Riki has been in the beauty industry for over 20 years with her focus always being on education. She started out at one of Rhode Island’s top salons and from there she moved to NYC, working for world renowned TIGI. Working under the industries top stylists like Berry Bachen, Thomas Osborn and Zak Mascolo she furthered her career. After she moved back to RI she taught as in instructor at the first Toni and Guy Academy.
She graduated TIGI Talent as a master colourist which allowed her to travel the US, Canada and Europe, sharing her passion for colour. Riki has worked New York Fashion Week under the house of main entrance artists DJ Riggs and Berry Bachen. The arts and street culture has inspired her direction of patterns and colour palette. Working with passionate people has given Riki the drive and energy necessary to perfect her skills behind the chair.