Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

"MAKEUP is not a tool meant to make an ugly thing beautiful, it is meant only to magnify the beauty that already exists." • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
It is a very common misconception to think that women who spend a lot of time on their makeup are always "vain" or "fake." It's so important to realize that makeup is an art. It doesn't necessarily mean that you aren't comfortable in your own skin. I honestly love doing makeup on myself, and on my clients. Let's learn to appreciate the beauty of this artwork.

That's my message for the day! 😉 Enjoy this beautiful weather we are having!

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

I'm Anna

That kid that got picked on in junior high because she was bigger than all the other girls. The high school girl that was awkward and uncomfortable in everything she wore because she wasn't sure if it was even possible for her to look good. That college girl who thought it was a joke when the most handsome man in the whole wide world asked her out. And that woman who still struggles to accept compliments when people give them to her.
I love this industry I'm in because I get to make people feel beautiful about themselves - something I have always struggled with. I want other people to see that "beauty" shouldn't just describe how you look, but also who you are. Show people how beautiful your soul is. 💕

I'm working on how I view myself and how I view this lovely world we live in!
Thanks for following me! I'm gonna keep trying to share beautiful things in your feed!

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• B R O W N S U G A R •

Probably one of my favorite things to do behind the chair is Balayage. It's such a beautiful way to add some dimmension to your hair. It's easy to upkeep, and can be done so many different ways! I need some of my followers to let me use some of the new techniques I learned at the Charlotte Fashion Focus Hair Show this past weekend. It's amazing to feel so inspired by fellow artists!

On a side note, this client's hair was down to her butt and untouched by previous color! 👐 That's just the best.

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• P U M P K I N S P I C E •

My client asked for some copper colors to get her hair ready for fall! Copper is a color that I definitely don't get enough requests for, but I think it is a perfect transition into "pumpkin spice season." 🎃

#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #copperhair #goldwellcolor #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• R U B Y •

I'm seriously in love with this sexy new fall look for my client! We did a balayage with a dark root and spiced it up on the ends with a gorgeous RUBY color. 😍

Please notice that blend that I think turned out awesome. 👐

#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #rubybalayage #darkroot #rubyred #goldwellcolor #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• J A V A •

I'm loving how many of my blonde clients have decided to go with a darker root for fall. It's a great natural transition that requires low maintenance. 💜
#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #blondebalayage #darkroot #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Ms.Anna✂️ (@anna__thestylist)

Had fun triple Highlighting my friend @karm__karm 🎨 that's a natural shine by the way 🤗 #AnnaTheStylist @sagesaloninc

Ms.Anna✂️ (@anna__thestylist)

Healthy hair is always in style! #AnnaTheStylist

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• B U T T E R P E C A N •

I gave this beauty a darker root to turn her traditional highlights into a sexy new balayage. 😍 I love this look for the fall!

#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #blondebalayage  #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• N U T M E G •

Look at the dimmension in this gorgeous brunette balayage. Just added a little "spice" to give my sweet client a new look. 😍
#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #brunettebalayage #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• M I D N I G H T •

I absolutely love it when a client wants to go outside the box. This high school girl was literally glowing when she left with the dark hair she always wanted. I think it looks gorgeous on her! 🖤

#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #darkhair #thedarkside #haircut  #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• E N G L I S H B R E A K F A S T •

I got to give some natural balayage to this brand new college girl. I think it looks amazing on her. 😍 New hair for new beginnings!

I also had a wonderful little getaway to a cabin in the mountains over the weekend. The cooler weather had me wanting a nice cup of tea, and fall time. 💕

#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #caramelbalayage #beachbabe #haircut  #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

Dear brides,

Just wanted to let you know that getting to make you look and feel beautiful on your big day is my favorite part of this industry. I adore weddings, and everytime I get to be a part of one, I get to remember back to my perfect day. 💕
PC: JDHowell Photography #annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #weddinghair #weddingmakeup #mua #junewedding #beachbabe #haircut  #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon #charlottebridal

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• S A N D S T O R M •

This new client felt like her blonde was getting too bleached out, so we added in her natural color for depth and dimmension! I love it. 😍
#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #dimmension #beachhair #beachbabe #haircut  #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon

Anna Whiting (@annathestylist)

• W H I T E S A N D S •

I love it when I just click with my clients. This new client was just the sweetest and we got along so well! I see a lasting friendship out of this. 😊 And can we just take a minute to look at how gorgeous her baby lights and balayage turned out? 😍

#annathestylist #stateofgracestudios #balayage #blondebalayage  #beachhair #beachbabe #haircut  #behindthechair  #modernsalon #cosmoprof  #licensedtocreate #cosmetologist #swervesalonandspa #getyourswerveon #belmontsalon #charlottehair #charlottesalon
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