Episode 101: Lacy Redway

Apr 22nd

Lacy Redway is a Jamaican born celebrity hair stylist, she’s worked with Tracee Ellis-Ross, Tessa Thompson, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, FKA Twigs the list goes on and on. Lacy has been featured in a number of publications from including Essence, Allure, Glamour, Cosmopolitan. She has also been names one of the 13 Most influential female hair stylists on Refinery29.

Key Takeaways

  • Having an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Discovering new opportunities
  • Honing your confidence
  • Why skill alone isn’t enough

In episode 101 Lacy shares the origin of her passion for hair, how she began to learn about celebrity hair styling, where and how she got her first opportunities. The two also discuss why it’s important to have professionalism in the hair industry and how becoming arrogant can really stunt your growth as a creative. Lacy also tells us how she has developed her confidence over the years and expresses the intimacy of hairstyling. She also drops some gems for inspiring hairstylists so notebooks at the ready.

This episode gives a lot of insight into an industry that isn’t widely spoken about. Definitely one for the books!

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