Maria has been in the beauty industry for 36 years as a licensed professional, and started doing hair at the age of ten and had a full clientele by the time she was 14. She decided that this was the profession she was chosen to do. Her passion stems from the ability to transform people and improve their self image. Her inspiration comes from the individual, what makes them happy or the best version of themselves. Maria’s specialty is total makeovers, she loves to transform individuals. Her philosophy is to provide great customer service with EVERY guest, EVERY time. Maria’s styling tip is to shampoo your hair at night and put it in a bun, then when you take it out in the morning, it cuts your styling time in half. Maria is from Antioch, Illinois and loves to spend time on her boat with her family and dogs.