Buckhead - Atlanta Team Members
Corey Ruffin, Stylist & Colorist - With a keen eye for beauty and a constant desire to express his artistry, Corey has earned the ability to create signature hair color and cuts that are both beautiful and desirable. After training with the likes of masters such as Eric Egea and Scott Thomason at Oak Street Hair Group in Mountain Brook, Alabama, he then relocated to Atlanta to sharpen his craft. Corey joined the Carter Barnes Hair Artisans team where he perfected his undeniable skill in styling and color. One of his main goals is helping his clients achieve their best possible look by accentuating their best features with his incomparable ability and signature styles. Corey goal is to add beauty and smiles to the world one at a time.
Resort Area (Lake Oconee) Team Members
Renata Wilson, Master Stylist/ Makeup Artist/ Certified Hair Replacement Specialist - Renata has 12 years of experience in the hair industry and joined the Zapien’s team in May 2011. She is a Certified Extensionist (New Concepts) and a Certified Hair Replacement Therapist (New Concepts) which not only enables her to express her creativeness but it also gives her the ability to help those dealing with hair loss from natural causes and diseases such as Alopecia and Cancer. Renata’s education also consists of Advanced Cutting Classes (Pivot Point), Premier Orlando Hair Show workshops, and IBS Las Vegas training. She has had the privilege of working as one of the stylist on Carrie Underwood’s wedding that took place at the Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee as well as other celebrity weddings. Renata is very artistic and creative and loves people. Being a stylist has allowed her the opportunity to unleash her creative side while allowing her clients to the see the true beauty that lies within them. She treasures educating her clients on how to style their hair so that when they leave her chair, they are confident they can achieve the same results at home. Renata enjoys modeling and acting and has been a featured extra on Tyler Perry’s House of Pain twice. She has a love for fashion, dancing and music but particularly loves playing the drums.