Born in Singapore, Avan started hairdressing 15 years ago as an apprentice and grew to become a senior stylist at one of the leading salon groups in Singapore. His passion and flair for hairdressing led him to be part of Fashion Week, a Top 10 finalist at L’Oreal Professionnel’s Color Trophy and leading numerous education events across Asia.
Avan is known for his creative advanced colouring techniques and styling. He has a strong ability to translate high fashion, editorial looks to everyday wearable styles having won him many loyal clients of different races and genders, giving him the opportunity to work with clients all around the world. Having worked with internationally renowned professional haircare brands, K18 Singapore is excited to welcome Avan as their first K18 Artist.
"Since I started to use K18 in the salon, I'm more confident in achieving my clients hair goals. It still continues to amaze me every time I use it".
Avan actively demonstrates his color work with K18 on social media (IG: @avy.hair) and reflects his belief in K18 where freedom of creativity should never be compromised.
Having originated from the United States Jessi is based in Singapore and working as stylist, salon owner and KEVIN.MURPHY Educator. With a 10 year stint in Asia, Jessi is passionate about connecting stylists and reigniting their true passion for hairdressing.
After working freelance Jessi founded her salon The Parlour in 2013. Due to a shortage in skilled talent The Parlour Apprentice Program was formed in the same year. This was in response to a growing lack of formal schooling for hairdressers in Singapore. The Parlour became a space where skills could be refined and talent could blossom. It’s at The Parlour where Jessi and her team pride themselves on their extensive knowledge of colour, cut and style and keeping their growing client base happy and up to date.
In 2015 Jessi was invited to join the KEVIN.MURPHY KEY Program and was shortly after given a GOLD.KEY. Since this time she has been a regular at annual TRAIN.ME events while delivering and assisting at classes and events across Asia for KEVIN.MURPHY and COLOR.ME. Now a PLATIINUM.KEY and a credited SESSION.SALON educator for the Asia region.
Based in Taiwan and with over twenty years’ experience in the hair industry, Joshua has mentored and nurtured numerous up-and-coming stylists.
In 2015 Joshua was invited to join the KEVIN.MURPHY KEY Program and was shortly after given a GOLD.KEY. Since this time he has been a regular at annual TRAIN.ME events while delivering and assisting at classes and events for KEVIN.MURPHY and COLOR.ME.
His passion and flair for hairdressing led him to be part of Fashion Week, such as Madrid Bridal Fashion Week, and Taiwan Vogue’s Fashion Night Out. Now a PLATIINUM.KEY and a credited SESSION.SALON educator for the Asia region.
JV set up his goal to be a hair stylist in high school, since then he has been looking for a platform to develop his fundamental skills. He knows how important it is for passionate young people to have a place to show themselves. He’s willing to share the passion and love about hair to people who have the same determination. Hence, his hair salon, Liberty Hair, was founded in 2011 in Taiwan. The core value of Liberty hair is to challenge oneself and think outside of the box. The staff all share the same points of view: To be innovative and to improve are the keys to success of this salon. JV is now a PLATINUM.KEY and a credited SESSION.SALON educator for the Asia region.
Based in Malaysia and with 10 years of experience in the salon industry,, Albee always finds joy in creating new styles for clients in and out of the salon.
At a young age, she has been known to collaborate with REDKEN MALAYSIA running hair shows, seminars and assisting backstage work.
Relocating from Malaysia to Singapore a few years back with the goal of further enhancing her knowledge about hairdressing. Albee joined the team @ SALON NU. It is here you will find her sharing her skills and knowledge to younger stylists making her a better educator in her trade.
A SESSION.SALON graduate and the founder of COL.LAB Hair Salon, Albee joins the KEVIN.MURPHY Education team as one of our youngest and brightest education influencers. With her bubbly character and positive mindset, she brings hairdressing to the next level.
Felicia started her hairdressing journey with KEVIN.MURPHY when first launched in Singapore, she was one of the first stylists to use COLOR.ME by KEVIN.MURPHY and recently graduated SESSION.SALON in 2021. Felicia has been exposed to a full spectrum of hairdressing through KEVIN.MURPHY. Having worked within KEVIN.MURPHY salons and stylists exclusively. It is Felicia's go-to brand to guarantee results for her clientele that delivers reliable results with an environmental message. Trained as a colourist, Felicia continues on becoming an all-rounded stylist and looks forward to sharing her talents with other stylists in Singapore.
