In international hair news, New York based hair institution Sam Villa have announced two new ambassadors, welcoming Wendy Bélanger and Jamie McDaniel to the education team.

Joining the educational team to offer their own important insights and empower hairdressers with joy and confidence in hair, the new team members will help facilitate ‘Mannequin Mondays’, ‘Transformation Tuesdays’, and ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ via Facebook, as well as conduct live classes on YouTube, offering accessible hair education and digital events wherever you are.

“Sharing more education with more stylists has always been a goal of the Sam Villa brand.  Expanding our ambassador team with artists like Wendy and Jamie brings fresh perspectives, styles and new skill sets to help enrich our education and its reach,” said Dana Schmidtbauer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Education for Sam Villa.

Wendy Bélanger

Wendy is an international artist for Redken, and a salon and beauty bar owner. Her education will focus on creating clear communication and successful outcomes for salon leaders, as well as hair finishing and confidence techniques.

“I have a fearless commitment to everyone winning. Sometimes we need to ‘dig deep and get ugly’ to see the beauty that this industry and life has in store for us,” Wendy said.

Jamie McDaniel

Jamie is a Redken Artist and STL Hairstylist who specialises in bridal hair, short cuts, colour, design and finishing. Jamie will teach simplified approaches to creating impactful modern looks, principle based design and haircutting and wearable finishing.

“I respect a modern approach to haircutting and finishing and encourage students to be authentically themselves by connecting with them and leading through example,” Jamie shared.

Tune in online for education with these new ambassadors.

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