Day in the Life of Beauty: Sarah Potempa, Celebrity Hair Stylist

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Glam caught up with Sarah Potempa as she crisscrosses the city in a series of styling sessions with Oscar nominees and reality stars with enough time to pick up her two little ones from school. Here she shares her busy schedule:


Got up and hopped in the shower. Washed my hair and finished with my favorite deep conditioner, the new Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Color


Drove to my client’s apartment in NYC to get her glammed for Good Morning America


Curled my client's hair (she’s an Academy Award-nominated actress!) with the Beachwaver and pulled it into a fun, textured ponytail using Aussie Mega Hairspray


We hopped in the car to make our way to Good Morning America


Did some quick hair and makeup touch-ups with incredibly talented makeup artist Brigitte Reiss-Andersen in the GMA Green Room


Had a quick visit with my friend Patrick, who styles hair on GMA everyday!


Moved onto the set and continued to do quick touchups right up until the live segment


Headed over to an OK! Magazine photo shoot at The Dream Hotel with Audrina Patridge (former reality star from The Hills and new host of NY First Look)


Set up shop and got started on hair and makeup


We finished hair and makeup and the shoot begins!


We moved over to the roof for some amazing NYC skyline shots – I did a quick touchup to Audrina’s hair with my Half Up tool and some Aussie You Can Shine Hairspray


Quick pizza break from one of my NYC favorites – Artichoke!


The shoot wrapped and I headed off to my Birchbox Google hangout (with some quick makeup touchups in the car)


Beachwaved my own hair in the bathroom at Birchbox in about six minutes and quickly changed outfits


Went live on the air with Birchbox to teach girls how easy it is to curl your hair with the Beachwaver and answered questions via Twitter about being a beauty business owner and a celebrity hairstylist


The Google hangout wrapped and I drove to pick up kids at school, made dinner and relaxed at home!