The Colorist magazine’s 4th annual 30 Under 30 highlights the next generation of promising colorists — all under age 30 — who are poised to take their careers to the next level. Recognized by salon owners, manufacturers and clients for their talent and drive, these are the 30 colorists you need to know about now.

Soda Salon's own Ashley Eryn Acklin was chosen as 30 under 30 highlighting the next generation of colorists. Originally Article Published here.

Ashley Eryn Acklin

Age: 24
Salon/company name; location: Soda Salon, Roswell, GA
Title: Level 3 Stylist
Color line/s used: Eufora
Instagram: @f_ash_ion
What inspired you to become a colorist?
“Life imitates art, and art imitates life" — a statement I have paralleled with having the opportunity to travel many parts of the world. At a young age, I was immersed in different cultures and lifestyles, and found through these experiences the exposure and my passion for the fashion hair industry.