Wil Strayhorn, a gifted, talented hair stylist, makeup artist, entrepreneur, speaker, style coach and radio host has been an industry leader for nearly 20 years. His mastery of Make-up Artistry and Award Winning Hair Designing in the salon environment, has rewarded him exposure on a national level. In both make-up application and hair styling, his approach is innovative, modern, polished and sophisticated. He has assisted and women from all walks of life in discovering their own unique, individual style and personal image by presenting on self image topics such as “Look The Part!” as well performing head to toe makeovers. He is the consummate professional and has received recognition and accolades from other industry leaders throughout his exceptional career.
Mr. Strayhorn has had the opportunity to display his talent on the world stage at “New York Fashion Week” where he was Lead Make-Up Artist, in addition to local events and competitions. Additionally, he has also won numerous awards including “Make-Up Artist of The Year , “Best Hair Colorist” and 3 NAACP Black Men Rock Image Awards for “Best Makeup Artist” twice and “Media Mogul” just to name a few. These accomplishments have solidified his position as one of the premier beauty professionals in this region.
After mastering his profession, Mr. Strayhorn added to his professional portfolio, the title of “Educator” when he aligned himself with L’oreal Professional and joined the talented team at “Mizani Hair Products” and performed as one of their premier National Educators for 6 years. As a lover of everything beautiful, he aligned his gifts and talents to help ladies of all ages reach their goals of winning Pageants by offering his award winning hair and makeup services when he became the personal Makeup & Hair Stylist to Mrs. Nikki Clark, executive director of the International Junior Miss Scholarship Pageant. He was lead hair & Makeup artist for the Hit TV Reality Show “LIVE TO SPARKLE” Reality Modeling Competition. He has had the pleasure of working with College Campus Queens by teaching them makeup lessons as well as providing hair & makeup services for their official portraits. He is the co-owner of Let’s Face It Makeup & Hair Studio and founder of L.F.I Enterprises which embodies the entities of L.F.I Makeup Services, L.F.I Makeup Academy, L.F.I Pageantry Services, L.F.I Image Makers and L.F.I Cosmetics currently in development. He is the President and host of Let’s Face It with Wil Strayhorn & Friends, an internet radio talk show (www.LetsFaceItRadio.com) where he won “Media Mogul” by the NAACP “Black Men Rock” Image Awards. Wil enjoys sharing his expertise, experience and knowledge with other stylists, consumers and business leaders across the country. He is on track to becoming one of, if not THE top beauty & image professionals in the country and a highly rated media professional.