Updo artist, educator and industry icon, Sharon Blain has been sharing her expertise since first joining the professional beauty world more than five decades ago. Famed for her long hair expertise, bridal, red carpet, editorial and avant-garde dressing, Blain has been published worldwide and has an award list that fills a page. More about Blain here.
Moroccanoil Artistic Director, Ambassador and Spokesperson Kevin Hughes began his career in the fashion world, which has come in handy lately as he is now a major presence at New York Fashion Week. More here.
Hairstyling is in Patrick Kalle’s blood. As a third-generation stylist, Kalle began his career in hairdressing at the young age of 11. In 2004, he joined the Farouk Systems team, and 10 years later, he was named its Global Artistic Director—his current role.
That Soul Cycling Virgo – who has been on the hair team for Project Runway for the past 6 years (earning the lead this past season!) – is Jennifer MacDougall (@JenniferMacDougall,) L’Oreal Professionnel Artist, celebrity hairdresser and academy educator. Learn more about her here.
Oribe Educator and Platform Artist Coby Alcantar is always a joy to watch onstage. Sometimes goofy, other times sage, but always an excellent educator who is clearly passionate about what she does. It’s really refreshing.
California-native Daniel Alfonso loves taking his male guests through dramatic transformations and then sharing his work on Instagram and also on his widely-viewed YouTube channel, DanielAlfonsoTV. With his videos watched by millions, ...
Thomas Osborn, Creative Director and Vice President of TIGI Education US, has been on the TIGI team since 1989. He is based at the TIGI Academy in New York where he designs courses to inspire hairdressers of all levels. Osborn also collaborates ...
Andrew Dale, CEO and Founder of Unite Hair, has been named one of the "Most Admired CEOs" by the San Diego Business Journal. A former Sassoon educator, successful salon owner and enthusiastic entrepreneur, Dale was recognized for ...
Industry icons praise him, celebrities and photographers request him and countless hairdressers seek to emulate him. Damien Carney’s career spans early days at legendary Covent Garden Salon to today’s role as Joico International Artistic Director.
“Before anything else I am an artist—I just happen to be an artist who does hair,” says Omar Antonio, P&G Salon Professional Core Artistic Member who tours the world as a platform artist representing Sebastian Professional and Wella Professionals.
Michelle Forst’s first salon job as an assistant turned into a life-changing opportunity. There she met her current employer, celebrity hairdresser George Gonzalez, who was impressed with her cutting and styling skills and hired her for the opening of his George the Salon in Chicago.
Omar Lopez is a rising star in the session world. Owner of Salon Oh just outside of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Lopez has had the opportunity to style Lindsay Lohan, create fabulous designs at Fashion Week and travel the world teaching the latest in design and shape as Sultra’s Creative Director.