Raina's unique technical skills and creativity make her an exceptional asset to the beauty industry. With more than ten years of experience, Raina has demonstrated expertise in hair cutting, coloring, and styling as well as makeup, men's grooming, and nails. Born in Hawaii and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Raina's international travels, combined with her appreciation for culture, music, and art, have infused her work with a sense of eclectic balance and style.
After completing a two-year apprenticeship in San Francisco, Raina mastered advanced styling courses with Vidal Sassoon and Toni & Guy. She is fun yet professional and has perfected both avant-garde styles and classically romantic looks. Her celebrity clientele includes Elisha Cuthbert, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Weezer, Gary Oldman, Marilyn Manson, Rachel Leigh Cook, and Zac Efron. She has also worked for Apple, Coke, Puma, St. John, Van Cleef and Arpels, and Tommy Hilfiger. Raina has collaborated with photographers such as Lorenzo Agius, Sheryl Nields, Jeff Vespa, John Russo and Alison Dyer.