Name: Heather Lankford
Where you went to cosmo school:
Ogle Ft worth location.
How many years you’ve been behind the chair: 2.
What are your “specialities”?
Cold fusion Extensions. Dry cuts. Avant Garde styles.
How/When did you know being a hairstylist was your destiny?
When I found out, I could paint at work, Have free reign of artistry with my career, that paid well, and make people feel great about themselves and look beautiful all at the same time!
Where do you find your creative inspiration as a stylist?
Nature. The natural textures of the earth. I formulate colors of clothes and objects in my head. I'm inspired by things that have nothing to do with hair. From then on, I'm determined to create it into something that's then relevant to hair.
Who is your mentor or inspiration in the industry?
Marylle Koken. One of our very own Sebastian core team artists. Someone with a personality similar to mine
( which is rare). Has a great eye for things, and cuts no corners. She will tell you exactly how it is. I'm also very inspired by the designer Marc Jacobs. His work makes my imagination go off the charts.
Describe yourself in three words:
Adament. Fierce. Innovative.
What is one goal you would like to accomplish in your lifetime?
Deep sea treasure hunting.
Tell me something quirky about yourself that most people don’t know.
I have elaborate conversations with myself in the car. And yes, I answer back.
If you were an animal what would you be and why?
White tiger. Fierce, and rare.
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
I love food.
What’s your “Life Motto”
" Tell me, I'll forget.
Show me, I may remember.
Involve me, I understand."
- Larissa Chaney