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
KERI NASALROAD (GREEN)
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.
TERI NASALROAD (BLUE)
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