LUCY PORTILLO, Hair Extension Specialist
Redefining style and hair care for today’s stylish and hip generation of Chicagoans.
Always passionate about style and fashion, Lucy entered into the beauty industry in ’97 by doing nails and skin care treatments in South Florida. Lucy furthered her career by geting a diploma with Joe Blasoco make up academy in Miami, Florida. After moving back to her home town in ’02, Lucy attended Steven Papageorge academy in Chicago and received a diploma in Cosmetology and skin care. Always keeping up with new and emerging trends in fashion and hair care, Lucy has been awarded the Great Lengths Hair Extensions and La Brasiliana hair treatment certification diploma.
In addition, Lucy has received specialized training from likes of Wella, Bumble & Bumble, and Matrix. After completing cutting training from TIGI, Redken Artist Cut & Color and most recently Vidal Sasson Advance color training, she went on to receive a degree as a Master Colorist. Well established and recognized among Chicago’s hair style and fashion industry, Lucy has been regularly invited to the Midwest’s annual beauty show at McCormick place. Here, she does platform work presenting new and emerging hair style trends. Lucy has gained valuable experience and is excited to share it all with you.