Not that we’re keeping score, but this may be a record. Matrix Artistic Director Chrystofer Benson has been a NAHA finalist 18 times, and he’s a four-time winner. It’s determination that helped him amass all these accolades, and it started with another insanely creative artist. “When my mentor (Matrix Artistic Director) Nicholas French won his award in 2008,” Benson recalls, “I told him, ‘I’ll be back here to collect one of these.’” And he has been--four times so far!

In addition to his role as Matrix Artistic Director, Benson also serves as a Global Design Team Member for the company. In both roles, he brings his creative vision, communication skills and technical talent to Matrix’s education and photographic projects. His latest venture is the Chrystofer Benson Collective —a product and education initiative dedicated to the craft and artistry of hairdressing.

Join MODERN SALON, a proud co-founder of NAHA, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA), and the beauty industry LIVE from the Red Carpet and the Awards Ceremony at NAHA 2018. The awards will be held Sunday, July 29, 2018, at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. MODERN SALON will also be producing the NAHA Winner’s Portfolio in partnership with PBA, Matrix, Mizani, Redken and L’Oréal Professionnel.

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