Aeriel Payne

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Dustin Villa

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Lizz Kopta

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Anna Bianca Pacino

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Chrystofer Benson

We have watched Chrystofer Benson as a NAHA finalist for years. How does an artist become a finalist year after year? It certainly seems Chrystofer has discovered the secret and as it turns out… it involves a TON of hard work, dedication and living a #HairNerd life. How does...

Nicole Gary

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Reno Prezio

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Madison Wade

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Clinton Norris

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

#ButterflyCircus

Nerd Contributor, Steve Kim, hit up Butterfly Circus and we gotta say…  We are pretty jealous! The Butterfly Loft Salon has been turning their Sherman Oaks, CA location into an educational hub of late. They introduced a new AMAZING class experience that’s one day and choked full of...

Nicole Barrera

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Cynthia Valdez Jun23

Cynthia Valdez

Nothing makes us happier than meeting artists we REALLY want to root for… Good people who love the industry, value education and aren’t afraid to put in the hard work.  Cynthia Valdez is kinda a badass kids.. We think you are going to love her too! You can catch her work on the...

DJ Riggs & Berr...

It comes as no surprise that this eclectic duo has established MAINENTRANCE Artists. A creative incubator designed to encompass the three pillars of our industry….Education, Salon, and Photography Production. Berry Bachen has been a leading professional in the beauty industry for over...

3 Reasons Periscope ...

For those of you who haven’t jumped onto the Periscope bandwagon, yet… we like to describe it as an interactive youtube channel.   It is beyond awesome for virtually a billion reasons and we are obsessed.   1. It is changing the educational landscape The world of Periscope is...

HairNerding Out

We met Steve Kim during the #SassoonSlumberParty a few months ago and he is truly a #HairNerd. Be on the lookout for his thoughts and adventures in education right here on The Hair Nerds! I once heard colorist, Lupe Voss, describe beauty school the best way possible. “Beauty School...

Paul Mitchell School...

12 years and still going strong, over 13,000 Paul Mitchell Future Professionals and staff raise money 3 months in a row for over ten charities. This year over 1.7m dollars were raised and the top 100 students who raised the most money were invited to The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles,...

8 #HairBabies weR...

[hair] [bey-bee-s] noun. Children of Hair Nerds. These kiddos have bathrooms stocked with all the latest products AND know how to use them. Hair Babies are eager to #NerdStalk, frequently dining with celeb stylists and regarding NAHA as a National holiday.   Here’s 8 Hair Babies...

Beauty Pitch

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada 7:30am Breakfast  |  8:00am Program New to the Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) Beauty Week, hosted by Cosmoprof North America, the Beauty Pitch is the ultimate brand presentation for every...

Ep. 10 RUcap: Dkoye ...

On this brand spanking RU season our friend Daniel Koye was the Season Seven, Episode One sponsor, which means we get to glam out and talk about our favs with someone who’s been up close and personal with the Diva’s themselves. Each week Daniel will recap his fav looks, what Dkoye...

Ep. 9 RUcap: Dkoye D...

On this brand spanking RU season our friend Daniel Koye was the Season Seven, Episode One sponsor, which means we get to glam out and talk about our favs with someone who’s been up close and personal with the Diva’s themselves. Each week Daniel will recap his fav looks, what Dkoye...