Licensed Cosmetologist since 2000
Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia
Licensed Cosmetologist Educator (Senior) since 2005
Bachelors of Science
Family and Consumer Sciences concentration Fashion Merchandising 2006
State Instructor Certification since 2006 (APC)
MD, DC & VA
National Board Certified Teacher Candidate 2018
Masters of Science
Secondary Education 2011
Education Administration Leadership 2020
Continuous Education Courses
From eyelash techniques, advance hair cutting, hair coloring, makeup, infectious control and a host of other beauty educational courses.
Shanay “Topcurl” Dudley founded Topcurl Beauty Academy and established Salon Topcurl both in 2018. Ms. Dudley began her cosmetology career in her hometown of Baltimore, Maryland where she obtained her formal cosmetology education in the public school system there. She obtained her cosmetology license at the age of 17 and went on to attend college full-time while balancing a full-time salon career. After graduating from undergrad college, she became a State Certified Cosmetology Instructor and Program Coordinator in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Since 2006, Ms. Dudley has instructed and trained lots of high school and private career cosmetology graduates who are now licensed professionals.
Ms. Dudley believes there is no limit to education, so she went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Secondary Education. She is a current National Board Certified Candidate for Teaching and a Doctorate student in Education Administration Leadership. Her passion for helping others grew more with her Training By Topcurl State Board Exam Prep sessions. These sessions helped candidates who were having trouble passing on their own after formal school. Her ability to polish off what those graduates have learned, or should of learned, turning into a bigger mission of opening her own school. She is pledged to the development and implementation of the highest educational,
ethical, and professional standards in her cosmetology school so Ms. Dudley continues to takes beauty classes and improve her life long learning to support diverse, eager students who attend Topcurl Beauty Academy.
Under her vital leadership, Topcurl Beauty Academy employs and trains beauty staff who use their expertise to assist students.
Salon Topcurl is located next door to Topcurl Beauty Academy and employs Licensed Beauty Professionals only.