Avanti Salon

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Avanti Salon - We Specialize In You!


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Rita Smith, Proprietor of Avanti Salon

Rita Smith grew up in Mississippi and moved to Indiana in 1992. She’s been a hairstylist and beauty consultant since 1990 and founded Avanti Salon in 2010.

Rita attended a private and highly reputable beauty school in Texarkana, TX and has been attending yearly classes ever since. She’s particularly proud of having studied under Martin Parson in Chicago who has a worldwide following as the King of up-dos.

To stay up-to-date Rita Smith visits hair shows regularly. She’s gone to Texas, Chicago, IL, Louisville, KY, Cincinnati, OH, Indianapolis, Mississippi and Memphis, TN. She became a makeup artist in Memphis, TN and still holds that title.

Rita has developed the reputation of providing excellence in hair treatment. From natural to classic to modern, Rita Smith understand hair and how to provide clients with the best high quality service.

Rita lives with her family near Bedford, Ind.