Assistant wedding Hair stylist
Kennedy Mascord is a licensed cosmetologist who was born and raised in Mechanicville, New York. She has had a passion for everything hair, for as long as she can remember. When Kennedy was a child, you could find her spending all of her time practicing hair on every single one of her dolls she could get her hands on. Around the age of 10 is when she started practicing on her own hair. From braids to buns and everything in between, it was then her mom began to notice her curiousness and passion for hair.
Kennedy began saving her birthday money and would even do all the extra chores around the house to help purchase her first pair of hair extensions. This is where Kennedy really started to learn how to use hot tools and began mastering the art of braids. At this time she was spending hours on YouTube learning and teaching herself new techniques for hair styling, and practicing on all of her family and friends.
As the year’s went on Kennedy knew she wanted to take her passion more seriously and turn it into a fulfilling career. This is what brought her to attended Paul Mitchell the School in Schenectady New York, immediately after graduating high school. It was there, she then earned her cosmetology license.
Kennedy’s upbeat and positive personality, and proficiency in Bridal updos
is what landed her one of the hairstylist position’s at The Make-Up Lounge before even graduating hair school. Kennedy is most inspired and motivated by the new level of confidence that people gain after even the slightest change in their hair. She falls in love with her craft more and more every day, and is excited to bring all of your hair visions to life.
What got me into the beauty industry?
I think something that drew me to hair specifically was hairstyles I would see on TV or YouTube. I always found myself wanting to learn how to do a specific hairstyle that stood out to me. I realized that I could just sit and play with my hair all day long if I had the opportunity to.
My favorite thing about being a part of someone's wedding day?
My absolute favorite thing about being a part of someone's wedding day is when everyone is fully glammed and are in their dresses. You can tell how happy and excited everyone is,
and they always feel so beautiful. That's definitely a rewarding feeling.
If I wasn't a hair stylist, I would most likely be-
If I wasn't a hair stylist, I would most likely be going to school to become a nutritionist and work my way to being a holistic nutritionist! I could also see myself doing something that involves art, childcare or social media!
The one thing I don't think I could live without is?
The one thing I don't think I could live without is music. Listening to music fixes everything for me and always calms me down and makes me feel better! I am always listening to music!
You might not guess?
You might not guess that my dad’s side of the family is from England, and I’ve been going to visit since I was a kid. It’s one of my favorite places on earth!
When I'm not glamming beauties all day you can find me-
You can find me drawing, listening to music, or just doing something relaxing!
The thing that means the most to me is-
The thing that means the most to me is people doing good things for others. Whether its a friend, a family member, a coworker, or a random stranger, I think that genuinely caring for others no matter what relationship you have with them is so important. A small act of kindness goes a long way, and it means so much to me when people do good.
My favorite eats-
My favorite things to eat are hands down: Chocolate, sushi, and pizza!
If I was stranded on an island and could only bring 3 things it would be-
If I was stranded on an island and could only bring 3 things I would bring, a big sketchpad with loads of pages, a big pencil that would last me hopefully until I'm off the island, and a pencil sharpener
Something to know about me-
Something to know about me is that I will always try to remain positive in any scenario! I've learned that there's so much more to life than to stress over the little things and there is always light at the end of the tunnel.