Elizabeth (Liz) Bozzo
Senior Artist & In-Salon Educator – Atelier Salon
Joined Atelier October 2008
Great at makeup, creative color, and classics!
Education: Atelier Apprentice, B.A. in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of San Diego
Special training or certifications: redCHOCOLATE, Aveda Texture Certified, Keratin Complex, Platinum Seamless, Airbrush makeup, TV/Film/Print makeup, Certified for B&W, Theater, and Wedding makeup through MAC.
Hometown: Gilroy, CA, living in Santa Cruz, CA.
Why I decided to become a stylist: It’s what I love doing on my off time, why not make a career out of it!
My favorite thing about my work: I love to help people project on the outside what they feel on the inside.
Best professional moment: Getting my cosmetology license!
Professional Goal: To be an educator and share the knowledge that was shared with me. (Note that Liz became part of the Atelier educator team in 2015)
What I want every client to know about me: I actually and truly care about how you feel after I am done with your hair.
Other hobbies and talents: Cooking, archery and kayaking
Where has my work been seen? Santana Row Fashion Shows, photo shoots, LA direct magazine, Scene magazine, MTV, VH1 and BET
What is your specialty? Corrective color, making your hair dreams come true, and makeup
Have you ever donated your services or talents to a charitable organization? Any community activities/organizations that you’re regularly involved with? Sacred Heart Community Services, Families for Families, InnVision
What quote or mantra do you strive to live by? “It is what it is.”
Describe the worst hair phase you’ve been through. My entire high school experience: too-short bangs, no color, didn’t understand my texture!
What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done? Repelling off of a mountain in the Sierras. I was only 13, but it remains the most fun and scary thing I’ve done.