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This is an absolutely incredible class. Gretchen takes the anxiety out of updos! She really gave me an amazing way to approach updos strategically and break them down! One of the best classes I’ve ever taken!!!
Gretchen’s work is stunning!!!
She is one of the most sought after updo and style specialist in the beauty industry.
To learn from Gretchen would be an honor from anyone that takes a class from her. She has many recordings which are great however when you get to have the chance to actually take a live interactive class with her please do. She is brilliant.
Welcome Updo lovers and learners! Gretchen Maurer here of The Updo System. A new way to Consult, Construct and Customize special event hair!
> Always know where to start
> Learn how to break down every photo
> See beyond the hair and into the guests actual desires
> Have stronger construction with less bobby pins
“I teach you how to think through your updos.” Grow in confidence and creativity with a repeatable system for meeting the style and emotional needs of your special event guest!
Gretchen Maurer is a former salon owner with 30+ years in the industry. She was a platform updo artist and educator for DiGrigoli Academy as well as a published freelance bridal stylist and contributing editor for a number of magazines and styling books like Hair’s How, Inspire, Salon Ovations, Passion, Brides and more.
In 1998, she created Weddinghair.com, the first wedding hair website on the internet! Brides magazine recognized it as the #1 wedding beauty site in 2002. She also wrote the beauty industries first wedding hair book for Milady, The Business of Bridal Beauty as well as The Morning of Your Wedding.
Currently, Gretchen runs the largest Updo and Hairstyle Education Facebook group with over 20K members. Additional courses can be found at www.updosystem.com
She co-owns a mental health practice with her husband and is a certified coach with a focus on helping others find clarity. "Success with updos truly is 85% people skills, therefore client focused education is key!
"I am so blessed to have this platform at salontraining.com for live zoom classes! I can't wait to work with you!"