Bethany Oran - Stylist Level 4
Bethany is a 2005 graduate of Tennessee School of Beauty. She made Biyoshi her second home in 2007, the year they opened the doors. Since her start here, she has been to the Redken Exchange in NYC twice, Redken Symposium in Las Vegas twice, and has become Pureology certified and Mirabella Bride certified. Bethany has trained first hand with some of the best hairdressers in the world, including Sam Villa, Chris Baren, David Stanko, and Kris Sorbie, just to name a few. Bethany has a strong passion for people and feels blessed that she has the opportunity to make each guest she sees feel beautiful from the inside out on a daily basis. She loves creating a "total look" on each person from cut, color, brow arches, makeup or an up do for a special event.
What are you currently working on?
Expanding my career by being a mentor to my training associate. Sharing my experience and knowledge by coaching our up-and-coming staff of stylists.
What do you do in your free time?
I spend my free time enjoying the outdoors, hiking, trail running, traveling and doing Crossfit. I also enjoy reading, movies and spending quality time with my family and friends.
What is your mantra?
I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. -Van Gogh
When did you know you wanted to do hair?
I always knew I wanted to do hair. I have always been a "people person" and love the feeling I get from helping others. I made the actual decision to go to beauty school my junior year of high school.
My approach to doing hair is...
First and foremost, communication. I need to know my guests lifestyle, hobbies, what they love about their hair and what they struggle with. These questions and answers help lead me to a style that suits their life and maintenance.
What inspires me?
EVERYTHING! Color, current fashion and trends. My teammates, world class educators and every head of hair I see!
How do you approach color?
When doing color for the first time, I tend to suggest starting simple. There is always room to grow and change. Nothing is "permanent" forever. For color veterans, I like to build off of what they already have. I am always up for a change and using color to compliment a persons natural beauty is so fun. Again, knowing their lifestyle and maintenance routines is so important.
How do you approach a haircut?
A great consultation and a physical analysis of the hair is very important. Knowing what they want and need first and then applying all my education so I can execute a great cut.
What celebrities always have great hair?
Beyonce, Sandra Bullock, Blake Lively, Rhianna, Lea Michelle
What is your personal style?
Casual, comfortable and classic.