Candy Shaw Named ‘Educator of the Year,’ Wins Intercoiffure 'Leo Passage' Award

Celebrity hair stylist Candy Shaw, the founder of Sunlights Balayage and the maker and purveyor of the world’s leading balayage products and education, has been named ‘Educator of the Year’ by Intercoiffure America/Canada.

The award is named for the legendary Leo Passage, the founder of modern beauty education. Robert Passage, the chairman of Pivot Point International, presented Candy with the coveted award in his father’s name.

Intercoiffure America/Canada is comprised of the top 1% of salons around the globe. The international organization is headquartered in Paris and the North American chapter gathers in Manhattan each fall to share ideas and showcase upcoming hair and fashion trends.

Past recipients of Intercoiffure’s Leo Passage ‘Educator of the Year’ Award include Vivienne Mackinder — a NAHA Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Luis Alvarez — founder of Aquage, and Frank Gambuzza — the reigning President of Intercoiffure America/Canada. 

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