Ambassadors

AMBASSADORS

 

Staying ahead of the curve and meeting the needs of an increasingly sophisticated client base demands total dedication to creativity. Our global Ambassadors combine the flair, vision and artistry you’d expect from the very best stylists and colorists on the planet. We are proud to be able to work closely with an international A-list of hairdressing experts.

 

Take a look below to find out more about our inspirational and visionary Ambassadors.

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Tyler Johnston

TYLER JOHNSTON - EDITORIAL

 

Combining technique and adventurous creativity, Tyler Johnston’s work is immediately recognizable. He has been featured in some of the world’s most fêted international glossy magazines and his much talked about haircuts for private clients include the likes of David and Victoria Beckham, Cate Blanchett and Lily Allen.

 

Beginning as a stylist at Vidal Sassoon in the creative hotbed of 80’s Manchester, Tyler progressed rapidly up the ladder, culminating in a move to London where he became Art Director at Sasoon’s prestigious Knightsbridge salon. After six years in this high-profile position, working on seasonal collections and TV commercials, Tyler left to pursue a freelance path, which has established him as one of the industry’s most sought-after session stylists.

LESLEY JENNISON - COLOR

 

Lesley began her career in 1984 at a renowned London hair academy and spent 18 years travelling the globe working on shows, seminars and advertising. Lesley then joined the fabulous Real salon, where she tends to a high-profile clientele that includes Gwyneth Paltrow and Elle Macpherson.

 

Her radical vision and flair for color took her from Vidal Sassoon apprenticeship to global recognition and has made her the ‘go to’ name on every celebrity’s lips for unsurpassed color genius. Lesley, who is very well-dressed herself, has also worked on fashion shows for the likes of John Richmond, Raf Simons and Alexander McQueen.

Lesley Jennison


Antony Whitaker

ANTONY WHITAKER - BUSINESS

 

A multi award-winning hairdresser, businessman, educator, author and motivator, Antony Whitaker has been at the cutting-edge of hairdressing and business education for over three decades. His past accolades include the ‘Grand Trophy of the Professional Press Association’ and ‘Australian Hairdresser of the Year’; he has won awards for marketing, salon design, photography, salon team and education.

 

As Global Business Ambassador for Schwarzkopf Professional, Antony is a passionate seminar presenter who provides business owners and their teams the inspiration, motivation and knowledge that empowers them to create successful businesses.

AMBER DAWN - COLOR

 

Amber Dawn has traveled the world to study hair, teach hair and be readily available to her ever-growing clientele. Beginning her career over 15 years ago, fashion has been a constant inspiration along with the idea of making everyone look and feel beautiful. Being a hairdresser is a gift like no other. Connecting with people and making their lives better is truly the greatest reward, Amber reports. Amber has been working in Hollywood the past 8 years with everyone from the everyday woman to Hollywood's most elite.

 

Studying cutting techniques such as Mekka Systems and attending courses at Alexandre de Paris for styling, Amber's been given the title of Master Hair Coiffeur as a result. Using Hairdreams to create lengths and her extensive experience with Schwarzkopf Professional make Amber a force to be reckoned with. She's accomplished to handle any situation, and she loves every second of it. Amber has worked all of the Los Angeles award shows and has keyed a number of shows at various fashion weeks in LA, NY, London and Paris. She has also worked in editorial, film and of course fashion.

Amber Dawn
Michael Dueñas

MICHAEL DUEÑAS - OSiS AND BC

 

Michael, like so many of the true talents in the business, never set out to be a celebrity hair stylist. Growing up surfing and spending time at his friend's salon, he realized a true passion and gift for hair. While his career has been anything but laid back, his charming personality and unique talent has been attracting top level clients from the beginning. Michael has been on the fast track, working with such celebrities as Lady Gaga, Connie Britton, Mariah Carey, Padma Lakshmi, Molly Sims, Morena Baccarin and Lea Michele.

 

Moving to New York to focus his energy on editorial and fashion Michael has been able to work alongside Orlando Pita on shows for Michael Kors, Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta and Victoria’s Secret. Michael has also keyed shows for Betsey Johnson, Trina Turk, Nicole Miller, Charlotte Ronson and many others. Whether Michael is on set for cover shoots or backstage working on Beyoncés music videos his demeanor never changes. He has a gifted ability to maintain creative focus while under pressure. Michael is the Ambassador for Schwarzkopf Professional USA and is represented globally by the world renowned Cloutier Remix Agency.

KIM VŌ - BLONDING

 

Kim Vō, master colorist to Hollywood’s elite, is a creative visionary and inspirational leader hailed by Vogue as “the best blonder in the business.” Vō, who’s celebrity clientele ranges from Kate Hudson to Katherine Heigl to Britney Spears, has been featured on hundreds of top publications and TV shows such as “Extreme Makeover” on ABC, “Daily 10” on E! Entertainment and his hit Bravo show, “Shear Genius” for his expertise and warm, charismatic personality. He has pioneered many inventive techniques used by colorists everywhere today, including “American tailoring,” hair “dusting” and “smudging.” Vō has also opened a plethora of celebrity-laden salons and currently works out of his signature Montage Beverly Hills and Laguna Beach locations and at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Each salon features the industry’s top colorists, stylists and an unwavering passion for providing a luxurious and individualized experience for the most discerning clientele.

 

Tapping into his expertise with blondes, in 2012 Kim Vō was named Blonding Ambassador for Schwarzkopf Professional and BLONDME spokesperson. “Blondes are everything to me--it's what I'm known for! With 1 in 4 women being blonde, I've been searching for years for the perfect color system to create the multi-dimension my clients crave, the intense care they need and maximum coverage. Schwarzkopf Professional’s BLONDME gives this and so much more; it's blonde perfection in a bottle.” shares Kim.

Kim Vō