As a second generation hair stylist, Shantell Mallard has admired and followed her aunt's career as a stylist. Since the tender age of fourteen, she has transformed her childhood passion into a thriving career. As a Nashville native, Shantell Majors Mallard received her training at her vocational high school and went on to Dillard University to study business in New Orleans, LA. She went on to worked and train at an Aveda Concept salon and quickly became a sought after stylist in Atlanta, GA. Her career took her around the country and beyond to work on clients for many events. Shantell began studying the art of extensions by attending many classes and creating a unique technique that is known as the Major Method, a detailed weaving method that helps the hair to grow and remain healthy while wearing the protective style. Mallard's gift as an artist is undoubtedly innate and sets her apart from the average stylists.
In 2006, Mallard and a business partner opened a modern, upscale salon named Orchid Salon in Midtown Atlanta. She gained widespread attention as she was hired by Warner Music to do new artists for photoshoots, videos, and celebrity artists such as Letoya Luckett, Monica, and other rising stars in the making. As a preferred stylist, she worked with the Stellar Awards with CeCe and Debbie Winans and has featured work in Black Hair Sophisticates as well as worked in the Bronner Brother Hair Show as a platform artist.
In 2013, Mallard opened Salon Scenes in the New Buckhead Atlanta area and since then her passion for creating new techniques has made her an innovator in the art of hair weaving and custom units.With her daughter adding to the third generation of hair stylist to the family tree, she has the great pleasure in expanding her brand and has become an educator and works along side with the Great Celebrity Stylist Kim Kimble.