Corina Kowalski - Bubbles and Blowouts

Corina

Owner

Corina is an accomplished business professional, from Sarasota, Florida. She made a name for herself in the medical sales industry by building and maintaining the largest account sales book of business in her industry. Always loving everything about fashion, style and beauty, when she decided it was time to start a new career, she wanted to fulfill her passion for fashion, beauty and making people feel great about themselves. This dream gave birth to building Bubbles & Blowouts, the most elegant and unique blow out salon in the Tampa Bay area. B&B provides a retreat where woman can feel empowered and even bring their children for a fun escape. As a mom, she understands you have limited time to devote to yourself, but still need to feel good about yourself and look beautiful. The B&B team and the salon maintain unsurpassed standards for fashion forward hair styling in a comfortable, family friendly environment. Corina prides herself on her standard of excellence and success in everything she does, from high fashion to being a wife and mother. She has lovingly incorporated a dedicated area for clients to bring their children to at B&B, because as a mom, she completely understands how easily you will put yourself last to make sacrifices for the good of your family. Corina’s love of trying new things and adventurous nature, combined with an unfaltering belief in accomplishment and taking perfection to the next level, is what drives her success and keeps her ahead of the game.

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Amanda

Stylist

Amanda has an amazing ‘bigger than life’ personality ... it’s safe to say you might hear her before you see her. Originally from DC, she specializes in French style brush sets, braiding, thermal styling and keratin treatments. Amanda graduated in 2011 from the Paul Mitchell School in McLean, Virginia. Since then she’s made a name for herself in high-end and small local salons, by building lasting relationships with her clients who love her fun persona and great sense of style. Whether doing your hair for a big night out or just making an appointment for a listening ear, a glass of bubbly, and awesome hair – Amanda’s invested in making her clients feel good one brush at a time. Helping other women see their beauty is her motivation.  Amanda also attended The Art Institute of Washington where she majored in photography, so expect her to be on the ground getting the perfect angle after your ‘Instagram worthy’ blowout. Amanda is a cat mom who loves her fur babies. She also has an addiction to lipstick, coffee and glitter (not necessarily in that order), and is known to sing for you if there’s a song that inspires her.

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Lauren

Stylist & Make-up Artist

Lauren is an accomplished stylist and make-up artist from Lady Lake, Florida.  She graduated from the prestigious Paul Mitchell the School in 2008 and furthered her training in 2011 at The Salon Professional Academy. Lauren is highly motivated and continues to engage in classes furthering her education. Born into a family of musicians and artists, Lauren realized she had found her real passion when she was gifted her first “free with purchase” Lancôme makeup set at the age of eleven. Lauren’s journey into the beauty industry started shortly after graduating high school. Since then, she enjoys kayaking or discovering a new coffee spot, but is happiest when surrounded by passionate artists that share the same love to create. She applies beauty to everything she does, and enjoys helping others find their way to a beautiful new look. Lauren’s zest for life is evident in her warmth as you walk through our doors, she’s about having fun and making sure those around her do too. When she’s not creating something beautiful, Lauren usually will be found spoiling her Pug and French Bulldog boys.

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Chanel

Stylist

Chanel has a calm, grounded demeanor, and is a great listener. “It’s about achieving your goals and finding your personal style. I love that I make a difference in the way a person feels about themselves!” Chanel defines beauty as being the best version of yourself. Her mom graduated from high school with her cosmetology license. Chanel began shampooing at her mom’s salon at the age of 15, needless to say she gives a great scalp massage. Ever since then, she has had a passion for helping others find their beauty, and she graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2016. Her super power is finding your best, and lasting style. She loves doing braids for special occasions, or just throwing in some beach waves for no reason other than to make your day special. Chanel is from Baltimore, Maryland, but would rather be no place else but in her new home in Florida. Her down to earth, warm personality makes her easy to talk to, and successful in making sure you’re comfortable and that every detail of what your beauty goals are, are achieved on her watch. She has grown in her craft by paying close attention to detail, continued education and hard work.  Chanel prides herself in her thorough consultations that allow her to give you a personalized experience and by keeping up with trending techniques and styles. Chanel loves music, strolling down the waterfront, and hanging out with Paco her handsome Chihuahua. Outside of the Salon, she also stays busy thrifting for treasures.

