Mrs. “D” (Derina) Garcia, owner of Inspired Designs Hair Salon & Barbershop LLC.
The main focus is to provide VIP treatment to every client in a professional relaxing atmosphere that is both pleasing to her customers, as well as service that provides healthy hair. She has been in the hair care industry for 24 years. Mrs. “D” has a very strong desire to provide outstanding customer service. She has built Inspired Designs Hair Salon & Barbershop with a reputation for healthy hair and superior customer service. Her passion for hair continued on and she obtained her license of cosmetology in 2000. By continuing education in the latest trends and techniques, she has been mastering her craft. Mrs.“D” is a trained Master Stylist, a Certified Hair Loss Specialist, a Certified Hair Replacement, hair educator, and continues education in several hair weaving camps, cuts, braids and coloring and classes. She is also a member of the Killeen Independent School District Cosmetology Board.
In 2005, she opened Inspired Designs Hair Salon and with much success about 7 months later, she expanded the business to also include a Barbershop. Now there are two locations, a hair salon and a barbershop. In 2016, after many years, in hair regrowth & replacement services, Mrs. D Garcia completed advanced training and became Certified in Hair Loss Specialty and Replacement. Inspired Designs Hair Salon & Barbershop has provided excellent service with the best trained stylists and barbers in the area for over 11 years.
Inspired Designs work has been featured on television and has been on production set with ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episode #183 featuring Xzibit. Mrs. D’s hair & makeup has also been on American Hair & Nail Icon’s TV show- Dallas episode. Ms. “D” has competed and placed in several hair battles. Her work has been published in Extreme Hair Magazines, Beauty Trendz, Texas Trends, Go Getta of Hair, Beauty World, Below Zero Hair Magazine and Encore Magazine.
She is a make-up consultant and enjoys transforming women from their current look to glamour. She has also undertaken training for proper eyelash extensions semi-permanent and permanent. Ms. “D” is also trained and certified in ear piercing. Now she is proud to now offer the latest: The Assuage protein treatment, The Marcia Teixeira Brazilian Keratin Treatment, the Malaysian Weave, and the Mekani Weave. Ms. D is very motivated in expanding her training and education in the Hair Industry. She strives to bring aboard Hair Stylists & Barbers the have a PASSION for this industry.
Over the years, she incorporated programs giving back to customers and the community, with other partners, which includes, Annual Bring Your Parent To Work Day (free cuts, styles, make-up & life discussions for children), Annual Back-To-School Drive: Free Cuts n Styles, Free backpacks & school supplies & Free lunch to Families In Crisis homeless shelter, Annual Back-To-School Luncheon, Customer Appreciation Day and Inspired Designs Feeding Families. Inspired Designs Love Foundation that is devoted to helping children that suffer medical hair loss. Our latest project is sponsoring a 2017 Senior Graduation Cruise for the youth in our communities, designed to Inspire, Motivate and Encourage our youth to Explore their future possibilities and reach for Success.