Locally and Internationally published, Amanda Stone has been on the professional scene since 2004 Always having a passion for the industry, Amanda began her journey at the age of 14 duel enrolled in High School and Cosmetology School. In 2006 she became one of the youngest employee's working at Paul Mitchell the School, and eventually transferred and finished her cosmetology license there. For 2 years she remained at Lunatic Fringe Salon in Orlando, maintaining a Hair stylist & management position.
Amanda is no stranger to giving back. As the 2004 recipient of Walt Disney Worlds "Dreamer & Doer" Award for "Demonstrating excellence in her schools and community", She helped organize community affairs and participate in events such as: Disability Outreach, Site and Sole, Habitat for Humanity, Children's Miracle Network, Haircuts for the homeless, Ronald McDonald House, and more.
In January 2012 Amanda placed twice in the top 10 finalists for Sebastian's International What's Next Awards. She was flown to Berlin, Germany along with 10 other finalists from across the world, and won the competition! This gave her the opportunity to experience her first New York Fashion Week for Mara Koffman.
The winning spree had just begun. In Sept 2012 Amanda won first place in Pravana's "Show Us Your Vivid's" Contest. December 2012, She was flown to L.A. for a once in a lifetime experience photoshoot with Shear
Genius Winner Brig Van Osteen & Modern Salon. Just a few years later September 2015 Amanda was nominated for North American Colorist of the year for Behind The Chair Magazine! From there she has won National styling contest for Kenra professional, and the Matrix X Fergie contest! She was named Internationally as one of the Top 25 Hairstylists under 25.
As a certified Color & Extension Specialist, Amanda began workings out of her own Studio Salon In Uptown Altamonte (Orlando, Florida) in October 2014.
Setting her sights on bigger goals, In January 2016 Amanda opened her first independent salon "Your Favorite Salon" in Altamonte Springs, FL. and launched "Your Favorite Bridal Team" in Orlando Fl, and Los Angeles,Ca Soon to follow.
Amanda is a destination Hair & makeup Artist, Available to travel Worldwide.
Her work can be seen on the covers of Behind The Chair Magazine, The Guardian UK, Orlando Style Magazine, Tampa Style Magazine, DRINK magazine, Floridian view Magazine, Playground Magazine, DDI international magazine.
Also, gracing the inner pages of British VOGUE, FORBES Magazine, ESPN Magazine, Golf Digest Magazine, Sports Illustrated Magazine, MAXIM Magazine, Orlando Style Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, Modern Salon Magazine, HOT by Hair's How Magazine,Behind The Chair Magazine, Floridian View Magazine, Tampa Style Magazine, Pinup America Magazine, Fashion Frenzy Magazine, Elements Magazine, Beauty Launchpad, Advanced Photoshop Magazine, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, Florida Russian Lifestyle Magazine, Playground Magazine, Disorder Magazine, The Orlando Sentinel, The Orlando Weekly, Altamonte Living, Creative Loafing, Tampa Bay Times, Brochure/Promo Print for Rebuild Globally Organization, and Fetish Factory Promotional Print.
Some of her styles have been seen walking down runways in New York, Las Vegas,Orlando, Tampa. Also on Saturday Night live, the CW18 Florida, FOX 35 news, and on Ker's Wingouse Billboards across Florida.
Amanda Is Currently Living in Orlando, Florida