Ona Monique Watley

is a licensed freelance fashion hair artist  in San Francisco, CA. Starting off as an assistant in 1993, at Bonita's Hair Studio located in Schaumburg Illinois, is where she discovered that hairstyling was the career for her. She moved to Los Angeles CA in 1996.  After moving to San Francisco, in 2006, Ona decided to go through an apprenticeship program for cosmetology to become licensed. September 2008, she completed her training, received her license and right away started working in the salon where she apprenticed, Jazz'z Salon. August 2015, out of over 10,000 applicants world wide, Ona was hand selected to be one of the 800 creatives to participate in the program Hair: Mastered- with Sam McKnight. Completing that program in February 2016 has allowed Ona to hone her craft & take her artistic abilities  further. Her work has been published in Huff Magazine & Vulkan Magazine.  Along with freelance work, Ona works behind the chair at Smoke & Mirrors salon. To view more of Ona's work or make an appointment visit www.styleseat.com/hairstylesbyona