LOCATION

SERVICE

EXPERTISE

Select a filter to get started

Michelle

Stylist
Year Started: 1994
Schooling & Graduation Date: New England Hair Academy 1995
Services Offered: Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Straightening Services

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda Education training program, Steiner of London updo training

What is your personal mantra?

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself” -Coco Chanel

Michelle

Skyler

Colorist
@skylerscolorchair_vm
Year Started: 2011
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2014
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

To Infinity and Blonde class, Hair painting class

What is your personal mantra?

I have expensive habits, and being blonde is one of them.

Skyler

Sierra

Stylist
@fadedfunkyfresh
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Fredric's Institute 2014
Services Offered: Curly, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Advanced Razor Cutting, British Barbers Association

What is your personal mantra?

Laugh a little more.

Sierra

Sid

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@Sidjordan_
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2016
Services Offered: Lash/Brow Tint, Makeup Application, Waxing

Have you won any awards for your work?

Publications in Atlantan magazine

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda advanced education in skin and makeup

What is your personal mantra?

Put the tweezers down.

Sid

Savannah

Stylist
Year Started: 1995
Schooling & Graduation Date: Sheridan Tech 1995
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Certificate of Achievement ~ Aveda Sensory Experiences
Certificate of Achievement ~ The Art of Training Certificate of Achievement ~ Pure Talent Program
Certificate of Achievement ~ Experience Aveda Certificate of Achievement ~ Van Council Business Forum
Certificate of Achievement ~ Andrea Duckett Business Forum
Certificate of Achievement ~ Aveda Advanced Education Collection Tour Workshop with Van Council
Certificate of Achievement ~ Rituals of Service with Christopher Hermann

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda Certifications

What is your personal mantra?

The answer is yes! What is the question?

Savannah

Julie

Stylist
Year Started: 2001
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2001 Pivot Point & Van Michael training
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Classes in new & updated trends

What is your personal mantra?

Thank God, stay positive & practice gratitude every day.

Julie

Riley

Colorist
@rileyvanmichaelcolor
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell the school Atlanta 2007
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Toni&Guy London, Vidal Sassoon London

What is your personal mantra?

By doing what you love, you inspire and awaken the hearts of others.

Riley

Yaritza

Colorist
@Yaritza_styles
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: Keune Academy by 124, May 2016
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Choose Courage over Comfort.

Yaritza

Hunter

Stylist
@hunterandco.co
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: The Aveda Institute Minneapolis - 2010
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Short Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

Hair for Jezebel “Most Eligible” 2018

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Tony Medina – His Vintage Touch styling
Vomor Extensions
Coppola Keratin Treatment

What is your personal mantra?

How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.

Hunter

Nick

New Talent Stylist
@nick_kimbro
Year Started: 2018
Schooling & Graduation Date: Zuri Institute of Hair Design - 2014
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

L’Oreal Expert Network Certification, Mazella & Palmer Foundations of Haircutting, Numerous L’Oreal Cutting Seminars

What is your personal mantra?

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

Nick

Margot

Colorist
@margotmyhair
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: Keune Academy 2015
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Be the change you want to see.

Margot

Bailie

Stylist
@hairby_bailie
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Toni and Guy 2011
Services Offered: Extensions, Long Layers, Straightening Services

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

VoMor extensions, Grooming Collective for Men, Aveda core cutting, Arrojo Razor cutting, Oribe styling

What is your personal mantra?

Expect nothing, appreciate everything.

Bailie

Rob

Stylist
@RobCookOfficial
Year Started: 1985
Schooling & Graduation Date: Van Michael / Vidal Sassoon
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

-Top 50 Stylist in Country – Allure Magazine
-Top Stylist in Atlanta – Art and Fashion Guild
-Best Bob in Atlanta – Atlanta Magazine
-Top Image Crafter in Atlanta -New Beauty Magazine
-Top Stylist in the Southeast – Vogue Magazine
-North America

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon Academy- London
Toni&Guy Academy – London
Antenna London
Trevor Sorbie Academy – London
Fredric Fekkai – New York
Aveda Academy – New York

What is your personal mantra?

More than just a hair cut / it’s image crafting, customization for your lifestyle.

Rob

James

Stylist
Year Started: 1979
Schooling & Graduation Date: 1980
Services Offered: Bobs, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

I am James Madison. I’ve done it all.

James

Walker

Stylist
@Laurawd77
Year Started: 2000
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell 2008
Services Offered: Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

– Best Hairdresser 2019
– Creative Loafing

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Yes, but only Van Michael is noteworthy.

What is your personal mantra?

Make everybody feel like a somebody.

Walker

Emily

Stylist
@emilyreneehair
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta - Oct 2014
Services Offered: Curly, Long Layers, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

What is your personal mantra?

Appreciate what you have today. Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.

Emily

Ginger

Stylist
@Ginger_at_vanmichael
Year Started: 1998
Schooling & Graduation Date: Apprenticeship 2001
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

– Lead Styling and hair extension educator
– Best stylist in Atlanta 2017
– North American stylist of the year nominee 2018
– Behind the chair, Modern salon, Jezebel, Atlantan, Modern Luxury Bride, The Knot, Premier Bride, Maxim, Inked magazines
– N.Y. fashion week
– Paris fashion week
– Miami fashion week

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Taken classes yearly over the past 20 years to stay on top of current trends and techniques.

What is your personal mantra?

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.

Ginger

Mary

Stylist
@hairbymurr
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta / 2014
Services Offered: Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

May my heart be kind, my mind fierce and my spirit brave.

Mary

Hannah

Stylist
@hannahruthhair
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Fredric’s Institute ‘07
Services Offered: Bobs, Curly, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Nominated for the HVA6 cutting video of the year

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Cutting courses from Sassoon, Zgat, Mazella and Palmer, Senzi, and Aveda

What is your personal mantra?

I paint with scissors.

