creative educators

these are the kids who live outside the influence and are the spongy beating heart of evo education. these educators are the cream of the crop... they make the curriculum, help design the products, build the platforms and write the rules.

nicole kae

creative director, australia
cut & style

when you’ve worked on a vivienne westwood show, you know you are pretty damn cool. smooth operator and gin loving, nicole kae is one of the coolest kids in the biz. why you ask? she oozes this effortless edge that words can hardly describe. named nsw’s sole operator of the year, nicole is teaching you how to cut and style like a pro. she wants you to master how to approach ‘up do’ hair – in an evo way and how to create fun shapes with ze hair. she wants to grow you past the ceiling and beyond; education is knowledge and knowledge is kool (with a kae).

location: sydney, australia
connect: @nicolekae_creative
loves: the shag beach paste

tom smith

creative colour director, europe
colour & style

ready to get your hands dirty with london’s finest? meet tom smith. a master of cut, colour and style. this education all-rounder describes himself as mainly sweet but a little bit nutty. he’ll take the time to solidify your hair knowledge foundations, then will show you how to think for yourself, get creative, and colour outside the lines. you’ll leave tom’s courses with a transferable thought process, ready to create tailored and personalised decisions… and dominate on the salon floor. want to know the way to his heart? tequila, pizza or wine. better yet, all three.

location: london, england
connect: @tomsmithhd
loves: hue-verse permanent colour

jules tognini

director of ‘good times’, australia

resident half man, half horse, jules tognini is a household name in the cutting world and the evo world alike. named men’s hairdresser of the year 3 times in a row, he drinks salty dog for breakfast and hits a flat white to start his day. always a fuzzy fun time, jules will teach you how to understand every client is different and how you can bring out their best features through a hair cut. he’ll show you how to chop ze hair in simple sections and explain the best way to tackle a bowl of pasta and a bowl of ice cream combined. he’s been awarded australian educator of the year 4 times, so rest assured, you’re in good hands (or hooves...).

location: brisbane, australia
connect: @liloffthetop
loves: salty dog salt spray

belinda mills

creative team, australia
colour & style

when your work regularly graces the feeds of industry bibles behind the chair, mane addicts and beauty launchpad, you know you’re onto a good thing. bel mills joined the hair industry at 15 and opened her salon pipsqueek at 21. the two-time hot shots top 25 finalist and 5-time top 100 finalist has worked on fashion weeks in australia and new york and have tamed the hairs of models and influencers of adelaide and abroad. her colour techniques are one and many, but it’s her signature fab pro and staino pastels that will have you coming back for more.

location: adelaide, australia
connect: @bel_pipsqueekinsaigon
loves: fab pro direct dye

christian awesome

creative team, north america
cut, colour & style

when your last name is awesome, you’re bound to be awesome. christian awesome, resident stylist at the hair loft in chicago, is ready to rock your hair world. teaching cut and colour; you bring the brains, he’ll bring the party. he wants to teach you how to approach cut and colour with reason, logic and possibly a bit of tequila thrown in for good measure. winner of a hairbrained video award, he’ll show you how to be in control and how to use your knowledge to broaden your approach, so you can snip, flick and rock in all your lemon salt glory.

location: chicago, usa
connect: @christianawesome
loves: root canal volumising spray

brad lepper

creative team, new zealand
cut, colour & style

cutting, colouring, styling, personal brand identity, and an impressive knack for predicting the ending of a movie… yep, we’re talking about brad lepper. owner of french revolver salon and lover of shape vixen, he believes good hair comes down to individuality… and longs for the day he can give fellow kiwi lorde a brand-new 70s shag mullet cut. always caffeinated and always ready, brad wants to better your understanding of angles, textures, shapes, and volume… and empower you to break through your regular thought patterns to reach new levels of growth. what more could you want?

location: auckland, new zealand
connect: @bradlepperhairstylist
loves: shape vixen volumising lotion

michael crispel

creative team, north america
cut & style

sushi-eating, dog loving, michael crispel, knows a thing or two about good hair... he wants to show you how to connect your ideas and explore your passion, all whilst creating your deepest hair dreams. he’s a 9 time finalist as an elite master stylist, in the canadian hair awards, who drinks bone dry cappuccinos and eats soft tacos. he’s been around the world spreading the joy of hair-education and has worked on fashion shows internationally, television shows and movies. he is a salon owner, father and gun in the kitchen. he can’t wait to cook up a veritable hair storm teaching all evo cutting and styling courses… bon hairpetite!

location: toronto, canada
connect: @michael_crispel
loves: easy tiger smoothing balm

daniel joseph muldoon

creative team, north america

knowledge destroys fear founder, vidal sassoon teacher of the year, two-time hairbrained vma winner, in-n-out burger lover… it’s the one and only daniel joseph muldoon. accolades aside, dj lives by the words ‘simplicity is key’ and is ready to help you master the simple art of haircutting. the renowned haircutter is a big believer in the beauty of hair trends returning time and time again, and wants you to leave his courses confident in yourself and your haircutting abilities. so, grab your scissors and trusty comb and prepare for plenty of knowledge-sharing, fear-destroying and confidence-gaining with san diego’s finest.

location: california, usa
connect: @danieljosephmuldoon
loves: box o’ bollox texture paste

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