Liz Diaz, @shearhands, co-founder of Beyond Beauty School, contributing editor, Estetica, Torrance, CA

From teaching her about giving back to the community to learning about how recycled products can help protect the planet, Liz says beauty has made her a better person. As a hairstylist for 14 years, she enjoys changing not just how clients look, but how they feel. “Even a simple blowout can change someone’s outlook,” Liz says. “That person to person connection is why I love what I do each and every day! Watch her video here.