Hannah

Christy

Stylist
@Christy.vanmichael
Year Started: 1993
Schooling & Graduation Date: Roffler Hairstyling College
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Short Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

What is your personal mantra?

A negative mind will never give you a positive life.

Christy

Rosalie

Colorist
@rosalie.rocks
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell the School Atlanta
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Blow-Outs

What is your personal mantra?

Teamwork makes the dream work!

Rosalie

Scott

Colorist
@Scott.tyler
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: Kennesaw State University Fine Arts Degree, Paul Mitchell the School Atlanta Master of Cosmotology Certificate
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

Featured in Modern Luxury Weddings Atlanta Magazine, Summer Luxury Weddings feature for Equallywed.com, New York Fashion Week featured on Vogue.com

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda Advanced Education North America

What is your personal mantra?

The good we create will eventually create us.

Scott

Claire

Colorist
@claire_hair_vm
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: Samford University- 2012, Douglas J Aveda Institute -Knoxville - 2014
Services Offered: Balayage, Brunettes, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

2014 Beacon – Runner Up

Claire

Jordan

Stylist
@Jordy.hair
Year Started: 2011
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2012
Services Offered: Bobs, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

I believe in overkill.

Jordan

Dustin

Stylist
Year Started: 2005
Services Offered: Bobs, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon, Mazella and Palmer, ZGAT Academy, London School of Barbering

What is your personal mantra?

“He not be busy being born is busy dying.”
-Bob Dylan

Dustin

Kat

New Talent Stylist
@kathair_everywhere
Year Started: 2017
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute 2017
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Men's Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

What is your personal mantra?

“To look good, feel good and do good- that to me is luxury”
-Emma Watson

Kat

Stevie

New Talent Colorist
@thewrightlook_atl
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute 2016
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Creative Color

Have you won any awards for your work?

Beacon student contest 2016

What is your personal mantra?

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about CREATING yourself!” – George Bernard Shaw

Stevie

Hope

Colorist
@atlhope
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2011/2012
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Creative Color

What is your personal mantra?

No Rain, No Flowers.

Hope

Samuel

New Talent Colorist
@hairbysamuelpaul
Year Started: 2017
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell the school Atlanta 02/2017
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Be the color to someone else’s grey.

Samuel

Nevada Blue

Colorist
@Nevadablueink
Year Started: 2004
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2003 - Cosmetology School
Services Offered: Creative Color, Curly, Highly Textured Color

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

American Board of Certified Hair Colorists, Forever Curls Education, Redken Fix it Color Correction, Aveda Hair Color Magic.

What is your personal mantra?

I am happy and free because I’m me.

Nevada Blue

Sue

Stylist
@Vicious.hair
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell 2010
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

– William D Ritter haircutting class
– Sharon Blaine styling class
– VoMor extension class

What is your personal mantra?

“Follow your passion, it knows the way.”

Sue

Yara

Stylist
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2015
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Cut specialty: SHAGS

What is your personal mantra?

Smash the patriarchy.

Yara

Graham

Colorist
@Grahamdoeshair
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Minneapolis 2013
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Various advanced courses with Aveda and Redken

What is your personal mantra?

Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark.

Graham

Lo

Stylist
@Hair_on_the_lo
Year Started: 2011
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2012
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Multiple advanced education classes with Aveda purefessionals

What is your personal mantra?

Always trust energy!

Lo

Alex

Colorist
Year Started: 2007
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2008 Aveda Institute St Pete
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

Have you won any awards for your work?

Contributed www.Hairstyle-Blog.com

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

– Loreal Professionnel Balayage Certified
– Redken Certified Haircolor Authority
– Sassoon Academy, Tracey Cunningham, Beth Minardi, Tigi Academy Soho,and The Redken Exchange

What is your personal mantra?

More joy + less overwhelm.

Alex

CJ

Colorist
@icolorthehairs
Year Started: 2008
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute St Pete, FL 09/2008
Services Offered: Balayage, Creative Color, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic

Have you won any awards for your work?

Tampa Bay raised $50k hosting a breast cancer recycled fashion show. My team’s model won 2nd place for hair and outfit.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Behind the chair color show (4 years in a row), Vidal Sassoon abc color, Aveda Congress 2015 & 2018, Premiere Orlando classes with Martin parsons upstyling, Beth Minardi color, Ted Gibson, Nick Arrojo, Aquage upstyling, Toni&Guy foundations.

What is your personal mantra?

Be the change you want to see in the world.- Gandhi

CJ

Julia

Colorist
@colorbyjulia.vm
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell October 9th 2015
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Blow-Outs

What is your personal mantra?

Every day is a new opportunity to change your life.

Julia

Erin

Stylist
@BuckheadErin
Year Started: 1994
Schooling & Graduation Date: 1993
Services Offered: Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

Be real, be yourself, be unique, be true, be honest, be humble, be happy!

Erin

Tessa

Colorist
@tessabranas
Year Started: 2011
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta 2011
Services Offered: Blondes, Creative Color, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Helmet Advanced Training

What is your personal mantra?

When someone says you can’t do anything…do it twice and take pictures

Tessa

Matt

Colorist
Year Started: 2003
Schooling & Graduation Date: Learning Institute of Beauty Science
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

“There is no such thing as a neutral exchange. We either leave people a little better or a little worse.”

Matt

Lindsey

Colorist
@Lindsey.voigt
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Wilson Talent Center, 2000
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda continuing education

What is your personal mantra?

Follow your passion, listen to your heart. Be you and stop caring what others think.

Lindsey

Kennedy

Stylist
Year Started: 2002
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2001
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Advanced cutting classes

What is your personal mantra?

It’s not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts.

Kennedy

Jacoby

Stylist
Year Started: 2003
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Minneapolis 10/03
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Van Michael top 10 cut for 13 years

What is your personal mantra?

Live each day with passion. The happier you are the more beautiful you will become.

