ISSE Long Beach has Added an All New NAHA Education Room for 2012

Two time NAHA Hairstylist of the Year, Charlie Price, with top winning NAHA photographer, Babak

Learn the secrets of the trade from master stylists at the international Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) taking place from January 28-30, 2012 in Long Beach, CA. This year ISSE will be featuring the North American Hairstyling Award (NAHA) education room. NAHA is the industry’s premier photographic hairstyling competition where many winners move on to become super stars in the beauty industry. Past winners of this coveted award including, Damien Carney, Steve Elias, Charlie Price, Tony Ricci, John Simpson and Jake Thompson will be on hand to share their expertise.  During the classes students will learn the NAHA entry process, how to create a concept, how to pick a wardrobe and photographer and how to put a winning NAHA collection together. The classes are designed to prepare any student for editorial or photo shoot work.

Here is a schedule of classes:

Sunday, Jan. 29th


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  • 9:30AM - 11:00AM: Creative Styling with Steve Elias and The TEALs
  • 1:30PM - 3:00PM: Damien Carney - The NAHA Entry
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM: Behind the Minds Eye with Jake Thompson

Monday, Jan 30th

  • 9:30AM - 11:00AM: Fast Fashion with Charlie Price
  • 11:30AM - 1:00PM:  Damien Carney - The NAHA Entry
  • 1:30PM - 3:00PM: Pop Tour Live with Tony Ricci
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM: Color by Design - John Simpson, Goldwell

To purchase ISSE Long Beach tickets and schedule a class please visit

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