Crystal Pray

Master Stylist

Although modest, Crystal has been labeled a ‘genius’ by her clientele. From Royalty to Celebrities like Orlando Bloom and Britney Spears, she has worked with the best of the best. Priding her success on attention to detail, professionalism and care for clients. With over 12 years experience in the industry, Crystal specializes in blondes and extensions.

A natural talent with an innate passion for the beauty industry.  Originally from Boston, MA while still a full time high school student, her weekday evenings were spent at New England Hair Academy. At just 16, she was sneaking faculty into the principal’s office for lunchtime haircuts. After graduating high school, Crystal spent 4 years as a stylist in The Greater Boston Area where she attended prestigious certification courses at Goldwell, Redken and Bumble and Bumble Academy.

At 20,  she moved to Los Angeles, earning a degree in Beauty Industry Marketing and Merchandising at FIDM. After gaining a deeper understanding of the beauty industry, Crystal focused on her one true passion, leading her to connect with two of the industry’s most prominent Hairstylists.

Through FIDM  Crystal met world renowned Hairstylist, Lea Journo. Intrigued by Lea’s creativity and passion, she joined the Lea Journo team at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. With Lea as her mentor, Crystal gained the knowledge and invaluable skills that would bring her career to where it is today. Celebrities to royalty, Crystal’s elite clientele, talent and impeccable professionalism have brought her to be one of the most sought-after hairstylists in the city.

While training in salon with Lea, Crystal was learning a separate set of skills from Celebrity Hairstylist Glenn Nutley. Hired on as Glenn’s assistant for her first photoshoot, she was fascinated by his skills, professionalism and ability to work under pressure. She kept up with Glenn’s fast paced style learning the skills it takes to work on photo shoots, music videos, red carpet etc..