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Vice Fashion - Beauty School Heroes

They do nails too.
Κείμενο Danielle Levitt

Photographer: Danielle Levitt
Stylist: Rachel Gwathmey Sanderson
Makeup: Kristi Matamoris for the Rex Agency, using Armani Cosmetics
Printing: Pochron Studios


Heroes: My grandparents

Specialty: Hair (especially updos for formal events)

Favorite product: Joico Finishing Spray

Future plans: Graduate this summer and start my own salon

Would like to style: Meg Ryan


Heroes: My parents


Specialty: Braids and extensions

Favorite product: Dudley Cream Press

Future plans: Move to Sacramento to work at my aunt’s salon, then business college for two years, then get my own salon. I’ll call it Lapri’s.

Would like to style: Gospel singer Yolanda Adams or Brandi (she’s a long-lost cousin of mine)

Dress by Jeremy Scott, shoes by Cynthia Rowley


Heroes: I don’t have any heroes.

Specialty: Nails. I paint designs with acrylics. I just finished doing a lot of Halloween stuff, like jack-o’-lanterns and witches. Favorite product: Creative Nail Polish Future plans: To take the test for my manicurist’s license Would like to style: I like Metallica and Pantera, but I don’t know if they’d let me do their nails.

Dress by Libertine, shoes by Cynthia Rowley, necklace by Show Pony


Heroes: My parents, for everything they’ve done

Specialty: Nail art. I just won first place in a nail competition in Modesto. I cut half the nail off, sponged it black and gold, then put foil triangles on the tips.

Favorite product: Rusk Nail Polish

Future plans: To graduate this August

Would like to style: I want to paint Michael Jackson’s nails.


Heroes: My mom. She decided she wanted to cut hair, and she went for it. She went to school, graduated, started at a salon, and now she just opened a salon of her own. It’s called Diana’s Fine Lines.

Specialty: I like styling hair more than cutting. Curling and braiding are fun.

Favorite product: Paul Mitchell Sculpting Gel

Would like to style: Mariah Carey

Tennis Dress by Weevil available at the VICE Store, Wolford tights, shoes by Gina, Show Pony necklace