Hello, I am Stephanie W.
I was born in Janesville, Minnesota, but got to Texas as fast as I could!!
I first became a stylist in January 2010. I have been a successful Avante team member since November 2011.
Being an innovative Hair Stylist allows me to use my artistic abilities to bring out the best in people. I love having the opportunity every day to meet new people and make them feel good about themselves. Fashion, make-up, art, hair and beauty has been a passion of mine since I was a small girl.
Some of my accomplishments include:
Certified in Jane Iredale Cosmetic line
Dreamcatcher Extensions Certified
Brazilian Blowout Certified
Keratin Smoothing Complex certified
GM Collin skin care Certified
1st Place winner of Avante 360 ’30 day hair challenge’ ,(Where we had to wear a complete unique self designed different style everyday!)
Nail art specialist
1st place at Regency Beauty Institutes in the “Earth, wind, and fire” inspired hair and makeup competition (2009)
I have extensive ongoing education including:
Advanced Class “Fringe Benefits” on detailing and framing hair around the face
Upstyles in formal’s class taught by Daniel Jones
Advanced Balayage Class taught by Chad Gunn
Advanced mens Cutting class taught by Yureesh Hooker
Advanced classes on texture, bodywaves & perms
State of the art continuing education on short cuts, men’s designer cuts, balayage, color and unique foil placement techniques
Attended Soho Academys foundations of cutting 3 day training in New York (Sept. 2015)
Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, running, working out, and being outdoors.
My favorite color is Yellow (yellow represents sunshine and happiness!)
I love Starbucks and my favorite food is sushi!!