Meet Pauline Anderson – A passionate master stylist in suite 104 the Fort Union Image Studios. Pauline has been in the hair industry for over 26 years including being a teacher at a local beauty college and serving as a Cosmetology Board Member.
Pauline how long have you been in the industry? – Nearing 27 years.
How long have you wanted to be a hair stylist? – As long as I can remember, I even gave my first long haired doll a haircut!
What would you say is your favorite thing about what you do? – I would say my favorite thing about my job is the industry and the awesome people I get to meet every day. The people I have met throughout my career are some of my closest friends to this day.
Tell us about any awards, accomplishments, or things you are proud of during your career? – Well in addition to working behind the chair for many years, I taught Beauty College, then served as a Cosmetology Board Member. After that I helped create the State Board test for graduating Cosmetologist.
That’s amazing! So how long have you been at Image Studios? – 7 Months.
Why did you choose Image Studios? – It is literally the best choice for stylist. I love the freedom to set my own schedule with clients and I love having control over my own space. I have the chance to create an environment that I can thrive in!
Lastly, tell us about your beauty philosophy? – I love the privilege to help people look their very best. To see someone change their self-worth and by showing them how to enhance their positive attributes is an amazing opportunity!
What is the best way to reach you Pauline? – To either call me at (801) 641-0451 or email me [email protected]
Meet Jess Parkinson – Salt Lake City hairstylist in studio 121 who is making a name and career for herself. She graduated top in her class and won a fantasy competition in 2014 for her hair. She is also a color specialist and a nail artist that is dedicated to each clients beauty.
What’s the name of your business? – It’s called JMarie
How long have you been in the business for? – Coming up on a year!
Tell me about the moment you realized this is what you wanted to do? – Actually growing up my mom was a makeup artist! So I have always had a desire to work in the beauty industry, you could say it’s a part of me. When I was 19 and wondering what direction I wanted to go with my life my friend mentioned I should go with my passion in hair. I jumped right on it and little did I know that I would grow into it and love what I do!
So how did Image Studios help you with your dream? – With pretty much everything! I love Image Studios because of the location, convenience, management, and freedom I have with my studio.
What is your favorite thing about your job? – My clients! They have become some of my best friends!
What’s your beauty philosophy? – Be you! Whatever that may include, just be you! You are beautiful!
And Jess what’s the best way to book an appointment? – My phone number is (801) 425-4467 but you can also find me on Facebook or Instagram
Meet Angela Ortega – An accomplished stylist located in studio 103 Draper. Angela has been in the industry for 21 years and has been running her business (Extend Your Beauty) with Image Studios for about 5 years now. We got the chance to talk with Angela and to learn more about her.
What is your favorite thing about your job? Seeing how excited people get as I transform their hair, it’s a very rewarding career.
When did you realize that this is what you were meant to do? I have always done hair and make-up for my friends whenever they had a school dance or photo shoot. Then one day my friend told me I should sign-up with her to attend beauty school….. she dropped out and I stayed in and loved it!
So why did you choose Image Studios? I love that it’s your own business and you have your own room to decorate how you want. I also really like the location -I’m at the Draper studios because it’s right off the freeway.
How long have you been at Image Studios? I have been with Image Studios for 5yrs.
What is your beauty philosophy? Each and every client is different. Give clients what they want to achieve and everyone’s happy!
Tell us about any awards, accomplishments that you have had with Cosmetology? I have had two photo shoots featured in hair magazine’s and I am one of the top extension specialists In Utah.
Where can people find you on social media? People can check out my Facebook or Instagram page!
And last question, if you could have any super power what would it be? To snap my fingers and appear wherever I need to be.
If you would like to get in touch with Angela to book an appointment you can reach her at (801) 358-6531