After attending Paul Mitchell The School Tysons Corner in Northern Virginia right outside of D.C. Gabrielle moved to Arizona. Prior to her move, she worked as a stylist for 9 years, continuing to expand her skills and knowledge with experience and education on color, styling and cutting. Gabrielle always listens to what the client is looking for in their hair goals and does everything she can to make it happen! She enjoys creating natural looks and lived-in color for her clients!
What drove you to become a hair stylist?
Gabrielle was not to sure exactly what she wanted to do after she graduated high school, but college was super expensive! She always had an aptitude for hair but when her hairstylist was talking about her cosmetology school, Gabrielle thought that sounded like an opportunity worth pursuing. Paul Mitchell the School sounded like a great environment and she very quickly fell in love with school!
What is your favorite hair service to do and why?
She absolutely loves to do color services and highlights! But her main desire is to give clients something suitable to their lifestyle, something that will be low maintenance for them and still give them a pop and the exciting change they want! She really likes to do the softer more natural looks!
How long have you been a stylist?
Gabrielle will have been a stylist 10 years!
Where did you go to cosmetology school?
She went to Paul Mitchell Tysons Corner in Virginia!
What was your favorite part about cosmetology school?
Her favorite thing about specifically Paul Mitchell is they have this fantastic ability to create a culture that really makes you want to be a better person, not just to focus on being a stylist!
What are some perks of the job?
Gabrielle really enjoys the flexibility of her working hours! As long as you give notice its quite simple to move your schedule around. She also really enjoys the products! Getting discounts on stuff you use every day is awesome!
Where do you see the hair trends for 2020 going?
She feels that the balayage style will never really fade out, it may alter a bit, get a little nit sharper in line definition and then cycle back into soft natural blends! She also sees the rich tones making a resurgence!
What is your favorite hobby outside of work?
Gabrielle really enjoys hiking, spending time with her family, and cooking! It makes her laugh to think of of “How domesticated I am!”
What is your dream vacation spot?
There is so many, so many, in her words! She feels that Europe would be an amazing vacation because there is so much to see and do but not necessarily relaxing, so Europe would be her go to for an adventure! Bali and Fiji are her two go to spots for a relaxing tropical vacation!