Candiese takes pride in consulting existing and potential clients determining long/short term goals for their hair. She creates styles based on a combination of personality and preference, building self-esteem one strand at a time. Although her concentration lies in custom detailed styling: weave installation, silk press, precision cuts, color processing, up-do styling, etc., she is a Certified Hair Loss Practitioner, equally known as an advocate for healthy hair and scalp.
Having experience caring for various hair lengths & ethnicities as well as her proficiency in several styling techniques, Candiese has had the pleasure of displaying artistry on quite a few runways including Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Accra, Ghana and in NYC, stages in South Africa and Brooklyn Fashion Weekend. She has also performed as a platform artist at Jacob Javits International Beauty Show, national and international editorial prints, bridal fashion, film and media. While being a salon-based stylist, she has also had the privilege of developing into a special events maven styling for weddings, prom, portraits, pageants, etc., some of which she has also showcased her talents of makeup application.
Having graduated from American Beauty School, in 2012, where she also received training and certification in esthetics and nail technology, she has taken her hands on experience, the expertise and techniques of her former veterinary barber and hairstylist coworkers, and incorporated them into her own niche, creating a demand for her versatility and advanced business operation. As she has created a lane for her self in this industry as a universal and versatile stylist, Candiese is enthused for what's to become of her impact in the industry as she bridges the gap between beauty and ego!