Best of Masters: Arnold Zegarelli

Zegarelli, Arnold

Over his long and storied career, Arnold Zegarelli has inspired generations of salon professionals. He is a renowned author, lecturer, columnist, motivational speaker, and sought-after television and radio talk show guest whose expert wisdom regularly appeared in leading women’s, beauty, and health magazines. His educational TV satellite network, broadcast in salons throughout North America, was avidly watched by thousands of hairdressers who considered Zegarelli their mentor. His 1996 MASTERS presentation was so broad and so full of fabulous ideas that we called it simply, “A Master’s Interview.”

Interviewed in 1996 by Winn Claybaugh and guest interviewer Kitty Victor, Zegarelli shared three critical foundational skills for success in the beauty industry.

“Arnold Zegarelli was undoubtedly one of the first true business mentors for the beauty industry,” Winn says. “I started studying him over 20 years ago. As a mentor and teacher, he never disappointed his audience. What an icon!”


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About: Winn Claybaugh is the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and “one of the best motivational speakers in the country,” according to CNN’s Larry King, who wrote the foreword for the book. A national speaker for major corporations and a business owner for more than 30 years with over 16,000 people in his organization, Winn is the founder, co-owner, and dean of hair care giant Paul Mitchell’s school division. Under Winn’s leadership and in keeping with their unique culture of giving back and building self-esteem, the 100-plus schools in the nationwide network have donated countless volunteer hours and raised more than $15.2 million for multiple charitable organizations.