BehindThe Lens

  • Duration : 2 Days
  • Format : see-do
General Information

Behind the Lens delivers the skills needed to successfully bring an editorial vision to your craftsmanship behind the chair. This course is presented by an editorial stylist with working knowledge of the medium. You will participate in a photo shoot with professional models and work with an editorial photographer to create professional-grade photos that will immediately boost the look of your portfollio and add value to your services.

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Course Focus

• Editorial styling
• Professional photo shoot with models
• Images for your portfolio

Facilitators

Shelby Connell

Moroccanoil Artist

@SHELBY_CONNELL

“WITHOUT EDUCATION WE LOSE PASSION. WITHOUT PASSION THERE IS NO BEAUTY"

Shelby has been in the hair industry for 10 years. Growing up in the salon environment, she always knew her calling was in making women feel beautiful. Her love for what she does and her creative inspiration have helped to grow her own successful salon business.

As an international stylist and businesswoman, Shelby’s continued enthusiasm, innovative techniques and pursuit of education have kept her on the cutting edge of the beauty industry. Her passion for the industry and her clients continues to make her the successful stylist she is today. She’s well known for her creativity, as well as her positive energy while educating everyone she comes into contact with.

A confessed Moroccanoil addict for 5 years prior to joining the team, she is excited to join a company that combines gorgeous, lasting styles with beautiful, healthy hair. She strives to always discover new and exciting ways to use the line and educate people to help make their styling easier and more manageable. Her work for Moroccanoil has included hairstyling for American Salon and Modern Salon magazines, as well as platform education at the Behind the Chair Color, Cut & Style Show.

Kevin Hughes

Moroccanoil Artistic Director

@hairbyeleven

I’M INSPIRED BY SEEING THE BEAUTY THAT I CAN BRING OUT IN PEOPLE. IT’S WHAT MOTIVATES ME TO LEARN CREATIVE NEW WAYS TO HELP THE CLIENT ACHIEVE THE LOOK THEY WANT.

Kevin is an editorial hairstylist based in West Hollywood, CA. A Long Island native and one of 12 children in a close-knit family, Kevin began his career studying fashion buying and merchandising. He went on to cosmetology school in New York, and in his many apprenticeships he was mentored by some of the biggest names in the business, including Danilo, Robert Vetica and Peter Gray.

His work has graced the pages of Vogue Beauty, Elle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar and L’Officiel. Backstage at Fashion Week, Kevin has worked with top designers Oscar de la Renta, Veronica Beard, Marchesa, Monique Lhuillier, Zac Posen, Carolina Herrera and Altuzarra. He has also styled numerous celebrities such as Emily Blunt, Sara Sampaio, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Jasmine Sanders, Laura Marano and Bill Paxton.

In 2011, Moroccanoil approached Kevin to become a National Educator for the brand. Through his hard work and dedication, Kevin became a Global Ambassador/Spokesperson , traveling the globe to share the latest Moroccanoil products and news. In 2017 he was named Moroccanoil Artistic Director.

Kevin’s energy and passion for teaching and empowering others is contagious, and he loves making every client look and feel their absolute best. In his work and life, he takes inspiration from Maya Angelou’s famous words: “People will forget what you said. They will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.”