DIANE DA COSTA
"Diane Da Costa is the "Go-to-Girl" for the beauty industry, a celebrity stylist and curly textured hair guru to thousands of African queens, Latinas and women of all colors. Ms. Da Costa is the Master Cutter & Expert for the Milady Perspecitive In Hair Design: Cutting Curly Textured Hair DVD Series with Diane Da Costa, which launched in November, 2013 by Milady/Cengage Learning Publishers. In July, 2013 the 2nd Edition of the Milady Standard Natural Hair Care & Braiding textbook was published with Ms. Da Costa as Contributing Author & Editor.
Ms. Da Costa most recently served as Carol's Daughter Brand Stylist & Curly Texture Expert, as well as contributing content to Carol's Daughter's NEW transitioning website: www.transitioningmovement.com - with beauty articles and webisodes. She served as the Mizani Multi-textured Expert and Creative Consultant for the L'Oreal owned brand and has also consulted with Aveda, Pantene, Phyto (Ales Group) and Design Essentials (McBride Laboratories).
She was the proprietor and former owner of the first Aveda Concept salon in Manhattan -Dyaspora Salon Spa, the leading textured hair care salon and spa in NYC in the late 90's to early 2000s. Ms. Da Costa brings innovative curly styles to the forefront of today's multi-textured hair movement which have graced the beauty & fashion pages of British Elle, French Vogue, Essence, O Magazine, Uptown & Vibe, Essence Total Makeover, Harriette Cole's "Jumping the Broom" and "Fashion Noir" by Contance White, just to name a few.
A Beauty & Lifestyle Expert, Ms. Da Costa is the author of Textured Tresses, The Ultimate Guide to Maintaining and Styling Natural Hair, published by Simon and Schuster, June 2004; a beauty writer & lifestyle expert for Behindthechair.com & UPTOWN Magazine Online. She firmly believes it is her calling to educate both consumers and professionals with this informative and inspirational textured hairstyling guide. Diane's philosophy is simply - Textured Hair is Gorgeous Hair! Creating versatile styles for curly & sleek/smooth tresses to couture bridal looks is a delight! Ms. Da Costa is a licensed cosmetologist, master colorist and writer. She holds a B.B.A in Marketing from Pace University and resides in New Rochelle, NY. She is the founder and principal executive of Beautiful Fund, LLC" www.dianedacosta.com
Publicist: Natasha Boyd of Gravity PR