Stylist Feature – Guvia Edukore

Stylist Feature - Guvia Edukore

Introduce yourself and which salon if any you work at…

Hi! My name is Guvia Edukore and I’m a mobile hairstylist based in Tallahassee, Florida. I specialize in braids and twists and have over 10 years experience.

Braiding hair started out as just a past time for me and I never in a millions years thought it would turn into a passion that I love so dearly. It is honestly one of my favorite things to do and I thank my clients so much for helping me to turn it into a successful business. Thank you!

How long have you worked as a licensed cosmetologist (or equivalent in your country) and where did you study?

I’ve been a licensed braider since 2009. I trained in Florida and learned special braiding techniques in West Africa.

What is your specialty, relaxed, natural hair, locs or anything special?


My most requested style right now are the Senegalese/rope twists but I specialize in all types of braids and twists.

What in your opinion is the most rewarding thing about working as a hair stylist?

Outside of being able to artistically express myself through hair, the most rewarding thing about working as a stylist are my clients. I get to meet people with the most wonderful personalities and that makes my job an absolute thrill.

When you meet that customer that has not had a great experience with a previous stylist, how do you make them comfortable while in your chair?

When I meet a client that’s had a bad experience with a previous stylist, I make sure to listen to any concerns they have to assure them they’re in good hands.

If you could change one thing about the cosmetology industry what would that be?

I think stylists have adapted their business to the “diy” method that’s current right now. Meaning with social media, YouTube and the internet in general, there’s so many different ways for people to learn how to do things themselves and stylists have caught on to that.

So I think this new method has forced stylists to not only be better at their profession but to be more knowledgeable on hair care in general and that’s always a plus. With that being said, I think the cosmetology industry is heading in the right direction and I hope it continues to evolve and grow for the best because our clients deserve it.

Where do you see yourself a few years from now, what are your goals as a stylist?

I want to reach as many people as possible with my work as a hairstylist.

How do you stay motivated and on top of your game?

My passion keeps me motivated. I wake up everyday knowing that I am doing exactly what I want to do and it gives me the drive, dedication and most importantly, the pleasure of wanting to do it all over again. As the saying goes, “if you love your job, you’ll never have to work a day in your life.”

Here is a chance to sell you ‘the stylist’ and your business, tell us why we should utilize your services?

Outside of the years I’ve dedicated to perfecting my craft and my professionalism, the love, passion and commitment I’ve invested into my business speaks volumes into how much I love my job and love is always great to endorse!

In which city/state do you mainly work?

As previously stated, I’m based in Tallahassee, Florida but I’m mobile so I’m willing to travel!

How can we contact you for an appointment?

To schedule an appointment, you can contact me at (850) 241-3624

Email me

I’m also on…

Instagram@braidsbyguvia

Twitter@braidsbyguvia

Pinterest@braidsbyguvia

I look forward to hearing from everyone! =D

Originally posted 2014-04-16 20:00:16.


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Kimfar Mcdonald

Beautiful

Kinos Manda

Wow!

Tasha Terry

Yaaaasssss!!!

Kimberly Eichelberger

Loveeeeee it!! ♥

Fruit Punch Formerlyknownas LemonAde

I love these

Yvette Emefa Dedoo

Lovely box braids!!

Roshunda Releford-Mccoy

So neat & tight…luv it

TiffƛƝy StuƛƦt

Sierra Phylicia We need to go there or fly her here ASAP

Anita Corley-Phan

Pretty!!

Maria Linda Gomes

Very very beautiful

Hena Luvmehlongtym Wells

neat and cute .winner

Blanchie Griggs

I like that stly

Janelle Nurse

i love these braids

Nicole Douglas

Do these twists have a specific name!?

Ebony Eli

These appear to be Senegalese twists, but there are somewhat thicker ones called Havana twists.

Qpido Raquel

Perfection!!

Linda Aunt Faye Pettis

I like just not so long…loll

Shronda Whitaker

Wat kind of hair is that

Shavonica Johnson

I want some of these!

Cherry Pop

What the name of the type of braid for twist. Have been wanting to put yhe twist but cant find a good brand

Ebony Eli

Marleigh braid

Kika Leek

*marley

Darryl Ballinger

I love your Hair dooooss http://www.unbeweavableda.weebly.com

Maya Dennies

All are nice and very neat.

Faith Benjamin

Love it!!

Evette Cummings

Where r u from and how can I get my hair done by ur

Cherry Pop

Can I find it in canada

Shana Walker

that is too cute

Guvia Edukore

Thanks everyone! =D

Stefyie Bettyie Mburu

Like them all

Brittany Smith
Brittany Smith

Omg Guvia! Your are doing a wonderful job! Keep up the good work and next time I’m in town I definitely need an appointment with you!

Tameka Pleasants

Beautiful styles! I love it!

Doriginal Sweetdarkie Toya

how much to do dis