Petra Maria is an Artistic Entrepreneur with over 30 years experience as a cosmetologist, educator, and professional freelance stylist, whose personal approach and creative designs for all types and textures enhance the right look for both women and men at every age.
Throughout her years Petra has worked alongside a wealth of Cosmetology Industry Educators, as well as Local and Internationally Celebrated Artists including Entertainers, Models, Photographers, and Musicians. As an Educator, Promoter, and Event Coordinator she continues to motivate others to Live Authentic, and with passion to achieve their full potential.
Her Expertise Includes:
- Professional Cosmetology Services including HairCutting, Coloring, Styling, Texture Services, and Makeup
- Coordinating, and Promoting Educational Programs, and Special Events
- Styling for Entertainers, Photographers, Models, Bands, and Musicians
- Training, Presentation, and Image Development
Petra Maria has built relationships with Professional Cosmetology Industry Educators, Artists, Models, Entertainers, Manufacturers, Retailers, Modeling Agencies, and Schools. Combined with a passion for teaching, and easy communication style, her unique approach has wide appeal to a variety of audiences.
Most recently, Petra Maria has developed a niche’ with her company BeautiOnTheMove & Co™ that recognizes and responds to the needs of a new generation of Cosmo Pros.
Constantly seeking to ignite the passion and artistic vision within, her work with Laney Cosmetology is designed to foster exploration, and creativity in the hearts and hands of her students.
Pioneering Laney’s Cosmo Study Abroad Program, Petra has made it her mission to provide exciting, life-changing educational opportunities for her cosmetology students and alums to travel abroad.
Above all, program participants not only discover the significance of understanding each other in this world is key and leads to a deeper understanding of self, but that when we change our own lives, we open the door to changing the lives of others.
Alongside her established personal clientele, Petra Maria’s partial list of colleagues and professional clients both current and past include Beauty Industry icons Toni&Guy, Charlotte Mensah, Sofia Hilton, Not Another Academy, London Makeup Academy, Jack The Clipper, Madrid’s International, The Dry Bar, Madison Reed, New York Cosmetics, Barbizon International; leading Bay Area Photographers Pat Johnson and Jay Blakesburg, as well as many local and international entertainers such as Pride’n’Joy, Dick Bright’s SRO, Alexander O’Neal, Doug E Fresh, Prince, Sheila E, Teena Marie, Rodger & Zapp, Picture Perfect, The Snapp, SFO Originals, Olympic Skater Katarina Witt, and many more!
Her honors include winning awards in CCA haircutting competitions, and being selected to train with such international industry icons as Toni&Guy, Trevor Sorbie, Errol Douglas, John Dellaria, Paul Mitchell, The Chadwicks, and Sassoon, among others!
Portfolio and chronological resume available on request