Gabrielle Allen also known as StrawberriCurls, has seamlessly transitioned from being a prominent natural hair blogger to a highly accomplished cosmetologist based in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Before embarking on her cosmetology journey, she dedicated six years to sharing invaluable hair care tips, creating captivating video tutorials, and chronicling her personal natural hair odyssey through her celebrated blog,
In addition to her expertise as a Colorist, Textured Extensions Specialist, and Natural Hairstylist, Ms. Allen also shines as a Content Strategist and Influencer in her industry, adding another layer to her multifaceted professional profile. Her profound influence is a testament to her visionary leadership at Shades Studio Academy, an intricately curated online educational platform tailored meticulously for hairstylists. This platform provides these professionals with essential insights to enhance their profitability through the refinement of their skill sets, including content creation and coaching.
Gabrielle's impact extends beyond the realm of cosmetology. Her dedication to informed hair care practices has earned her recognition in Essence Online, and she has forged collaborations with various esteemed publications to disseminate knowledge about caring for African American hair. Her influence in the field is a testament to her unwavering commitment to promoting informed hair care practices and coaching fellow content creators.