My husband and my family! Creating beautiful hair, enjoying time with friends and learning!
My dog, Tanner
“If you only have one smile in you, give it to people you love.” -Maya Angelou
Best Celebrity hair
Blake Lively, Kate Benkinsale, Rachel Bilson, Lucy Hale, Gigi Hadid
Favorite place to grab a bite in Raleigh
Love about Samuel Cole Salon
I love working with such talented people! It is so rewarding to wake up every day and be excited to go to work! I feel exceptionally blessed to be surrounded by such wonderful people!
Areas of Expertise
Rich Dimensional Brunettes, Blondes, Balayage, Wavy/ Curly Textures and Brazilian Blow Outs.
Aveda Fredric’s Institute – Indianapolis, IN
Brazilian Blowout and Keratin Smoothing Treatment Certified
Samuel Cole Salon Immersion Program Graduate
♦Baxter of California: Men’s Grooming with Josh Velazquez
♦Bumble and bumble University, NYC: Bb.Cut Foundation
♦Oribe: Career Sweet Spot with Reuben Carranza, Hair Sewing with Ronnie Stam, Cut and Style with Coby Alcantar, Styling + Oribe Beauty with Kelly Peach, Classic Bob with Adam Livermore, Inner Layers with Coby Alcantar and Gardner Edmunds; Signature Cut with Gardner Edmunds
♦Oribe Atelier: Nashville, TN 2016
♦R+Co: Modern Beehive with Robert Vasquez; Editorial Curling Iron Style with Robert Vasquez
♦Samuel Cole: Advanced Updos with Alley Biehl; Formal Styling with Alley Biehl
♦V76: Men’s Grooming Class with Jesse Taylor. Men’s Grooming with Michael Knight
♦Wella: Hair Painting with Drew Calloway, Spring 2016 Trends with Nicole Obert, Fall/Winter 2016 Color Trends with Brenton Lee, Foundational Color with Coco Kootsillas, Hair Painting with Nicole Obert, Color Corrections with Mark Debolt, Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends with Coco Kootsillas, Advanced Blonding & Foiling Techniques with Wella Top Artist Alexandra Matiz; Cut Craft with Stevie Smith; Spring & Summer Trends with Mark DeBolt; Highlighting Trends with Coco Kootsillas
Favorite Product Combinations
For Texture and Waves, use Oribe Grandiose at the root and air dry or diffuse. Then apply Bb Surf Foam Spray from mids to ends, and finish with Bb Surf Spray from mids to ends
For Soft Texture waves, apply Oribe Grandiose to roots, and R+Co Sail on mids to ends of damp hair. Then blow dry and style with curling iron, and finish with R+Co Trophy for shine, texture and hold.