R. OBRIEN LYNCH
Recondius "Obrien" Lynch
R. Obrien Lynch is a successful Master cosmetologist, celebrity stylist, makeup artist, and an educator with industry leader Avlon Industries Inc. This multi-talented businessman holds licenses in two states, and has over 30 years of experience.
Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Obrien found his love for hair styling and hair care at the tender age of five (5) while watching his mother style hair in their kitchen. Unlike most teens, he knew what career he wanted to pursue and began taking vocational cosmetology classes while in high school. This was his first introductory lesson to professional hair styling. Immediately after high school graduation Obrien received his license & later enrolled in the famous Dudley’s Cosmetology University for advanced training. After which his desire was to make an impact in the beauty industry. Understanding the need for expansion and the desire to make a greater name for himself...Obrien made a daring move to the Big Apple. Later he enrolled in the Art Institute of New York City to attain an Associate degree in Restaurant management & Occupational Studies with a Culinary concentration.
His cosmetology career began to soar in 1992 when he was approached by Avlon Industries, Inc. After an intense training session Obrien was inducted and began contracting with Avlon. This has lead to a 20 plus year partnership with the multi-cultural hair care maven.
Proficient in precision hair cutting, all chemical applications, weaving, and styling, Obrien realizes that its a stylist job to pull out the rare beauty that lies within a client. He strives to make women feel confident by giving them healthy hair, flawless makeup applications, and a listening ear. "One of my clients recently told me the only thing that overshadows my styling ability is my wonderful personality; he gushes.”
With a celebrity clientele having consisted of Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kelly Price, and Toccara Jones; to name a few, and a resumé that includes styling for the Clinton Inaugural Ball, New York Fashion Week, Essence Magazine, All My Children, One Life to Live, TLC TV makeovers, Lifetime Upfront Presentations, Sophisticates Black Hair Magazine, Hype Hair, and one of America’s best multi-cultural hair care companies, Avlon Industries, Inc. Making strides in national advertising campaigns, International education, and lectures nationally this entrepreneur/stylist/educator, continues to pursue his passion.
Currently Obrien operates his business inside The Society Studios in Atlanta Georgia. Previously he owned two salons concurrently appropriately named The O...Experience; located in Brooklyn, New York, and Salon O2 in Atlanta, Georgia. He has traveled across the United States and the Caribbean styling for Avlon Industries, Inc.’s trade shows and educating his peers on the essence of hair styling, color, and cutting. Because of his ability to dig deep within a person & pull out the rare essence of beauty often overlooked, his versatility, and shear talent, Obrien continues to be a driving force, and more importantly...a professional, respected stylist.
In addition to being a skilled Master Cosmetologist, Obrien is a freelance writer and enjoys creating culinary delights. His ultimate goal is to become an even more renowned hair care educator, a motivational speaker & renowned culinarian...the orbit awaits this rising star...