(Nicole's six-word memoir)
Nicole Cichocki is an Embeautyment hair stylist, consultant and coach from New York City. Passionate about bringing needed change to the current state of the beauty industry, she views wellness as the most important marker of beauty. Pioneering change in the way we experience beauty services, at Truth, Beauty, and Goodness, she is blending the craft of hairdressing with the art of energy medicine to create meaningful transformations. She fosters a positive salon and classroom environment, supporting her clients and students by expanding the current idea of getting beautified to include one's mind/body state of being as a vital contributing factor.
Originally from St. Louis, Nicole began doing hair in 1997. She moved to NYC in 2001 to deepen her knowledge of hairdressing and expand her opportunities. She worked for Bumble and Bumble from 2001 – 2016 as a senior stylist and lead educator where she taught and developed curriculum at Bumble and bumble University. Additionally, she was responsible for training internal and field educators; working on editorial shoots; backstage at New York and Paris Fashion Week and helping develop product.
Nicole's curiosity about life has put her on a path of ever-deepening self-discovery. She believes in gentleness towards oneself, practicing gratitude, always having fun, and that laughter is one of the great keys to well-being.