Nakia LaFleur, Stylist
Hailing from Louisiana to Hampton Roads, Nakia LaFleur has been in the Beauty Industry since 2009!
She received the majority of her education through Paul Mitchell, and finished at Empire Beauty School. Graduating and receiving her cosmetology license in 2015, she now specializes in Hair Color.
Nakia was first drawn to the industry as an outlet for creative expression. Her passions for art, beauty , and making others feel joy through physical transformation gave her a platform to connect with fellow creatives , allowing her to work on photography sets for submissions to PAPER magazine & the FM99 Rock Girl contest.
As a Reiki Energy Healing practitioner, alleviating emotional , physical, and spiritual traumas in others is what continues to drive her.
In addition to providing hair , makeup, skin and nail services, Nakia is well versed in herbology, reflexology, Traumatic Brain Injury recovery , and a multitude of ancient healing techniques to balance the physical and spiritual bodies.
She is also a registered stylist with the Safe In My Chair Organization, providing an accepting and loving safe place for Transgendered Women, Men, and non-binary identifying individuals as well as the LGBTQ+ community .
As a survivor of domestic and sexual assault, She knows first hand how imperative compassion and self care are , and feels a great responsibility to inspire , educate, and empower others to be their best selves through her passions in the beauty industry.