Tanis was born in Calgary Alberta, Canada and grew up in California’s central valley. Ever since she was a kid she knew she wanted to do hair, always practicing her skills on friends and family. Soon after graduating high school she moved to Southern California where she attended the Paul Mitchell School of Cosmetology in Costa Mesa.
The next few years after graduating cosmetology school were spent as a stylist at an Aveda salon in Modesto, California and a makeup artist for Lancome and Estee Lauder in Boulder, Colorado. After working more closely with color and continually being inspired, she decided to focus solely on being a colorist. She then moved to San Francisco and completed the training program at diPietro Todd to become a color specialist. Tanis also specializes in Keratin smoothing treatments.
Tanis believes in this ever changing profession, a colorist should always stay on top of what is current as well as having a strong foundation for the classics. She continues her education through research and taking classes at our very own academy here at dPT. From bright beachy blondes to shiny striking brunettes, Tanis loves being creative with color and believes in enhancing your natural beauty…and having fun while doing it!