Stine Enø from Enø Studio, Aarhus
Stine is a passionate hair stylist and proud founding father of Enø Studio in Aarhus.
We share a heat welcome to Stine to our Iles System household.
1. What would you time period as your specialty inside your commerce?
I like all elements of the commerce. However face mapping and shade is my absolute favourite a part of the job. Working with bone construction, facial options, eye shade, skin-color, creating the proper look to suit every shopper the very best, and so on., all the time makes me completely love my work. And I have been loving my work for 23 years now.
2. What’s probably the most fulfilling a part of your job?
Assembly individuals of all ages, all trades, making a distinction. As a stylist, we work with our shopper’s identities. We’re hair and make-up architects. We see completely different shades, types and constructions, and are compelled to create. There’s numerous drive and fervour in our commerce in case you proceed to feed it. I like the sensation of needing to create.
3. Why did you select the trail of hairdressing and was it simple to fall into this work?
I used to be supposed to review drugs, however my fingers and mind wanted to place within the effort and the hours to be taught the commerce. It´s like studying to play an instrument. While you be taught to grasp the ability, it takes fixed and severe consideration to nonetheless push your ability set and uphold your ardour for the commerce. I nonetheless love science and am very keen on dermatology and endocrinology. I like chemistry as properly. So the technical a part of being a stylist is a giant a part of what I get pleasure from in regards to the commerce. I´m a real hair geek I believe.
4. For those who had not made the choice to be a hairdresser what would you’ve got been?
I’d have studied medicine- little doubt.
5. What’s your biggest power
I can talk with every kind of individuals. I believe being a stylist is as a lot about communication as it’s about ability. I am a battery; I add vitality the place it is wanted & I am not afraid to talk my thoughts (in a well mannered method after all). I believe that a part of me you’d both hate or love.
6. Your favourite hairdressing instruments?
UHH that’s troublesome query. Scissors is the apparent choice- however I also can make all shapes and types with simply my hairdryer and brush, or styler. I like altering types and textures. Don´t get me began on the world of a colorist.
7. Inform us about your relationship with ILES FORMULA. How did you uncover us and which method is your favourite?
The serum no 3 is my absolute favourite. If I went to a abandoned island, the serum is what would I carry with me. I personally use it every single day, and in addition on everybody; it fixes all the pieces like its magic. I used to be so lucky to have met Wendy and her husband Jacque in particular person in Paris. I used to be in love with Iles System earlier than we met in particular person, however I believe I utterly surrendered after I met Wendy. The data, the curiosity, the professionalism, the stamina, and the drive- all mixed in one of the vital coronary heart warming personalities I´ve ever encountered in my years as a stylist. I’m true Wendy fan.
8. What was probably the most difficult job you ever had?
That’s a troublesome query. However I believe working with shoppers which might be affected by hair loss, alopecia, or going by means of chemo is all the time delicate however very rewarding. I additionally educated many individuals over time, and I actually loved it. Session throughout international locations, cultures, esthetics, and perceptions might be probably the most troublesome a part of our commerce. What I conceive as stunning is merely a matter of notion, and vice versa.
9. What was your worst hair second and why….privately or on set/stage or within the salon?
Within the late 90´s I used to be a hair mannequin for Lee Stafford UK. He might have given me a buzz lower for all I cared, he was simply so inspiring (and fairly good on the eyes as properly). He gave me overcut bangs and coloured my hair inexperienced. It was magic whereas we did the tour, however as Monday got here and I returned to Aarhus, my dad wasn´t very impressed; so the inexperienced didn´t keep for lengthy.
10. For those who might fashion anybody’s hair, who wouldn’t it be and why?
Her Majesty the queen of Denmark as a result of I believe she is superb and all her pomp and circumstance is sort of magical.
10. The place do you pull all hair inspiration from?
Wendy is superb. I am lucky to have seen numerous her work and completely adore it. However I’ve additionally been privileged in my work life. I’ve labored aspect by aspect with numerous unbelievable hair artists who interpret hair in another way than I do. I believe It´s inspiring to look and be taught from one another. I additionally discover inspiration from structure, trend, historical past, and observing the world round and folks in it.
12. Your recommendation to younger hairdressers beginning out?
If It´s not an actual ardour, don’t even give it some thought. Being a stylist is a life-style, not a 9-5 job. All of the magic is completed after hours amongst many individuals and all of the craziness.
13. Other than the drastic salon hygienic laws, what adjustments to a salon’s every single day enterprise do you assume will keep after the Covid-19 disruption?
We all the time solely entertained one shopper at a time within the studio, so our on a regular basis routines did not change that a lot. I am all for the stylists all over the world which might be held in a excessive esteem as a result of it isn’t a occupation for the faint of hearted. Being a hair stylist is tough work and lengthy hours all put in to changing into a talented craftsman. I hope that the world possibly awoke and acknowledged that it isn’t simply hair and make-up. We work with our shoppers dignity and personalities. We are able to change how an individual feels about themselves for the higher, in a matter of hours. It´s one of many oldest trades on the earth, and it is an honorable one. I for one am very pleased with being a stylist.
However submit COVID, greater than ever it´s vital to regulate administration and numbers. For those who don’t run a good ship- forecasting and managing, or just don´t have the mandatory skillset or curiosity, it’s essential get your self a enterprise accomplice who can oversee that a part of the enterprise. Expertise and ability just isn’t price a lot if its not utilized in the proper means. Within the enterprise of being a hairstylist, it’s essential put on many hats.