Kendall's work has been often described as a kind of three dimensional -wearable peice of art. Making her clients hair something of a cherished accessory. Having always felt that way about her own hair, she now holds that same regard for each one of her clients.
Phoenix native, Kendall Shira has become best known for her Editorial and Bridal hairstyling. "Historically accurate movies have always stemmed the most inspiration for me." "When the hair in films as well as in photography perfectly matches the backdrop, a major feeling is achieved." Her ability to invoke those same standards for everyday, wearable hair color and cutting styles emphasizes the need for her to share her talents on location and behind the chair.
Working as a stylist and a lead educator at Cinta Salon for 11 years absolutely prepared her for the organized chaos of what a split city schedule in addition to locational editoraial jobs entail.
As of now she works for herself 7-10 days a month at Cameron James Salon in the Marina District of San Francisco, California. She is also available limited days at The Firefly Collective in Phoenix, Arizona- Kendall is convinced the education she has received from Bumble & bumble over the first decade of her career has no doubt, shaped her into the stylist she is today.
"Michael Gordons' Original House of Bumble was my first taste of what great power it held to be a Hairdresser". The products that were created there and the people he cultivated for us to learn from were legendary. Most of them on their own strong paths now, I appreciate the social media tools we have in order to keep us all connected and inspired. In this world of vastly shared images and esthetics, I feel the importance of paying homage to my mentors and the institutions who have helped shape the stylist I have become.