Elizabeth Barajas started her journey in the beauty industry attending the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology - A Paul Mitchell Partner School. While attending SFIEC, she was able to participate in multiple student teams that helped expose her to incredible opportunities in the industry.
Since becoming a licensed cosmetologist Elizabeth has maintained herself busy working with and being mentored by John Vella, a National Educator for Rene Furterer. She receives Master’s Classes every 6 weeks in San Francisco, enabling her to continue to develop her technical skills.
Elizabeth is also being mentored by International Educator, Sharon Blain. Sharon’s passion and creativity has helped push Elizabeth’s boundaries, allowing her to not only develop her formal styling skills but also create a professional business model. Elizabeth has had the opportunity to assist Sharon with model prep and on stage during 2017 Beauty Week’s Hair Brained – Teach in. Elizabeth also traveled to Pasadena, Ca in 2018 to assist during Sharon Blain’s Long Hair Master Class.
Elizabeth’s recent achievements are as follows:
· 2016 – Pro Beauty Association, Beacon Winner
· 2016 – Published in Fashion Xchange Magazine (Dearly Beloved, A tribute to Prince)
· 2017 – Beauty Changes Lives Scholarship Winner
· 2018 – Featured in Modern Salon Magazine
· 2018 – The Supremes Winner (Bangstyle Global Hair Competition)
Elizabeth Barajas is now the owner of Artistry 410 Salon in Oceanside, California. She enjoys life as a traveling stylist. She has found balance in continuing to provide services to her clientele in the Bay Area working at The Madhouse Salon in Fremont, California as a Guest Artist while continuing to build a clientele in San Diego County.