Brittany has been serving the professional beauty industry in a John Paul Mitchell Systems Focus Salon
since 2003. She became a phase I associate in 2004 and certified as a JPMS National Color Educator in
2007. In 2013 she was chosen to become a member of the Vanguard Salon Systems/JPMS color task
force. This is an elite team of national color educators focused on the sales and education of Paul
Mitchell hair color. She spends her professional time as a senior stylist in her salon and as a color trainer
in salons. In her personal time she enjoys being a mother to son, Brennan.

In 2005, Brittany was a member of the hair and make-up team for the Miss Teen USA pageant. She has
attended and assisted in classes under such artists as Stephanie Kocielski, Colin Caruso and Takashi
Kitamura. She was in the first class to complete Paul Mitchell University on the Baton Rouge campus of
Vanguard College of Cosmetology. Brittany was a key member of the color education team for Color
Club on both the Slidell and Baton Rouge campuses, Beauty in The Big Easy, the 2013 "I'm Possible
Tour", the launch of Paul Mitchell The Color featuring Chromolux technology, the Vanguard Salon
Systems launch of Forever Blonde and the launch of Paul Mitchell Shines and Color XG. She has
attended and taught at many Hair Camps, color workshops, and new product launches for JPMS. As an
aspiring stylist and educator, she has attended The Gathering in Las Vegas since 2004. In 2013, she
was selected to work "The Art of the Color Upgrade" classroom and in 2014 the "Taught by
Takashi"classroom at the prestigious event. She is currently educating on specialty styling, haircutting,
Mitch, Awapuhi Wild Ginger, product knowledge, texture, Tea Tree Indulgence of Water, Paul Mitchell
The Color and Color and Color XG.

As the owner, Brittany shares her creative vision and knowledge of Paul Mitchell at RUSH, a Paul
Mitchell Focus Salon, in Baton Rouge,La. She has had the opportunity to donate her talent to charitable
events such as Dancing for Big Buddy since 2011 and Healing Place Easter Eggstravaganza. Everyday
she strives to be a mentor to her salon team, a visionary to her salon guests, and to achieve personal
and professional growth. She's is driven by the talented artists that she meets in every class and is eager
to learn and continually build her knowledge in the professional beauty industry. Above all, Brittany
attributes her continued success to the amazing leadership of Vanguard Salon Systems and JPMS, the
love and support of her family and her faith.

JPMS Certifications:
PM National Educator
Specialty Styling
Hair Cutting
Tea Tree Men's Grooming
AWG Concierge
PMCEP (Color Trainer)
VSS/JPMS Color Task Force

Brittany Allphin-Smith,

Owner & stylist