Customer spotlight – I get nonstop compliments now about my hair… – Gina

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Gina Lempa

Read what customer Gina Lempa has to say about having Lauren do her hair.

Tell me a little bit about why you first started going to Lauren?

I first met Lauren last October at an Over 40 Females networking meeting. I liked her hair and her look, and when she introduced herself, I instantly knew that I was going to have her cut and color my hair. Lauren is fun, colorful and engaging. I introduced myself and we made an appointment and I have been going to her ever since.

What frustrated you most about your hair when you started going using her as your hairdresser?

Through her, I have changed my hair style and color, learned makeup application techniques and what colors and products to choose. And due to her enthusiastic networking and marketing, I sat for a new headshot with BreezeArt Photography, updated my LinkedIn profile photo and created a new business card.

This last week, I accepted one more of Laurens invitations and attended an Open House at Jeans & a Cute Top Shop, walked away w/ a new outfit and jewelry.

How do you feel about your hair now after going to Lauren?

At 52 years old, my hair has quite a bit of gray in it and I was experimenting with allowing it to go “natural”  But that is really not me and Lauren recognized that right away and gave me a great new cut and a fun much darker color accented with a pop of burgundy. Recently, just back from one of her color trainings, she gave me new copper colored Splashlights.

What do you like best about Lauren’s work?

I am an Independent Sales Rep and travel to several major trade shows a year and visit my retails customers on a consistent basis. Since starting with Lauren, I receive compliments all the time. In fact, one of my friends from church nearly yelled across the room because she was liking my new hair color so much!

What professional hair products do you use that Lauren offers?

I have purchased several products from Lauren, including all new makeup. I especially like the Halo Neo-Luxe Serum and the peach concealer. For my hair, I like the Rough Rubber that comes in the little red ball

Anything else you’d like to share?

Several other members of Over40Female get their hair done by Lauren from Visions of the Art of Hair and it’s always so fun to see new people meet her for the first time and then come to the following meeting with a dynamite new look. Way to Go… Lauren! You really make a difference in our lives.

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What I Love About My Hairdresser – Jennifer Iaccino

Jennifer Iaccino Marketing/ Sales/ Event Specialist

Jennifer Iaccino
Marketing/ Sales/ Event Specialist

Read what client Jennifer Iaccino has to say about her experience with Lauren as her hairdresser.

Tell me a little bit about why you first started going to Lauren?
I broke up with my long time hair dresser after she tried a “Umbre” technique on my hair and it had to be recolored and cut By Lauren because of damage to hair. 

How did you hear about Lauren?
I was an events manager for a company and Lauren was always excited and  willing to participate in any events we were hosting.

What frustrated you most about your hair when you started going using her as your hairdresser? Trying to repair damage done to color.

How do you feel about your hair now after going to Lauren?
I get compliments on my color, which never happened before.

What do you like best about Lauren’s work? Lauren is a true hair artist and is a top trainer for Purology hair products which keeps her in the loop on all the latest hair Care products and color trends. 

What are Lauren’s best qualities as a hair dresser? I like a consistent look for my hair and she listens to what I like and don’t like in color and cut.

What professional hair products do you use that Lauren offers? The new strength and cure products by Purology works amazing.

Up Close and Personal with Lauren Cassidy

Lauren CassidyHow long have you been a stylist? I have been a stylist for 12 years

What inspired you to be a hair stylist? What inspired me to be a hairdresser was that is was in me as long as I could remember. I knew by 8 years old I wanted to do hair and makeup. It was a calling. I just loved it even as a young child.

Did you attend hair design school or are you self taught? I went to Pivot Point in Bloomingdale.  They I have had education the during my time as a hairdresser.

What is the more exciting aspect of your job as a hair stylist? Meeting new women and getting to really know their personality so I can bring out who they are.  I enjoy the personal relationship  I have with my guests.

What hair products and brands are your favorite design tools? I love the entire PureOlogy brand for styling products and boar and nylon brushes and deman brushes. I like pure and organic product for my guests.

What is the WORST thing that people should never do to their hair? Do not do your own colour. Do not be your own hairdresser.

Any basic hair care tips you feel are important? Hair tips: Purify hair 2 times per week, never use over the counter products, only professional, deep condition weekly and cut your hair every 6 to 8 weeks.

What is the biggest mistake you see women make with hair color? They think they can do a box colour and get the colour that is on the box. WRONG. Colour is a science and art so have a trained colourist do your hair correctly. Go to someone that you know, like and trust.

What hair tools can you not live without? One tool I can not live without are my scissors, comb and blow dryer.

What are three words that best describe how people feel about working with you? passionate, confident, educator

When someone is choosing a stylist, what is a ‘must’ they should look for? The confidence the stylist has to do your hair and she must give ideas to the guest on what she would look great in.