Education by Shirley G.


Strengthening Knowledge….Enhancing Creativity….Inspiring Imagination

Shirley Gordon - Wella TrendVision Gold Award Winner featured in American Salon Magazine November 2013

Wella Top Stylist & Educator Shirley Gordon is a recognized influence in the hair & beauty industry.  Her talent, dedication and enormous drive to enhance her knowledge & creativity keep her amongst the top industry leaders. As an award-wining Artist, Shirley’s instruction is requested internationally; she frequently travels to represent Wella and educate stylists and offers classes at her salon, Strands Hair Studio in Washington, DC. Shirley devotes time to train under some of the top icons in today’s hair industry and holds many professional certifications.

“Staying educated is the key to success.” 

“Through my own personal experiences, I have learned the importance of enhancing my creativity and increasing my range of knowledge. My journey continues as I balance teaching the fundamentals and expressing the importance of having the freedom to imagine. Having talent of such magnitude and the power to educate others presents opportunities of great success, not just for me, but for those aspiring stylist under my guidance.  I have immense gratitude for this gift that I willingly share with others.” – Shirley Gordon

Captivating Cut & Color Hairstyling Class by Shirley Gordon, Wella ProfessionalEducation by Shirley G. - Wella ProfessionalsCOURSE OFFERED:
Monthly Course Schedule Available Soon

Captivating Cut & Color:
Learn how to create a masterpiece image utilizing the hand painting and bayalage technique, and mastering a creative cut.

Classic Cutting: Mastering the  basic principles of haircutting is the first step to grow your career to a level of extraordinary design. Learn cutting terminology, experience layering, one length haircuts, choosing the best cut for a face, and much more.

Classic Cut & Color: Refine practical skills, enhance your knowledge, and awaken to the world of color, while applying the basic principles of cutting.

Creative Cutting: Learn the latest techniques using the razor and trimming scissors. Exceed the limits of basic cutting and dive into your creative imagination.

Creative Cut & Color: Unleash your confidence and discover your potential as you explore creative color techniques. Learn to overcome tough coloring challenges and enhance styles with a daring, creative cut.

Creative Long Hairdressing: Release your fears and learn the latest approach to dressing long hair with ease. Backcombing, pinning and classical techniques will compliment your work of art.

Color to Style: This intense and inspiring course motivates the creation of  innovative and dynamic hairstyles. Shirley shares the latest techniques from magazines and international hair shows.

Shirley on Tour: Experience Shirley, up close and personal with a customized course tailored to the needs of your salon and stylists. Small classes with personal attention offer an opportunity to free your imagination! (by special appointment only)

Artist to Artist: In this private training session, learn to achieve dynamic magazine editorial and celebrity red carpet style. Study techniques and analyze styles to recreate images. Instruction on extensions, lace front & custom wigs. (by special appointment only)


Booking Information:

Call Strands Hair Studio: (301) 942-1780 or Email: info@strandsstudios.com

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