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Last updated: June 28, 2021

Wella Professionals Announces New Brand Ambassador

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Wella Professionals Reveals Dereq Clark As New North American Ambassador

Wella Professionals announces textured hair color expert, educator, and award-winning hairstylist Dereq Clark (@dereqc) as the brand’s newest ambassador! Known for his expertise of hair textures, dimensional color and trendy cutting techniques, Dereq’s work has been featured in outlets such as TNT Network and NBC


Dereq brings over 20 years of experience to Wella Professionals’ team of experts and educators, combining his training from Vidal Sassoon and Wella Studio. Dereq has developed various techniques and signature styles like the Dereq C Tousle, Designer Cut and Luxury Hair Color, making him a well sought-after stylist, expert, and educator in the hair industry.  


Carole Protat, Senior Director of Brand Education, said, “Dereq’s accomplishments behind the chair and beyond are exceptional. His diverse educational background, mastery of all hair textures, and passion for transforming his clients’ confidence through each hair appointment perfectly exemplifies the future of our industry and makes him the perfect addition to the Wella Professionals family.” 


“My new role as a Wella Professionals North America Ambassador is important to me because it gives me an opportunity to showcase a versatile side of hairstyling and coloring on all hair types, but particularly textured hair,” Dereq said. “Representation matters, and to set a new standard for underrepresented hair stylists of color means a great deal to me.” 

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