Today we’re chatting with hometown girl Lauren, one of our talented Junior Stylists. Read on and find out what Lauren thinks about music festivals, hair trends, and Instagram!
SQN: What is your favorite Chicago neighborhood and why?
Lauren: Logan Square. I like the new businesses that are there, the night life, and diversity.
SQN: What is your favorite summer festival?
Lauren: I love Pitchfork because it is super laid-back.
SQN: What’s your hometown?
SQN: Who is your current style icon, inspiration or time period that is influencing your personal style?
SQN: Why do you love doing hair and/or what made you want to start doing hair?
Lauren: I love doing hair because it is a chance to be creative and work with people. I am obsessed with fashion and I love the freedom to wear what I want and fill people in on the latest fashion.
SQN: What is your favorite hair trend that your clients have been requesting this season?
Lauren: “Rich girl hair”, more effortless and cleaner-looking than beachy hair.
SQN: What is one hair trend you are glad is gone?
Lauren: Big bouncy blowouts. I am happy people want more “lived in” and organic looks.
SQN: What is your idea of a perfect day?
Lauren: Going for a long walk on the lakefront and trying out new restaurants.
SQN: What are you currently listening to?
Lauren: Big Sean and Tyga!
SQN: Where is your favorite place to shop locally?
Lauren: U.S. Apothecary on Southport. They have super cute housewares and vintage items.
SQN: Three words that best describe you?
Lauren: Creative, friendly and happy!
SQN: What was your best/worst/most embarrassing/weirdest hairstyle?
Lauren: When my hair was (not cute) platinum with 2” layers on one side of my head… unintentionally.