Lauren Skinner

2319 Kaliste Saloom Road | Lafayette, LA | 337.981.0608
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Lauren Skinner

Advanced Level V Stylist | Hair Extension Specialist | Keratin Straightening Specialist | VOMOR Extension Specialist

Cuts - $55.00+
Color - Prices upon request

Lauren is originally from Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Excel Academy of Cosmetology in 2005.  She studied under a regional educator and specialized in hair color for 5 years.  While working as an understudy, she attended numerous advanced classes and assisted with behind the scenes education.   After leaving Michigan, Lauren moved to Jacksonville, NC.  While there, she continued her education through a variety of cut and color classes before moving to Lafayette in 2011 and joining the team at Spa Mizan as an Advanced Artist/Level I. Since then, she has continued to earn the following promotions; Advanced Artist/Level II, Advanced Artist/ Level III, Advanced Artist/Level IV and Advanced Artist Level V.

Since joining our team, Lauren has also earned certification in Pureform Cutting, a class designed to strengthen her fundamental technical skills for creative cutting, Advanced Creative Cutting – a class that gives new perspectives for seeking new inspirations in creating diversity in cutting styles while learning to push her creativity using all aspects of cutting techniques.  Lauren has also earned advanced education in AVEDA's Headmapping Color System, implementing this technique in all AVEDA Custom Color Collections. She also has advanced training in AVEDA's Botanical Moisture and Repair Systems, The Balyage Color Blending System, a freehand AVEDA hair color technique that takes a painterly approach to traditional well as Beyond Balyage, an advanced balayage technique taught by Alberta Rossell-Davis, professional educator for AVEDA.  Lauren is also trained in Up-Dos and Makeup for any special occasion.  Along with these advanced classes, Lauren is also certified in both the Vomor Hair Extension System as well as the Keratin Hair Straightening System. Lauren also specializes in Men's Cutting Techniques.

Lauren's training also includes extensive knowledge of and the use and recommendations for all AVEDA products that support her color and styling expertise Lauren participated in our year-long advanced training event with Jamie Easton, NAHA winner and National Educator for Aveda.  At the end of this training Lauren was chosen as one of our advanced artists to participate in our Spa Mizan Photo Shoot and her work can be seen in the photo shoot section of our website.

When asked why she chose a career as a hair stylist, Lauren said, “after working in a salon my junior year of high school, I realized how much I loved the environment and the way stylists got to interact with their guests.  I soon learned that I had a natural talent with hair, especially color.”

When asked what she liked most about her career as a stylist, Lauren's response was, “I love when I can make a drastic difference in someone's look in just a couple of hours.  I also enjoy getting to know each guest and their families. 

When asked why she chose Spa Mizan as a place to work, Lauren said, “I moved here from North Carolina so I didn't know anything about the salons in the area.  A friend of mine highly recommended Spa Mizan because of its prestigious reputation in the area”.

In her free time, Lauren loves to travel and spending time with her son.  She loves staying busy with both outdoor as well as indoor activities which includes dancing, something she studied most of her life.

To book an appointment with Lauren call Spa Mizan at 337-981-0608.