Even at the height of her career at IBM, Gwendolyn Willie felt that something was missing. She decided on a career change and dove headfirst into the prestigious Toni and Guy training program. Now, with IBM in the rear-view, she has spent the last 10 years setting her sights on reprogramming hairstyles in her own studio. In the salon, featured on KTXA-TV news, guests can solicit her expertise for flattering layers, highlights, or a restorative condition treatment to fortify hair. And for gents, she borrows a page from a barbershop’s playbook. Straight-razor shaves use hot lather to open up the pores to give a closer shave than an electric razor.