Tanisha (Tia Michelle) is a Freelance Hairstylist/MUA, Former Salon Owner and Motivational Speaker/Mentor based in Philadelphia and New York City. She began her journey as a hairstylist while still in high school at the age of 17 and since then, has continued to climb the beauty industry ladder.
After high school, she attended Temple University and received her Bachelors degree in Public Relations. While there, she worked as a salon hairstylist and was later introduced to the Commercial/Print part of the beauty industry in NYC. She since has worked for companies like Sprint, Dove, Allure, Urban Outfitters, Royal Caribbean and Acuvue just to name a few.
In 2015, she became a salon owner at only 25 years old. Soon after, she began working in hair and makeup on TV shows like MTV’s Wild N’ Out and Food Network’s Genius Kitchen.
Having a rough upbringing, she feels that it is important to tell her story to the youth growing up in Philadelphia. As a result, she travels all over the city and surrounding areas speaking and motivating students to, "never give up on themselves even when others do."