Tuesdays are our day to pay tribute to all of the incredible small business owners in the tri-state area, and we absolutely LOVE sharing their stories! Today we're thrilled to introduce you to Andrea Beckerich of Hair by Andrea, a mobile beauty hair and make-up artist! And while we're amazed by her artistic talent, we also absolutely adore her advice for couples: "Don’t be afraid to be the one who loves the most!". Yes, yes, yes.
Tell us a little bit about you, and how you got started!
Andrea Beckerich is a dynamic hair designer with more than 20 years of experience and expertise in hair extensions, color, straightening and custom styles. Andrea serves the Rockland/Westchester/Bergen/NYC area as Hair By Andrea: Mobile Beauty Design to provide flexibility for clients by working from clients home or location (weddings, proms, events) during the day or evenings and also her salon in New City, NY ( New Synergy Salon ) . She’s received formal training at prestigious design schools such as Paul Mitchell Signature School, Christine Valmy International Aveda and SoCap USA. As a senior hair designer at one of Los Angeles’s top salons (Yamaguchi at the Ojai Spa & Resort), she worked with celebrities at the MTV Music Awards, Golden Globes and Jimmy Kimmel Show, as well as numerous stage productions. She Just received the Wedding Wire 2011-2016 brides choice award and The Knot 2013-2106 Brides choice award. Andrea is also a National educator for She by SoCap and Platform Artist. Visit Hair By Andrea: Mobile Beauty Design on Facebook to see some of her recent work and click “Like” to receive regular hair tips and fun facts. You can also visit her website at Hairbyandreanyack.com or email her direct at firstname.lastname@example.org
What services do you offer and/or what do you specialize in?
I specialize in bridal hair, makeup and extensions. I also offer every beauty service from spray tan, highlights to eyelash extensions. It’s one stop shopping with Hair by Andrea: Mobile beauty
What makes your business unique?
I feel my business is unique because my brides have a choice to come to my salon or my team go to them. Its flexible!
What is your favorite part of working with couples?
I love hearing their courtship, how their bonds evolved to a life long of love and friendship.
One piece of advice for couples?
Don’t be afraid to be the one who loves the most, be vulnerable. Marry your best friend, happy marriages are based on mutual respect and enjoyment of each other’s company
Childhood career aspiration?
To be a hair stylist, at the age of 8, I knew this was my path, I have always been obsessed with anything beauty. My poor Barbie dolls all got haircuts!
Coffee or tea?
Both depending on the time of day
I like to garden, cook, and refinish recycled finds ;)