Nicolas Studio, San Francisco. Hair designer, master cutter, and the creator of Nicolas Hair Cutting System precision cutting techniques. Founder of the Nicolas Hair Care Product line, Nicolas brings a calm professionalism to the stage, with a teaching style that is inclusive and transformative.
Expert educator, hair cutting artist, and master stylist, Gary Gerard is the founder and creative director of the Gerard International Advanced Haircutting Center in San Francisco. Gary is a dynamic educator and platform artist with over thirty years experience teaching advanced cutting and styling techniques.
ELC DAO of Hair/RD. Spencer has many years of experience as a top platform artist. His reputation as a hairdresser keeps him busy from coast to coast. He is an excellent communicator and has assisted other salon professionals to develop their skills. Spencer is a highly motivated, passionate platform artist willing to share and teach other professionals. Presented by George Riley’s PBC.
Angel Gonzalez, a bilingual professional hairdresser with 23 years of experience, joins Aloxxi as a Creative Advisor. With work spanning the globe, Angel ultimately settled in Los Angeles where his dynamic and energetic personality coupled with his vast repertoire allow him to deliver new trends and innovative techniques in a fun, yet approachable way, on the heads of his longstanding clients and Hollywood's most famous tresses. Angel strongly believes hair should reflect one's personality and unique style and he works to communicate and deliver that directly with each and everyone that sits in his chair.
Global Artistic Director for Aloxxi. A New York native, Doug believes knowledge is the most powerful tool a salon professional can have. Doug has trained with David Stanko, Linda Yodice and Scott Cole to name a few and his runway work includes Diane von Furstenburg, Gary Graham and Alice Bell. He wants to share his creative energy and passion with all of you. Presented by George Riley's PBC.
Alan Benfield Bush is a man of many accolades in business and in the art of hairdressing. A legendary “architect of hair design,” Alan has been recognized for his inspiring presentations. One of the most highly regarded educators in the beauty business, he is truly a master at molding talent and skill into success. From London salon owner to managing director and protégé of Vidal Sassoon, Alan's passion for hairdressing lead him to co-create HED - Hair Education Defined.
Daniel Moses is one of the most sought after educators in our industry. A fourteen-year veteran, Daniel is a world-class platform artist, educator, hair stylist, colorist and barber. With his passion for education, Daniel has formed the platform artist team, The League Of Extraordinary Stylists. His team travels the nation educating stylists and giving them the tools for success.
Keisha McAlister, owner of Lavender Beauty Suite is a highly talented stylist who has many years of experience. Keisha is a certified organic colorist, makeup artist, barber, and extension/weave specialist. Keisha is a vital member of The League of Extraordinary Stylists. She will bring her high-energy style to the stage with the goal to educate, inform and entertain the audience.
Salon owner, platform artist and member of the League of Extraordinary Stylists, Robin has taught at many of the Paul Mitchell academies throughout the Western United States. Robin will bring his real life experiences to the stage with flair and conviction.
Master Barber and celebrity stylist Christina Goree has over 15 years as a WAHL Educator who is constantly in the zone of inspiring and motivating her audience. She is a true master of classic barbering. A WAHL Artist Team Member, she has an unsurpassed skill level in precision hair-cutting and color artistry. As an innovative Team Xotics Member, she implements bold techniques resulting in flawless designs that have earned her the title "The Hair Smoothing Specialist."
Global Artistic Director Aerorasor
William brings over 25 years of expertise in the salon industry as a celebrity stylist, television personality and innovative teacher. You may have seen him as a co-host of FOX's Ambush Makeover, or on other TV shows such as Oprah, ON-AIR with Ryan Seacrest and TLC’s Wedding and Makeover Stories. Presented by Ron Wilson & Associates.
Global Educational Director Aerorasor
Trent Day, with his vibrant spirit, imaginative motivation and innovative cutting methods will inspire you to take hair from traditional art to the creative craftsmanship that defines who you are and who you want to be. Trent has 20 years of experience as a salon owner, stylist, international guest artist and artistic director. Presented by Ron Wilson & Associates.
Laura Young has been a color specialist for over 20 years. She has traveled extensively as an international hair color platform artist, worked with top color designers and helped develop some of the most successful educational formats in the business, all while maintaining an active clientele. Laura’s wide range of experience and knowledge makes her a tremendous asset to the Lakme USA educational team. Presented by Beauty Revolution.
Madrid Johnson is one of the most engaging personalities in the hair and beauty industry. Madrid is a superstar stylist, educator, motivator, and dynamic platform artist. Madrid and his team will give you cutting edge-urban options from an international perspective.
Geremy "Gee" Lowe is a native of Chicago. Gee relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area where he graduated from Paul Mitchell The School East Bay. Throughout his education and now career, he reached out and began working with Daniel Moses of The League of Extraordinary Stylists. Gee has coordinated fashion shows, worked on various photo shoots, and is very excited to bring his unique style to the stage.
Phil Ketchum has worked in almost every position in the hair and beauty industry. Phil has experience as a product distributor, educator and salon stylist, and strives for excellence in all he does. His clear and dynamic teaching style comes from years of training and building his skills constantly every day. It is always pleasure to watch him at work.
Brittany "B.A.D." Donaldson is a San Francisco native with an everlasting passion for hair. She was introduced to braids at the tender age of 9, and now works alongside Daniel Moses and Richard Britton of The League of Extraordinary Stylists. “B.A.D.” has graced many stages up and down California with her positive spirit and savvy hair-styling and cutting technique. Her passion and love for the industry shine through her excellent stage work.
Corey Sanistevan has a passion for hair. During his training, Corey became fascinated with men’s grooming so he sought out additional education and completed a crossover program in barbering. With both cosmetology and barbering licenses, Corey offers a vast arsenal of services to his salon guests. In addition to spending time behind the chair, Corey is an up-and-coming platform artist and he will bring his passion for hair to the stage.