Jacoby

Victoria

Stylist
@victoria.vanmichael
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute of Minneapolis
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vintage styling, keratin, and up-styling classes.

What is your personal mantra?

Measure twice, cut once.

Victoria

Faith

Colorist
@Faithhardinghair
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Minneapolis
Services Offered: Blondes, Blow-Outs, Braids, Brunettes, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Hard work pays off.

Faith

Margery

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@margerymuvm
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Baton Rouge 2002
Services Offered: Makeup Application, Waxing

Have you won any awards for your work?

Hairbrained Picture of the Week

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Certified Aveda Educator and Aveda Ambassador

What is your personal mantra?

“Choose a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.”

Margery

Chanel

New Talent Colorist
@CHANELyourhair
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2010
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Winners never quit, quitters never win.

Chanel

Grace

Stylist
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Moultrie Tech 2005
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

Be the type of energy that no matter where you go, you always add value to the spaces and lives around you.

Grace

Manny

Stylist
@planetmanny12
Year Started: 1982
Schooling & Graduation Date: LaRoche University/BA in Finance & Graphic Design; Atlanta College Of Arts- certified in Graphic Arts; Pittsburgh Beauty Academy- licensed in Hair/ Skin
Services Offered: Bobs, Curly, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

Maintaining a personal Best every day every month every year every Decade!

Manny

Laura

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@laurasimonmakeup
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: Professional Beauty College of Australia 2007
Services Offered: Makeup Application, Waxing

Have you won any awards for your work?

Published in Atlanta Weddings and Jezebel magazines.

What is your personal mantra?

No one necessarily “needs” makeup, but it can make us look and feel better instantly. That’s the best part of my career as a makeup artist.

Laura

Kiersten

Stylist
@kierstencutsyourhair
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Columbus OH, 2005
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Long Layers, Short Cuts, Straightening Services

What is your personal mantra?

You get what you give.

Kiersten

Ian

Stylist
@Hipbeatflowers
Year Started: 1999
Schooling & Graduation Date: Capelli 1999
Services Offered: Bobs, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Toni & Guy

What is your personal mantra?

Keep Moving

Ian

David

Stylist
@davejinx
Year Started: 1999
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Covington 99
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Toni&Guy Photographic Awards 2002
Avant Garde

Published work:
– German Glamour
– Italian Vogue Online
– Gambit Magazine
– Gulfshore Life Magazine

Worked On/At:
– Americas Next Top Model
– American Idol
– Miami Swim Week
– New York Fashion Week
– New Orleans Fashion Week

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

– Aveda Foklor Collection 2017
– Toni & Guy Graduation Skills 2016
– Toni & Guy Classics 2015
– TIGI Catwalk Collective 2013
– Toni & Guy Advanced Cut 2003
– Toni & Guy Techniques 2001

What is your personal mantra?

Stay gold.

David

Narges

Colorist
@Narges_vm_color
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy
Services Offered: Balayage, Brunettes, Curly

Have you won any awards for your work?

Voyage Atl Magazine

What is your personal mantra?

Love doing curly hairs, brunettes, balyage.

Narges

Serena

Colorist
@serenavanmichael
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Toni & Guy August 2014
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Treat each day like it’s my last.

Serena

Bri

Stylist
@Bri_mycolorist
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: Keune Academy 2016
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Fill your soul with what makes you happy.

Bri

Eric

Colorist
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: AVEDA Institute Birmingham 2011
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Be the best version of yourself!

Eric

Jamison

Stylist
@Midweststory
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Fredric’s Institute Cincinnati .(July 2009)
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Curly, Long Layers

Have you won any awards for your work?

Jezebel cover published August 2019. Bee curly event (annually acknowledges by the Upper Chattahoochee River Keepers).

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Allen Ruiz styling class.

What is your personal mantra?

I succeed when I treat myself and others with kindness. Life is an adventure.

Jamison

Jenny

Stylist
Year Started: 2000
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Minneapolis 2000
Services Offered: Curly, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

Jenny

Whitney

Stylist
@babybangs_
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Fredric's Cincinnati — 2015
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Long Layers

Have you won any awards for your work?

2017 NAHA New Comer Stylist of the Year Nominee

What is your personal mantra?

There is nothing permanent but change.

Whitney

Rayne

Colorist
@Raynecolorshair
Year Started: 2011
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2011
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Energy cannot be created not destroyed.

Rayne

Tina

New Talent Colorist
@tinadanh_hmua
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta September 2016
Services Offered: Blondes, Blow-Outs, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

– Queer Eye season 2 episode 5 & 6
– Big Boys by Chuck Berry
– The Photographic Journal – Spectrum
– The American Dream Short film

What is your personal mantra?

Our intentions create our reality.

Tina

Kitt

Stylist
Year Started: 1995
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Minneapolis 1999
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
-Arthur Ashe

Kitt

Tyler

New Talent Colorist
@Tylerboeckel
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: West Georgia Technical College 2016
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Jamison Shaw Balayage Technique Class

What is your personal mantra?

Be true to yourself.

Tyler

Spencer

New Talent Stylist
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta 2016
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Curly, Men's Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

If you’re going to do it, do it right.

Spencer

Elle

New Talent Stylist
@TigerHooks
Year Started: 2017
Schooling & Graduation Date: Houston Community College - August 2017
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut

What is your personal mantra?

Look good. Feel good!

Elle

Frankie

New Talent Stylist
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta 2016
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” –Maya Angelou

Frankie

Paula

Colorist
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell 2010
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Paula

Hensen

Colorist
@Hair_by_Henson
Year Started: 2011
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell the school Atlanta - 2011
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Have you won any awards for your work?

Published in various local publications

What is your personal mantra?

Don’t stress over the things beyond your control, instead focus on what you can control, and do the best you can.

Hensen

Sienna

Colorist
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda 2005
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Satisfaction is not always the fulfillment of what you want; it is the realization of how blessed you are for what you have.

