After graduating beauty school with a cosmetology license from Toni and Guy Hairdressing Academy in Colorado, Amanda moved to Maui in 2007, following a business opportunity for her husband.
Amanda strived to find a top salon that could match her energetic personality and her enthusiasm for hair. She currently works at The Edge Hair Salon.
Amanda believes in using the best quality hair care products and hair color. She chose early in her career to use Paul Mitchell color and hair care products. A great benefit to using and supporting this company, is the education they provide for their stylists. Amanda is able to take continuing education classes every quarter and continues to expand her artistic ability.
Amanda also has a passion for the barber industry. About 5 years ago, she was craving something new to perfect and thought that getting a better grasp cutting men's hair would be a fun and new experience.Unfortunately, Maui does not have any beauty schools that offer barber training, so she found O'Carney's Barber shoppe. ( formerly Daddy O's) Here, she was able to learn and grow into a barber as well as a cosmetologist. Amanda currently works part time and manages this barbershop.
Amanda's natural ability has always been hair, even from a young age. She is constantly striving to better her skills as a cosmetologist and barber. She is up to date with fashion and new beauty trends for her clients. Combining technique and thoroughness, her work is impeccable. In addition to cutting, Amanda possesses a keen eye for choosing complementary colors for her clients, while having the integrity of the hair always in mind. She also believes in the importance to listen to her clients and what they desire. Amanda is a full time dedicated hair stylist with client satisfaction always being her goal. She creates looks that are effortless to maintain, chic and tailored to each individual.