Author: Ryan Teal

Ryan Teal Shares Kenneth Battelle

Kenneth catered to America’s royalty for years. People such as Jackie Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe claimed him as their hairdresser. Even with all of his fame he never divulged any gossip, winning him many celebrity. ~ Ryan Teal Kenneth Battelle In 1927, Kenneth Battelle was born in Syracuse, NY. Being the only son of a separated family required him to earn a living for his mother and four younger sisters at the age of twelve. At the age of seventeen, Kenneth joined the Navy. While on leave in New York, he was inspired to learn a new skill after...

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Ryan Teal Shares Leonard Lewis

Hairdressing Royality, Leonard Lewis did everything from movies to taking care of royal families hairdressing needs while on holiday. Leonard Lewis is also credited as starting the Mod style in the early 60’s – Ryan Teal  Leonard Lewis Considered the first celebrity hairdresser by some, Leonard Lewis, also known as Leonard of Mayfair, was a master of his craft.  As a young hairdresser, Lewis went to work in the Vidal Bond Street salon. As he learned to cut hair the “Vidal way” he also learned that he and Vidal had much in common and became fast friends. Through his...

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Ryan Teal Shares Sydney Guilaroff

“The best thing about studying these amazing Hairdressers from our past is that we are no longer allowed to just be Mediocre, We have to strive to be the best we can be. If not for us we owe it to these Legends. If our best is to work 1 day a week part time than we better be the best part time hairdresser we can be. We owe it to our Ancestors, to our Mentors when we let ourselves down by not being the best we let down Antoine, or Alexandre De Paris or Sassoon. We have a...

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Ryan Teal Shares Freddy French

“The best thing about studying these amazing Hairdressers from our past is that we are no longer allowed to just be Mediocre, We have to strive to be the best we can be. If not for us we owe it to these Legends. If our best is to work 1 day a week part time than we better be the best part time hairdresser we can be. We owe it to our Ancestors, to our Mentors when we let ourselves down by not being the best we let down Antoine, or Alexandre De Paris or Sassoon. We have a...

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Ryan Teal Shares Antoine De Paris

  “The best thing about studying these amazing Hairdressers from our past is that we are no longer allowed to just be Mediocre, We have to strive to be the best we can be. If not for us we owe it to these Legends. If our best is to work 1 day a week part time than we better be the best part time hairdresser we can be. We owe it to our Ancestors, to our Mentors when we let ourselves down by not being the best we let down Antoine, or Alexandre De Paris or Sassoon. We have...

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Ryan Teal Shares Eugene Schueller

It’s no secret that we are in love with The Teal Trinity… We have had the pleasure of attending classes, stalking them, attending more classes and borderline harassing this poor family till we made them fall in love with us.  While getting to know Ryan we found his passion for this amazing industry didn’t just stop at his chair or on the many stages he has graced, he really cares about our past and feels so strongly that we all share in the knowledge and lessons our forefathers have set. Giving him our loving nickname “Professor Hair-itage”     Prior to...

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