Sienna

Sadie

Colorist
@sadiesstarz
Year Started: 2000
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute (Minneapolis) 2001
Services Offered: Balayage, Brunettes, Reds

Have you won any awards for your work?

Atlantan Magazine, Best Alternative Color, 2016

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Business of Balayage Certified

What is your personal mantra?

The connections we have with people, the lives we touch in a positive way are always more important than the (work) we do.

Sadie

Naomi

Colorist
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell the School September 2010
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

“I think we all underestimate the power we have to make life beautiful.”

Naomi

Ilya

Colorist
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute, 2006
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

“A man is the less likely to become great the more he is dominated by reason: few can achieve greatness – and none in art – if they are not dominated by illusion.”
– Mario Panciera

Ilya

Avery

Stylist
@averycopa
Year Started: 2007
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Tallahassee November 2006
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda Institute Advanced Academy

What is your personal mantra?

Breathe. Believe. Survive. Shine.

Avery

Roman

Colorist
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2012
Services Offered: Blondes, Blow-Outs, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Be fearless.

Roman

Gwendolyn

Stylist
@HairMetier
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: Toni & Guy 2014
Services Offered: Extensions, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

– Van Michael/ Van Council Exchange Photographic Award Winner (Best Updo).
– Published in The Alantan and Jezebel Magazine.
– Three time Toni & Guy Photographic Awards Nominee.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Yes, including but not limited to:
– Men’s Advanced Haircutting with The British Barbering Association featuring Gary Machin and Federico Advanced featuring ZGAT.
– Certified in Hair Alternatives and Prosthetics with Back To You.

What is your personal mantra?

Never Give Up, Never Surrender!

Gwendolyn

Daniel

Stylist
@danieljholzberger
Year Started: 1998
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Fredric's Institute 1999
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

2x North American Hairstylist of the Year & Canadian Hair Magazine’s International Hairdresser of the Year

 

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon, Aveda, Zgat, SACO, Menspire, Toni & Guy, Factory & more

What is your personal mantra?

No one cares, work harder.

Daniel

Shannon

New Talent Colorist
@Srbrown14
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell School
Services Offered: Balayage

What is your personal mantra?

Life is more beautiful when you find the right hairstylist.

Shannon

Sami

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@Juliasamira_makeup
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell 2016
Services Offered: Lash/Brow Tint, Makeup Application, Waxing

Have you won any awards for your work?

Featured in the Atlantan Magazine for the Porsche Experience Center

What is your personal mantra?

Live for today.

Sami

Christopher

Stylist
Year Started: 1997
Schooling & Graduation Date: Apprentice with Van Michael Salons
Services Offered: Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

I believe hair should be timeless and easy to manage. I prefer classic pretty hair above avant-garde.

Christopher

Sara Belle

Colorist
@sarabellehair
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta, 2015
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

Published in Lividity Magazine with hair/makeup credits while in cosmetology school.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Loreal Pro Balayage Class, Kerastase Styling Class, Aveda Balayage Class

What is your personal mantra?

I want to provide my clients with the best possible hair for their aesthetic, as well as lifestyle. Quality & health of hair are my priority.

Sara Belle

Katie

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
Year Started: 2007
Schooling & Graduation Date: International School of Skin and Nails 2006
Services Offered: Lash/Brow Tint, Makeup Application, Waxing

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

3 months mentoring under Nikole

What is your personal mantra?

All things work for good to them that love God- Romans 8:28

Katie

Boston

Colorist
@boston_at_vanmichael
Year Started: 2008
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda 2009
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Reds

Have you won any awards for your work?

– Senior Color Educator
– Beacon Award
– Published in Atlantan and Jezebel magazine

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Advanced Aveda hair color and product knowledge education

What is your personal mantra?

Try not. Do or do not, There is no try.

Boston

Sean

Stylist
Year Started: 2002
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta. 12/06
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

I have never received an award for my work, but I have been on our Naha nominated creative team for countless photo shoots and hair shows around the country. My work has been pirated via the internet but never formally recognized and that’s totally cool with me. I just want to do what I love and have doing it.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

No, but as a lead educator for our in house training program I have trained countless Van Michael stylists as well as many outside hair stylists throughout the years.

What is your personal mantra?

Live free or die.

Sean

Seoul

Stylist
@ScissorAndSeoul
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Charlotte 2010
Services Offered: Extensions, Long Layers, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Interviewed by Voyage ATL, Published in Jezebel Magazine & Noisey, 1st place Cut – VM International Competition 2018.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Shags & Razor Cutting with Jayne from Edo Salon.

What is your personal mantra?

The higher the hair the closer to God!

Seoul

Stuart

Colorist
Year Started: 1996
Schooling & Graduation Date: Capelli Learning Center 1996
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Have you won any awards for your work?

Allure, Atlanta Best Colorist 2009, 2011

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Redken Fifth Avenue NYC

What is your personal mantra?

That’s what SHE said.

Stuart

Denise

Colorist
@denise_mchugh
Year Started: 1990
Schooling & Graduation Date: Cosmetology 1990
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

I have been through many advanced education classes from Aveda, Redken, Clariol and Rusk over my 29 years of doing hair.

What is your personal mantra?

If you can’t physically control it, don’t worry about it.

Denise

Tami

Stylist
@omygosstamiweeeee
Year Started: 2002
Schooling & Graduation Date: Virginia Tech 1999
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

I choose happiness.

Tami

Joey

Colorist
Year Started: 2004
Schooling & Graduation Date: Douglas J Aveda Institute 2004
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda advanced education training (various classes at NYC academy), color workshops at the redken exchange NYC, SoCap extension training, local various continuous education classes

What is your personal mantra?

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
-Gandhi

Joey

Revell

Stylist
@Heavyhide
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Orlando class of 2010
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers

Have you won any awards for your work?

