Student Feature | Elise Hildebrandt
Don’t worry about the journey but enjoy each step along the way. Becoming a hairstylist can seem overwhelming but it’s crazy how fast you can grow with enough determination!
You can find Elise at Salon Haze
What made you choose this career?
The salon was my favourite place to be when I was growing up! Everything from the vibe, people, smells and the way I’d feel leaving always made me the happiest! When I realized that I could do that for my career it was an easy choice to pursue it!
When did you graduate?
The end of March!
What’s the most valuable thing you took from The Style Academy?
That being a hairstylist is more rewarding then I could have imagined, and that with a good team and enough confidence you can create anything!
What keeps you motivated to push forward?
When my clients leave with more confidence then what they came in with!
Who has been your biggest inspiration and why (in or outside of the industry)
Jordan Cox from Honeycomb in Regina and urban roots in swift current! She is from my hometown, went to the style academy as well and is KILLING it! I hope to thrive as well as her as I leave the style academy!
What are your favourite services to offer?
I love doing foils and balayage! Especially styling it to really show off the new dimensions.
What do you look forward to most having chosen this career?
To see my growth as I continue learning new things and getting better.
What is the one piece of advice you wish someone would have given you?
To not worry about the journey but enjoy each step along the way. Becoming a hairstylist can seem overwhelming but it’s crazy how fast you can grow with enough determination!
Is there anything else you would like to add?
I’m so thankful for The Style Academy and the start it has given me in my career! I feel so ready leaving here to take on any client that comes my way!