Expert Advice

Industry Mourns Guy Mascolo

Web Editor | July 10, 2011 | 8:10 PM

Guy Mascolo, one of the five Mascolo brothers whose work has redefined hairdressing for decades, died unexpectedly May 6.

Guy (Gaetano) and his brother Toni (Giuseppe) founded Toni & Guy in London in 1963 while still in their teens. The successful hairdressing company continued to grow, and brothers Bruno and Anthony came into the business followed by Andrea who joined the company’s U.S. division.

Toni & Guy opened salons in several fashionable London neighborhoods and participated in hair shows around the world. In 1983, Guy and Bruno moved to Dallas where they opened a division, an academy and launched TIGI professional products.

Guy Mascolo’s talents as a hairdresser were legendary and he also expressed his enormous creativity as a musician, painter and cook. He was known for his kindness and generosity.

In addition to his brothers, Mascolo is survived by his wife Flora, daughters Emanuella and Zara, and sons Guy Junior and Zak, creative director of Toni & Guy New York.

For more, click here.

 Industry Mourns Guy Mascolo

Guy Mascolo

Facebook Comments

More from Expert Advice

Your Little Guide for BIG Spring Promotions

April 5, 2017

Do you dread thinking of new ways to reinvent promotions and special occasions? How many times a year can you discount the same service, the same way, without your clients becoming accustomed to a “holiday promotion”? Fortunately, the abundance of springtime holidays and special occasions allows for a variety of fresh ways to delight your customers.

Expert Advice
Expert Advice

Why Professionals SHOULD Sell Retail Products

Maggie Mulhern | February 28, 2017

It has been a problem in our industry for years - retailing. Many salon pros have trouble seeing beyond the artistry and find it difficult to sell products to their clients. In this brief video Cody Fullerton of Living Proof confronts the situation and shares why salon pros should encourage their clients to buy products to maintain their hair between salon visits.

Load More