Magazine publications, Neil competition for best cut, Editorial/Runway work.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Razor cutting, texture 101, Aveda lifestyle

What is your personal mantra?

“So, shall we shag now, or shag later?”

Revell

Jolie

Stylist
Year Started: 2007
Schooling & Graduation Date: Douglas J Aveda Institute February 2007
Services Offered: Bobs, Extensions, Straightening Services

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

– Nick Arrojo razor cutting
– Creative cutting with Geno Chapman
– Aveda Styling with Gerard Scarpaci

What is your personal mantra?

Never underestimate the power of red lipstick and hair extensions!

Jolie

O’Neil

Stylist
Year Started: 1998
Schooling & Graduation Date: Charles Academy, 1998
Services Offered: Bobs, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

NAHA Salon team of the year

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Advanced razor cutting Arrojo NYC, Multiple Aveda advanced and creative education classes, ZGAT education creative workshop.

What is your personal mantra?

Just be nice.

O’Neil

Anne

Colorist
@Anne.hoffman.color
Year Started: 1998
Schooling & Graduation Date: 1998
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Happy hair, happy life.

Anne

Mekaylah

Stylist
@Mekaylahdo
Year Started: 2001
Schooling & Graduation Date: Van Michael apprenticeship
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Men's Cuts, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Atlanta magazine recommended stylist

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon advanced creatives, Nick Arrojo level 1 razor cutting, SoCap hair extensions, VoMor hair extensions, Coppola Keratin smoother, Pravana perfection smoother, British Barbers Association training with Gary Machin.

What is your personal mantra?

Seeing a client excited about their new look is the ultimate gift-giver’s high.

Mekaylah

Lexi

Colorist
Year Started: 2003
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2003
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Straightening Services

What is your personal mantra?

“Whatever you are, be a good one”- Abraham Lincoln

Lexi

Cassidy

Colorist
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2010
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Yes

What is your personal mantra?

Hakuna matata

Cassidy

Charlotte

Stylist
Year Started: 1997
Schooling & Graduation Date: BCBA 1997
Services Offered: Bobs, Curly, Long Layers

What is your personal mantra?

Live, Laugh, Love.

Charlotte

Mark

Stylist
@markrileyhair
Year Started: 1994
Schooling & Graduation Date: Tech school 1992
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Sassoon trained

What is your personal mantra?

Love what you do and live for love.

Mark

Jerry

Stylist
Year Started: 1992
Schooling & Graduation Date: Pivot Point Academy in Chicago, 1992
Services Offered: Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Over the years I’ve worked with wigs at Custom Wigs in Chicago, traveled to London to study men’s haircutting at Vidal Sassoon, and taken various Aveda courses in the Southeast focusing on dry-cutting.

What is your personal mantra?

Every client is my most important client.

Jerry

Jyll

Colorist
Year Started: 1999
Schooling & Graduation Date: Capelli 1999
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Redken Exchange certified.

What is your personal mantra?

My goal is to help my clients be beautiful inside and out.

Jyll

Ally

Colorist
@ally71090
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute 2012
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

Be kind to others. Be kind to yourself.

Ally

Autumn

Colorist
@Autumn_at_vanmicheal
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: The Aveda Institute
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes

Have you won any awards for your work?

Top 10 service providers throughout the company for the last 6 years

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Various Redken and Aveda advanced Color classes

What is your personal mantra?

I love creating beautiful everyday hair that a client can be proud to have.

Autumn

Megan

New Talent Stylist
@meganatvanmichael
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: October 2016
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Curly, Long Layers

What is your personal mantra?

If you know better, do better.

Megan

Murray

Stylist
@m.jaxon.4
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon

What is your personal mantra?

Put your best foot forward but try not and put too much weight on it.

Murray

Kalie

Colorist
@Kaliethecolorist
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Casal Aveda Institute 2010
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

What is your personal mantra?

“Be the best version of yourself with natural, lived-in hair color.“

Kalie

Ashley

Colorist
@colorwheelartistry
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Minneapolis 2006
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

Have you won any awards for your work?

yes

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

yes

What is your personal mantra?

Hair is the most important accessory a woman has to enhance her beauty.

Ashley

Amber

Colorist
@Colormeambervm
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Georgia Institute of Cosmetology 2012
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color

What is your personal mantra?

Just when the caterpillar thought it was over, it became a butterfly.

Amber

Natalie

Colorist
@coloristNattyG
Year Started: 1994
Schooling & Graduation Date: Horst Education Center, Minneapolis, MN
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Have you won any awards for your work?

3-time nominee for NAHA Hair Colorist of the Year, winner NAHA Salon Team of the Year

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Multiple Aveda, Redken, and L’Oreal classes for advanced techniques, formulations, & hair color placements

What is your personal mantra?

Love your clients.

Natalie

Catherine

Stylist
Year Started: 1995
Schooling & Graduation Date: Beauty College of Georgia. 1995
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Top 10 overall and top 10 retail

What is your personal mantra?

Success, quality, and value.

Catherine

Karl

Stylist
@Karlvanmichael
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Fredricks Cincinnati
Services Offered: Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Straightening Services

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Sassoon Academy

What is your personal mantra?

It’s nice to be nice.

Karl

Khia

Colorist
@Khia_vanmichael
Year Started: 2004
Schooling & Graduation Date: Beauty College of Georgia 2004
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Straightening Services

Khia

Lydia

New Talent Colorist
@lydiaatvanmichael
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell the School Atlanta (2016)
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Highly Textured Color

What is your personal mantra?

Love what you do and do what you love!

Lydia

Lucy

Stylist
@LucyUnteanu
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Apprentice at a former salon, licensed in 2012
Services Offered: Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Straightening Services

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Training with former salon outside of the perimeter gave me a great start into my career which then got immensely better under the training of Van Michael Salon’s education team and mentor interaction.

What is your personal mantra?

Excellence does not require perfection. Well, unless we are talking about haircuts… Then, it does.

