Always the go to girl when it came to beauty and fashion amongst friends and relatives. It was very early on that Mercedes realized she had an eye for the beauty industry. It was not till 2012 when she was at a crossroad; that the beauty industry came back into focus. Next thing she knew, she was enrolling into cosmetology school. Carsten Institute in NYC.
After cosmetology school, Mercedes continued honing her skills through various internships and other creative independent artists she finds inspirational.
After a couple of years in the beauty industry, Mercedes came across an opportunity to find the entrepreneurial side of hairdressing, opening up her own salon suite in 2016. Prisma Studios, in White plains, NY.
Today, Mercedes is focused on building her brand through education, which is her belief to be the foundation of continued growth and success.