HAIR STYLIST / MAKEUP ARTIST
Antoinette Dowden, the daughter of Terrence Dowden has been a part of Level 1 from her early childhood days. She spent many of her days in the salon watching her father provide the best hair services to the hair community. Today, Miss Dowden has developed a career of her own. She is presently a hair stylist and a make-up artist right alongside her father. From 2008 to present she has been a hair stylist and make-up artist at Level 1 Salon.
During the spring of 2010 Antoinette was the head make-up artist for the Kingsborough Caribbean Fashion show in Brooklyn. In 2010 Antoinette was also a hair stylist and make-up artist at Stella Cuts and Colors. In the winter of 2012 Miss Dowden was the head make-up artist for the photo shoot set of Kierna Mayo, the Editorial Director of Ebony Magazine. In the spring of 2011 she was the make-up artist for the Hennessy Campaign photo shoot where she worked exclusively with The Roots and Q-Tip. During the summer of 2011 Miss Dowden spent the summer in Trinidad at the Aveda Day Spa where she styled and processed all hair types and handled all application of make for special occasions.
Antoinette has extensive knowledge of the operation of a salon business as she currently assists Terrence with the operation of Level 1 Salon. She has strong interpersonal, communicative and organizational skills and possesses the ability to multi-task, the ability to work in a fast paced, high pressured environment. Her hand-eye coordination is exceptional as she has created a reputation of being one of the best hair weavers in Brooklyn. Miss Dowden is exceptional with the insertion of various styles of weaves and the styling of said weaves. Miss Dowden is very Goal Driven Friendly and enthusiastic, she is extremely out-going, social, friendly and hardworking