Maria started her career in Washington D.C. where she was born and raised. In all actuallity she was doing hair at the age of 15. Later in life Maria moved to Atlanta and opened her first salon in the Dunwoody Ga area and expanded into the Norcross Ga. Area.
After many years of being a salon owner, decided to become an independent contractor now working in the Duluth Ga area.
This allowed her time to develop her Bridal Hair and Makeup business, which brought much successes due to her dedication to advance education for long hair design work and makeup.
Hair by Maria was chosen many times by brides who vote for their favorite hair and makeup vendor. Hair By Maria received numerous awards for best vendor in the wedding beauty category at AtlantaBridal.com and WeddingWire.com.
In addition, one of Maria’s hair designs was chosen to be published from over 12,000 entries submitted to BehindTheChair.com in 2012, a major magazine and website for the beauty industry.
She has loved doing weddings, but is now teaching other hair stylist how to create beautiful bridal hair and makeup. Since the beginning of her career she has been dedicated to providing a professional salon experience.She does this by investing money and time in advance education
On a monthly basis. She has studied with Aquage, Redken, Paul Mitchell, Goldwell, Martin Parsons, Matrix, TIGI, Chi,Beth Manardi,Aveda and many more.
As a result from the hard work she puts into what she does with hair design, cut, color and long hair trend work.
Maria was certified in 2013 by Aquage.com to become an educating artist. Traveling across the country, working hair shows, helping to facilitate Aquage Master Academies, and doing In salon classes on advance haircutting, hair design and long hair design.
The best thing to happen to me in my career, teaching for such a great company, Aquage