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Irene Williams

Owner

I have always had a passion for art and creativity. I love painting, interior design and creating things with my hands. From a very young age I wanted to be a hair stylist, but with my parents strong guidance I decided to go to art school. After graduating I worked as a Graphic Designer for several years. I loved all aspects of design, but with everything being computerized I really missed being able to use my hands to create. In 2006, when my son was old enough to go to pre-school, I decided to follow my passion and enrolled in cosmetology school for hair which is where I met Bethany. We struck a friendship almost immediately and have been very close and working side-by-side for 10 years. Some of my background includes attending Vidal Sasson Academy in California for their 5 day intensive courses, taking Balayage classes at the L'Oreal Academy in New York City, personal growth seminars, and most recently taking razor cutting courses at the ARROJO Academy also in New York. Owning a Salon has always been a dream of mine and I am so thankful to all of my clients for their continued support and loyalty through the years. 

 

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Elizabeth Orsie

Stylist

Liz grew up in Germany which is where she first got introduced to the hair industry.  One of her friends who was a stylist came to live with them which jumpstarted her desire to do hair.  Liz is a talented stylist and has been working in a salon environment for years. She started as an assistant at the same salon where Irene and Bethany both worked.  After working as an assistant for two years Liz made the decision to go to hair school.  Once she became a licensed hair stylist she worked at a salon in Towson where she continued to learn from colleagues while taking more advanced courses. Liz has been a great addition to our team and we feel really lucky to have her!

 

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Bethany Odahara

Owner

I have been passionate about hair styling since I was a young girl. It was something that always came natural to me, but focusing on my family I waited to go to cosmetology school until my 3 children were a little older. Irene and I met in hair school and prior to opening I and B Studio we worked together and side-by-side as stylists for 10 years. I feel that hair is like a canvas and I love to create different looks to enhance my client's natural beauty while giving them a style that suits their life. Some of my background includes doing television work as well as hair for photo shoots. I continue to challenge myself by taking courses and collaborating with other stylists. I have had extensive training for Balayage at various studios including the L'Oreal Academy in New York City and most recently attended the ARROJO academy also in New York for razor cutting.  I am thankful to all of my clients for allowing me to do what I love every day and to be able to use my talents in my profession.