I was born in Odessa, Ukraine. My hairstylist pursuit started at a very early age of 7. That’s when grandfather started asking me to cut his hair. He realized I had a passion to become a hairstylist. His encouragement and inspiration could only come from a very loving grandfather. His praise never waned even though a few days after my hair cut he’d visit his barber. How many grandfathers do you know would let their granddaughter cut their hair? His caring nature rubbed off on me as this is how I treat all my clients. Nowadays, every time I see my client leave with a huge smile or even doing a little dance it give me delight, satisfaction, and reminds me of my younger days as a little girl. As a creative outlet, I have been designing and producing fashion photo shoots. My work has been published in local, national and international magazines, as well as, online magazines. Please checkout my Portfolio page for samples of my work. I graduated from Pivot Point International Academy and was trained in New York and Chicago. As an educator for Goldwell Haircolor International, I trained stylist on their product line, and worked beauty shows to showcase model’s hair. Provided hair and makeup services to T.H.E. Model Agency in DC. I have over 15 years of experience with bridal hair designs, advanced color services, and cutting techniques. I specializes in wedding updo styles, multiple color highlights, and precision cutting. I am sought after for my expertise in understanding all types of hair textures, especially managing naturally curly hair. I have over 15 year of experience as a makeup artist. My philosophy for makeup is to accentuate the person’s natural facial features. I have the skills to bring the desired look from natural to avant garde for your occasion. I work closely with clients to provide a very personalized service. This includes offering appointments outside of normal business hours and at off-site locations when requested. Also, you might want to read my reviews on Wedding Wire. If you are looking for personalized service that is unique to you, please contact me: contact Natalya.