NES 2018 Professional Hair Care Educators


Influance Hair Care It's Natural Educator - Fawnne V. Smith
Fawnne V. Smith

Fawnne has over 20 years of experience in the professional hair care industry with a concentration in customized hair treatments for natural hair and healthy hair styling. Ms. Smith has earned a 5 star Wedding Wire rating, Master Colorist Certification and the 2017 Influance Image Award.

When she isn’t giving her clients an excellent personalized salon experience, she spends her time giving back to the community. She has been with Influance 2 years, and teaches the It’s Natural Courses focusing on maintaining healthy textured hairstyles maintenance for the wash-n-go, rod sets, twist, coloring locks, bridal styling and more

  • Fawnne V. Smith

    Fawnne has over 20 years of experience in the professional hair care industry with a concentration in customized hair treatments for natural hair and healthy hair styling. Ms. Smith has earned a 5 star Wedding Wire rating, Master Colorist Certification and the 2017 Influance Image Award.

    When she isn’t giving her clients an excellent personalized salon experience, she spends her time giving back to the community. She has been with Influance 2 years, and teaches the It’s Natural Courses focusing on maintaining healthy textured hairstyles maintenance for the wash-n-go, rod sets, twist, coloring locks, bridal styling and more

Fawnne V. Smith -
Influance Hair Care It's Natural Educator

Influance Hair Care Advanced Clipper Educator - Fawnne V. Smith
Karen Brace

Karen Brace has over 24 years of professional hair care experience and obtained her cosmetology instructors license in October 2008. Karen earned her Pharmacy Technician Certification and Phlebotomy Technician training at Norfolk State University. She then completed training for Trichology at the National Trichology Training Institute in Stockbridge, Georgia. After passing the American Medical Certification Association board exam Karen became the FIRST Trichologist Practitioner in Virginia. Ms. Brace has been with Influance Hair Care for 12 years and teaches our Trichology courses.

  • Karen Brace

    Karen Brace has over 24 years of professional hair care experience and obtained her cosmetology instructors license in October 2008. Karen earned her Pharmacy Technician Certification and Phlebotomy Technician training at Norfolk State University. She then completed training for Trichology at the National Trichology Training Institute in Stockbridge, Georgia. After passing the American Medical Certification Association board exam Karen became the FIRST Trichologist Practitioner in Virginia. Ms. Brace has been with Influance Hair Care for 12 years and teaches our Trichology courses.

Karen Brace -
Influance Hair Care Trichology Educator

Influance Hair Care Educator - Imani D.
Imani D.

Imani is a licensed cosmetologist who has over 10 years of experience in the professional hair care industry with a focus on natural hair styling. Ms. D has mastered weave installs and hair coloring in 4 short years. In 2008, she received her braiding license at the Celebrity Styles and Training Center. Most recently she apprenticed at Salon Blu and Aface Hair Studio where she received her cosmetology license in 2017. Imani makes and sells her own quality - virgin hair, and custom wigs of all lengths and textures.

  • Imani D.

    Imani is a licensed cosmetologist who has over 10 years of experience in the professional hair care industry with a focus on natural hair styling. Ms. D has mastered weave installs and hair coloring in 4 short years. In 2008, she received her braiding license at the Celebrity Styles and Training Center. Most recently she apprenticed at Salon Blu and Aface Hair Studio where she received her cosmetology license in 2017. Imani makes and sells her own quality - virgin hair, and custom wigs of all lengths and textures.

Imani D. -
Influance Hair Care Educator

Influance Hair Care Beginners Clippermetrics Educator - Kendall
Kendell Ferebee

Kendell is a licensed Master Barber and Stylist, who has been in the hair care industry for 9 years. Kendell is inspired by his love for the art form that is hair styling and clipping. Mr. Ferebee enjoys seeing how his work can transform his clients’ lives. Kendell teaches our Clippermetrics Beginners Courses. His focus as an educator is to help professionals improve their skill as a hairstylist and become more comfortable with the basics of clippers. His specialties are Fro-hawks, Mohawks, South of France, Low Fade, Medium Fade and High and Tight.

  • Kendell Ferebee

    Kendell is a licensed Master Barber and Stylist, who has been in the hair care industry for 9 years. Kendell is inspired by his love for the art form that is hair styling and clipping. Mr. Ferebee enjoys seeing how his work can transform his clients’ lives. Kendell teaches our Clippermetrics Beginners Courses. His focus as an educator is to help professionals improve their skill as a hairstylist and become more comfortable with the basics of clippers. His specialties are Fro-hawks, Mohawks, South of France, Low Fade, Medium Fade and High and Tight.

