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About Me:

My name is Mallory Vu and I am a licensed cosmetologist who specializes in hair and nails at Curlicue Salon in Covina, CA. I performs haircuts, colors, foil highlights and balayage, Brazilian blow-outs, perms, thermal styles, acrylic nails, manicures, pedicures and waxing for my clients.

I’ve held customer service, sales and marketing positions in the e-commerce industry that have equipped me with the skills and knowledge to manage the business aspect of the beauty industry. I also have the grit that is needed to succeed in today’s evolving economy and the ever-changing beauty industry.  Some of my favorite services in this industry include Balayage and Highlighting, Fashion Colors and Hair Coloring in general. I like to see the beauty in the complexity of chemical hair services.  I also enjoy cutting and seeing the over-all transformation that occurs when I give an amazing haircut.

I really enjoy working in the salon but most importantly, I love helping people by making them look and feel amazing. I aspires to own my own salon some day and to mentor budding salon professionals.  New stylists are the industries future and they hold the keys to positive changes and success within our industry.

My Cosmetology Skills:

  • Shampooing and Scalp Massage
  • Blow-outs and Thermal styling with flat iron and Marcel curling iron
  • Women’s-Men’s and Children’ haircuts
  • Clipper-cuts, Fades and Line-Ups
  • Color Formulation and Color Correction
  • Foil-Highlighting and Balayage Techniques
  • Brazilian Blow-Out and Keratin Treatments
  • Perms and Roller-Sets
  • Wedding and Special Event hairstyles and up-do’s
  • Face and Body Waxing
  • Acrylic, Dip Powder & Gel Nails
  • Manicures and Pedicures

My Customer Service, Sales & Marketing Skills:

  • Fosters rewarding relationships with customers through her comprehensive hair care and product knowledge and her warm, personable demeanor.
  • Has superb conflict resolution techniques and communication skills.
  • Helps analyze and develop sales and marketing strategy by launching promotions and marketing campaigns that maintain healthy margins.
  • Regularly meets or exceeds monthly sales growth goals.
  • Drives sales through the optimization of services and retail product assortment and retail sales forecasting.
  • Proven experience selling across various online channels like social media and other online platforms.

My Professional Organizations:

BNI – Business Networking International Member • Glendora, CA

  • Member of Glendora BNI Chapter Since: 10/2019

My Education & Certifications:

Barbicide Standard & COVID-19 Certification • Online Certification

  • Both Certificate of Completion Received: 5/16/2020

Brazilian Blow Out Certification • Online Certification

  • Certificate of Completion Received: 2/20/2020

Young Nails Mastering Acrylic Nails One-Week-Course • Anaheim, CA

  • Certificate of Completion Received: 8/16/2019

California Board of Cosmetology License

  • License Valid Until: 4/30/2021

Citrus Community College • Glendora, CA

  • Cosmetology Certificate of Completion Received: April, 2019

Pomona Catholic High School • Pomona, CA

  • Graduated with Diploma: Class of 2005

My Volunteer Experience:

Acrylic Nail Demonstration • Citrus College • November, 2019

  • She performs acrylic nail demonstrations to students and aspiring cosmetologists using the Young Nails application style at Citrus College’s Cosmetology Department.

Cosmetology Club • Citrus College • September, 2018 to April, 2019

  • Formerly the Cosmo Club’s Secretary, her duties included taking official meeting minutes during each meeting and keep the club’s goals organized and on track.
  • The club meets weekly to discuss and organize new activities and opportunities to volunteer and gain real-world experience in the beauty industry before they graduate the program.
  • She personally provides employment coaching through resume assistance and interview training to students getting ready to graduate and head into the beauty industry.

La Fetra Community Center • Glendora, CA • December, 2018

  • Volunteer Hairdresser and Manicurist to Senior Citizens.

Citrus College Hair Competition • Citrus College • October, 2018

  • She helped organize the Cosmetology Departments yearly hair competition.
  • She was also the hostess for the event and stood on stage to announce each contestant.

Foothill Unity Center • Santa Anita, CA • August, 2018

  • Volunteer Hairdresser and Manicurist to School Aged Children.