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The quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind; this is the definition of beauty. With style and grace, Lavette Slater conveys this vivid quality through her skilled eye and hands when she is with each and every client. With over 15 years as a celebrity hairstylist and beauty expert; Lavette Slater is known as a trendsetter in the hair and makeup industry. At the height of her career as the Supervisor and key hairstylist on ABC’s The View, this 10x Emmy Award Nominee and winner of the 34th, 35th and 36th Annual Creative Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling; she is nowhere near the end of her career. Lavette continues to rise to the top and share with others her beauty expertise.

During her 12 years with The View she's styled all of the co-hosts but was personal hairstylist for Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Lavette has also gone on to style many other celebrity guests such as Chandra Wilson, Glen Close, Jennifer Hudson and top political figures; Hillary Clinton, Jill Biden to our elegant first lady, Michelle Obama, just to name a few. She has also been credited for giving show ideas and on-air segments such as “Wedding Hair Tips”, “Christmas Party Makeovers”, “Wigs and Weaves” and “Ask The View Crew Hair”. With her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail, Lavette’s skills extend to hair extensions as well as a multitalented makeup artist, which includes professional airbrushing, tanning, contouring and tattoos. Lavette has the ability to effortlessly capture the essence of her clients’ personality and star power by creating a look that is unique to them. As a master of her craft, Lavette's work has been seen on various popular television shows; Good Morning America, Regis and Kelly; Rachel Ray, CNN and plenty more. Her styling finesse is no stranger to well-known publications; Marie Claire, People, US Weekly, Essence, and Hamptons Magazine to name a few. Lavette made a mark in publication history for being the key factor to Kate Gosselin’s extreme transformation; People Magazine named her style “One of the most memorable style moments of the year”.

Lavette continuously works on her own innovative techniques and pushes the boundaries of hair and beauty. The View gave her the key essentials to help create her own line of human hair wigs, Lovie by LS; worn by many celebrities. With the expansion of “Lovie by LS”, Lavette wishes to give back by donating wigs and helping those who suffer with hair loss. Currently, Lavette works with cancer patients, including Tiffany Jones, 3-time cancer survivor and star of the OWN Network's series Love in the City.

“With over 15 years in the beauty industry, I have gained the experience and access needed to build my business and brand; from working behind the scenes on “The View” having my work seen on major television shows; and giving my expert advice to magazines. My true desire and passion has and always will be to help make women feel beautiful.”- Lavette Slater

Custom Lace Hairpieces and Wigs by Lavette Slater

Just wanted to introduce my Custom Lace Hairpieces and Wigs! Having fabulous hair is what makes us "fabulous". Over the years I've had many clients that have had different and special hair care needs .There are some that suffer from thinning hair, alopecia, permanent hair loss due to heredity and there are many that just want to have a different hair style and to protect their own hair from day to day heat styling. So, through supply and demand I've developed my own Custom Lace Hairpieces and Wigs. I've noticed that certain types of textured hair calls for certain types of hairpieces. That is why all of my hairpieces are customized and personalized. Hairpieces I think, are as personal as underclothes you must have the right fit. I sit down with all of my clients and develop a style and fit from cap size, density, texture and length. All of my hairpieces and wigs are then cut and styled. My hairpieces have been worn by many models, actors and celebrities but most commonly worn everyday by the funny and fabulous Sherri Shepherd from ABC's The View. I customize all of her wigs I choose the cap size to the type of lace the hair will be tied on. All of Sherri's wigs have different special types of lace which will last for years! After I customize her wig I cut and style every one of them to her face. Each wig is made of 100% high quality human hair and hand tied on fine quality special lace. There are so many variations of lace that make the hairpiece appear as if it's your own hair coming out of your scalp. If you are interested in a custom hairpiece or wig, please email me at: lavetteslaterbookings@gmail.com

Salon Diaries

The Salon Diaries is a series I created to bring some of the most opinionated celbrities and socialites together to discuss topics around beauty, sex, relationships and work in a non-judgmental enviornment. I developed the concept of Salon Diaries because the salon  is  where we have the best and    juiciest conversations. For every cut, highlight, roller set, snip and curl, we make people feel beautiful and confident and  in  a  small  way, we change lives while we enjoy humorous and sometimes poignant tales from customers. This forum allows for real people to discuss real issues in a very candid wa

The first installment of the series was held at the Trump World Bar with guest panelists MTV’s Tionna Smalls ,  VH1’s  Ariane Davis of  Love & Hip Hop ATL,  VH1’s  Olivia and Raqi  Thunda of  Love  &  Hip  Hop  NY and relationship blogger Blogxilla. Guests enjoyed complimentary Smoke Liquer cocktails along with small bites from Ensucience and sweets from Cake Gyal.


Three Time Creative Emmy Award Winning for Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling


Styling Jennifer Hudson for The Versace H&M Fashion Show….

I had the pleasure of styling the wonderful and talented Jennifer Hudson's hair for the Versace H&M Fashion Show. She was so much fun to work with. Fab!













 


 

 

 

 

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