Nicole Leal was born and raised in Los Angeles. When Sebastian International selected her out of hundreds of stylists to join their creative freelance team, she knew this would be the platform that would launch her career. She is recognized as a successful Hairstylist, Makeup Artist, Color Expert, and Educator from Los Angeles.
Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and from there decided to pursue an exciting career in the fashionable Hair Care industry. She believes education is essential to personal growth. After finishing her education at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Nicole excelled her career to the next level and began teaching hair and make-up for Sebastian International. Her appreciation for higher learning secured her the incredible opportunity to travel all over the world creating innovative coloring techniques and being a brand spokesperson for Wella Professionals as a Top Artist. Nicole brands herself as an industry expert in hair care by providing education, and training to other hair stylists and color experts throughout the world. She is also a contributing beauty consultant for various publications and industry websites such as Modern Salon, Teen People and Behind The Chair.
With our evolving responsibility for protecting the environment, Nicole has taken a leadership role, and is proactive in being eco-friendly and definitely contributes significant resources to this effort. For her commitment to environmental actions, she was awarded the “Eco-Star Award” by The California Sustainable Works, and additionally was given a Certificate of Recognition from the Senator of California. Nicole also honorably donates her time to Heal-the-Bay: Adopt-a-Beach Program and the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation. You can catch all her latest Eco-Blogging passions at my EcoBlog, Green Meets Girl.
Nicole is one of the select few who have been chosen to join the amazing team at Nine Zero One Salon in West Hollywood, California. Nicole shares her expertise and knowledge by creating advanced hair care curriculum and implementing the best education program for new stylists at Nine Zero One. Along with her incredible skills, Nicole also brings her passion of inspiring others to be their greatest. In addition to providing an awesome client experience, her genuine inspiration and vast work experience has improved the careers of stylists everywhere. She has a down to earth approach to hair beauty and an ease about her that makes everyone comfortable, whether styling a model for a show, working with an actress for a film, or in front of the camera as a brand spokesperson. Nicole is committed to success and high quality in anything she does, especially when it comes to hair. Her clients trust her immensely and appreciate her honesty, talent, passion and professionalism.
A mix of simple, sexy and modern glamour inspires Nicole’s color choices. “Beautiful hair is healthy hair,” says Leal. “Your hair color is only as good as the integrity of your hair. Investing in quality products makes a huge difference in the appearance of your hair. It’s been said that your hair is your biggest accessory, so take care of it.” Leal’s professional eye for color richens up her client’s appearance and the effect is always eye catching. Come get the Nicole Leal experience!
You can find Nicole at Nine Zero One Salon — 901 Westbourne Drive, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: (310) 855-9099