Hair Innovator of the Year

Raluca Ward

Voting is over! See you at the awards ceremony on October 13th!

How long have you been in your nominated field?

Raluca has been in the hair industry for over 10 years.

What professional achievements have you acquired during your years in your field?

After graduating from Aveda, Raluca had the good fortune to work for an amazing stylist that carved her path to success, inspiring her to reach even higher. She embarked on an endless journey of challenges and self improvement to fulfill her passion and master her craft. Raluca frequently travels to NYC, LA, and many other cities, attending seminars and conventions. She’s learned tricks of the trade from world renowned hairstylists and is able to apply those skillsets and techniques to the beautiful men and women of San Antonio. Trained with Tracy Cunningham (J.Lo, Cameron Diaz, Minka Kelly, Gwyneth Paltrow), Harry Josh (Kate Hudson, Olivia Wilde, Gisele Bundchen, Ellen Pompeo, Kate Bosworth), Chris Appleton (Rita Ora, Christina Aquilera, Lea Michele, Katy Perry, Olivia Munn, Ariana Grande), Johnny Ramirez & Anh Co Tran (Miranda Kerr, Victoria Beckham, Jessica Alba, Faith Hill, Anne Hathaway, Vera Wang, Uma Thurman), Adir Abergel (Reese Witherspoon, Diane Kruger),Jen Atkin (Kardashians, Gigi & Bella Hadid)

What do you plan to do with your business to help the San Antonio Fashion Industry grow in a positive way?

Raluca Ward moved to the United States from Romania in 2002 at the age of 18 to provide a better life for her family. Her road took her from New York, followed by California, before finally settling in San Antonio in 2005. With her experience and skill set, she wants to continue to use her tricks of the trade from world renowned hairstylists and apply those techniques to the beautiful men and women of San Antonio.

Voting is over! See you at the awards ceremony on October 13th!