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About Us


Renada Stroud studied Cosmetology at James Sprunt Community College, where she graduated in 1997. She began her career in Clinton, NC, studying and training with an educator for REDKEN. Her passion for education takes a very important role in her career. As a previous owner of two salons, she was led to enroll in JSCC where she attained an instructor certificate, two associate degrees, and became a licensed instructor through NC State Board of Cosmetic Art. Through her education with REDKEN, she accomplished Specialis,t and Master Specialist certificates. Moving to Kinston, NC in October 2015, God blessed her, and her husband with the opportunity to purchase what is now known as Absolutely Beautiful Hair Salon. Education is still a very important part of her career, she loves working on her canvas with color, highlights, the latest haircuts, and all of the latest techniques. "Thank you to all of the salon guest who has supported me through the years, and all of you who continue to pray and support us". 


Born and raise in Farmville, NC, Kristy began her training at Mitchell's Hairstyling Academy in Greenville, NC in 2005 and graduating in 2006. Kristy, now resides in Kinston, NC with her husband and two children. Working at Absolutely Beautiful Hair Salon, Kristy has been a designer for 9 years. "I have been trained in color application, latest cuts and designs, I strive to achieve a professional, yet personal relationship with each of our salon guest. Education is essential to my career and salon guest, and I take pride in training in the latest techniques, and fashion. I look forward to working with each of you and building a lasting relationship.Thank you and  may God bless you".

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