Jeff Louis, the National Artistic Director of Artègo Canada is a Western Canadian award winning Hair Stylist and salon owner. He began his career in the industry by working at high-end salons in Canada and showcasing his creativity at competitions. His passion for the industry led him to open his own salon: Elysium Hair, Body and Spirit Salon. Throughout his career, he has been nominated and has won several awards from the Canadian Contessa Awards, including:
2005 Finalist Canadian Men’s Hairstylist of the Year
2006 WINNER Alberta Hairdresser of the Year
2006 Finalist Canadian Hairdresser of the Year
2007 Finalist Alberta Hairstylist of the Year
2008 Finalist Men’s Hairstylist of the Year
As an Artego Team Member and an educator, Jeff has travelled to Italy to train and perform onstage at the Globe Show. He enjoys working with Artègo Canada because “it inspires and connects hairdressers all across the globe everyday. It’s constantly evolving and pushing the boundaries of our industry by developing new products that unleash our creativity as artists”.
When asked what advice he would give to a new hairstyling student, Jeff replied “The best advice I can give someone starting out is some advice that I got from a mentor when I was just beginning my career when I was worried about how was I gonna find new clients. He said: ‘worry about getting good and you will never have to look for clients , they will find you…’”.
For more information about Artègo Canada: http://www.myartego.ca/
To view Jeff Louis’ portfolio: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuEyMI5NyxQ