Yesenia is a driven stylist, dedicated to serving as an example to her peers and boosting their confidence through education. She specializes in curly hair and razor cuts, as well as creating bridal styles for fashion shows and photo shoots.
With over a decade behind the chair, being an educator is one of Yesenia's most rewarding roles, one which allows her to find new inspiration from her students while helping them hone their skills.
Yesenia has served as the hair lead at the Jenny Packham show during Bridal Fashion Week, and has worked multiple seasons at New York Fashion Week. She serves as the resident stylist for the website A Practical Wedding, which has been featured on Refinery 29 and The New York Times.
Q. What is your favorite prep product for a smooth blow-dry on a guest with thicker courser hair?
A. L'incroyable Blowdry Crème heat styling hair cream
Q. When speaking to a client with finer hair, which two products would you suggest for volume and hold?
Q. Which products would you suggest for that on-the-go girl who lets her hair air-dry with a no-fuss but still wants to put something in her hair?
A. Materialiste hair gel all day every day!
Q. Is there a number one product that you feel every client should have?
A. Elixir Ultime Original hair oil
Q. To combat the dry climates of winter weather, which masks would you suggest?
A. The Nutritive Magistral hair mask
Q. For the client who’s just had her first baby, is there a regimen or products that you’d encourage her to use?