Lucy

Kelly

Stylist
@KellyScott_Hair
Year Started: 2007
Schooling & Graduation Date: Apprenticeship Three-Thirteen Salon 2008
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Mentioned in Salon Today 2017

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Completed Vidal Sassoon ‘ABC’s of Cutting’ in Santa Monica California 2018.
Completed advanced cutting and styling courses via L’Oreal Professionnel Master Stylists in Atlanta 2008-2016.
Peter Coppola Keratin Certified- 2016

What is your personal mantra?

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and who cuts your hair.

Kelly

Brandon

Stylist
@Brandondarraghhair
Year Started: 1990
Schooling & Graduation Date: 1991
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Modern Luxury 2016 Stylist of the Year, “2 time” NORTH AMERICAN STYLIST OF THE YEAR Nominee, 2014 NAHA BEST ARTISTIC TEAM AWARD, 2009 “BEST BOB” Atlanta Magazine. 2004 AVEDA COLLECTION CREATOR

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon Academies in London, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
Toni&Guy Academies in London and Dallas
Aveda Academies in London and N.Y., and Minneapolis
As well as performing in Aveda Hairshows world wide from Germany, Italy, London, N.Y, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and almost every state in U.S.

What is your personal mantra?

Listening is the key to understanding, Caring is the key to excellent service, Mastering your craft is the key to precision work. Passion is the key to happy clients.

Brandon

Anna Leigh

Colorist
@annaleighhair
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2012
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

the most exciting, challenging, and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself

Anna Leigh

Ruskin

Stylist
@ruskinseabrook
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute 5/5/2014
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

British barber association

What is your personal mantra?

happiness is only real when shared

Ruskin

Xanthia

Stylist
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: Southwest Georgia Technical College
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Santa Monica Sassoon

What is your personal mantra?

Train your mind to see the good in everything.

Xanthia

Portia

New Talent Stylist
@portia_rutherford
Year Started: 2018
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Fredric’s Institute 2017
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Published in Best Self Atlanta and the Atlantan

What is your personal mantra?

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank

Portia

Bo

Stylist
@bo_vanmichael
Year Started: 2008
Schooling & Graduation Date: Rofflar
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Special Occasion Styling / Updo, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Cat walk for water

What is your personal mantra?

Expect nothing and appreciate everything.

Bo

August

Colorist
@augustannehair
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta 2012
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic

Have you won any awards for your work?

Awarded for rising stylist at Aveda Institute, Noted as the color specialist for cranial prosthetics in Buckhead

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Balayage courses on creating more dimension in hair painting, Certified in cranial prosthetics and educated in identifying different types of hair loss.

What is your personal mantra?

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody!

August

Cooper

Colorist
@Greg_cooper_schulze
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Denver 2011
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Business of balayage

What is your personal mantra?

Wake up..kick ass.. be kind.

Cooper

Nikole

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@nmpfacemakeup
Year Started: 1994
Schooling & Graduation Date: APPRENTICESHIP with Van Michael Salon
Services Offered: Lash/Brow Tint, Makeup Application, Waxing

Have you won any awards for your work?

Best brow wax BESTSELF MAGAZINE 2016

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Estee Lauder leadership academy

What is your personal mantra?

I’m not just providing a service, I’m enhancing someone’s life.

Nikole

Sarah

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
Year Started: 2017
Schooling & Graduation Date: Studio Crush of Atlanta - December 5, 2017
Services Offered: Makeup Application

Have you won any awards for your work?

Work published in Modern Luxury Atlanta

What is your personal mantra?

Inhale confidence exhale doubt.

Sarah

Diana

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@Dianagj
Year Started: 2017
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2018
Services Offered: Lash/Brow Tint, Makeup Application, Waxing

Diana

Emilia

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@eam.artistry
Year Started: 2007
Schooling & Graduation Date: Palm Beach Academy of Health and Beauty
Services Offered: Makeup Application, Waxing

Have you won any awards for your work?

Published work in Jezebel and Modern Luxury Magazines.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Special FX class with Synthe

What is your personal mantra?

Inner beauty is great, but a little mascara never hurts.

Emilia

Andrew

Stylist
@andrew_glaister
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell Charleston S.C.
Services Offered: Bobs, Extensions, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Oribe, Bumble & Bumble

What is your personal mantra?

Be Here Now.

Andrew

Bernard

Stylist
Year Started: 1977
Schooling & Graduation Date: International Institute of Cosmetology
Services Offered: Bobs, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Yes- Sassoon London- Redken

What is your personal mantra?

Stay Thru to Yourself.

Bernard

Armond

Colorist
@Hairpainted_by_armond
Year Started: 1998
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute 11/2000
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Blow-Outs, Brunettes, Creative Color

Have you won any awards for your work?

Yes! In Mylifestyle Magazine.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon Academy Color Classes, Redken Exchange Color Classes

What is your personal mantra?

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” -Ghandi

Armond

Eve

Colorist
@E.v.e_vm
Year Started: 2008
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell the School-Esani 2009
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Have you won any awards for your work?

Top Ten Colorist, Honorable Mention in Jezebel Magazine

What is your personal mantra?

Just keep moving.

Eve

Billie Jo

Stylist
Year Started: 1991
Schooling & Graduation Date: 1990
Services Offered: Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Every day is an award for me, as I meet expectations on a personal level in the salon environment.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Back to you prosthetic for hair loss, Extensions, Japanese Hair straightening

What is your personal mantra?

My goals are to help my clients achieve their best personal image and hair care goals.

Billie Jo

Colten

Colorist
@shearedge_
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Baton Rouge 2017
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Creative Color

What is your personal mantra?

Do everything 110%.

Colten

Wesley

Stylist
Year Started: 1999
Schooling & Graduation Date: Apprenticeship with Van Michael Academy 2001
Services Offered: Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

What is your personal mantra?

Be your best in everything you do.

