Are you a cut or color specialist – or do you love all aspects of standing behind the chair?: It depends – when I spend a lot of time coloring, I miss cutting. When I spend a lot of time cutting, I miss coloring. So I guess you could say that I love both, equally.

Years as a stylist: Three years.

Favorite product and why: Newsha Leave-In Conditioner, because it even has built-in SPF – I mean come on, it’s perfect!

See my work: Instagram: @Nicolekonovaloff

Favorite quote: ‘In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.’ ~Unknown