Ambassador Michael Damiano

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Biography

I am Michael Damiano, Wahl UK’ artistic team member and educator. I am the owner of Bedfords High Street salon Damiano Hair, 3x Afro barber of the year winner and hall of famer. I promote myself in the industry by being a high energetic fun engaging passionate top presenter.

What attracted you to the Matakki brand?

I have used Matakki for a good few years now after I first spotted them at Salon International and bought my first scissor from James Curd.The MATAKKI family come across as a such great fun and friendly people to collaborate with.

What’s your go-to pair of Matakki Scissors and why?

My current fav is the “Matakki Dragon” I’m attracted to the highly cutting performance and precision it gives me, and also having such a cool arse name to it!

My awards

To name a few.

  • 3x afro barber of year 2011, 2015, 2017.
  • Hall of fame 2018.
  • Eastern Loreal colour trophy winner 2016.
  • NHF men’s fashion hair collection 2015.

What is your proudest achievement to date?

Being inducted to the barbering hall of fame by winning barber of year 3x.

What advice or inspirational quote would you pass on to new starters in the industry?

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. Read that again.

 

 

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