When Chris left Detroit in 2003, her heart was wide open to receive New York City’s unique energy and constant visual stimulation. A talented photographer, Chris’s sharp eye for detail and uncommon beauty landed her numerous photographic apprenticeships. Already a rising star in her art, Chris turned her eye to Hair! Her newfound passion flourished at the Aveda Institute where she developed her razor sharp skills. Chris was then chosen to refine her skills with the inimitable Nick Arrojo: A revered hairdresser, educator, and bright light in the business with exposure in the world’s best magazines and best known for his seven years as hairdressing host for TLC’s “What not to Wear.” Chris won the 2006 in-house Arrojo trend vision contest and was then promoted to be one of the top stylists at Arrojo. She was handpicked to do advanced in house Salon trainings as well as travel with Nick all over the globe to do high fashion trade shows and educational seminars. Chris loves to create looks that balance classic with edgy style, emphasizing natural texture, and easy-to-manage, effortless style. She is a visionary and truly an artist. In her 5+ yrs of styling at Arrojo salon her acumen with the razor and scissor has made her an in irreplaceable stylist and friend to her clientele and a welcomed addition to the Hudson valley community.