Hairbrained: The Craft Hairdresser

At Hairbrained we've used the term craft hairdresser for a few months now - nothing revolutionary about putting these two words together, but it does mean something. We believe it describes those who are focused on the quality and progression of their work both technically and visually. Not for fame or attention, but because it’s their work.

It describes someone who is dedicated to what is much more then a job.  A hairdresser is who and what they are, not just what they do. Here are five examples of craft hairdressers, with links to learn more about them. There are lots more out there, they are all becoming connected; and that makes a big difference for our future.

Edna Lugo


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About: Hairbrained is a community of hairdressers that share a deep passion and desire to celebrate the craft of hairdressing, online socially.The community was founded by two hairdressers, Randy Taylor, a photographer / hairdresser; and Gerard Scarpaci, a world-class educator/platform artist. Both have love for our industry; its people, and the craft of hairdressing. For more information visit

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