Best of Masters: Kim Vo


Kim Vo was born in Vietnam, raised in Europe and eventually settled in Los Angeles. He opened B2V in 2000 in Beverly Hills with a roster of celebrity clients. Today, Kim is a celebrity himself and has been featured in hundreds of magazines and TV shows such as ABC’s Extreme MakeoverDaily 10 and Roots on E! Entertainment, Tease on Oxygen, and Sheer Genius on Bravo. Additionally, he can be found on award-show red carpets where he is a popular commentator for several fashion outlets. Kim created a line of in-demand haircare products that have sold at a rate of $10,000 per minute on the QVC shopping network. His haircare tips have appeared in Vogue, Glamour, Elle, O, American Salon, and more.

Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, Kim shares his inspiring story and the secrets to his success, including the value of hard work and the importance of salon experience.

"It is so attractive when someone with fame and influence remains humble and approachable. Welcome to the world of Kim Vo! Kim gives the rest of us an inside track on how the beauty industry works in the entertainment world.” – Winn Claybaugh

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For more information about MASTERS audio club, visit www.winnclaybaugh.com/masters and purchase $12.95 – CD or $9.94 – MP3 download.

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 abusiness 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 morethan $15.2 million for multiple charitable organizations. 

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