Leslie Vanessa was born and raised in Westchester NY. Raised by Ecuadorian immigrants, she understands that hard work and consistency is key to success. She has been a Licensed Hair stylist since 2017 and a Certified Hair Extension Specialist. She also specializes in trendy creative colors, sunkissed balayages, and performs a dry cutting method on curly hair and straight hair in order to see where the hair lives naturally. Leslie is also a Part-Time student at Baruch College, obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing. In her spare time, Leslie enjoys planning and coordinating weddings and sweet sixteens. She is in the music industry and plays the alto saxophone. Leslie has been performing since she was 9 years old. She is all about having fun while balancing a professional career. She believes that “spoiling yourself is the best way to stay happy".