Featured Hair Stylist of July 2014:
Gayla Belay-Iyamu is a celebrity hair stylist for film, television commercial, and photo shoots. For more than 15 years, Gayla has been crafting some of the most stylish hair designs in the industry as a master cutter, trainer, and texture specialist. She has extensively developed corrective-color and hair cutting techniques with an artist's flair and an impeccable attention to detail. Her confident attitude and keen attention to detail have elevated her as one of the most highly regarded master stylists in the country.
Gayla has traveled internationally to locations like London, Paris, Lagos, Madrid, Lisbon, Frankfurt, and Jamaica. There is a continuous demand for her artistic cutting skills, which comprise of modern to funky, avant-garde styles. In her fifteen plus years, she has worked with a range of notable celebrities. Gayla has continuously honed her craft by learning techniques from celebrated stylists such as Randy Rick, Ted Gibson, Barry Fletcher, John Atchison, Olive Benson, Floyd Kenyatta, and others. She is constantly working on her own innovative techniques and pushing the boundaries of hair. Gayla has trained at the Vidal Sassoon Advanced Training Center and The Pivot Point Academy. She is a multi-cultural educational trainer and stylist and works with companies like JC Penney, Fantastic Sams, Gadabout Salons Spas, Ulta, Regis, Hair Cuttery, The Houston Chronicle, and others.
Gayla regularly styles at major fashion shows, photo shoots, video shoots, basic to advanced training classes, beauty trade shows worldwide, modeling agencies, and special-occasion events.