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Stephany Smith AKA @stephanysmithhair has impacted the industry and the internet is such a positive way with her passion for making people feel like their very best! Her career started in 2008 as an assistant/stylist and MUA at The Vault Salon in Huntington Beach, CA and now Stephany is the Creative Director, Senior stylist at Parlour e.lev.en in Huntington Beach, CA. She specializes in creative/fashion colors, color corrections, extensions and her favorite, transformations.

Stephany has built a name for herself through social media and utilizes her influence to attract a unique clientele and it has given her the opportunity to connected herself to some of the most influential and industry leading hair care companies. She is a Brazilian BondBuilder sponsored Artist, Goldwell Academy Master Colorist, and is the creator of Diary of a Mad Colorist book with Pulp Riot.

From working behind the chair to dominating the stage as a Platform Artist and Educator, Stephany isn’t slowing down anytime soon! She is continuously being recognized by her peers and some of the industry’s leading influencers. She strives to stay up on trends and further her education whenever possible. Stephany is a trendsetter and her energy and love for this industry is contagious.

Awards/ Nominations:

  • American Influencer Awards 2017
  • Emerging Creative Colorist of the Year nominee
  • 2016 double nominee for BehindTheChair OneShot Extensions
  • 2017 triple nominee BehindTheChair OneShot
  • 2017 Unconventional Color Short of the Year for BehindTheChair OneShot
  • 2018 Salon Centric Social Squad & Salon Centric Ambassador

Published and Featured on:

  • BehindTheChair magazine
  • Modern Salon
  • American Salon
  • Hairbrained
  • Estetica Magazine
  • Beauty Launchpad Magazine.