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Meet the best hairstylists from all over the world! As true hair gurus, they share the secrets of the salon universe, to enhance your hair look whatever your hair type and colour. Wondering what hairstyle would suit you best? Look no further, our experts will tell you all about it.
Mizani Zone Education Manager
In 2006, Brian launched Mizani in South Africa for L’Oréal in his salon Mizizi, the first Mizani concept salon in the world. Since then, he’s been the Mizani Education Manager for the Middle East and Africa zone.
South African Business Development Educator for Kérastase
After a decade in the beauty industry, Candice made the move into the hair industry, where she’s spent the last three years upskilling stylists around the country.
With over 10 years in the hair and beauty journalism industry, Diana has written for many top women's magazines. She is on the constant prowl for the latest trends. As a true Parisian she adores sleek and elegant hairstyles.
Senior Editor, Hair.com
As an employee of L’Oréal, Emily works with celebrity stylists to make finding the right cut, colour or style easier than ever before. She's previously written for Allure, Elite Daily and First We Feast.
Dark and Lovely National Field and Education Manager
A hairdresser by trade, Hanson has been with L’Oréal since he qualified in 1995, and is currently leading and mentoring a team of professional technical educator.
Matrix Regional Education Developer
Having been in the hair industry for 22 years, Hayley has spent 10 of those working for L’Oréal as the Regional Education Developer for Matrix.
Junior Editor, Hair.com
As an employee of L'Oréal, Jelani brings her knowledge and passion for haircare to Salonsecret.africa. Before joining the team, she spent time at Celebuzz, Seventeen and Cosmo for Latinas.
Matrix and Biolage National Education Manager
Julie, a qualified hairdresser, assessor and salon owner, has over 25 years' experience in the hair industry and has been with L’Oréal for over eight years.
Nicole is a hair and beauty journalist with a particular fondness for the latest bright hair colours. There isn't a hair trend or tip unobserved by Nicole.
Mizani Artist and Educator
Rachelle is an accomplished stylist whose work has graced various magazines, media, TV and runway. She is skilled in colour with an emphasis on cutting and styling.
National Education Manager Redken and Pureology South Africa
Richard started his hair journey in 1998, and owned two salons before joining the Redken team.
South African Mizani Education Developer Instructor
Not only is Rocky an educator at the L'Oréal Professional African Salon Institute, he is also the proud owner of a hair salon in Johannesburg, specialising in both ethnic and Caucasian hair.
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