IBS Educator Spotlight: Nick Arrojo

The International Beauty Show's West Coast edition, IBS Las Vegas is just under three weeks away! Boasting more than 21,600+ beauty professionals, the show is the fastest-growing event in the beauty industry. Packed with education, excitement and inspiration, IBS Las Vegas delivers exactly what you need to enhance your career.

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One of the show's biggest highlights is the world class education available to attendees, including 100 free classes, pay-to-attend master classes and hands-on workshops. Leading up to the event, we'll be sharing background information and fun Q&A sessions with several educators that you'll want to add to your list of must-sees. Today, we're highlighting Nick Arrojo, a revered hairdresser and educator with more than 30 years of experience in the business. 

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At this year's show, Arrojo will be teaching a lively and fun look-and-learn razor-cutting seminar. Attendees will learn how to create space, texture, and freedom for modern creative hairstyles. We caught up with Arrojo to ask him a few things you might be surprised to learn. 

What's one piece of advice you'd give to your younger self?

NA: Learn more about the business side of the industry—nobody teaches you that!

What's the product you'd bring with you to a desert island?

NA: I'd bring ARROJO ReFINISH dry shampoo. We call it gorgeous on the go; miracle style rescue and I'd be able to keep my hair clean!

Do you remember the moment you decided on hairdressing as a career?

NA: The day I got a job as a hair salon assistant; I was 16 and I loved the creativity, music and socializing. 

Explain your presentation at IBS Las Vegas in five words or less:

NA: Creative inspiration for 2018-2019.

What inspires you?

NASeeing young stylists fulfill their potential. 

Who do you follow on social?

NA: Our ARROJO Ambassador Salons. I like to see what they're up to and follow for a source of inspiration.