kerra Coticchia -
artistic director of hair styling
Kerra takes a realistic approach to styling, considering a person’s lifestyle, personal brand, and personal style when choosing a cut, style, or makeup look. Along with her cosmetology license, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising. Kerra’s educational background includes ABC cutting classes with Sasson, Sharon Blain styling boot camps, an intensive styling class with Vivienne Mackinder, and numerous classes with artists such as Lupe Voss, Janelle Geason, and Alan Ruiz. She trained solely with Sal Misseri for two years, assisting him with every endeavor including NAHA photoshoots. Her vast styling knowledge has lead her to managing Kaizen Bridal as well as full time behind the chair. Kerra continues to enter her work into countless competitions and has won the Stars Photo Competition for Best Men's Look. She has grown her passion for photoshoot makeup, collaborating on looks for many industry pro photoshoots and music videos. Kerra believes in the power of education and believes that the best way to elevate the industry is by engaging students and stylists with empowering the educational experience. She believes education is key to perfecting a craft and inspiring others for a longer, happier career.