Mikala Jean Vandenbroucke has been in the beauty industry for 8 years. In that time she has gained experience in a multitude of settings including commission salon employee, independent salon professional, brand educator and platform artist, session work on photo shoots and runways, and brand sales and management.
As a platform artist and educator, Mikala has traveled around the country and to Puerto Rico to present at some of North America’s largest beauty shows and has been chosen to represent her company two times at the Nolcha Group’s New York Fashion week. She has been internationally published in Style Source Magazine, one of Russia’s leading Hair Magazines and Mirror Magazine in Spain; additionally her work can be seen in the online community at Behind The Chair, as well as several different eBooks and other digital and international media.
Mikala got her start in Omaha, Nebraska, at Xenon International Academy, and spent the first five years of her career in Omaha where she branched out from the salon to become an educator, session stylist and makeup artist. The next phase of her career begins in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she will continue her passion of inspiring others through education.