About Toni Love

Author, Platform Artist, Business Woman, and International Educator

Toni Love is an international platform artist and educator, holding instructorā€™s licenses in Cosmetology and Barbering; she is a Certified Instructor and a twice-published author. A graduate of the Hair Design Academy, Toni has taught students in both private and public schools. She currently owns Toni Loveā€™s Training Center L.L.C., located in Atlanta, Georgia, where she teaches beauty professionals how to become Certified Hair Loss Specialists. Also, she assists people within and outside of the beauty industry through her Business Leaders Program, where she uses the "hold your hand" approach to ensure her attendees obtain RESULTS!

Toni holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in management. A Master's Degree in Continuing Education and hours above in School Administration, Psychology and Career and Technical Education. Toni has received awards and accolades for her contributions to business, the beauty industry and her community. She was Director of Education for Dudley Products in North Carolina and for the Bronner Brothers International Hair Show in Atlanta. Toni selected the educators for the entire show. And, she coordinated the education for corporate companies participating in the hair show.

She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Business and Professional Women and other clubs and affiliates.




Ms. Love has an extensive background in higher education, which is reflected in her writing and teaching. A graduate of Alabamaā€™s Stillman College, she holds a degree in business administration and management. Toni continued her education by earning a Masterā€™s Degree from the University of West Alabama and went on to obtain additional training as an educational specialist from Alabama A & M University. Toni has also completed the cosmetology instructorā€™s program at Shelton State Community College.

In addition to these degrees, Toni holds the following credentials and credits:

  • Board Certified Professional Cosmetologist
  • Board Certified Cosmetology Instructor
  • Certified Barber
  • Platform Artist
  • Educator ā€“ Private and Public Sectors
  • Author of Wigs, Weaves and Extensions
  • Author of Tips to Passing the Cosmetology State Board Exam

As an educator, Toni has traveled extensively to areas such as London, England, where she served as the International Commentator for Hawaiian Silky Products. She has also worked as a platform artist for Sally Beauty Company and has taught at many major trades shows:

  • Proud Lady Beauty Show in Chicago, IL
  • ICE Show in Los Angeles, CA
  • Bronner Brothers International Hair Show in Atlanta, GA
  • International Beauty Show in New York, NY and Long Beach, CA
  • Midwest Beauty Show in Chicago, IL
  • Hair Shows and Schools:

Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Las Vegas, NV; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; New Orleans, LA; San Antonio, TX; Austin, TX; Birmingham, AL; Tuscaloosa, AL; Eutaw, AL; Greensboro, AL; Meridian, MS; West Point, MS and many more.