Dareece Darden

Dareece Darden, The Cottage Salon, Durham, N.C.

Dareece views her career behind the chair as a platform to help women feel brave, bold and beautiful. Working backstage at runway shows and editorial shoots provides Dareece with a sense of energy and satisfaction that comes from helping a creative team achieve an end goal. “The beauty industry has changed my life and encouraged me to help clients find their own personal beauty,” says Dareece. The industry has also had an impact on her family life. “This amazing career is living proof for my kids to see that you really can make your dreams come true.”