Hello, my name is...

BB Hess

I'm the operations + brand manager @ Hank & Ax

Nickname:
BB - my old initials and I was called that all through my life.

How long have you been doing hair?
0 years.  I've worked @ Hank & Ax since January 2016

Why did you choose cosmetology?
I didn't!  I have an art degree focused on sculpture and graphic design. I fell into cosmetology because of Katie and her rad group of girls here.  I got the job and now I'm hooked!

What is your favorite part of your job?
My job is the best!  I get to hang out with my friends everyday and be incredibly goofy - then post about it online. 

Favorite social media app and how to find you:
Instagram!  @bbhess_ or @hankandax (but you better be following that one already)

Do you have any hobbies?
I love anything crafty or artsy. or a good, stiff drink.  is that a hobby?

Goal(s) you'd like to accomplish?
- speak french fluently
- buy a Tesla
- make Hank & Ax a household name

Do you have any hidden talents?
I can sing "Let It Go" entirely in French.

Favorite book or movie (or both!):
book: You Are A Badass   movie: Interstellar or Popstar

What did you want to be when you grew up?
a Target "payer lady" which meant cashier.  dream big!

Favorite karaoke song?
I always think I can rap.  I can't. 
I love to sing anything Journey or Queen

Anyone you'd like to meet?
I really, truly believe that I would be friends with the guys from The Lonely Island.  I heart funny dudes.  Also Jordan Westerkamp because DUH.

Anything you can't go a day without?
an iced latte with almond milk from Scooter's.  I'm seriously addicted. I go to bed thinking about when I can wake up and go get one.

How would you describe your personal style?
black.  I jump all over - athletic/dressed up/trendy/tacky - but its always mostly black.  I try to branch out into color but it just doesn't feel like me!

Favorite store(s) to shop for clothes?
H&M for good basics/Togs for unique, trendy pieces/Topshop or Asos.com when I'm in an online shopping mood

Favorite fashion trend?
obsessed with chokers because it looks so badass with my Hank & Ax bob™.  I also love to wear leggings as pants.

Most unusual thing you've ever eaten?
one time I tasted a baby octopus but it was so cute and tiny and I couldn't even bite down

Who was your first crush?
Joseph Gordon Levitt in 3rd Rock from the Sun but I remember having mixed feelings because he had long hair and I thought that was so girly but also so rebellious of him <3

Do you speak any different languages?
I took two years of French so I could probably communicate with a French toddler

Favorite color?
glitter

Do you play a musical instrument?
I'm really skilled at the kazoo.

How many U.S. states have you visited?
20

When is your birthday?
10/02