As a teenager Zaidah was captivated by the stylish and fun environment of working in salons around the world and later had the opportunity to mentor up & coming stylists as a TONI&GUY Academy Educator. While attending hairdressing events such as Salon International, London Fashion Week, Singapore Fashion Week and continuing to collaborate on photo shoots and magazines, it has driven a further passion for personal growth. Recently opening her flagship salon Skuare By Chantek, Zaidah is known for going the extra mile, ensuring her clients are well advised with the best hair care and hair styles to suit them. She is meticulous in her work with an authentic regard for the people around her. After 2 decades Zaidah shows no signs of slowing down. Always learning, always improving to provide the best possible care, Zaidah hopes to share her expertise with other stylists as an KEVIN.MURPHY KEY and a graduate of SESSION.SALON.
Armed with more than a decade of experience in the hairdressing industry, ex-Style Director at Toni & Guy, Zig Shee has been inspiring confidence with his creative eye and innate understanding of hair. In 2013, being a senior stylist left for Japan, Zig continued his passion in hairdressing under the tutelage of Sebastian Session Team Stylist Hide Hayashi, while working at Clipton a.t and Pod Hair and Make. Other notable overseas stints include working at hair event shows and seminars in Shanghai, Beijing, Wenzhou and Bulgaria. Zig has also made waves locally, establishing his own business, Zig Salon, in 2016. He has also worked his magic at runway shows for names like YSL Beauty and Adidas, in addition to collaborating with Her World for a shoot. Being a 2019 SESSION.SALON graduate and an exclusive KEVIN.MURPHY salon, Zig's creativity to inspire will be well received by stylists in Singapore.
Tess is a seasoned veteran in the industry with over 18 years of experience in the hair and beauty category.
Throughout her hairdressing career, she’s worked with renowned professional brands like L'Oréal, Wella, Keune, Schwarzkopf and many more.
With her potential and skills, she was appointed a Technical Director in Toni & Guy, leading the team colour department, assisting in hair shows and seminars involving the top hairdressers across the globe.
A recent SESSION.SALON Graduate Tess was appointed as a COLOR.ME GOLD.KEY for Asia and has attended recent TRAIN.ME events and continue lead education workshops in Thailand and Singapore.
A professional colour artist, she’s constantly discovering new technical skills and introducing these to her clients and stylists. Her passion for the industry drives her to impart her skills to others through salon education and workshops.
Born in Taiwan, based in Hsinchu City. Ivan has been working in the hair industry since the age of 16. He has over 22 years of experience working as a professional hair stylist. He loves to learn and share all information about the fashion industry. In order to enhance his technical skills and gain inspiration for hair design, he took time to attend international academy courses such as Mazella&palmer, Allilon Education in London and L’Oreal colour course in Japan.
Ivan got to know KEVIN MURPHY in 2013 and was later invited to join the KEVIN.MURPHY KEY Program in 2017. Since then he has attended KEVIN.MURPHY and COLOR.ME regional trainings and parthair show's.
As a salon owner, Ivan lead his team to be a part of Session. Salon partner. Now, as a COLOR.KEY Ivan is looking forward to share more of his experience with all stylist, colourist and salon owners across the Asia region.
Oka a native to Taiwan, founded Hu Hair Salon in 2011. With 2 decades of experience in the hair industry he is an inspirational Colour and Styling Educator. With extensive experience with international competitions and backstage work at some of the leading fashion events in Paris, Hong Zau, Beijing and Shanghai; Oka has a wealth of knowledge to share with the industry. Having educated and worked alongside some of the most progressive brands in Taiwan, a SESSION.SALON graduate and part of regional team to lead COLOR.ME workshops in 2021, he is a valuable addition to the team.
Srico has been perfecting his craft over the last two decades and constantly pushes himself to upgrade his skills. He has an exceptional skillset having been trained in Sassoon academies in Shanghai and London while competing in notable international hairdressing competitions and winning on numerous occasions.
Having been a salon owner with a strong clientele, Srico enjoys sharing his craft whether it be the latest techniques, building lasting relationships or essential skills.
Srico believes education should never stop and when he introduced COLOR.ME by KEVIN.MURPHY into his business, believes it was a game-changer because there were so much more he could do.
Srico is excited to be a COLOUR.KEY and share his passion for hairdressing.
Jason began his career in Singapore working alongside some of the leading salons of the time. Rising quickly from an Assistant to a Creative Director before taking the leap as business owner in 2018 - The Salon Nu, a hair salon which focuses on precision, state-of-the-art techniques and science to create customised looks for clients. Throughout his career Jason has been privileged to work on some of Singapore’s premier events and collaborating with brands & publications gaining him editorial experience that he translates into everyday street looks for his clientele. As a fully fledged hairdresser; adept in cutting, styling and chemical services, Jason is excited to join the KEVIN.MURPHY KEY Program where his patience as a mentor and joy in coaching will be appreciated by younger mentees.