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Sonya Dove: Hair Color Council Creative Director, Intercoiffure

Lauren Salapatek | March 26, 2013 | 2:05 PM

Intercoiffure America / Canada (ICA) President Lois Christie announces that industry icon, Sonya Dove, has accepted the position of Hair Color Council Creative Director. Sonya will officially accept this 3-year position at the Fall Atelier in 2013, following Gina Khan who served in the role for six years. 

"We are very excited to have Sonya take on this role to ensure the continued success of the Hair Color Council. Her vision will be vital in moving the Council forward," states ICA President, Lois Christie. "The skills and ideas that Sonya will bring to the Council will certainly bring great benefit to our members.

Sonya Dove, with Christopher Dove, makes up the dynamic duo known simply as The Doves, who are widely recognized as the hair industry’s most sought-after stylists. They are our icons in the modern hair industry. As legendary as their name, The Doves are celebrities in their own right making a signature mark in the evolving hairdressing craft. 

The Doves’ 20+ year reign in the hair industry has earned them prestigious accolades including Hair Color USA’s "Hair Colorists of the Year", the first recipients of "Masters Hairstylists of the Year" by the North American Hairstylist Association, Hair Color USA’s "Most Inspiring Hair Colorists" and the prestigious Icon Award by The Professional Beauty Association and The National Cosmetology Association honoring their legacy in the hairdressing industry. Most recently, The Doves were awarded with the Wella Ambassadors award for 2012. 

Their solid reputation in the industry paved with way for their current role as Wella’s Creative Directors working extensively with the brand’s educational programs and worldwide hair shows. Recently, the Doves announced an exclusive high profile collaboration with hair extension brand, Hairdreams, as their media spokespeople and platform artists educating stylists in worldwide tradeshows.

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