Name: Jessica Castillo
Where did you go to cosmetology school:
Aveda Institute Dallas
How many years have you been behind the chair: 7
What are your specialties?
Precision cutting and creative cutting. I also love balayage, reds and fashion colors.
What made you want to join Panther City Salon?
The energy of the salon is amazing. Every single hairdresser has a unique creative talent. I love being surrounded by like minded people that inspire me, genuinely care about our staff as a whole and are very driven and passionate about our craft.
Where do you find your creative inspiration as a stylist?
I am inspired by the people that sit in my chair. I like to enhance existing features: cheekbones, eye color, etc. I also find inspiration in fashion, architecture, nature, art and music.
Who is your mentor or inspiration in the industry?
Gerard Scarpaci, Joshua Flowers, Emily Costello
Describe yourself in three words:
Passionate, creative, intuitive
What is something quirky about yourself most people don’t know:
I can usually find humor in any situation.
What is one goal you would like to accomplish in your lifetime?
I would like to travel the world as a haircutting educator.
If you were an animal what would you be and why?
A horse. Spirited, strong, resilient with a gentle soul.
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
What’s your “Life Motto”
Start each day with gratitude. Live in the moment and follow your heart.