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 Who Is Niki Smith?

Niki Smith is a 30 year veteran in the beauty biz and one of the industry’s premier educators. She’s known best for her “mesmerizing” speaking skills and her in-depth knowledge of Salon Owner Business development and How to use hair color as the bridge to “work less and gain more”for the urban salon.” Niki” is also a licenses cosmetology teacher and certified make-up artist. 

Her work includes television, commercials, infomercials, retail and merchandising, research and development and CD covers. Her extensive educational experience expands throughout the industry with mega giants such as Soft Sheen, Wella-Sebastian, Request Products, Namistee, Shiva Laboratories,  Essations Multi-textural Collection and Coverline Urban Style by the NG group. She has been published in many major publications such Black Hair Sophisticates, Black Elegance, and Passion just to name a few. “Niki Smith” is the proud owner of Knowledge by niki LLC Salon Consulting Firm.  Which also is the parent company for the “Kolor Me Crazee Brand”. She has graced the industry with her enthusiastic and thought provoking style of teaching, while motivating her audiences to push beyond their limitations and become masters at their craft. Her educational training has been sought after nationally and internationally. She has been recognized as one of the industry’s most prolific educators and motivators. As a regular invited educator to most of the industry’s premier trade shows, Niki has been afforded the opportunity to have an expansive following. Therefore creating “Knowledgebyniki.com” brand which consist of comprehensive education and salon coaching programs, products, tools, color seminars and salon business development. “Niki “ believes in 1 simple philosophy “The more you know the more you grow!” and “You change your mind you change you money!”


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