Teresa trained at world-class salons in Europe and the United States. She earned advanced certifications from Toni and Guy, Aveda, Jingles (London), Graham Webb, and Hubert Braun. She also studied with renowned French hair stylist Jean Louis David. Teresa is a certified curl care consultant with Devachan in New York and a certified color expert with Schwarzkopf, USA. In addition to her styling experience, Teresa spent six years at Aveda, one of the world's most innovative cosmetic companies. Teresa holds academic degrees in sociology and business and is doing coursework toward a Master's degree.