Next up on our Stylist Profiles is Robin Rivera. Read on and get to know another member of the Vogue Salon family and find out why she feels lucky to be a hair dresser today!
What is your name? Robin Rivera
Where were you born? Newport Beach, CA
Why did you become a hair stylist? Donato made me! No really he did. I started at the front desk when I was 19. I don’t have a romantic story about loving hair since a kid, but I truly feel blessed to love what I do.
What do you like most about being a hair stylist? Least? Being a perfectionist I feel there is always a little bit more to be done. Never quite finished.
What is currently your favorite hair product? Why? Bumble and Bumble Does it All Spray. Don’t leave home without it.
Which service or style do you enjoy doing most? Why? Love the blow dry, duh! It’s the grand finale! We get to see the color and cut!
Who or what inspires you and your work? Seriously each and every one in our salon daily. Often times the client themselves.
What do you do when you’re not creating amazing hair? Workout.
Where do you live? Costa Mesa, CA
What is playing in your car, on your iPhone, iPod? Morgan Page!
What is your favorite food and drink? I Love Pho! Sparkling water with lemon. Iced Coffee.
What is currently your “it” spot for dining and socializing? Why? Yard House
What is your favorite vacation destination? The Caribbeans.
What is your guilty pleasure? Ice Cream.
What was the name of your favorite toy or stuffed animal? Do you still have it? Sugar. It was a pink bear. He’s gone.
If you could live in any period in history, which would you choose and why? 50′s women really cared about their appearance.
Do you have a hero? If so, who? Donato Bianchini.