Art Cardiel, named by Los Angeles Magazine as “Best Haircutter in Los Angeles”, is the owner of Works of Art Hair Studio.
Raised in Los Angeles, Art trained in London (Toni & Guy), Germany (Kabus) and LA (Sebastian, Sassoon). He worked at Ravissant in San Marino before moving to the popular Los Feliz salon, Transcend, where he cut for over a decade, and developed a devoted following.
“No one will ever leave here with a cookie cutter copy of this month’s TV star hairdo” says Art. “Unless, of course, that’s what they want. Seriously, I approach each client as an individual. I listen to their needs and wants, then apply my skills and knowledge to put them in the right direction. It’s my job to make sure every client is not only happy with their cut today, but to make sure it’s going to work after he or she leaves.”
On the salon, Cardiel says:
“My motto is, ‘Open door, open space’”, says Art, who is the consummate host, introducing customers to one another and making sure everyone is happy. “I want to be an artistic nucleus for the neighborhood. My clients are a wide array of creative people, and I like being able to expose them to the community, and the community to them.”
Stop in to see what Art can do for you, or just to say hello. The door is always open.
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Being nominated for Hairstylist of the Year in 2003 by the International Photographer Association, and winning the prestigious “Lucie Award”, Mitzi has come full circle in the world of beauty. Mitzi became a hairstylist in the 1980′s, and immediately began working as a platform artist/educator for Zotos International, one of the top hair product manufacturers. She worked her way up to become one of five members of the Artistic Council, who would dictate the next season’s beauty trends, and teaching them to other hairdressers around the world. Mitzi also leanred to do makeup, and after moving to Los Angeles, began freelancing in both hair and makeup. Among her achievements, Mitzi has worked on videos for Norah Jones, Seal, Jewel, and Sheryl Crow; commercials for Showtime and Coors light; advertising campaigns for the Gap, Lee Jeans, Levi’s and Sony.
On doing both hair and makeup, Mitzi says, “I love creating a whole look for a client. Hairstylist is like sculpting whereas makeup is more like painting. It’s hard to choose between two very different, very creative art forms.
Even though Mitzi has spent 20 years in the freelance industry, her passion lies in her salon work, especially haircolor, and especially at Works of Art Hair Studio!
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If you’ve ever watched any of Madonna’s first videos, you’ve seen the work of L’Nor Wolin. Traveling to Venice, Italy to do Madonna’s hair in “Like a Virgin” among many others, L’Nor has put her stamp on the history of music video hairdressing. Starting out as a singer/songwriter, L’Nor has been involved in all aspects of the entertainment industry. L’NOR is a classic example of an artist/hairstylist who specializes in color, and believes every head that sits in her chair should be a work of art, yet able to walk the street and not look like a picture from a hair magazine. Her devoted clients come to her from all over Los Angeles, willing to put up with LA traffic to let L’Nor weave her magic on them. Her fans say that L’Nor cuts hair like a jazz musician. If you are curious to find out what that means, and to be counted as one of her many fans, make an appointment today with L’Nor at Works of Art Hair Studio. To make an appointment with L’Nor, please call (323)333-5709.
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Balayage color specialist and stylist Lauren Payne has been doing hair for a decade and has loved every moment of it. Working the past 10 years at the most upscale salon in Boca Raton, she learned from the best in the industry. From the innovative minds of Kevin Murphy, Paul Mitchell, and Davines, she’s learned the most progressive techniques in the world. More than just hairdressing, Lauren sees her client’s hair as a blank canvas, and her creativity and precision makes her a true hair artist. She really cares about her clients and will do what’s best for them, always considering the longevity and health of their hair. Using natural and top of the line products, Lauren sets out to make the hair not only look better, but feel better! With passion that shines through every head of hair she touches, Lauren Payne lives to make her clients happy and confident with how they look. Lauren will always be passionate for hair, continuing to educating herself, looking for the next big thing.
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