“At the age of 21, for example, I was probably missing two retail operations, the Nicole Miller license, which we bought,” she recalls, and I realized that I was deeply saddened by it. My brother and I were fighting. So many. When I decided to go to beauty school. “
After all, Alli was once again in Manhattan, but this time a full hairstylist honoring her skills under a famous hairstylist John sahg. “I loved doing this, until I did,” he said. It was “a great honor” to work for Sahag, “just after a few years,” he said, “I was like, ‘Ah, I think I want to do something else.”
He was developing his writing skills as an assistant to a legal department in a public relations firm. “I worked in a cubicle and I felt great,” he said with a laugh. “I’ve really got the experience I didn’t get because I didn’t go to a traditional college.”
Being in New York City was also a personal catalyst as she met her ex-husband, Cameron Webb, Who called him a “creative mastermind” of Drybar. Together, they moved to California, where they welcomed two sons and, nearly five years after raising them at home, a mobile blowout business proved to be the perfect stepping stone for Allie’s next move.
“Apparently, that eventually turned into Drybar,” he remembered, “realizing that it was a very large-scale hole in the market, and that there was no one to make a cheap blowout in a cold place. It was then was not.”