Alexander Turnbull

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Biography

Like many top hairdressers Alexander is in great demand. He travels the world styling hair for both celebrities and models. One minute he could be working on a photo shoot for a magazine the next he could be demonstrating his talents or educating others at a hair show. Alexander has worked with Gok Wan on Channel 4’s fashion fix styling hair for the models. Working for L’Oreal and Revlon as an educator is a true passion of Alexander’s. Teaching his creative skills including colouring, cutting and styling to other hairdressers throughout Britain is very rewarding. Alex works for Revlon as Artistic Director, representing and educating advanced hairdressing to the industry most up and coming hairdressers around the world at Revlon seminars and shows both in the UK and worldwide. He is involved in image and concept development for Revlon and works alongside global ambassadors for Revlon hair care. Alex professional hairdressing accolades are as follows.

  • Winner of Revlon Artistic Recognition Award 2013
  • Finalist, ‘I Want That Hair’ Awards 2013
  • Finalist, British Hairdressing Awards, North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year, 2012
  • Winner, British Hairdressing Awards, North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year, 2010
  • Runner up, L’Oréal Colour Trophy Mizani Afro Catwalk Hairdresser of the Year, 2010
  • Nominated, British Hairdressing Awards, North Eastern Hairdresser of the year, 2009
  • Short listed for AIPP World Image Awards in Paris of the year, 2004
  • Nominated for British Men’s Hairdresser of the Year, 2003
  • Winner, British Hairdressing Awards Newcomer of the Year, 2000
  • Winner ‘Student of the Year’ at the National Hairdressing Championships, 1997
  • The salon was nominated in Creative Heads Most Wanted ‘Salon of the Year’ for the year 2008/2009

What is your proudest achievement to date?

Being nominated for over 10 times at the BHA awards and winning twice. Taking part in various International and TV Shows. But my greatest achievement to date is my family.

Who inspires you in the industry and why?

Anthony Mascola, I have always loved his work from being just a youngster within the industry , the guy is a genius but as I progress as a business man I recognise what a superb business man he has been within the industry.

What is your favourite food?

Japanese food.

Inspirational Quote

Always regret what you have done, not what you haven’t.

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