Kendell Ferebee -
Influance Hair Care  Beginners Clippermetrics Educator

Influance Hair Care Educator - April
April

April specializes in precision cutting and with her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. A master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. She is trained in and has expanded upon the cutting techniques of Vidal Sassoon, Sam Villa, and Toni&Guy. April has been a stylist on the BET Bobby Jones Gospel Show. Her work has been published in print Modern Salon, Hype Hair, and Black Sophisticate. She styles hair for fashion shows, photo shoots, and special events. Whether you want a contemporary classic or avant-garde style, your hair is in good hands with April.

  • April

    April specializes in precision cutting and with her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. A master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. She is trained in and has expanded upon the cutting techniques of Vidal Sassoon, Sam Villa, and Toni&Guy. April has been a stylist on the BET Bobby Jones Gospel Show. Her work has been published in print Modern Salon, Hype Hair, and Black Sophisticate. She styles hair for fashion shows, photo shoots, and special events. Whether you want a contemporary classic or avant-garde style, your hair is in good hands with April.

April Toliver-Wilkins -
Influance Hair Care Educator

Influance Hair Care Advanced Clippermetrics Educator - Jennifer Smith
Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith has extensive experience in the professional hair care industry, earning her Cosmetology License in 2011. Ms. Smith is a master stylist and color correction expert known for her unique undercut designs as well as her ability to create works of art with hair color. Color and clipper designs are Jennifer's specialty, with a focus on mastering all the newest beauty trends. Ms. Smith teaches our Clippermetrics Advanced Courses.

  • Jennifer Smith

    Jennifer Smith has extensive experience in the professional hair care industry, earning her Cosmetology License in 2011. Ms. Smith is a master stylist and color correction expert known for her unique undercut designs as well as her ability to create works of art with hair color. Color and clipper designs are Jennifer's specialty, with a focus on mastering all the newest beauty trends. Ms. Smith teaches our Clippermetrics Advanced Courses.

Jennifer Smith -
Influance Hair Care Advanced Clippermetrics Educator

Influance Hair Care Color Courses Educator - Al Kelly
Al Kelly

Al Kelly has over 25 years of experience in the professional hair care industry and has been with Changes City Spa for 21 years. For 20 years he worked with WAVY-TV 10 and created one-of-a-kind looks for their news personalities. He trained with Vidal Sassoon in London and obtained extensive color training in Paris, Berlin, and Milan. Mr. Kelly’s specialty is color with a focus on color correction and blonding, and his passion is creating avant-garde styles. He is certified in Great Length and Hairdreams Hair Extensions. His work has been published in Modern Salon, Dark Beauty Magazine, Visual Artistry Magazine, Virginia Bride, and Vow Magazine. Al has been with Influance for over a year and teaches our color courses.

  • Al Kelly

    Al Kelly has over 25 years of experience in the professional hair care industry and has been with Changes City Spa for 21 years. For 20 years he worked with WAVY-TV 10 and created one-of-a-kind looks for their news personalities. He trained with Vidal Sassoon in London and obtained extensive color training in Paris, Berlin, and Milan. Mr. Kelly’s specialty is color with a focus on color correction and blonding, and his passion is creating avant-garde styles. He is certified in Great Length and Hairdreams Hair Extensions. His work has been published in Modern Salon, Dark Beauty Magazine, Visual Artistry Magazine, Virginia Bride, and Vow Magazine. Al has been with Influance for over a year and teaches our color courses.

Al Kelly -
Influance Hair Care Color Courses Educator

Influance Hair Care It's Natural Educator - Joya Dailey
Joya Dailey

Joya Dailey has 10 years of professional hair care experience as a colorist. She was born into the beauty industry with mentors such as her aunt, a licensed cosmetologist, and her grandmother, a licensed nail technician. Her specialty is creating beautiful cuts with color while maintaining the integrity of the hair - “Healthy hair with a twist” as she has trademarked it. Ms. Dailey has been with Influance for 3 years and teaches our Blonding and Color Placement classes.

  • Joya Dailey

    Joya Dailey has 10 years of professional hair care experience as a colorist. She was born into the beauty industry with mentors such as her aunt, a licensed cosmetologist, and her grandmother, a licensed nail technician. Her specialty is creating beautiful cuts with color while maintaining the integrity of the hair - “Healthy hair with a twist” as she has trademarked it. Ms. Dailey has been with Influance for 3 years and teaches our Blonding and Color Placement classes.

