Since 1999, Hair Artist, Darlene Smith has been using her gift to enhance the images & lives of many people. Her love for hair began as a child in Jacksonville, FL, leading to Vocational School during High School & professional Cosmetology licensing as a teen. Currently, she is licensed as a Cosmetologist in Utah, Texas and Florida and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Darlene believes that continued education in hair & business, passion, experience and a strong work ethic, is vital in for client satisfaction and career advancement. Her education includes such companies as Kevin Murphy, Kerastase, Loreal Professionnel, Sassoon, Peter Coppola, Phyto, Goldwell, Oribe, Bumble & Bumble, Redken, Brazilian Blowout, Pivot Point, Hattori Hanzo, Scruples, SoCap USA, Dreamcatchers, Great Lengths, Platinum Seamless, Design Essentials, plus training through educators such as Beth Mindardi, Patric Bradley, Martin Parsons etc. As a Philanthropist, Darlene has been involved with charity/non-profit hair styling for such organizations/charitable events as Locks of Love, Look Good Feel Better (American Cancer Society), Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Daniel Foundation, Hubbard House, & Wish Upon a Wedding. She has styled for Alfred Angelo at Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show, April 2011, First Coast Fashion Week 2012, Eco Latino Conservation Zone Fashion Show 2012 & 2014, B.E.A.M Charity Fashion Show 2014, "Into the Future" music video by Mark E.Walker f/ Freedom Williams, and 2013 Kilt Girl Calendar for Tilted Kilt, NAPW Dress For Success Fashion Show 2013, Lunatic Fringe 2015 Fall Collection Photo Shoot & Art Meets Fashion (AMF) "Distortions of Humanity" Fashion Show, Miss Africa Utah 2016 & Miss Teen Utah International 2016. Also, she can be seen in Salon Digest’s Fabulous Magazine 2010, 2012, Beauty Max’s Max Style, Certa Magazine (Nov & Dec 2012), & Sophisticate's Hair.
Darlene’s passion for hair crosses all texture lines. With the sole focus of merging healthy hair care, current trends and client education. She offers services such as: several methods of hair extensions, color, cutting, bridal/special occasion styles, dreadlocs, braids, relaxers, & "natural" hair. All clients are serviced using high quality products, without long wait times, while maintaining healthy hair care in a professional environment. Hair care can be a priority in your schedule. Her motto is "Have Comb, Will Travel" ; She will even travel to your Wedding, Photo Shoot, set or event location to take care of your hair styling needs. Don't delay, begin your experience with Darlene today!
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Hello and Welcome!
Thank you in advance for allowing me the opportunity to use my gift to do something great for you. I do my best to listen, understand, relate and cater to each client, which results in "The Experience" being professional, personal, welcoming, relaxing, informative, and enjoyable. I also believe that through continued education in the science of healthy hair care, use of premium-quality hair products, passion, experience, consistency, competent yet humble demeanor, patience and work ethic, you will have one of the best client experiences around. My goal is to add value to your life while enhancing your image. My specialties are healthy hair care, hair color, cuts, wedding and special event styling, hair extensions, custom wigs, and textures.
My diverse clientele includes entrepreneurs, corporate executives & professionals, financial & legal professionals, medical professionals, consultants, educators, intellectuals, sales & retail professionals, service industry professionals, and the elite. We work together to create a long-lasting Client-Stylist relationship. Would you love to express your personality, whether elegant or edgy, with a healthy, stylish hairstyle designed with you in mind? If so, I do my best work with super-star clients like you! "Your image is my passion."
Let's create something beautiful and have an awesome time while doing it!