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Corinna Hernandez has been a hairdresser for 20 years, an expert educator for over 13 years, worked backstage at fashion week for 12 seasons and has done editorial work for over a decade. She has taught at over 250 salons for over 3000 stylists across the country, both independently and as a member of the core Bumble & Bumble education team. She is a veteran of NY Fashion Week and has worked backstage on shows including Dior in Paris and Dolce & Gabbana in Milan. Her work as a hairdresser has been highlighted in Elle Magazine and featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Refinery29, San Francisco Magazine, and more. Hernandez established PONY Education in 2014 to offer unique training opportunities to hairdressers of all levels. In 2019, Corinna and her husband Brett opened their first brick-and-mortar location in Rockridge. PONY Studios includes a salon, education theater, and an atelier lounge. In August of 2020, they opened a second location called PONY Salon in Temescal.

Corinna Hernandez has been a hairdresser for 20 years, an expert educator for over 13 years, worked backstage at fashion week for 12 seasons and has done editorial work for over a decade. She has taught at over 250 salons for over 3000 stylists across the country, both independently and as a member of the core Bumble & Bumble education team. She is a veteran of NY Fashion Week and has worked backstage on shows including Dior in Paris and Dolce & Gabbana in Milan. Her work as a hairdresser has been highlighted in Elle Magazine and featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Refinery29, San Francisco Magazine, and more. Hernandez established PONY Education in 2014 to offer unique training opportunities to hairdressers of all levels. In 2019, Corinna and her husband Brett opened their first brick-and-mortar location in Rockridge. PONY Studios includes a salon, education theater, and an atelier lounge. In August of 2020, they opened a second location called PONY Salon in Temescal.

Hair Cuts

20 Effortless Personalized Haircuts for All Hair Types

Here at Pony Studios and Pony Salon in Oakland, we tend to emphasize the importance of a thorough consultation with each client. The end result is a hyper-personalized cut based on suitability to one's lifestyle, hair type, and head shape. The effortless cuts are designed to require little or no styling, which keeps our clients coming back for more. Take a look at some select styles that can be yours truly that demonstrate some of these bespoke “wash and wear” looks!

by Corinna Hernandez
December 20, 2023

Latest Articles

Shag

60 Most Universal Modern Shag Haircut Solutions

Today, very few women opt to have their tresses cut in one-length styles. Shag haircuts look more modern, sharp and shapely, being at the same time easily-styled solutions. Shags are very versatile and can be crafted to fit your look, texture and lifestyle. Here is how!

by The Editors
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Color

50 Different Blonde Hair Color Ideas for the Current Season

Blonde hair color is so versatile that you might not even know there is a specific name for this or that shade of blonde hair color. Honey, caramel, strawberry, butter, champagne blonde – most shades sound so tasty that you cannot deny your hair a treat. Not to mention platinum and golden blonde hues suggesting that your hair can be your most precious jewelry. More than that, balayage and ombre color techniques allow some of the best blonde hair colors in one hairstyle.

by The Editors
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Hair Styling

What Is Poofy Hair and How To Style It?

When we’re thinking of poofy hair, the image of strands with undesired volume and a frizzy, unruly appearance springs to mind. If that’s what you see in the mirror and you hate it, we have good news for you – poofy hair is not one of the hair types you are born with. So, with a few tips and TLC approach, you’ll be able to change the way your hair looks and behaves.

by Mary Allen
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Pixie

18 Fresh Ideas of Daring A-Line Pixie Hairstyles

Who doesn’t know the allure of an angled bob with a refined A-line shape? Well, you can leverage the same idea on shorter length with an A-line pixie hairstyle that is longer in the front and shorter in the back. Whether you opt for a slight or a bolder steep angle, the cut will sassily open up your neck and elongate it visually. Check out these fresh ideas to find the look to suit your personality and style.

by Mary Allen
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Braided

70 Best Black Braided Hairstyles That Turn Heads

Embrace the unique advantage your beautiful voluminous natural hair, allowing for creative and durable braided looks that stand out and also provide lasting protection. The versatility of African hair braiding styles — ranging from microbraids, cornrows, fishtail braids, to twist braids, tree braids, and French braids, among others — means you have a plethora of options to choose from. Opting for a specific style and thickness, you can transform your hair into an array of stunning braided hairstyles suitable for both everyday wear and special occasions. Explore different types of braids for Black women and embrace the natural bounty of your hair!

by Gege Uboma
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Curly, Wavy

20 Refreshing Curly Bob Hairstyles for Women Over 50

There’s an undeniable charm to a curly bob, making it a timeless choice for women in their 50s. From asymmetrical cuts with gradual layers to one-length and rounded styles, there’s a diversity of hairstyles for each woman to explore. Whether you have natural bouncy curls or slightly wavy hair, the bob chop will infuse your locks with dynamic movement and a unique sense of individuality. Discover our collection of 20 chic curly bob hairstyles for over 50 and embrace the beauty of your natural curls with one of these ideas.

by Mary Allen
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Mohawk

30 Remarkable Natural Hair Mohawk Hairstyles

Mohawk hairstyles can deliver a bunch of original hairstyling solutions for natural hair. While tapered sides look really cool, you don't always have to shave the sides, as fauxhawks allow you to change your hairstyles as often as you wish. Read on for the best ideas!

by The Editors
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Boys and Men

60 Versatile Men’s Hairstyles and Haircuts

The time when men’s haircuts had to be simple and modest is over. Today’s styles for guys feature dramatic contrasts of length and textures, as well as interesting styling – wet look, tousled hair, spikes, etc. The following 60 hairstyles will give you a charge of inspiration for your next trip to the salon.

by The Editors
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Long

30 Admiring Long Hairstyles for Women with Round Faces

Long hairstyles with loose locks are generally very flattering for round faces. Long rounded layers, waves and face-framing bands can elongate it visually. Although excessive volume on the sides is not recommended, it can nicely balance the fuller cheeks too. So it's all about the general look you want to achieve. Keep reading for tips and inspiration!

by The Editors
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Hair Advice

The Best Ways to Get Back to Your Natural Hair Color, Explained and Illustrated

There is no quick fix when it comes to going back to natural hair color after bleaching, but with a good plan and some inspiration images, you'll be on the right path. Read on for the modern methods to go back to your natural hair color with all these stunning before and after images and helpful tips.

by Eleanor Cains
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