THE SMITHS

Nicole Smith was quite literally born into the world of hair. She grew up in a salon, painting, designing and styling everything in sight, while watching her mother in her hairstylist career. Once she realized her fate was sealed, Nicole was on the fast track to salon life. Nicole graduated beauty school in 1997 and has dabbled in many manners of hair life: teaching freshman level hair at a cosmology school; teaching for Alfa Parf and L’oreal; repping product (not the favorite); and, doing hair and makeup backstage at trade shows for Abba and L’oreal. Her most recent foray has been cutting and styling hair with Brian since 2004.  Nicole’s technical ability and natural instinct shines through her hands and the work they do, allowing her to thrive in doing what she loves by helping people feel beautiful and simply having great hair!

 

 

Brian Smith was on his way to culinary school when a newfound Texan friend suggested beauty school seemed to be a better fit. Since trading a chef knife for cutting shears, Brian hasn’t looked back from the world of hair. He graduated fromPhagans Beauty College in 1991, acquired Precision Cutting advanced training at Vidal Sassoon, and is consistently attending workshops and training to further hone his skills and deepen his knowledge of technique. Client proof of his cutting techniques and color rule breaking are easy to spot around Bend and beyond

– asymmetrical lines, splashes of color, severe edges are tell tale signs that Brian Smith has had his hands in that head of hair.

Jessica Allen is a true native, being born and raised in Bend.  She always been in all things beauty and fashion, but it wasn't until Brian started doing her hair that Jessica decided to really to do it. Her experience in his chair was always so great that she felt like she wanted to make people feel the same way.

She graduated from Phagen's and has been working in the industry for 8 years, as well as a 4 diamond resort and spa doing nails; she is becoming a well rounded stylist.  Jessica is a Senior Stylist and a recent graduate from House of Smith's very own apprentice program.  She has a passion for doing color and her favorite part of my job is making people feel beautiful and watching them walking away feeling amazing about themselves.