From humble roots and with big '80's hair, Roxie Rodriguez Hodenfield cultivated her skills with scissors and hairspray by styling her Odessa, Texas girlfriend's coifs.
It paid off, as she now styles the locks of movie stars like Jennifer Garner and Vanessa Hudgens for their on-camera roles.
This mother of two seems to have found the golden ticket. Her kids travel everywhere with her and her husband, who also works in the film industry.
"We really balance each other out, and work hard at providing the love," Rodriguez Hodenfield says about the unique situation she shares with her husband.
Having worked on the first two 'Chronicles of Narnia films', the award-winning TV series 'Friday Night Lights', and various Robert Rodriguez films among others, she remains honest about how this Texan got from Odessa to Sunset Boulevard.
"Success doesn't come in a snap, you have to work for it
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly spelled the last name Hodenfield as Hodenfeld.