Featured Hair Stylist of May 2012:

Brittney Yabs

As an honors graduate from the Douglas J Aveda Institute, Brittney was chosen as 1 of 100 Beacon winners in 2010. She was inspired by some of the industry's top stylists during beauty week to follow her dreams and start making a path for success. Two months later she packed up what she could fit in a few suitcases and moved from Michigan to Los Angeles, CA to start her career.

 

Since moving to LA she has worked on numerous music videos, editorials and hair shows. She was recognized as the top hairstylist for Hollywood, CA for a "RAW" Artist Event. In 2011 Brittney was asked to audition for Oxygen's hit show Hair Battle Spectacular, making the top 20, but just short of the cast. She has had the privilege to be mentored by amazing stylists/speakers in the industry such as Rene Antonio, Geno Stampora and Jake Thompson.

 

Accomplishing so much in the first two years of her career, she has been an inspiration to all and is continuing to perfect her skills and technique. Currently working as a Designer behind the chair, on set, and backstage she workshard to better herself and to encourage those around her.

 

Learn more about Brittney in our Industry Wire!