Choreographer...a person who has the ability to create and
arrange movement of hair through weaving, pressing,
braiding, curling, cutting, coloring or styling. This term
describes one of today's most skilled hair care
professionals, Shirlena Allen
Born in Los Angeles, California, Shirlena Allen began
working in a hair salon at the tender age of thirteen.
Inspired by creating and providing quality customer service
to her clientele, Shirlena embarked upon further educating
herself about the products and entrepreneurial aspects of
the hair care business by becoming certified at the
prestigious John Peri Institute
Traveling across the globe, Shirlena Allen had experienced
various cultures and their unique techniques and styles of
hair care, which she offers to her clientele. "God has given
me the gift, so I'm accountable for sharing it with those
who would normally not have been exposed nor have the
resources to receive proper education regarding hair care"
With a visionary quest, Shirlena studied at several
institutions for hair care which included Vidal Sasson,
Elasta QP, Sebastian Vision, Martin Parsons, Jamison Shaw
and Dudley's Cosmetology University. Achieving respect
amongst the hair care professionals/educators, paying
customers and music industry executives, Shirlena quickly
became the most sought after hairstylist for television,
film, recording artists and world class athletes.
The likes of Macy Gray, Lennox Lewis, Nia Long, Brandy, Eve,
Lenny Kravitz, Raven Symone, Vivica A. Fox, Serena Williams,
the Black-Eyed Peas, and Ciara began to have
their crowns individually coiffured and professionally
treated by the hands of Shirlena Allen.