Season 1 Episode 04 | Ashley Lee | #TLApproved Texpert Stylist


Be fearless and learn about the curl
— Ashley Lee

Visiting me in the lounge this week is NYC-based colourist and editorial Texture Expert, Ashley Lee.
In this episode, Ashley shares tips for professional stylists who are not catering to textured clients, her work with social media influencers, her motivations and more.

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#TLAPPROVED
ASHLEY LEE

GIRL BOSS IN THE MAKING.

AS QUOTED IN ELLE MAGAZINE, FAST COMPANY AND AS FEATURED IN TXTURE MAGAZINE.
2016 NEXTGEN ARTIST IN BEAUTY CHANGES LIVES.

SECRET: ASHLEY LEE ONCE HAD DREAMS OF BECOMING A VETERINARIAN AND A BALLERINA.

If you are looking for the future of the Texture hair industry, start with Ashley Lee (@alstyling) and be ready to be floored by her advanced colour techniques and transformations.
A true girl boss in the making currently meshing entrepreneurialism and education together with her Masters' Degree in Fashion Marketing and a die-hard advocate for elevating the level of professionalism within the Texture hair industry (yes!!!).
In episode 04, Ashley shares how she went from fired to enrolled into Cosmetology school the following week, discusses why it is important to your credibility as a stylist to consider saying "no" to clients (for the right reasons, obvs) and the necessity of mentorship.

Ashley Lee is officially #TLApproved

Press play and get to know Ashlee Lee more intimately and to experience her signature styles, you can find her at LW Salon, NYC (Midtown).

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THE COOL BLAST ROUND

TL: Name someone who inspires you and you would love to work with.
AL: Beyoncé

TL: Name the Top 3 services your clients come to you for.
AL: 1. Balayage; 2. Textured blowout (silk press); 3. Textured cut

TL: Name one hair product your clients love and you cannot keep on your salon shelf.
AL: MIZANI's 25 Miracle Milk

TL: Name an app or digital service that helps you build your business or clientele.
AL: Swivel - great for natural clients looking for a texture stylist.

TL: What are the Top 3 products/tools you cannot travel without.
AL: 1. My blowdryer; 2. A Denman brush; 3. A wax for slicking down those flyaways.

For more, listen to the full podcast (top of this page).