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NYFW: Oribe at Nicole Miller F/W 2019

Oribe Director of Training & Content, Kien Hoang, embraced natural curl and used a variety of Oribe products to enhance each shape to create low-maintenance, downtown-girl styles for the Nicole Miller F/W collection. Learn more here.

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Oribe Celebrates 10 Years During its LA Atelier

As birthday parties go, this one was a smashing success.  The traveling inspiration and education tour that Oribe mounts in cities in the US had its final 2018 stop in Santa Monica, CA on December 10.

NYFW: Kien Hoang Creates Outer-Worldly Hair at The Blonds

With each head-to-toe look more eccentric than the next, The Blonds' show juxtaposed the idea of evil versus aristocracy with a hint of rebellion. Oribe Director of Training and Content, Kien Hoang, accompanied the crystalized costumes with big, outer-worldly hair and described the pack of models as “a power alien army.”

NYFW: Oribe at Chromate Fall/Winter 2018

Kien Hoang, director of training and content at Oribe, showcased Chromat's outdoor adventure theme with neon hues and playfully shaped bungees.

NYFW: Oribe at Pyer Moss Fall/Winter 2018

The show celebrated black empowerment and individuality by blending tactile textures with pops of color for a forward-thinking, wearable collection.


Oribe's Journey to Mastery is an 11 class program designed to create master hairdressers. Details here.

Oribe Hair Care: Educating the International Educators

More than 20 Oribe Educators were in NYC recently for an intense training. The 2-day training was chock full of intense education including brand overview, sessions on product knowledge, demos and hands-on training.

Oribe Educator Spotlight: Kien Hoang

His story is one of many adoptive citizens. A child born in Vietnam arrives in San Francisco and must learn a new language, new customs and find his way in a new world. Today, Kien Hoang is a lead educator for Oribe—and will be spreading Oribe education to stylists internationally.

Want To Win A Competition? Learn From The Judges

What does it take to win a hair competition? Larisa Love, Kien Hoang, Sandra Humphries, Andrea DeLeon and MODERN's Maggie Mulhern just spent the better part of today judging Goldwell's Color Zoom Challenge and have the inside scoop. Get their tips on winning a competition.

Party Pretty: Special Occasion Styling Tips and Inspiration from Oribe’s Kien Hoang

Hoang showcases a stunning collection of special occasion silhouettes, plus shares what he considers to be the top five mistakes stylists make when creating formal styles.