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Pink Mantis Beauty – Nashville, Tennessee

Written By: author image Gigi Cruz
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Today, the team at SalonOtter heads to Nashville to meet with Stephanie Wilson, the owner of Pink Mantis Beauty to chat all things hair, beauty, and fashion in Tennessee and beyond.

We cover Stephanie’s ultimate style icons, her top hair health tips if you’re putting your hair through a lot, plus why Nashville is now the true primary destination for bachelorette parties.


Stephanie, tell us more about yourself

I’m the owner of Pink Mantis Beauty as well as a professional hair & makeup artist!

Ever since I can remember I knew that I wanted to be in the beauty industry. Even as a young kid, I was playing with my mom’s makeup, dressing up and cutting and coloring my own hair.

I would put on fashion shows and pose for photo shoots before I could even ride a bike! As an adult it just made sense to pursue doing what I love and luckily I’ve had plenty of success over the years. As far as my experience, qualifications, and awards there are too many to name but feel free to check out my website and IMDb to read more about what I’ve worked on!

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What will clients experience with Pink Mantis Beauty?

Pink Mantis Beauty services Nashville and middle Tennessee however I’ve provided services all over the U.S!

What sets us apart is that we offer on-demand luxury beauty services, for anyone, anywhere for anything. Bridal, events, corporate, TV&Film, red carpet, editorial the list goes on!

What specialties does Pink Mantis Beauty offer?

Our services at Pink Mantis Beauty are never one and the same. Because of the unique variety of our clientele, every service is unique and customizable.

Pink Mantis Beauty services are a full experience as all of our artists are licensed and certified beauticians and have a combined 25+ years in hair, makeup, and skincare. With each service and visit, you get expert-level treatment, while being provided with consultation, tips, advice, feedback, and more!

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What is your number one tip for a happy, healthy hair and beauty routine?

I’m afraid I can’t give just one tip as healthy hair comes with a lifetime of ongoing maintenance and care! Again every single person is different and their hair is unique. Your lifestyle plays a big part in your hair’s overall health.

If you’re someone who uses consistent heat, color or lightener, harsh mineral water or products, or have over exposure to the sun, then you may have to add a restorative protein or keratin treatment to your weekly routine.

What Nashville hair, beauty, and fashion trends are you seeing right now?

In recent years Nashville has become the bridal capital of the world. Bachelorette parties and destination weddings have been a huge trend. With the emerging influx in growth, Pink Mantis Beauty absolutely loves providing top-tier services to out-of-town visitors!

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What hair and beauty products do you think should be in everyone’s day-to-day routine?

As an affiliate of several brands and dedicated beauty enthusiast, I have had my fair share of personal product testing.

Charlotte Tilbury is one of my all-time favorite makeup brands! From the flawless filter foundation, contour wands, and pillow talk lip line, there’s no product from them that I dislike!

For skincare, Dr Dennis Gross peel pads will always be a part of my life as I recommend them to everyone! And for hair, Kevin Murphy has my vote by a landslide!

Beyond Pink Mantis Beauty, who else would you like to give some love to?

UAL is one of my favorite stores to find high fashion and designer clothes as well as Buffalo Exchange.

Who is your all-time hair, beauty, and style icon?

Frida has inspired me not just for her art and style but she’s such an iconic female who continues to live on which I absolutely love!

Marylin Monroe too of course just signifies feminine beauty!

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Which current celebrity or public figure is getting it so right with their hair, beauty, and styling?

Iris Apfel has the best fashion, as far as hair and makeup, I absolutely love Ellen Harding.

Is there anything else you’d like to share with our SalonOtter readers?

We have big plans in the works to keep growing, learning, and doing what we love so stay tuned!

Where can people find Pink Mantis Beauty?

We’re at 1212 Laurel St # 100, Nashville, TN 37203

Check out our website to make a booking and we’re also on Insta

Thanks so much Stephanie, we can’t wait to visit you at Pink Mantis Beauty again soon!

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Gigi Cruz Editor