Join National Educators Savanna Smith and Kristy Varga for a live demo and conversation about “Falling” Back Into Color going through the many uses, color options, and techniques that can be utilized to transition guests from summer to fall colors. We will share some inspirational color techniques as well as some grey coverage troubleshooting along with our “fav formulas”!


Savanna Smith

Savanna Smith always wanted to do hair—she graduated high school at 17 and started hair school just three weeks later. At 19, she became a Learning Leader Trainee at The System, a Paul Mitchell Partner School in Springfield, MO, and later moved to a new school opening in Wichita. There she became a National Educator and moved again to Kansas City, where she currently resides. Savanna taught at Paul Mitchell The School Overland Park for three years before taking the role of Regional Color Coordinator. After a couple of incredible years of travel, she decided to settle down and open Refinery Room after seeing a void of Paul Mitchell® salons in Kansas City. Though she never aspired to be a salon owner, the new responsibility has given her a fresh perspective and excitement


Kristy Varga

Kristy Varga began her career in the beauty industry after graduating from Paul Mitchell the school costa mesa in 2001. She assisted at the Richard Michael salon for a year before becoming a fulltime stylist. She spent a total of ten years in the salon, with two as salon manager, Before she felt a call to contribute to the growth of today's young hairstylists and decided to move into education. She is currently the lead colorist for the Paul Mitchell schools advanced education team, where she leads a small team of advanced educators to train in color. She continues to teach in schools across the nation and inspires stylists and learning leaders to find their passion.