Celebrity Stylist and Hair Extensions Expert
The celebrity stylist began her career at just the age of fifteen in Chicago, Illinois, where she worked in a small salon that immersed her in the editorial world of fashion and beauty. she received her license in cosmetology from the Aveda Institute and as a teenager attended summer programs at Pratt Institute School of Art and Design. Potempa also graduated from NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study where she focused on business and creativity and gained independence in her field.
An innovative celebrity hairstylist, Sarah Potempa’s technical versatility and cutting-edge vision have made her a high demand stylist on red carpets and photo shoots worldwide. As a stylist, Potempa has extensive freelance experience including editorial work for magazines such as Condé Nast’s renowned Vogue and Vanity Fair. She has been requested for press events and photo shoots by celebrities like Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Emmy Rossum, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, and Lea Michele, as well as advertising campaigns for Converse by John Varvatos, Sephora, and Levi’s.
In addition to being a celebrity favorite, Potempa was selected as a spokesperson for Proctor and Gamble and has contributed to publications like US Weekly, People, Fitness, and InStyle.
Potempa gained much knowledge and firsthand experience as an Assistant for industry giants like, Pantene’s Global Ambassador and celebrity stylist, Danilo Dixon, as well as Bobby Recine (L’Oreal) and Steven Ward.
Based out of New York City, Potempa’s fresh originality and artistic ability have made her a beauty visionary and garnered her much recognition in the high profiled industry.