Music, the art of hairdressing, laughter, education, travel and people.
A decoy loon my grandfather carved for me.
“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”-Coco Chanel
Best Celebrity hair
Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore, Jennifer Lawrence, Dutchess Kate, and Amal Clooney
Favorite place to grab a bite
Durham – Primal Food + Spirits
Miami – Dirt
Pottstown, PA – A little town outside of Philadelphia
Love about Samuel Cole Salon
The structure, the teamwork, the people, the attention to detail placed on every aspect of everything we do, it’s contagious.
Areas of Expertise
Blondes, Multidimensional hair coloring, Color Correction, bobs, long hair design, precision cutting, and creating a personalized look best suited for each individual.
Academies & Accomplishments
Randy Rick Beauty Academy. I.C.O.N. Institute of Los Angeles: Massage, Touch Therapy, Influential Styling, Remedy and treatment Training
Brazilian Blowout and Keratin Smoothing Treatment Certified
♦Bumble and bumble: Editorial Styling with Alejandro Jimenez, Styling Class with Alejandro Jimenez
♦Bumble and bumble University, NYC: Bb.Cut Design Workshop, Bb.Cut Design Studio, Styling I, Color Workshop, Bb.Curl
♦Goldwell Academy, MD: Color Zoom, Creative Color Placement
♦L’Oreal, NYC: Artistic Technical Team Member L’Oreal Professional 2002-2008, Professional Education Certified, Professional Soho Academy, Professional Color Keys I, II, and III
♦Luxury Brand Partners’ Miami Studios: Master Styling Class with Ronnie Stam – The Texture Wrap, Master Razor Cutting Class with Howard McLaren, Front Row 3 Day Education Event (2016)
♦MAC: Advanced Makeup Class
♦Oribe: Exclusive Samuel Cole Salon Master Class with Oribe Canales, Editorial Styling with Steven Schmidt, Master Cutting Class with Coby Alcantar, Editorial Styling with Kien Hoang, Bob Cutting with Ronnie Stam, Styling Class with Adam Livermore, Tom Gallagher Styling Class, Photo Shoot with Ronnie Stam, Unstructured Bob & Pixie with Coby Alcantar, Hair Sewing with Ronnie Stam, Razor Cutting with Coby Alcantar
♦Redken: Redken Haircolor Certification, Corrective Color and Master Design, Master Class with Michelle Johnson, Master Class with Dhaniel Doud, Advanced Cut and Color Workshops with Kimberly Teff, Creative Dimensional Color and Highlighting, Advanced Color Trends, Color Collection & Principles, Beth Minardi Master Color Class, Master Color Class with Kris Sorbie
♦Samuel Cole: Double French Twist
♦Wella: Color Principles with Lisa McGee, Color Correction, Advanced Color Techniques, Amazing Reds, Fall and Winter Trend Vision 2013 & 2014 with Celebrity Colorist Mark Debolt, Color Correction, Fall and Winter 2016 Trends with Brenton Lee, Hair Painting with Nicole Obert, Color Correction with Mark Debolt, Spring Summer 2017 Color Trends with Coco Kootsillas
♦V76: Men’s Grooming with Michael, Career Sweet Spot with Reuben Carranza
♦Bumble and bumble: Curl Conscious Launch, Wear and Care Launch, Thickening Serum Launch, Gel & Gellac Launch
♦Oribe: Cutting Event with Tom Gallagher, Backstage Editorial Styling Event with Oribe Canales – La Fama, Miami, FL
♦Redken: Creates Trend Release
♦Liscio: Effective Straightening Seminar
♦Other: Strut/Raleigh Fashion Week, Rachel Weeks School House Foundation Show, Everlast and Susan G Komen photo shoot, Bravo and TLC reality show pilots, Austin Jade, Cuts for Pups: Second Chance Pet Adoption Fundraiser, 2nd Annual Carolina Music Awards