Lavette Slater: 3 X EMMY AWARD WINNING HAIRSTYLIST
The quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind; this is the definition of beauty. With style and grace, Lavette Slater conveys this vivid quality through her skilled eye and hands when she is with each and every client. With over 15 years as a celebrity hairstylist and beauty expert; Lavette Slater is known as a trendsetter in the hair and makeup industry. At the height of her career as the Supervisor and key hairstylist on ABC’s The View, this 10x Emmy Award Nominee and winner of the 34th, 35th and 36th Annual Creative Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling; she is nowhere near the end of her career. Lavette continues to rise to the top and share with others her beauty expertise.
During her 10 years with The View, Lavette has gone on to style the tresses of Chandra Wilson, Glen Close, Jennifer Hudson and top political figures; Hilary Clinton and our elegant first lady, Michelle Obama. With her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail, Lavette’s skills extend to hair extensions as well as a multitalented makeup artist, which includes professional airbrushing, tanning, contouring and tattoos. Lavette has the ability to effortlessly capture the essence of her clients’ personality and star power by creating a look that is unique to them. As a master of her craft, Lavette has been credited for giving show ideas for on-air segments on various popular television shows; Good Morning America, Regis and Kelly; Rachel Ray, CNN and plenty more. Her styling finesse is no stranger to well-known publications; Marie Claire, People, US Weekly, Essence, and Hamptons Magazine to name a few. Lavette made a mark in publication history for being the key factor to Kate Gosselin’s extreme transformation from long to short; People Magazine named her style “One of the most memorable style moments of the year”.
Lavette continuously works on her own innovative techniques and pushes the boundaries of hair and beauty. The View gave her the key essentials to help create her own line of human hair wigs, Lovie by LS; worn by Angela Simmons, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Sherri Shepherd. With the expansion of “Lovie by LS”, Lavette wishes to give back by donating wigs to those who suffer with hair loss ailments (cancer patients, alopecia, autoimmune disease, etc.). Her passion leads her to help those who wish to increase their beauty and aide those who lack the knowledge for their beauty needs.
“With over 15 years in the beauty industry, I have gained the experience and access needed to build my business and brand; from working behind the scenes on “The View”; having my work seen on major television shows; and giving my expert advice to magazines. My true desire and passion has and always will be to help make women feel beautiful.”- Lavette Slater