Season 3 Ep007: How to Strategize Your Way to the Top with Marcia Hamilton

How to strategize your way to success because failure is not an option

Hair Stylist Marcia Hamilton has been in the hair industry for 15 years.

She has worked on celebrities such as Pink, Jada Pinkett Smith, Taraji P Henson and Tracey Ellis Ross.

She has also worked on numerous fashion shows for designers such as Oscar De La Renta, Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs

Her artistic creations frequently appear in publications like Teen Vogue, Shape, Essence, Vanity Fair and W magazines.

She’s created looks for epic music videos like Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” and Usher’s “OMG”

Other collaborations includes Pravana, Macadamia Oil, Disney and TNT

In this episode she tells how she transition from working in a salon to becoming a celebrity hair stylist in Beverly Hills. She also gives advice on what to do when you start feeling burnt out as a hair stylist. She gives the inside scope on her favorite products the tancho stick, T3 hair dryer, and Mizani.



“Do one thing that scares you every day”


In this Episode we discuss:

- Relocating to a different city
– Why you should dream big
– Tips on becoming a celebrity hair stylist
– The importance of strategic planning
– Organization and scheduling
– Balancing salon clients & celebrity clients
– Knowing when to switch things up
– Favorite tools and products
– Interpreting Art
– Facing your fears
– The power of YouTube videos
– Editorial vs. Music videos
– Identifying opportunities


People Mentioned in this Episode:

Kim Kimble


Jamie Foxx

Jada Pinkett Smith

Hair Artist TV


Products Mentioned in this Episode:

Toncho Stick

T3 Hair Dryer


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

San Jose College

Mz H20 on Facebook

Hair Artist TV


Instagram: @marciahamilton

twitter: @marciahamilton



Related Episodes:

How to Get a Job in Television and Film with Anne Michelle Radcliffe part 1

Become a Hollywood Hair Stylist: What it Takes to work in Television and Film with Anne Michelle Radcliffe part 2

How to Discover your Purpose and Passion in Life with Keith L. Brown


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