I Say Yes Salon

I Say Yes Salon

5.0
1 employee
11 years in business

About this pro

CRYSTAL DENISE LEWIS

Business Phone:  609.231.3538 (Salon)

Cell Phone: 609-470-7409

Profile: Experienced professional with stylish work in cutting, coloring, styling, barbering, SKINCARE, AND MAKEUP

Hair Styling Skills:

Able to cut, color, and style Men, Women, and Children’s Hair of cultural backgrounds.

Ability to create styles according to face structure and lifestyle.

Able to be creative when styling the hair of fashion models in a fast-paced environment.

Professional Experience:

For the past twenty-eight years, Crystal has been working with experts in the beauty business. Her professional career started at McGuire Air Force Base Beauty Shop like a stylist, and she has held many management positions at Hair Cuttery, Sears Beauty Salon (Moorestown Mall), Endivo Salon (Cherry Hill, NJ), and Clique Salon & Spa (Burlington, NJ). Crystal returned to school to further her training and received various certificates and awards that have led her to a career as a Master Stylist. This experience led Crystal to assume the position of Lead Color Stylist for Aveda where she traveled and trained staff in the Tri-State area salons in the Art of Color. From 2007-2012, Crystal went into business with partners to open H’venly Beauty Salon & Spa in Mt. Holly, New Jersey. Crystal later decided to open her own salon and call it “I SAY YES SALON & SPA, LLC” which opened its doors on June 4, 2012, in Delanco, New Jersey. In September 2013, Crystal completed her certification and became the South Jersey instructor with the ESSATIONS/NAKED Company which is a Multi-Textural Hair Collection Company based in Chicago, Illinois.

Crystal has become a hair and beauty expert, businesswoman, educator, and philanthropist. She is sought after as a lead stylist in various assignments such as Atlantic City Fashion Show, New York Fashion Week, Philly Fashion Week, Forman Mills Commercials, Miss Black America, photoshoots, beauty pageants, and recently at the Broadway & Ballet Hero Awards (Hair Team Marcello Costa).  Crystal sits on the Board of Empire Beauty School (Cherry Hill, NJ), and she gives a lot of her time and talents to Veterans and also women suffering from cancer or cancer survivors. Her passion is helping young former incarcerated girls feel good about themselves. In July 2017, Crystal made the front cover of Queen Size Magazine as a businesswoman and hair expert. She was asked to write monthly articles       

Prestigious Awards and Recognition:

New Jersey General Assembly (Assembly Resolution by Assemblyman Troy Singleton)

Certificate Of Recognition (American Cancer Society Wig Clinic and Look Good…Feel Better Program)

Certificate Of Achievement (Office of the Mayor, Honorable Dana L. Redd, Camden, New Jersey) For Successful Completion Of The Latin American Economic Development Association Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (LAEDA)

Responsibilities:

Understand client’s needs

Cut hair using different kinds of instruments

Shampoo client’s hair according to their hair texture

Dry and do different styles according to their face structure and trends

Do straightening, waxing, perming, coloring, etc.

Do Barbering (Men, Women, Children)

Give suggestions to clients regarding hair care

Receive and respond to phone call, text messages, and emails

Set up appointments according to Staff availability

Help train Staff and new Interns

Use products according to suggestions that are the exact proportions, especially hair color, straightening, etc.

Sterilize the necessary equipment

Ask feedback from customers

Maintain the daily cash inflow and outflow records

Personal Traits:

Openness, Conscientiousness, Drive and Determination, Patience, Adaptability, Honesty, Smart Personal Appearance, Good Hygiene, Good Hand Skills, Artistic Sense, Good Sense of Colour, Contour and Form, Good Listener, Entrepreneurial Skills, People/Interpersonal Skills, Good Communicator, Respect The Confidentiality of Clients, Reliable/Enthusiastic, Good At Working Independently and With Other People, Love Teaching and Learning, Scent and Chemical Tolerance, Stress Management, Time Management Skills, Creativity, Stamina, Critical Thinking, Self-Confidence, Problem-Solving Skills, Patience/Tolerance.       







Achievements:

Board Member of Empire Beauty School (Cherry Hill, NJ)

Chosen by Forman Mills to do their model's hair and makeup for commercials

Monthly contributing writer for Queen Size Magazine (NY) - Gives Expert Hair/Beauty Advice

Receive good feedback from I SAY YES SALON & SPA clients

Have turned many clients into loyal clients

Maintained a good relationship with all clients and the community

Education:

Northern Burlington Regional High School-1991

Graduate of Gordon Phillips (now Empire Beauty School)-1995

Aveda Color Specialist- 1999-2012

Graduate of the Latin American Economic Development Association Entrepreneurial Training Program for Business at LADEA in Camden-2012

Computer Skills:

Basic Internet concept and Microsoft

Personal Information:

Crystal Denise Lewis

Beauty Expert, Educator, Philanthropist

President/Owner at I Say Yes Salon and Spa, LLC.

824 Burlington Ave, Delanco, New Jersey 08075

Date of Birth: November 29, 1973, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico

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