Leo has taken up many roles in the industry. The former artistic director of ICD Intercoiffure Singapore has spent 35years of his career inspiring locally and internationally. Gaining his hair education in London, Leo returned to Singapore and got his first experience of educating with Wella and Indola, which got him traveling around the globe.
His interest towards educating grew stronger and this led him to start his own academy, Headquarters Hairstyling School in 1983. Leo was then invited to London as the first Asian hairstylist to appear in an instructional hair video for CVS and style in a photoshoot for Elite hair magazine. Hair shows and seminars followed in unison as many seek his consultations and skills. He currently owns a hair supply shop.
Eugene has been working in the hairdressing industry since 1978. He had his training in London at the Alan International School and Jingles Hairdressing School. After working in London with various salons, he went to Australia for a short work stint before returning to Singapore in 1989. Eugene also has a strong reputation in Singapore’s fashion publishing scene. He has done countless covers and fashion editorials for Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, Marie Claire Malaysia, Her World, Female, Glam, Nuyou, amongst others. Some of the celebrities he has worked with includes Michelle Yeoh, Joan Chen and Christy Chung. Eugene is very passionate about what he is doing and his willingness to share is topped with humour. A very welcoming, friendly & highly inspiring individual. Eugene is now actively involved in educating and nurturing the next generation of hairstylists. He currently owns a salon.
Hair is more than just work to him; it is art. His formula for success is simple; learn more, do more.
Advice/words of encouragement for the younger generation:
Be an all-rounder, learn everything. Ask questions to clear your doubts and you gain knowledge. Remember: Learn more and do more.
Having served in the hair industry since 1990, he currently owns a Salon. He specialised in hair cut, hair-colouring and perm. He plays a part in guiding young stylists in a well rounded scope, from serving customers to salon management. He is constantly learning and keeping up on new methods to improve on his skills, regardless of it being courses or seminar
form. His years of achievement includes :
i) Champion (Local/International & Overall) Golden Scissors Awards in Year 1992
ii) Represent Singapore (OMC HairWorld – Korea) in Year 1995
iii) Champion (Japan) Hair Competition in Year 1988
iv) Champion in Most Creative Awards Category in Singapore Hair Design Awards in Year 1999
v) Judge for Singapore Hairdressing Awards in Year 2016 & 2017
vi) Judge for Asia Hair Master Association (HK) Awards in Year 2017