Wesley

Moriah

Stylist
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Minneapolis 2014
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Men's Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

BBA

What is your personal mantra?

Listen.

Moriah

Maxwell

Colorist
@snowbunni3
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Columbus, Ohio
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Business of Balayage California

What is your personal mantra?

“Nice hair isn’t Cheap, Cheap hair isn’t Nice.”

Maxwell

Chris

Stylist
@chriswallace8747
Year Started: 1999
Schooling & Graduation Date: 3/1/2000
Services Offered: Long Layers, Short Cuts, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

yes, several

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

yes, I have taken several advanced education classes

What is your personal mantra?

Live simply, so that others may simply live.

Chris

Rod

Stylist
@RodLawson therodlawson hair by Rodlawson
Year Started: 1986
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda academy, Ringling school of design
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers

Have you won any awards for your work?

Published in Paper Magazine, Modern Bride , Modern Luxury Bridal. Featured stylist for several music videos and TV.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Advanced training at Toni&Guy and Sassoon.

What is your personal mantra?

Make everyone feel like their best self.

Rod

Ardin

Stylist
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell '09, Aveda '14
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Men's Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon ABC’s

Ardin

Veronica

Colorist
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell 2014
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color

Have you won any awards for your work?

Not Yet!

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Yes! I graduated from Paul Mitchell where I got my hair degree. I’ve also received education from my previous salons. I try to do continued education every year.

What is your personal mantra?

Don’t wish for it, work for it!

Veronica

Gregg

Stylist
Year Started: 1984
Schooling & Graduation Date: Guys' Academy of Cosmetology
Services Offered: Bobs, Short Cuts, Straightening Services

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon Academy

What is your personal mantra?

Always do your best.

Gregg

Tiffany

Colorist
@abeautytip
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Tallahassee 2013
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Highly Textured Color

Have you won any awards for your work?

Director’s Award for Excellence – Aveda Institutes

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda advanced education Southeast

What is your personal mantra?

Exfoliate and moisturize.

Tiffany

Haven

New Talent Stylist
@Haventhestylist
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2016 - Nov 14, 2017
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Men's Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon London ABC Cut Course

What is your personal mantra?

Choose kindness.

Haven

Harry

Stylist
@backtoyouorg
Year Started: 1991
Schooling & Graduation Date: 1987
Services Offered: Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Salon Today, Modern Salon, Elle, Vogue, Glamour, Esthetica, American Salon

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon London, Anthony Robbins, Toni & Guy, Wayne Dyer

What is your personal mantra?

Think positive, Be positive, Be Happy.0

Harry

Marty

Stylist
@Marty_Salinas_Hair
Year Started: 2009
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Denver June 2009
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Special Occasion Styling / Updo, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Jezebel Best Haircut 2016, Modern Luxury Brides, The Atlantan

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sassoon Cutting, styling with Jon Reyman (Fashion Week), Vivian MacKinder, Sharon Blain

What is your personal mantra?

Be better tomorrow than I was today.

Marty

Freddie

Stylist
@Freddie_vanmicheal
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell; 2013
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Extensions, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Top ten Van Michael retail and service performer

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Dynamics of Cutting with Mazella and Palmer British Percision Cuts in Atlanta
Dry Cutting with Jon Reyman in Los Angeles
Aveda Product Knowledge
Runway styling with Allen Ruiz

What is your personal mantra?

“In me I trust.”

Freddie

Nieves

New Talent Colorist
@Snegcolors
Year Started: 2016
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2019
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Creative Color, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

5 stars review

What is your personal mantra?

It’s going to be a good day.

Nieves

Jeffrey

Stylist
@Jeffreygoldenstein
Year Started: 1994
Schooling & Graduation Date: Pivot Point 1993
Services Offered: Bobs, Curly, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Education excellence and team NAHA

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

I generally take continued education every other year.

What is your personal mantra?

Life is too short to have boring hair.

Jeffrey

Erica

Colorist
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2012
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Yes

What is your personal mantra?

Be Kind

Erica

Liza

Stylist
@Liza_katie
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2006
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Curly, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Have you won any awards for your work?

My work has been featured in two film productions, as well as runway shows and photoshoots.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

I have advanced education with Vidal Sassoon in ABC cutting I and ABC cutting II, Men’s cutting, Masterclass, Creative cutting, Aveda full Spectrum Deep, Aveda curls, coils, and waves, Aveda Salon styling, Aveda foundations haircutting, TippiShorter-highly textured hairstyling, Vomor extensions, Keratin straightening as well as business management.

What is your personal mantra?

A smile can brighten anyone’s day.

Liza

Leigh

Esthetician / Makeup Artist
@Leigh.mua
Year Started: 2015
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell The School Atlanta November 2015
Services Offered: Lash/Brow Tint, Makeup Application, Waxing

Have you won any awards for your work?

Best Self Atlanta Magazine April 2019

What is your personal mantra?

Behind every strong brow is an even stronger woman.

Leigh

Nickie

Stylist
@NickieArnold_hair
Year Started: 1999
Schooling & Graduation Date: Douglas J November 2000
Services Offered: Bobs, Extensions, Long Layers

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Only classes Van Michael has arranged for us. Vomor, razor cutting, a Tristin Morrison class and a cutting class at Salon Visage.

What is your personal mantra?

I choose to spread happiness and love.

Nickie

Jiselle

Stylist
@jannatrujillo
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Sunstate Academy - Fort Myers, FL January 2012
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Tony Medina

What is your personal mantra?

Measure twice, cut once.

Jiselle

Carson

Colorist
@colormecarson
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta November 2012
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Invest in your hair, it is the crown you never take off.

Carson

Leela

Stylist
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute 2012
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

Just take it easy, and celebrate the malleable reality.

Leela

Primi

New Talent Stylist
@primi.vm
Year Started: 2017
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta 2016-2017
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Braids, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

What is your personal mantra?

