Dawna Baney

dawnaWhat made you choose hairstyling as a career?
Hair was always a way for me to express myself and to be artistic. I wanted to share that

What’s your favorite part of doing hair?
Creating new color formulas and playing with shapes in cuts

Any major moments in your career?
Taking small one on one classes with stylists, especially Roger Thompson

What’s been the high point for you?
Watching myself grow in my career

Out of all the things you’ve learned over the years, what was your favorite?
Cutting the Sassoon way

What’s kept you doing hair for all this time?
Passion. People. Art.

Why are consultations so important?
So that you and your client have a mutual understanding

What’s your number 1 hair care tip?
Have it done professionally

Who’s your style icon?
Mary Quant, 60’s British mod & Louise Brooks, 20’s silent film actress

If you could go to dinner with any famous person, who would it be?
Vidal Sassoon or Morrissey

If you could pick any decade to live in what would it be and why?
1960’s British Mod era.  It was a fashion dream and the music was amazing

Who’s got your favorite celebrity hair?
Definitely Louise Brooks  from the 1920’s

What’s the thing you love most about being a stylist?
Being creative and listening to people

Who or what are you most inspired by?
Family, art, music

What place in the world would you love to see more than anywhere?
Ireland, London, and India

What’s your favorite thing to do on a day off?
Go to the Peninsula, antique shopping, have fun with my family and dogs, take a bath, drink tea, and find various ways to excite my creative mind.

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday and Saturday 6:00AM - 2:00 PM

2100 West 8th Street, Suite A Erie, PA 16505