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Dali

Stylist

Dali is a licensed Esthetician and Cosmetologist from the Bronx, NY. She’s an up-do specialist and curly hair enthusiast. Dali is Matrix So Color certified, Keratin Complex Certified, Barbicide Certified, Glo Minerals Certified, and is affiliated with Amika styling products. She volunteers for Reach St. Pete, a local organization that helps fight homelessness. Dali is an outgoing person who loves life and has set-up braid-bars at Sunset and Gasparilla Music Festivals. She loves applying make-up and seeing the happy expressions after people see their beautiful transformation. Dali is detail oriented and has an extensive knowledge of beauty products – she’s constantly learning about the latest beauty trends and secrets. Her specialties include a variety of styles, from long thick locks to short bobs. She’s skilled in taking care of extensions as well as clients with curls and volume. Dali cannot wait to listen to your beauty goals and build a trusting relationship with you. When not at work, Dali enjoys staying fit at Crunch Fitness, spending time with friends and family, writing poetry, going to the beach, and shopping for the latest trends. She’s also known to enjoy an occasional Mimosa or two.

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Danielle

Stylist

Danielle graduated from Aveda and is a passionate member of the Bubbles & Blowouts styling team – eager to create the look you want while making sure your experience to get there is flawless. Danielle has a passion for fashion and the beauty industry. Being a goal-oriented person, she hopes to own her own salon one day.  She is a native of Tampa, Florida with a bachelor’s degree in communication. Her avid attention to detail and design eye assures you will be taken care of from the moment your appointment begins until you walk out the door looking and feeling fabulous. Her warm smile and bubbly charm are so contagious, that you’ll look forward to your next visit to Bubbles & Blowouts. Danielle appreciates beauty and enjoys helping others find their way to a beautiful new look. Outside of the Salon, Danielle enjoys spending quality time with her friends, working out, and finding new foods to try.

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Bre-Aunna

Stylist

Bre-Aunna is a Traveling Master Stylist whose goal in life is to make everyone feel their most authentic self through the world of beauty and natural care. She has been featured in “Sophisticated Living Magazine”, and has styled many Influential figures in Louisville, KY, and Scottsdale, AZ.  She is dedicated to providing personal “upscale” service to her clients by spending time to get to know you to achieve your desired look. Through her travels, Bre has studied the art of occasional and everyday styling through specialized training in blowouts, formal styling, haircuts, and Natural Hair. She loves learning new trends and is always up for whatever styling challenge she encounters. When out of the salon, Bre can be found meditating in her garden with her plant babies, creating natural skin care products, or bouncing around the world. Bre-Aunna is excited to be part of the Bubbles and Blowouts beauty team.

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Rachel

Receptionist

Rachel is one of the first members of the Bubbles and Blowouts team you’ll get to know. When you call to make an appointment or come in for your scheduled appointment, she is here to take care of you and make sure you have a refreshment while you get your style on. She is a goal-oriented person and is also pursuing her BA in psychology at USF. Rachel’s organizational skills and her attention to detail ensure you are well taken care of from the moment you call to book your appointment until you walk out the door. She appreciates being depended on and and enjoys helping others find their way with professionalism and warmth.  A native of Flanders, NJ when outside the Salon Rachel enjoys going to the beach, collecting crystals, and finding new music.

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Geiza

Receptionist

When you enter the salon, Geiza’s welcoming smile and sense of humor will greet you. Geiza is a Brandon, Florida native, who gets great satisfaction and joy when she’s making others feel appreciated and cared for. Whether scheduling appointments or assisting clients with product questions, she makes herself available. Her happy nature and positive outlook bring a warm and welcoming addition to our team and the salon. Geiza is active in the Tampa community, and loves being able to volunteer her time to help others. She loves taking on new responsibilities and enjoys working with clients and the Bubbles and Blowouts team. In her free time, you can find Geiza painting, drawing, binge watching Netflix, and spending as much time as she can with her family