IMAGE Show Preview Guide Dallas 2016
MAIN The biggest Names in Beauty MICHAEL O’ROURKE SUNDAY 2:00PM - 2:40PM MONDAY 11:00AM - 11:40AM South African born and Los Angeles based, celebrity stylist Michael O’Rourke is one of the only true remaining iconic hairdressers in the professional beauty industry. Michael has been inspiring hairdressers for years in salons, on platform and at his world famous INSTITUTE OF COURAGE. Michael was recently awarded the NAHA (North American Hairdressing Awards) lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the professional beauty industry over the last 50 years. Michael is known best for his ROCKSTAR style, world famous cutting system, and his BIG heart. SHERRY RATAY SUNDAY 10:00AM - 10:40AM MONDAY 10:00AM - 10:40AM Join Celebrity Colorist Sherry Ratay as she showcases her “seasonal haircolor”. This will include blondes, brunettes, and redheads. Sherry will help you take your clients into their seasonal change by thinking “outside the box” during your consultation. She will share with you what to look for in each client including their skin tone, eye color, personality, and profession to name a few. Please join Sherry Ratay for this informative presentation as you prepare for the new season. Having previously created and then sold Big Sexy Hair, Michael waited out his noncompete and is now back on the scene with the latest creation in professional styling products: ROCK YOUR HAIR. Michael’s vision behind Rock Your Hair is to do more than inspire women to wear Rockin’ BIG BOLD HAIR, he wants to give back. A portion of all Rock Your Hair sales go towards supporting shelters for abused and battered women and helping them to 4start their lives again. IMAGE is EVERYTHING
STAGE Main Stage Location: show floor JUSTIN THOMAS COLLIN MARTIN RAUL MARTEZ & MARGIT AARON SUNDAY 3:00PM - 3:40PM Justin Thomas, “the prodigy”, is platform artist and international artistic director for Hattori Hanzo Shears. Justin is progressively changing our industry with his unmatched style and aggression to bend the fundamental rules of hairdressing. In his class you will be challenged to open your mind and explore your own natural talents and be uplifted to regain your inspiration as a true hairdresser. Together we will discover the true meaning why we entered this industry by not learning HOW to cut hair, but by learning WHY we do. This is the why behind the how. Justin has been educated, trained, and collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry from Beverly Hills to New York and San Francisco. Hattori Hanzo Shears are used by many of the top stylist in world. Whether it’s the cover of Vogue, New York Fashion week, or Back Stage on Broadway you will find our shears going to work, making the world we live in a more beautiful place. MONDAY 1:00PM - 1:40PM An insatiable new figure in the world of platform artistry, Collin Martin has been creating multi-functional cuts with a keen eye while employing unconventional 3D sculpting for the past 7 years. His peculiar approach to hair has, in the words of a colleague, “brought the avant-garde to the people.” Crediting his strong art background and over a decade of working with his hands, Collin has built, and demonstrates, a new philosophy concerning the inner workings of the haircut. From small classrooms to auditoriums, stylists along with industry personnel and enthusiasts have heard Collin’s voice, trembling with visceral excitement, as he openly dissects his approach to the structure of hair styles, his “construction process,” and the tools he uses to create finery for his exclusive clientele. Collin graduated from Masters of Cosmetology, a Pivot Point Member School in 2007. IMAGE is EVERYTHING 5 SUNDAY 11:00AM - 11:40AM At 16 years of age, Raul Martez launched his career in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and within two years became an award-winning hair designer, including three years as Master Educator for John Paul Mitchell System. A native New Yorker, Raul’s first exposure to haircutting was his father’s barber shop, where he began learning the trade at the age of seven. Developing a passion for innovation, Raul’s dedication to the art of hair design quickly became evident. Margit Aaron entered the beauty industry at the age of 30, most would think late bloomer! Margit started out teaching local classes and became Director of Education for Mainline and Maly’s Distributorship, during this time Margit was recognized by the VP of Color at Paul Mitchell who recommended her to the Artistic Directors of Paul Mitchell Professional Color, Scott Cole and Linda Yodice. Soon, Margit was part of the Color Team traveling to Asia and Europe and all over the USA.