Lily has been working as a master hairstylist/colorist since 1989 and a Goldwell USA certified master colorist since 1998. Prior to joining Pure Hair Design, Lily worked at Kent Newton Salon. She was also part of Giacomo Salon team in Kenmore Square where she was trained as an apprentice by one of Boston’s top hairstylists Giacomo DiRado. In 1997 she joined the team at Mitchell John Salon.
Over the years, Lily has also taken many master cutting classes in New York City from Bumble and Bumble in the art of razor cutting and private classes in hair coloring from Gianluc who hails from Italy and has worked all over Europe. Lily has also received many private sessions with John Sahaag, a stylist from New York, who has had a major influence of Lily’s styling views.
Lily was one of the youngest members of Intercouriffer, an internationally recognized hairstyling group. With this connection Lily had the pleasure of meeting many of the world’s top stylists, taking classes with the group and participating in hair shows. Lily’s art was first published in a local fashion show in 1991 by Boston’s hip rag “The Improper Bostonian” and was also featured in Allure Magazine as one of Boston’s top colorists in the industry in 2000.
In 1997 along with Tabatha Coffey, Lily participated in Hair Color USA multiple times and was recognized for her innovative thinking, fresh color ideas and creative talent. Lily worked as an educator for Goldwell of New England for approximately six years where she participated and taught classes and shows all over New England. Her creativity spilled over into the design of many coloring techniques for Goldwell of New England and she has been recognized by many publications that focus on the art of hair coloring.
In 2012, Lily received her second Master Colorist certificate from Wella USA and in 2013 she became Kent Newton’s Director of Color Education. Other certificates that Lily accrued are Brazilian Blowout certified, Coppola Keratin Complex certified and is certified in balayage techniques from L’Oréal.
Lily’s major focus is on hair color but does take pride in completing the whole design, with her focus on service and a level of professionalism that will speak for itself. She participated in many “Hair Cares” events throughout the city of Boston.