Nicole comes to DeCola with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Her career began by competing in numerous hair competitions which enabled her to study hair trends around the world. She realized at that time, that platform work, education, and mentoring are where her passion lies. Nicole Moved from Houston, TX to NYC in 2007, where she mastered her straight razor craftsmanship and precision cutting abilities under the direction of ARROJO, Vidal Sassoon, Bumble and Bumble, and Toni & Guy. In 2011 she pursued her dream of becoming National Top Artist for Wella Professionals. Now, with more than 20 years behind her, Nicole has dominated some of the industry's biggest stages worldwide. She has been seen on QVC with Tabatha Coffey, led shows at NY Fashion Week for designers such as St. John and Nannette LaPore, Was a finalist for the Fashion Forward Category in the North American Hairstyling Awards, and placed as runner-up on Bravos Shear Genius Season 2. Now settled in Downingtown, Nicole is excited to join the DeCola Team. Nicole is a Tier 5 stylist.
Favorite hair service to perform:
The product I can't live without:
Oribe Imperméable Anti-Humidity Spray
My inspiration is a modern-day Farrah Fawcett. The shag has evolved so much! I'm also a huge fan of classic Vidal Sassoon shapes.
Favorite hair tool:
GHD Platinum Plus Flat Iron
Favorite song that gets me ready to work:
Come and Get Your Love by RedBone
If I could give my clients one good hair tip, it would be:
Try not to go to bed with wet hair! The friction of movement during sleep causes breakage as wet hair is known to be more fragile than dry hair.
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