“Intercoiffure is the most powerful and influential organization in the hair dressing industry. Only the highest prized leading hair salon owners hold membership into this organization. The Intercoiffure organization determines the standards of our industry and shares this responsibility with membership from over 50 other countries.” Truly the best of the best, and joining the Elite was Tricia’s goal for herself and Trixies. The application process included lots of paperwork, a video submission, a portfolio of work, and the final step, an interview with the Intercoiffure board at their Spring Atelier in Boca Raton, Florida this past January…
Here is Melissa’s story of her first Intercoiffure event and trip with Tricia:
When given the opportunity to attend an Intercoiffure event, naturally I jumped on the invitation! Even though I had no clue what it was, I was eager to find out!
We started our adventure with lots of laughs that never subsided. From our first flight that consisted of unintentionally cutting the line at check- in and assuming I could go through priority? I also thought I was TSA pre-approved for security, which was not the case. The topper though, was boarding the plane and missing our seats because we were chit-chatting. Needless to say, nobody was impressed with us, but we didn’t let that rain on our parade! Haha!
When we arrived in Florida, we checked into our hotel, the Waldorf-Astoria Resort! One word: FANCY! "Just like the rich!"
Back to business, Tricia's Intercoiffure interview was early Saturday morning and I think it's safe to say, we both had butterflies! I waited patiently outside the conference room with my fingers crossed! I heard laughing, so that was a good sign. I knew she would rock it, and she did just that! Later on we had people come up to us to tell Tricia they heard she interviews well! What a compliment!
Sunday was the hair show, where we heard from speakers of all aspects of life who have worked within the cosmetology industry in one area or another. We saw so much talent, listened to people's struggles and success stories, and learned from some of the best in the industry.
Aside from being inspired and learning about all the new products and education there is to offer, Tricia and I took some much needed time to relax and get some sun. And did.we.ever! I mean, why would we think we needed sunscreen?! Total fools!!! Two Scandinavian blondes in Boca Raton?! Geeeez! We were clever enough to come up with the hashtag #twoblondesinboca that quickly got turned into #twodumbblondesinboca. Lesson learned on that!
I am so grateful for the opportunity to attend Intercoiffure, and to have spent the weekend with Tricia and so many other amazing people. I am beyond blessed to be a part of a team that has made such an impact on the community around us… xo ~Melissa
Upon their return, we were all waiting patiently to get our answer and it finally came... Tricia and Trixies is excited and honored to announce we have been accepted into the elite! We are proud to represent such an amazing and influential Intercoiffure organization!