j beverly hills education has as a resource a network of over forty j beverly hills educators and seven international artistic design team members. these teams are bedded within our distributor network globally.
ryan teal | director of education
ryan teal is a vivacious and outspoken hair artist with an absolute love for all things creative. a well-accomplished and award-winning salon, session and stage artist, he’s also a passionate teacher who openly shares his vision and inspiration. as of 2016 ryan teal has been appointed the official director of education for j beverly hills.
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melissa pease | artistic colour director
melissa pease is the artistic colour director for j beverly hills. having found her passion for designing hair immediately after high school, gave her the opportunity to work with in elite salons. as a stylist she has expanded her horizons, knowledge, and expertise, sharing her passion for the art of hair color by traveling nationally and internationally for over two decades.
her strong belief that professional products should always remain in professional hands has led her to gaining a position of growing and developing the j beverly hills brand of colour. she is now able to incorporate all of her knowledge and utilize a wide spectrum of creativity to achieve anything she dreams up.
arya varji | mens grooming artist
as a multi-faceted stylist, arya varji specializes in fusing modern precision cutting techniques and traditional barbering techniques to create individualized styles that are both versatile and fashionable. he strives to skew the line between new and old by incorporating contemporary elements into enduring styles to create an effect that is both familiar and fresh.
through both his training and endless pursuit of personal improvement he developed a keen eye for detail and a penchant for precision cutting. when he's not teaching, he's behind the chair full time as a senior stylist, creative team member, and in-house educator, as well as a j beverly hills grooming artist.
carrie bailon is a fun and passionate educator who loves inspiring hairdressers to educate and invest in themselves. she has taken this motto to heart by utilizing it in her day to day life, allowing her to lead by example. she believes that everyone's fabulous and has their own flavor, so she continues to be the "cheerleader of the industry.” due to this belief system and her dedication to our community, she co-founded the hair nerds. the focus of the hair nerds is education, utilizing social media and real life stories to better improve individual skills and up-and-coming products. as a big advocate for continued education, she has had opportunities to learn from many of the most influential educators of our time. the most impactful mentor she had the pleasure of working with was naha extraordinaire steve elias. thanks to her time spent with steve, she was able to find her eye and foster her craft further in hair color and editorial hair. the saying goes that there are no shortcuts in life, but really there are no shortcuts to hair. carrie wants to continue to move forward and help lead other stylists on their journey. as j beverly hills brand education support, her goal is to spark an interest, and help catapult you to the next level of your creativity.
ohre kilpatrick is a los angeles based grooming artist who combines fundamental barbering techniques with an innovative approach to styling. starting his career at the young age of sixteen, ohre blossomed in the fast-paced LA environment through his knack from staying a step ahead of the trends.
throughout his career, ohre has constantly pushed himself to reach new levels going from a self-taught teenage barber to a trained grooming artist and finally becoming the highly sought after J Beverly Hills artistic team member.
for more information on joining the j beverly hills education team please contact us.
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