Lajoya Dailey -
Influance Hair Care Blonding and Color Placement Educator

Influance Hair Care It's Natural Educator - Cindy Pierce
Cindy Pierce

Cindy Pierce has over 29 years experience in the professional hair care industry. Ms. Pierce earned her cosmetology license at Leon’s Cosmetology School in Greensboro, NC. She has trained at Paul Mitchell, Aquage Master Class Academy, Like the River Short Hair Boot Camp, Matrix, CHI, The Product Company, and many other institutes. Her work has been featured in the Dudley Q Style Book, the Influance Calendar, and the Black Hair and Hype Hair Magazine. She owns the award-winning salon Hair One Styling Salon and Color Bar in High Point, NC. Cindy has been a national educator for Influance Hair Care for 11 years and teaches our “Color Gone Bad” course on color correction at NES 2018.

  • Cindy Pierce

    Cindy Pierce has over 29 years experience in the professional hair care industry. Ms. Pierce earned her cosmetology license at Leon’s Cosmetology School in Greensboro, NC. She has trained at Paul Mitchell, Aquage Master Class Academy, Like the River Short Hair Boot Camp, Matrix, CHI, The Product Company, and many other institutes. Her work has been featured in the Dudley Q Style Book, the Influance Calendar, and the Black Hair and Hype Hair Magazine. She owns the award-winning salon Hair One Styling Salon and Color Bar in High Point, NC. Cindy has been a national educator for Influance Hair Care for 11 years and teaches our “Color Gone Bad” course on color correction at NES 2018.

Cindy Pierce -
Influance Hair Care Basic Color Educator

Influance Hair Care Color Courses Educator - Shameka Anderson
Shameka Anderson

Shameka Anderson has been a Certified and Licensed
Cosmetologist for 21 years; serving her community and
clientele with her knowledge and expertise. 


Shameka is the owner and operator of Hair Elegance Salon in
VA. Ms. Anderson is skilled in the art of coloring,
cutting, styling, and more. Educating aspiring artists and stylists allows Shameka to give back to her community and share her passions and love of hair with everyone she meets. Shameka has been an educator at Influnace Hair Care for over 10 years and teaches our Color Courses.

  • Shameka Anderson

    Shameka Anderson has been a Certified and Licensed
    Cosmetologist for 21 years; serving her community and
    clientele with her knowledge and expertise. 


    Shameka is the owner and operator of Hair Elegance Salon in
    VA. Ms. Anderson is skilled in the art of coloring,
    cutting, styling, and more. Educating aspiring artists and stylists allows Shameka to give back to her community and share her passions and love of hair with everyone she meets. Shameka has been an educator at Influnace Hair Care for over 10 years and teaches our Color Courses.

Shameka Anderson -
Influance Hair Care Color Courses Educator

Influance Hair Care Educator - Tynisha Barnes
Tynisha Barnes

Tynisha has been in the beauty industry for 4 years. She specializes in Trendy Short Hairstyles and Precision Haircuts. Ms. Barnes is dedicated to continuing her education and always being up-to-date on the latest trends. Tynisha takes pride in making sure that the health and integrity of the hair is the main priority when achieving any look. This means using and retailing a professional product line. Influance Hair Care Products have helped her every step of the way.  Building confidence in others is what she strives to do each day in the salon and that all starts with understanding each client as an individual. When clients sit in her chair, Tynisha wants them to forget all of their troubles and leave the salon with a hairstyle that reflects their greatness. 

  • Tynisha Barnes

    Tynisha has been in the beauty industry for 4 years. She specializes in Trendy Short Hairstyles and Precision Haircuts. Ms. Barnes is dedicated to continuing her education and always being up-to-date on the latest trends. Tynisha takes pride in making sure that the health and integrity of the hair is the main priority when achieving any look. This means using and retailing a professional product line. Influance Hair Care Products have helped her every step of the way.  Building confidence in others is what she strives to do each day in the salon and that all starts with understanding each client as an individual. When clients sit in her chair, Tynisha wants them to forget all of their troubles and leave the salon with a hairstyle that reflects their greatness. 

Tynisha Barnes -
Influance Hair Care Educator

April 29th - May 1st 2018

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NES2018

April 29th - May 1st 2018 • Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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