Teenager Milena Diekmann, a 17-year-old, is a self-taught hairstylist who creates hairstyles that look like an iconic Disney princess.
Using hair as her canvas, Milena creates interesting patterns on all hair colors and types and has already come up with hundreds of complicated, elaborate hairdos. Some of the intricate hairstyles resemble styles like weaved baskets, macramé, and knitting, and crocheted patterns.
From the age of 6, Milena always enjoyed doing hair. She started by doing easy hairstyles. One day while doing a simple braiding, she ran out of ideas.
Running out of ideas motivated her to started experimenting with unusual and intricate styles. From there, it soon grew into a real passion for elaborate hairstyles.
The braiding styles Milena practices are called “scissor waterfall braids” and “basket weave braids.”
Milena uses wigs for her braiding skills, and once a hairstyle is ready, she tries the wig on herself.
Although it is hard work and demands a ton of inspiration and time management, as well as practice, Milena feels that it is definitely worth all the effect she puts into it.
Her dream is to become famous and do celebrities’ hair or work as a wedding stylist, turning every girl’s particular day into a memorable and stylish event.
Milena loves the endless possibilities of styling hair as it is a beautiful way of expression, and she finds it relaxing. All other thoughts disappear as she focuses on her canvas of hair.
Below are some of Milena’s dazzling hairstyles
So many beauty trends come and go, holographic hair has also been doing the rounds. Even if you are not brave enough to wear it, you must admit that all these hairstyles are stunning and unique.
Would you like to be a hairstylist?
Here are the essential skills and qualities needed besides the qualifications
- Good teamwork.
- Maintaining a tactful, friendly manner.
- Communication skills.
- Openness to learning new ideas and techniques.
- Attention to detail.
- Cleanliness and good personal grooming.
You can follow Milena on her Instagram hairstylist.dream