Best of Masters: Candy Shaw, Part 1

Candy Shaw literally grew up in the beauty industry and is considered one of the world’s top stylists. She is the daughter of Jamison Shaw, the first American to win hairdressing’s World Championships, and makeup artist Sara Shaw. In 1999 Candy became the owner, chairperson, and CEO of Jamison Shaw Hairdressers, a 50-year-young, third-generation family-owned and operated salon business.

Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, Candy shares her passion for working behind the chair (serving 35 clients per day!) and her thoughts on being a world-renowned educator, the balance of working with family, and more.

“Candy Shaw should be voted our industry's best cheerleader!,” Winn Claybaugh says. “Yes, her words and message with this MASTERS issue are powerful, and there is something about her energy that inspires us all.”


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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.