Senior Hair Designer
More about Mandora Gourdie:
A native of Northern Michigan, Mandora obtained her cosmetology training and an A.A.S at Ferris State University. Mandora then returned to Traverse City to begin her career. During this time she studied in Windsor, Ontario, Minneapolis, and Baton Rouge.
After four and a half years working as a stylist, Mandora wanted to explore other options within the industry. She moved, and spent two and a half years in Orlando, Florida working as a salon stylist and make-up artist/stylist for print and video work. during this time she studied at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London.
Mandora then moved to Chicago, Illinois and worked as a stylist, as well as an inter-salon educator.
Six years later, she and her family came full circle, returning to northern Michigan. Since 1996, she has been working as a stylist in Traverse City, attending hair shows, and participating in seminars. At this time, Mandora is focusing her energy on advanced education, in conjunction with her salon work at Epiphany Salon and Spa Downtown.