Sharon Blain is one of hairdressing’s most recognized and esteemed icons. For more than five decades she has toiled at her craft, perfected her skills, and shared her unrivaled knowledge with hairdressers from all corners of the globe at her workshops, seminars, and highly acclaimed boot camps.
Sharon’s innovative programs cover the spectrum of long-hair prowess, from bridal and celebrity red carpet styling to editorial and avant-garde dressing. Her photos have been published worldwide and she has earned prestigious accolades, including Hair Expo Australia’s Educator of the Year an unprecedented four times, Hair Expo Australian Hall of Fame, the International AIPP Awards, and the Global Salon Business Awards.
With her innovative mindset, Sharon has pioneered unique techniques and tools throughout her career and revolutionized the way stylists access and absorb education. She developed the LongHairHow2 educational app and a range of online/offline educational resources including long-hair books, DVDs, and other tools used extensively at colleges and academies worldwide.
Leading international platform educators, Hollywood stylists, Europe’s key creative teams, top American TV celebrity hairdressers, and the industry’s best bridal, makeup, and session stylists have experienced the Sharon Blain Boot Camp and praised its content, professionalism, and creativity.
Rarely has a hairstylist captured the hearts and minds of her students like Sharon Blain. Testimonials about how Sharon’s education has impacted their lives and careers flood in on a daily basis and her education calendar is booked solidly years in advance – all testament to her reputation as an outstanding and respected educator and mentor.
Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, this true artist and educator has created a legacy as the trainer’s trainer. At 65 years old, this passionate, humble woman sets the stage for everyone to know that life just keeps getting better and better!