Team Diamond is an elite group of beauty industry experts whose unique, collective talents are synergized to enhance the overall strength of the team. Our team continuously strives for excellence to innovate, trend set, and blaze trails and are a force to reckon with at the salon, on the stage, and are available as a mobile team….that’s right….we’ll come to YOU! Our goal is to surpass our clients’ expectations when it comes to QUALITY whether the demand is for professional retail products, Virgin & Remy extensions, hairstyling/coloring/cutting, makeup, facial, hair removal, or eyelash extension services. Our complete team will consist of licensed cosmetologists/barber stylists, estheticians, MUAs, LMTs, nail artists, assistants and models…if you are looking for a salon family to advance with, contact us for an interview! Please check back periodically to see what positions our team may have available. Feel free to email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org at any time. Click Job Opening to see our current Job Posting.
Tongela Curry – Owner/Stylist
Born and raised in Arkansas, Tongela is a licensed cosmetologist and entrepreneur. She believes that life should be a cultural experience driven by passion and healthy relationships. She is a free spirited person who loves to create exotic looks through hairstyles and makeup. She has participated in the American Hair Idol Battle, Fist Full of Showstoppers, Hair Invasion and she was one of the key hairstylists for the 2010 Little Rock Fashion Week and the 2014 Designers’ Choice Fashion Preview. This career is her life; she loves dealing with people and believes that everyone deserves a personal stylist. Her dream is to build a networking empire within the beauty industry founded on support. She stands out as more than your average hairstylist as she loves to research the chemistry of hair….down to the products used to give the best results. She has already dedicated 2015 to rebrand herself as a business and hair concierge consultant since she wishes to fulfill the demand for a diverse educator locally and abroad. Tongela is a trusted stylist in Arkansas and frequently gets asked hair questions from potential clients as well as other stylists. To keep the dialogue interactive, she created and manages her personal as well as salon’s website, social media accounts, and mobile app. In 2014, her efforts to educate caught the attention of TWO national brands and in 2015, she became the ONLY Design Essentials Educator and the ONLY Pravana Brand Specialist and Artistic Educator in the state of Arkansas.
Tongela is a U.S. Army veteran and she has a Bachelor’s degree in Small Business Management (Entrepreneurship Emphasis) from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Believing in continued education, she wrote a business plan focused on the overall growth of an innovative salon and its styling team. In 2012, this led to the birth of….The Diamond Salon!
Alicia Brown – Stylist
Born and raised in Lake Village, AR, Alicia “Snook” Brown is a professional stylist with great listening skills in which she uses to execute the visions of her guests. Pursuing her career since 2006 has allowed her to experience the different joys this industry has to offer including:
- Platforming at the Bronner Brothers Hairshow
- Competed, modeled, and assisted in various hairshows in AR, LA, and TN
- Opened first beauty salon in 2010
- Key Hairstylist in Little Rock Fashion Week 2010
- Guest artist at Paul Mitchell Partner School
Although she has gained some great experience over the years, staying precise will always be her top priority. Remember, “It’s all in the details!”
To book with Alicia, contact her at (870) 632-9172!
Jacoby Beasley – Stylist
Kimberlee Crosby, graduate from Paul Mitchell in 2010. Kimberlee has competed in numerous hair shows, she has a passion for volunteering and being involved in anything dealing with youth. Kimberlee is not just a hair stylist she decided to further her education by becoming a licensed cosmetology instructor, where she dug deep into the Art of coloring and hair cutting. Kimberlee prides herself in being a very versatile stylist who not only is good in styling hair but is well knowledgeable on the “Why” behind the “What”. Healthy hair trumps it all and I stylist with integrity is even better.
For more information on Kimberlee, you can email Kymmiden@gmail.com or call/text 501.717.9769!
