Chrystofer Benson, @cbensonhair
Chrystofer Benson is highly respected in the professional beauty industry for his exceptional creative vision, communication skills, and technical talent that clearly defines him as an industry leader. The Matrix Artistic Director and Global Design Team Member is driven by his unparalleled creative energy to break down barriers and leave his mark and legacy on this world.
Rickey Zito, @hairgod_zito
Now residing in West Hollywood, Rickey Zito is best-known as the HairGod of vibrant bright colors and he has never forgotten his own roots from New Orleans. His 500k+ Instagram followers turn to Rickey for tie-dye hair and other innovative rainbow techniques and consider his work “hair art,” taking home the 2015 #ONESHOT AWARD for Rainbow Shot of the Year.
Nick Stenson, @nickstenson
Nick Stenson’s personal and professional mantra, “I See Your Beauty,” has pushed him to discover the beauty of each person he meets and encouraging others to do the same. Nick’s educational style is hands-on. As an Artistic Director and celebrity stylist for Matrix, Nick serves as a platform artist and spokesperson, educating at trade shows and in the classroom.
Philip Wolff , @philipwolffhair
LA-based hair stylist and educator Philip Wolff brings a fresh eye to haircutting as he is structured yet creative. With over 250K Instagram followers, Philip stays on the edge and has his followers begging for more! The BTC Team member took home the 2017 #ONESHOT AWARD for BTC Quickie.
Mustafa Avci , @mustafaavci
Most noted for his unique vintage styling techniques, Mustafa Avci reaches over 450K Instagram followers. He took home the 2016 #ONESHOT AWARD for Curls Shot of the Year. Through collaborations, Mustafa continues to innovate and keep his work new!
Daniel Roldan, @d_roldan
Crisscrossing the globe on behalf of Matrix for years, Matrix Artistic Director Daniel Roldan is hailed as a hair rock star in more than 40 countries—this gifted artist has mastered the international language of beauty. He prides himself on being able to adapt and communicate with every audience.
Michael Albor, @michaelalborhair
As an Artistic Director for Matrix, Michael Albor is able to share secrets to his success as a long-time salon owner in Boston. Michael’s work has been featured in notable magazines and he is well known in the industry worldwide for his eye for fashion and dresswork. The four-time “Best of Boston” colorist is also a NAHA winner and 11-time NAHA nominee.
Leah Sterk, @leahsterk
Nationally and internationally acclaimed colorist and trainer Leah Sterk brings her own personal style and fresh approach to color every time. Over the years her work has been showcased in a variety of U.S. and international publications. At home in front of the audience, her enthusiasm energizes audiences while her unique education style motivates and inspires them.