hair Loss Practitioner, Textured Hair Consultant, and Healthy Lifestyle Cheerleader. Dominique's advanced textured hair care knowledge and mastery skills embraces all curls, kinks, and coils confidently to enter the room first, taking her confidence everywhere their hair goes.
"Freddie j has been in the beauty industry for over 25 years and a national educator for 20 years. Her specialty is haircutting and has proven to be 1 of the top haircutting instructors in the country. Freddie has also graced the stage as a high fashion platform competitor with a Bronner win under her belt. She thrills audiences across the country with her dynamic way of cutting and surprise presentations. Freddiej appeared in Chris Rock's Good hair Documentary and Bet's, Tears, Shears, and Beauty. Overall Freddiej loves the beauty industry and all of its many facets behind the chair and beyond the chair!!! She truly believes education is the key to longevity and prosperity in the industry."
Nijay has been a Licensed Manicurist for 20 years and Licensed Instructor for over 8 years. Now name The Beauticurist By Nijay, she has set out to teach Licensed Manicurist and Students the benefits of a healthy clientele while also teaching the benefits of healthy, beautiful and long lasting nails. Nijay is also a Certified Master Pedicurist and is well trained to work on almost any type of foot or toenails.
S. Monique Perkins is a licensed esthetician, she has treated clients with a variety of skin problems caused by product sensitivity and environmental factors. Based on her research, she has found that over 54% of female consumers prefer non-chemical, natural plant-based skin care products for effectively treating skin issues.
Erica-Miss EBJ is the owner of (EBJ) Erica's Beautiful Journey Hair Studio & Erica's Beautiful Journey Luxury Lash & Brow Bar, LLC. She’s also a beloved mentor and a Licensed Cosmetologist, Licensed Educator for the Premiere Orlando & Bronner brothers hair show & a Certified Eyelash Extension Specialist.
Eunice Johnson is the stylist/owner of Eunice’s Hair Salon in Arlington, Texas. She is also the owner of Four Seasons Salon and Skincare Salon Suites. She has over 25 years within the cosmetology field; specializing in Hair Replacement and Healthy Hair Care Services. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration and is a license instructor in the state of Texas. She educates students monthly in hair replacement techniques and in salon business classes.
Lauren is known as the “Red Headed Firecracker” and “Doctor of Success” because of her unique ability to empower salon & spa professionals, to make MORE money, work FEWER hours, and turn DREAMS into REALITY! Lauren founded Inspiring Champions in 1995, and her Success Methods have trained THOUSANDS to produce substantial Income, Revenue & Profit growth using her easy, proven, and repeatable business systems. Lauren is passionate about helping you to CREATE your DREAM BUSINESS and LIVE a more BALANCED life!
Christopher Noble graduated from Mitchell's Hair Academy in 2003 in Greenville NC. He is the owner and stylist of Hair Prophecy Int'l of Kinston NC since 2005, and has been a NC state board certified cosmetology instructor since 2010. Nobles continued his education in 2011 as becoming a certified Pivot Point instructor which granted him the abilities to teach advanced techniques of haircutting, color and styling.
Irene Coates has over 24 years of professional experience, along with 17 years as a salon owner. She is the founder and CEO of Free2Be Professional haircare located in Baton Rouge, La. Her work has been seen in magazines, billboards, along with three years of instructing at Bronner Bros and varies trade shows across the southern region. Her goal is to inspire and motivate other stylists to grow and be the best that they can be.
Adrian began his professional journey at the age of 18 at Arthur's Beauty College in Pine Bluff, AR. He obtained his License in 2006 and went on to open several salons. He also worked with styling teams and did platform work for some of the industry's top companies. Adrian also went on get license in Texas and Georgia and his Instructor's License in Georgia and Arkansas. He has also served as a member of the CTAC for the Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology.
Nadia Francois is a veteran hairstylist and entrepreneur of over 20 years. Licensed in Cosmetology and Barbering, a B.S. in Business Administration her knowledge base is vast within the beauty industry. Nadia has served as an educator for the local chapter of Baton Rouge Beauty Professionals, Louisiana State Beautician and Barber Association, and Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show. She is a Master Barber with the Louisnana UCFW 941. Nadia is also the owner of Heiress Haircare Systems and Heiress Beauty Lounge.
MR. DONTEZ LOVE
Since the beginning of his career, Dontez has been trademarked as a Kreative Entity. At the age of 8 years old Dontez found a passion for doing hair, so with his thirst for knowledge he utilized his library card and rented the Milady’s Cosmetology book and read it continuously until his knowledge surpassed his peers and was on a professional level. Dedication and hard work paid off as he mastered his craft to be known for his Finished Look, rather it be natural hair or extensions or just a signature cut he was a force to reckon with. These qualities, along with a plethora of styles with intense hustle has gained him the recognition of being one of today”s Top Stylist!
KP the Texture Man is a licensed barber Hairstlist and barber instructor. Currently a specialist in natural hair. KP is also the Technical Director for Luster Products where he oversees the stylist and barbers for Luster Pink and SCurl.
DR. FAITH ROBERTSON
Dr. Faith Robertson is a licensed Esthetician and a retired Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon who just so happens to have a passion for makeup!! I know...it's a strange combination! Nonetheless, I am a self-taught make-up artist with over 20 years of experience. I also have a very unique technique that I use to shape eyebrows called "brow sculpting" where I actually shape your eyebrows using a blade. It's not painful like waxing or threading and my clients love it. Because of my love for a beautifully shaped eyebrow, I am also the co-creator of The Simply Sculpted Brow Kit. This kit has everything you need to enhance your brows on a daily basis between your brow sculpting appointments.
ToniToni has develop workshops and programs that have transformed the lives of young girls, women and business owners to help cultivated a mindset of self-efficacy and transformation. Her coaching and mentoring have altered the trajectory of her mentees and client’s life.
CC "THE GREAT" WATKINS
CC The Great is an award-winning celebrity master hairstylist, mentor, coach, licensed faith based counselor, professor of cosmetology, and a number one international best seller author. She is the creator of Married and Proud a retreat that helps couples under 40 empower their marriages, The Big Hat Boss Brunch an annual brunch that gives mentoring and empowerment to female entrepreneurs, and Mo Betta Beat a mental health awareness concert that sheds light on mental health to name a few.
MONIQUE SWYGERT GOODE
Ms Swygert’s no-nonsense approach to credit and debt along with her years of experience in the credit industry provides an effective and practical approach to conquer credit and debt problems. Her seminar is accompanied by a 63 page work booklet.
Tamara White is a doctorally prepared registered nurse with over 15 years of experience in healthcare business management and medical billing and claims. She is also a professional hair loss specialist. She provides consulting services to non-medical business professionals who wish to integrate services for healthcare.