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How great would it be to get up close and personal with the beauty industry heroes we love and admire, and to ask them: how did you learn to do what you do? I’m Chris Baran, a hairstylist and educator for 40 plus years, and I’m inviting all our heroes to chat and share the secrets of their success.

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How great would it be to get up close and personal with the beauty industry heroes we love and admire, and to ask them: how did you learn to do what you do? I’m Chris Baran, a hairstylist and educator for 40 plus years, and I’m inviting all our heroes to chat and share the secrets of their success.

    Candy Shaw

    Candy Shaw

    Candy Shaw literally grew up in the beauty business as the daughter of former world-champion competition hairdresser Jamison Shaw. Trained in Paris, Candy’s been a French Cutter and Balayage Highlighter her entire life. 
     
    An icon that wins over the hearts and minds of everyone she meets, I wanted to sit down with Candy and talk about how it felt to grow up with a famous father and how she made her own stamp on the industry. 
     

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ann Mincey

    Ann Mincey

    Ann Mincey Jetton is a prominent public speaker and trainer helping tens of thousands of people reduce stress, achieve success and enrich their lives. Today, her passion is “marketing with heart” to women. Ann received numerous awards including North American Hairstyling Awards Hall of Leaders, and the Intercoiffure Lifetime Achievement Award. 
     In this episode I sit down and talk to Ann about her 40 years with Redken, being known as the “Heart of Redken” and how it all started. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Michael Cole

    Michael Cole

    This week’s Headcase has accumulated over 40 year’s experience as a stylist, manager, executive chain director and multiple salon owner. The key to Michael Cole’s success is his unique ability to observe current and future digital marketing and management trends and translate them into systems and methods by which salons achieve dramatic growth.
    In this episode we go back to the beginning and learn how Michael got to the place he is now and finding his voice in the industry. 

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Nick Stenson

    Nick Stenson

    As a leading beauty innovator for more than 20 years, Nick Stenson has dedicated his career to
    creating and advocating for exceptional, inclusive beauty experiences, services and products.

    With multiple nominations and wins in the prestigious North American Hairstyling Awards and a beauty brand of his own, this week’s Headcase is a true hair hero! In this week’s episode we learn more about Nick’s journey into the industry and how he invests in himself. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Sam Villa

    Sam Villa

    Whether teaching face-to-face in small hands-on classes, on main stage, or reaching his millions of social media followers, Sam Villa changes people. As the 2020 International Hair Influencer of the Year & 2017 NAHA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner he is known for doing things differently to challenge, inspire and motivate change.
     
    In this week’s episode we dig deeper into Sam Villa the human being, talking beauty school, becoming a father and the movement that is hairdressers supporting hairdressers. 
     

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Michael Polsinelli

    Michael Polsinelli

    Top artist for Davines, producing close to 100 cutting and creative collections globally, Michael Polsinelli has been pushing the creative boundaries in our industry for over 20 years. His creative designs have influenced hairdressers all over the world and has set trends that have been followed by hairdressers today.
    This weeks Headcase is one of the best avant garde artists I know. In this episode we discuss creativity, hard work and how far can you really push yourself?

    • 1 hr 13 min

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