ShaQueen Valentine, 31, is a fresh passionate talent carving her own path in the Hair Design community. She is a much sought after Hair Stylist and Colorist, and now, she is a premier salon owner in Fairfield County, CT with over 10 years of experience. Ms. Valentine launched her premier, innovative hair salon in Stamford, CT in the Fall of 2011 called “Vanity Studio”.
ShaQueen Valentine is certified in cosmetology. Earlier in her career she interned at Warren Tricomi, Salon Shahin, and Noelle Spa, and has also held Hair Design positions at Enzo Riccobini Salon, Creations by Kathleen, and Regis Salons. She has done hair design for numerous private exclusive events including weddings, parties, fashion shows, theatrical casts, celebrity stylists, and more. ShaQueen brings raining, dedication and an un-matched passion to her new ventures.
In the spring of 2014 ShaQueen Valentine opened a School of Cosmetology on the salon premises, as an extension of her father Michael Valentine's Barber Academy. Mike Valentine launched the Academy in the spring of 2009. In the spring of 2014 ShaQueen wanted to bring this educational experience to her very own space. Ms. Valentine created a downtown campus of this family establishment at her very own salon location. ShaQueen has created an affordable luxury experience for her clients.
In the Winter of 2016 ShaQueen received her certification from Dream Catchers. "The world's best hair extensions" as a certified extension specialist.
With her passion for Hair Design, ShaQueen has also been privately trained as an educator in the mixing and formulation of colors for all stages of application from L'Oreal, Wella, Redken, Aquage, and Paul Mitchell. Ms. Valentine has also held an educator position for RUSK hair care products. In this role, Ms. Valentine traveled to salons in her district to train other stylist on how to properly use the RUSK Deep Shine Color collection as well as providing product knowledge with the RUSK product line.
Prior to attending Cosmetology School ShaQueen studied Design and Management at one of the world's leading art institutions, Parsons School Of Design. During her time at Parsons ShaQueen was able to indulge in all facets of design cultures and color theory. This foundation has created a polished Master Stylist.
ShaQueen Valentine brings her love for fashion and hair, and dedication to exquisite customer service and client consultation to Vanity Studio with a distinctive flavor and style catering to men and women of Fairfield County/Westchester area.