Carla Gamero 

Carla is a professional, dedicated and enthusiastic hair stylist that has worked in the beauty industry for a decade. She has established a long-term clientele in the west side of Los Angeles. 

Her career in hairdressing began as an apprentice for the widely known CARLTON INTERNATIONAL and with hard work, quickly excelled in management and education for The Academy as an instructor which then lead to becoming a mentor stylist. Carla has mastered her craft in hairdressing by taking courses such as Vidal Sassoon, Goldwell and Bumble and Bumble. She was given the opportunity to attend the New York based, influential and prestigious, Bumble and Bumble University for advanced education in "Business Immersion" and product knowledge. 

With the importance of evolving as a hair stylist, today, Carla is an independent stylist and small business owner at the ARC studio in Marina Del Rey. She is continuously finding inspiration in art, music, books and fashion to feed her passion. The contagious energy in her work space ensures to make any guest feel rejuvenated and leave feeling beautiful inward and outward. 

Ladonia Hopkins

LaDonia has been a professional hair artist for over 18 years. Her affinity for hair runs in the family as her mother, stepmother, and sisters are also in the industry. Having such exposure to hair artistry while growing up, allowed LaDonia to find her true passion at an early age and obtain her cosmetology license shortly after graduating high school.  The gratification in bringing her client’s hair vision to life is what sustains LaDonia’s enthusiasm toward her profession.  

LaDonia specializes in blondes, fantasy color, and mens haircutting.  Through her diverse skill set, she has established a base of loyal clients who inspire her craft daily.  LaDonia regularly attends cut and color classes to support her passion and dedication to the ever evolving beauty industry.  In addition to learning advanced techniques formally, she also draws inspiration from her fellow creatives, and current trends.  LaDonia uses a variety of brands, depending on the clients need including Redken, Goldwell, Schwarzkopf, Oligo, and Pulp Riot.

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