Anthony Cole, @anthonycolesebastian
Wella Professionals Top Artist
Anthony Cole began his career at age 16 in his uncle’s salon in Queens, N.Y., before advancing his education with Vidal Sassoon and Jingles International. Armed with this knowledge and passion, he set out to open his own salon to educate and inspire others. As owner of Anthony Cole and Company Salon in Long Island for 14 years, he developed his own educational programs. To take his passion even farther, Anthony joined Sebastian Professional as an advocate, and his hard work led him to his current position on the Sebastian International Artistic Team. Anthony’s work has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar, he’s been lead stylist for New York/LA Fashion Week, and countless other editorial, film and television, and high-profile celebrity projects. He now travels the world sharing his inspiration and knowledge to many different cultures. From a young boy in Queens with big dreams to the international stage with Sebastian, Anthony is continuing to achieve things he never imagined and now see no limits in sight.
Aubrey Loots, @lootypics
Wella Professionals/ghd Top Artist
South African-born Aubrey Loots has called LA his home for 20 years, during which time he’s built a loyal clientele and traveled the world working global Fashion Weeks and educating as a Wella/ghd Top Artist. Aubrey works behind the chair in his three salons, Studio DNA Salons, and at his academy, Hair Art and Science Academy, co-owned his his husband and business parter Danny Leclair. Aubrey and his husband are also passionate about charitable work, joining with several women’s shelters to give women makeovers and help them regain their self-esteem. Aubrey and Danny have also launched their nonprofit, Nova Forma, to take their philanthropy to new heights. Aubrey has also worked on several makeover shows for OWN and Lifetime Television and enjoys the journey of transforming people.
Mark Debolt, @markcolorist
Wella Professionals Top Artist
As a two-time winner of Wella Professionals’ International Trend Vision Award, Mark DeBolt aspires to craft and create beauty through the art of professional coloring. Mark is driven naturally through his meticulous technical and artistic abilities. He draws inspiration from diverse areas, including photography, nature, painting, fashion and innovations in haircolor. His passion for hairdressing is met only by his love of enriching the skills of salon professionals at all levels. His expertise in the salon led him to be named “best hair colorist” in Minneapolis in 2012 by Minnesota Monthly Magazine where he “served color” daily as the Color Director at 2012 NAHA-nominated “Salon Team of the Year’ Minneapolis HAUS Salon. These experiences prompted Mark to move to NYC, where he joined the color team at Marie Robinson Salon. As a salon colorist, educator and photo session stylist, Mark strives to make the world a more beautiful and colorful place through his exceptional artistry and enchanting personality.