What is the difference between new talent, Stylist, and Educator?

New Talent


A New Talent Stylist is the newest member of our stylist team.  All new talent stylists are required to attend our twelve month Hedkandi Academy advanced training/mentorship program and attend Vidal Sassoon’s International Academy.  This is in addition to the government required hair school program and 1,400 hour apprenticeship. Our New Talent cuts start at $49.



Our commitment to our guests is that each and every one of our team has the skill set and positive attitude needed to ensure an amazing experience.  As our stylists grow in these areas they move toward becoming a senior stylist, which is typically a five year journey from their first day as a New Talent Stylist. Stylist's prices for a hair cut start at $67.

Senior Stylist

Our Senior Stylists refine their skills with offsite training (advanced Bumble & Bumble University and Vidal Sassoon International Academy) and specialized classes to give their clients current looks while always making the integrity of the hair a top priority.  At this point in their career, many have commercial photo shoot, runway and creative editorial experience.  They also coach and mentor our New Talent Stylists and Associates to share their advanced knowledge and passion for hair within the Hedkandi Academy (our in salon training program). Senior Stylist's prices for a hair cut start at $85.

Senior Stylist/Educator


Some of our Senior Stylists are also salon educators.  The Senior Stylist/Educator has an associate that works specifically with them to assist in completing the look you want in a timely manner.  The demand on time for a Senior Stylist/Educator is extremely high and in order to accommodate the high level service their clients are accustomed to receiving, an associate is required.

The Senior Stylist/Educator will do the initial consultation to determine what is required to obtain the look. Next, they will formulate color, decide placement of color and complete all cutting.  The Associate and Senior Stylist/Educator will work as a team to execute some of the color application as well as finishing the blown out look.  All of this will be done under direct supervision of the Senior Stylist/Educator. Educator prices for a hair cut start at $103.