“Invest in your hair, it is the crown you never take off.”

Primi

Bette

Colorist
@Bette_Lozada_Color
Year Started: 2011
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta 2010
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Editorial Styling

What is your personal mantra?

Be positive!

Bette

TRUE

New Talent Stylist
@truejpiper
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Keune Academy and Van Michael advanced program
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Curly, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers

Have you won any awards for your work?

2017 Aveda catwalk for water team for best hair

What is your personal mantra?

Look good, feel good.

TRUE

Devon

Stylist
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta - 2008
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

30000 retail

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda Serious Business, Aveda Pure Form Advanced Cutting

What is your personal mantra?

Life is what you make it, choose how you’re going to live everyday!

Devon

Julio

Colorist
@juliosladn
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Work hard and follow your dreams!

Julio

Presley

Colorist
@presleyperryvm
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: 'July 30 2014
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Breathe in joy and strength, breathe out wisdom and peace…and always start the day with coffee!

Presley

Mandy

Colorist
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Cincinnati & 2006
Services Offered: Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

Have you won any awards for your work?

Top 10 colorist of Van Micheal for the last 4 consecutive years
NAHA Nominee

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda Classes

What is your personal mantra?

Peace in your mind and love in your heart ALWAYS!!! Love what I do!!!

Mandy

Marquis

Stylist
@bran_bo_cutz
Year Started: 2018
Schooling & Graduation Date: Vogue beauty & barber 2016
Services Offered: Highly Textured Color, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

What is your personal mantra?

Grind

Marquis

Brian

Stylist
@thebsmithcutshair
Year Started: 2004
Schooling & Graduation Date: Paul Mitchell Nashville 2008
Services Offered: Men's Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

I cut Charlie Culberson from the Atlanta Braves. I also cut Brandon Vazquez, Michael Parkhurst, and Jeff Larenowitcz from Atlanta United.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

I have taken cutting classes from Paul Mitchell, Aveda, Davines, Uppercut Deluxe (Australian men’s cutting), and Schorem Barbers.

What is your personal mantra?

party on wayne

Brian

Sabin

Stylist
@Barbersabin
Year Started: 2013
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda & 2014
Services Offered: Men's Cuts, Short Cuts, Straightening Services

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

British Barbering Association

What is your personal mantra?

Wherever you go…there you are

Sabin

X The Barber

Stylist
@iamxthebarber
Year Started: 2017
Schooling & Graduation Date: Vogue Beauty & Barber School (2017)
Services Offered: Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Barber contests 2nd Place

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Advanced Shave, Fade and Shear techniques

What is your personal mantra?

I don’t Build Clientele, I Build Family

X The Barber

Blake

Stylist
Year Started: 2007
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute of Atlanta. October 2007
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

The Kingly Hair Group, Mazella & Palmer, Dj Muldoon, Antionette Bender’s, Vidal Sassoon

What is your personal mantra?

Don’t let idiots ruin your day.

Blake

Ruhama

Stylist
Year Started: 2010
Schooling & Graduation Date: Apprenticeship 2012
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Mazella & Palmer, DJ Muldoon, Vomor Hair Extensions

What is your personal mantra?

“Surround yourself with people who are only going to lift you higher”

Ruhama

Ryan

Colorist
@Ryanmeadow.vanmichael
Year Started: 2004
Schooling & Graduation Date: Athens Technical College 2004
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Live less out of habit and more out of intent

Ryan

Janette

Colorist
Year Started: 2012
Schooling & Graduation Date: May 2012
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds

What is your personal mantra?

Be in love with your life, every minute of it.

Janette

Bannon

Stylist
@Bannon.art
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2008
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Long Layers, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Edwin Neill full potential, runner up for creative cut competition, published in Aveda

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

I trained with Kingly Hair Group, Mazella & Palmer, Dj Muldoon, Ira Pope Sage, Toni&Guy and many others

What is your personal mantra?

I take my time to provide people with a suitable haircut that they can style at home and that grows out well.

Bannon

Thompson

Stylist
@Hairslayer4u
Year Started: 1991
Schooling & Graduation Date: 2/10/1991
Services Offered: Curly, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts

Have you won any awards for your work?

Yes, I have had the honor of working with cancer patients creating wigs and some of the same clients that have been coming to me for 31 years, I consider that an honor.

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Vidal Sasoon, Toni & Guy

What is your personal mantra?

You’re only as good as your last haircut, I have the ability to change how you look and feel in 30 minutes so I’m going to do my best and give you 31 years of experience to make you look your best.

Thompson

Koleen

Colorist
@Koleencolorsvm
Year Started: 2006
Schooling & Graduation Date: Academy of Beauty graduated March 2005
Services Offered: Balayage, Blondes, Brunettes, Creative Color, Reds, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

– Hair brained color of the week award
– Nominated in catwalk for water twice

Did you receive any advanced education aside from Van Michael?

Aveda color magic, aveda deep, aveda basic balyage, aveda corrective color, aveda blondes, aveda eclipting, pravanna straightener, and coppola straightener.

What is your personal mantra?

It doesn’t always happen overnight. Patience is key.

Koleen

Chanda

Stylist
@stylesofchanda
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Extensions, Hair Loss / Thinning Hair / Hair Prosthetic, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

Chanda

Kenny

Stylist
Year Started: 2005
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute 2005
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Braids, Curly, Extensions, Highly Textured Cut, Long Layers, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts, Straightening Services

Have you won any awards for your work?

Catwalk for Water 1st Place Winner 2016 & 2017

What is your personal mantra?

Carpe Diem

Kenny

Becca

Stylist
@beccajobeee
Year Started: 2014
Schooling & Graduation Date: Aveda Institute Atlanta 2014
Services Offered: Blow-Outs, Bobs, Curly, Men's Cuts, Short Cuts, Special Occasion Styling / Updo

What is your personal mantra?

Raise hell.

Becca