Cyd Charisse Co-Founder



Editorial Submission 2014

Aveda Salon Team 2016 

New York Fashion week

Stylist, Frank Rizerie    

Designers: Richard Chai, Novis,Tibi, Julianna Bass, Baja East, Jenny Packman & Stella McCartney 


Technical Expertise: In color, cutting, styling and luxury training/education
Innovative Cutting
Pure Foil
Advanced Styling
Color Melting & Bayalage Class
New Hire Educator Training
Salon Up styling
Aveda Hair Color Class: Systems
Salon Styling Essentials
Aveda Fashion Week Styling
Full Spectrum Color
Principles of Education
Aveda Hair Color Class: Solutions
Aveda Hair Color Certification


Cyd Charisse has taught and led the Masters Program at the Aveda Institutes of Tampa Bay & DC. She has participated in fashion shows for designers such as the Stella McCartney, Tibi, Richard Chair and many more . Cyd is certified in Aveda Color Systems, which allows her to be a global educator. She has worked side by side with photographers such as Joe Lee & Mike Ortiz. Cyd has also been behind the chair with celebrity stylists such as Frank Rizzieri & Campbell Mcauley. You can also find her behind the scenes at Home Shopping Network. Cyd Charisse currently resides in Brooklyn New York. 

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Destroy The Hairdresser/C0-Creator
Brooklyn, New York

Responsible for developing and implementing Destroy The Hairdresser curriculum. In charge of building and managing a small creative team of five. Personally train and educate new mentors in our program while being a mentor to active students.
We offer business mentoring for the modern hairdresser in two specific ways:

  1. An online blog platform full of free educational content

  2. One-on-one mentoring between student and mentor

We also offer freelance hairstyling services to major clients such as:

Con-air, Calvin Klein, Refinery29,, Home Shopping Network and many more.

Aveda institute DC/ Masters Educator
Washington DC

Educate students using Aveda CURRICULUM. TRAINING staff on aveda procedures and practices. Responsible for maintaining benchmarks and creating successful future stylists.

Aveda Institute of tampa bay/ Masters Educator  
Clearwater, Florida

Educated students in Aveda curriculum focusing on cut, color and styling, as well as theory and practical application. Had a focus for students on guest experience and consumer quality through the Aveda Luxury Training Program. Created, managed and executed Aveda’s annual charity events. Surpassing sales, profit and audience attendance goals.

Cassandras Salon and Day Spa, AVeda/ Salon coach & Master Stylist
Tampa, Florida

Maintained role as full time Master stylist while coaching a small team of stylists on benchmarking and sales. Surpassed goals and set up the staff for future success.

Tampa, Florida