Genifer Oliver – Stylist
Genifer is a graduate of Regency Beauty Institute in Little Rock, AR. She is newly licensed but her knowledge and passion for hair shows through every client. Her main focus is the overall health of your hair, whether relaxed or natural. She also specializes in extensions (custom wig units, sewin installations and quickweaves) and much more!
For more information on Genifer, you can call/text 501.218.4766. Click HERE to book an appointment.501.717.9769!
Selina Mahon – Stylist/Makeup Artist
Edna Lindsey – Stylist/Trichologist
Mrs. Lindsey is a board Certified Trichology therapist with 24 years in the hair care industry. She first started her career as a stylist and then went on to teach cosmetology, it was then that she notice an increase in hair loss and scalp disorders, with very little treatment available ,so she felt the call to further educate herself in order to address these disorders Mrs. Lindsey stated there is a silent epidemic of hair loss and scalp disorders in our community that must be addressed .Her desire is not only to help women look good on the outside but also to help them improve on the inside where most hair dis-orders begin. She offers services to a diverse group of women, men and children, who have issues with their hair or scalp, such as thinning shedding ,breakage, hair that want grow, and scalp disorders such flaky , itchy, oily, and dry scalp conditions. Her specialties consist of Identifying scalp disorders and administering scalp treatments with a customized plan for each client. Whether it is chemotherapy hair loss or different forms of alopecia. Her certifications are as follows Trichologist , Health and Wellness Consultant, trichology instructor, cosmetology instructor, non –surgical hair replacement specialist, and cold laser technician. She holds certifications under the American Medical Certification Association, the National Trichology Training Institute and the American Cancer Society where she became the facilitator for the look good feel better program designed for women undergoing chemotherapy. Mrs. Lindsey’s goal is to improve and foster awareness about the increase in hair and scalp disorders in our communities. She is now offering Private consultations. Her clinic hours are Sunday 1:30 to 5:00 and Monday – Thursday 9:00 to 2:30. Appointments can be placed online or by calling 870.872.1879.
Karla K. Scott – Master Esthetician
Combining glamour with the glory of God is the marketplace ministry of Karla Kathleen Scott…Aesthetician, Master Makeup Artist, cosmetics-line creator, Beauty Industry trainer, coach and consultant, and God’s “Lash Queen”. She not only is an innovative enhancer of outer beauty: she also helps to bring out one’s divinely-appointed inner beauty as a licensed and ordained minister of the Gospel. Scott is a 35-year veteran in the beauty and cosmetics industry. Her moniker “The Lash Queen” was earned as she pioneered the professional eyelash extension landscape in the Central Arkansas area some years ago; paving the way for what is now one of the fastest growing trends in the beauty business. In 2006, as a representative of the Colorado-based NaturaLash, she operated as its only certified instructor in the state, training other beauty industry professionals in Arkansas and surrounding states. In 2012, she built on her NaturaLash expertise to launch her Bump-Her Lashes technique and began offering training in that modality as well. With a passion for passing the baton, Scott banks on her years of Spirit-led business experience and has launched into offering business coaching and consulting services for new entrepreneurs, helping them maximize their skills and gifts. Specialized training in the areas of eyelash extensions, makeup artistry, and advanced skin care and aesthetics was a natural progression for this beauty industry veteran. This is not only training in these areas according to conventional wisdom, but what sets Scott’s training apart is her reliance upon the wisdom of God and a heart for advancing His Kingdom. “I feel like I was born for this hour in time”, Scott says, “It’s an hour when God’s people make a shift to the front of the pack! It is our time to shine!” With a heart-felt desire to help others “unwrap and unpack” their gifts and talents, her own are now in popular demand as a business encourager, trainer, coach and mentor. “You simply cannot consider yourself successful in your endeavors, if you’ve trained no one to do what you know how to do”, Scott says. Check out her websites, www.karlakscott.com and www.thelashqueen.com .
Princess Rene Gupton – Princess Breeze Boutique Owner/Rich Girlz Hair Distributor