Kiernan Brennan

Kiernan Brennan, Saratoga Springs, New York

Kiernan started her beauty education while still in high school, participating in her school’s career development program. Although she struggled with anorexia and traumatic events in high school, her cosmetology instructor encouraged Kiernan that she had a talent she needed to develop. Today, she is a hairstylist at Pinup Jordan’s Mermaid Lounge, where she specializes in vivid hair, helping clients find their dream hues. In her application video, Kiernan shares an inspiring quote from Vidal Sassoon: “Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one on one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.”