Searching for a new hairstyle? Or need someone you can trust to bring your dream wedding look to life? If you have ever said to yourself: “Good hair days make me feel like I can rule the World!” We have discovered the right gal for you. Recently we spoke with Brittany Hall, an experienced hairstylist and makeup artist who owns her namesake company. Brittany’s salon is the perfect spot to find your chic new do or to be pampered with your dream wedding look.
Q: How did you wind up in the hair and makeup business?
A. In high school and college, I loved doing makeup and hair for friends. On special nights out, friends would always ask if I would help them get ready. I immediately fell in love with it! After college I thought maybe I could make a career out of doing what I love.
Q: What type of career would you have in an alternate universe?
A. In an alternate universe, I would travel the world with friends and family and blog about it!
Q: What do you wish you knew when first starting that you know now?
A. I wish starting out I would have taken more pictures of my work, not sure if I’ve gotten any better at that, but it’s always fun to see how styles change and how far you’ve come.
Q: What would people be surprised to learn about you?
A. People would be surprised to know even though I love hair and makeup I also have a secret desire to watch a surgery in an operating room.
Q: What motivates you?
A. There are many things that motivate me professionally. I think people being so excited to have their hair and makeup done, especially for special events, weddings or other changes in their life. I love watching the award shows or reading magazines to know the latest trends. You can also find hair trends with some reality TV stars, on Instagram, etc.
Q: Best career advice you have ever received?
A. Do what you love.
Q: Favorite book (business or pleasure)?
A. I love all murder mystery books and podcasts.
Q: Best vacation you have taken?
A. I love any vacation! It’s always good company and great to unwind!
Q: Where will find you on a Sunday afternoon?
A. On a target run with my daughter and coffee in my hand.
Q: Your go-to cocktail (or mocktail)?
A. Favorite cocktail is anything with Gin or St. Germaine
Q: What makes you truly happy?
A. My family makes me truly happy.
Q: As you know, HPU is right here with incredible students looking to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams – what three pieces of advice would you give them?
A. To HPU students I would say to (1) Work really really hard (2) Put yourself out there and meet as many people as possible. (3) Don’t think your long term goal is far away… each step is a short term goal accomplished.
Brittany’s passion and that smile (!) are contagious! She is one of the many entrepreneurs you will find around this creative city. To learn more about Brittany Hall Hair and Makeup Design, pick up the phone and call (336) 259-8365.
Brittany Hall Hair and Makeup Design is located right off Main Street at 120 West State Avenue, Suite 102.
Discover our High Points,
The HP Discovered Team