Kathy has been in the beauty industry since 1999. Graduated with Cosmetology License in 2000 from The International Institute of Hair Design here in Raleigh. She has experience in salon service and with on-location special occasion hair styling as well for Weddings, Photo Shoots, Fashion shows and more. In 2003 she decided to start he own business, opening up A Shear Perfection Salon!
Kathy has been published and featured several times: Chapel Hill Magazine, Southern Wedding, Brown Sparrow, Black Brides, 2 Wedding Porch Venue Promo Video's, Urbaniak Fashion show & Luncheon, Party Designs By Jax Blog and The Big Fake Wedding. She is in the process of being published in Borrowed & Blue and PARTYSLATE. She stays up on the latest in the industry continuing to educate her self in the beauty and fashion industry. In 2010 she became interested in skin care and started taking aesthetics classes through The Salon and Spa Training Institute. There she got more experienced with facials,eyelash application and got her microdermabrasion certification. In 2012 she started getting training in makeup artistry. Kathy is skilled in cut, coloring and styling hair for all ethnicities. She has done traditional American and traditional Indian weddings, as well as other cultures.
Deatrice Snuggs, a Washington, DC native began her career as a makeup artist in 2007. She studied and received a Cosmetology Associate's Degree at Wake Technical Community College. In addition, she also attended the NC School of Makeup where she gained the necessary skills to practice makeup artistry. Upon completing the program Deatrice has participated in several MAC, and Bobbi Brown Master Class sessions as well as Kett Cosmetics Airbrush Training to ensure she remains up to date on current trends, and informed on the latest products.
Deatrice has served as one of the key makeup artist for fashion shows for Macy's, the Golden Scissor Awards, and the Bronner Brothers Hair Show. She has also trained and worked with some of the best in the area including S. Davis Makeup Artistry, and Makeup for Your Day. She is a current Freelance Beauty Advisor for Estee Lauder Cosmetics.