(originally posted on The Hair Nerds)

I got into the business because my mother was a hairdresser. I grew up in Louisville, Kentucky where my mother had a cute little salon with three or four girls working. I would do everything for them like get lunches and pick up supplies. I just loved being around the salon environment. It was such fun environment to be around. When I was 15, my mother decided I was going to go to beauty school and work in a salon instead of the local McDonald’