Get Excited About Your Craft With The Help of These Creative Geniuses
We’ve spent a decade assembling the largest world’s collection of online hairdressing and barbering tutorials. Which means we’ve had ample time to build and nurture relationships with the best instructors in the business.
This week, we’re sharing our love of 5 creative geniuses whose work you might have missed, given that we only feature a couple of their tutorials on MHD. Get ready to be excited and inspired by session stylists Hester Wernert-Rijn and James Rowe, educator extraordinaire Jay Mahmood, colourist Jo McKay and all-round legend Michael Cohen.
Get session styling with Hester Wernert-Rijn
Hairdressing since the age of 15, Hester Wernert-Rijn is a tour de force of the session hairdressing world. Constantly in pursuit of technical perfection – especially when it comes to braiding – she’s a true creative who’s worked with Vogue, Louis Vuitton and Stella McCartney, to name a few.
We’re delighted to feature 2 Hester tutorials on MHD – Take a look for some fantastical inspiration, avant-garde style. Any why not follow her on Instagram too?
Up-dos reign supreme with James Rowe figure 8 tong
James Rowe is an alchemist when it comes to session hairdressing.
Highly rated by the elite of the fashion world – he’s loved by everyone from David Bailey to Emma Watson and Dazed & Confused – we’re delighted to feature 2 of his tutorials on MHD. Have a look. Ideal for the catwalk, James demonstrates the figure of 8 tong and French pleat in his first video, before turning to the bow and twist up-do for his second.
You can check out his recent work for Vogue and Yasmin le Bon find him on Instagram.
Push boundaries with Jay Mahmood
Are you always looking for ways to push the boundaries with your cutting and styling skills? Then you share Jay Mahmood’s values!
This passionate educator joined Vidal Sassoon at 16 and quickly became one of their youngest ever Academy leaders. In his MHD tutorial, Jay demonstrates the flat graduation with parting. Find out more about him – and get all the details of his tutorial – here. And if you’re not already a follower, you can find him on Instagram too.
Jo McKay sends you colour crazy
Hailing from Australia, Jo McKay has been hairdressing for 27 years and is passionate about both colouring hair and educating others.
A regular on stage at shows, launches and events, Jo is Aveda’s European education specialist in colour. And it’s easy to see why when you check out her MHD tutorials. While you’re at it, why not explore more of her work on her website?
Get cutting with Michael Cohen disconnected bob
Trained by the legendary Roger Thompson at Vidal Sassoon, Michael Cohen is our final featured instructor of the week.
With a career spanning decades, Michael has worked alongside MHD stalwarts from Tracy Hayes to Stacey Broughton. Outstanding as an educator and inspirational as a hairdresser, he travels the world as a consultant on training, business and curriculum standardisation. Quite honestly, he really does tick every box! You can find out more about him and explore his MHD tutorials here.
Develop your love of learning with MHD
At MHD, we’re immensely proud of the diversity of our amazing instructors, as we hope this blog has demonstrated. But there’s one thing that everyone we feature has in common. They’re all incredible educators, who are passionate about delivering high-quality education.
Unlike some material you’ll find online, all our videos are demonstrated in real-time and shot from 3 camera angles, meaning they’re easy to follow and absorb. What’s more, our unique See – Do – Stop – Check methodology means you learn quickly and efficiently.
Ultimately then, if you’re committed to a lifelong hairdressing and barbering education, you’ll get huge incredible value from your MHD membership.
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