Vanessa Ripoyla was born in Stockton, California. After moving around the Bay Area she landed in Arizona and went to school for Cosmetology. She began training as a hairstylist in mid 2007 and has had a passion ever since. Up until 2013 Vanessa worked full-time as a corporate salon manager and hair stylist. She then decided it was time to do her own thing. Vanessa has worked for Salon D' Shayn since 2013, specializing in colors, cuts and styling. She has won Raw Hair Stylist of The Year, and has worked on Scottsdale Fashion week and will be working Fall NY fashion week. Always available for weddings, photo shoots, runway, and good ol' cuts and colors. She is dedicated to delivering professional and personalized services to all of her clients.