Zerlene Rogers, no novice to the high demands of the hair care industry. This 15 year veteran hair artist has been published in local and worldwide publications such as: Hype Hair, Heart & Soul, and Southern Dallas magazine. Currently styling everyone from mothers to models. As a child, she always had a passion and love for hair. She would imagine herself as a famous hairstylist. At the age of 13 Zerlene had a full clientele in her mother’s kitchen. Practically working for free just so she could have her hands in hair. By the age of 15 Zerlene became a shampoo tech at local salon called The Bronze Lady. There she would learn the ends and outs of the hair business, as well as what it means to be a stylist. Angela Allen, the salon owner taught her not only about proper hair care and product knowledge; she also imparted in Zerlene the desire to become a professional business owner.
Tracy Draper-Blunt a stylist at The Bronze Lady also shared with Zerlene her knowledge of hair care and product usage. Tracy illustrated the importance of managing finances, proper industry tools, and professionalism.
Zerlene eventually went on to beauty school and along the way would meet a hairstylist by the name of Monika Hodges, who not only taught her how to do amazing up dos, but also taught Zerlene to charge according to her worth, know her worth, and she is worthy of her labor.
Zerlene believes in giving honor where honor is due.
With these three amazing mentors in her life, Zerlene is so thankful for their coaching and motivation. She wouldn’t be who she is today without their instruction. The lessons these ladies blessed her with made such an impact in her life and shaped Zerlene into the phenomenal hairstylist and powerhouse she is today!
Zerlene has accomplished a great deal in her career; she has owned her own salon, Shea’s Beauty Salon at the age of 26. She has worked as an educator for Farouk Systems when she was 28. Zerlene is certified in multiple product lines, has worked with stage and film productions, in addition to countless photographers.
Zerlene relocated her family from Dayton, Ohio to the Dallas Fort Worth, Texas market where she is currently building a brand for her artistry. She is a stylist to Celebrities and the list is still growing. Zerlene has worked with Radio personality, DeDe McGuire from the Doug Banks morning radio show and DeDe in the morning radio show for K104 Dallas; Reality TV Star, Officer Tracey Jones from the hit TV show Police Women of Dallas on the OWN network. Zerlene also had the honor of styling Trayvon Martin’s grandmother for a charity event, the Second Chance Treasure event held in Dallas sponsored by the Pat Smith Foundation.
As a professional woman and educator working in film and print, Zerlene utilizes her skills to create beautiful praise worthy multi-cultural hairstyles. She is humble and grateful for where she is today and excited about what her future holds!