John Paul started his hairdressing career at HOB Salon's Flagship Salon and International Academy in Camden town. He completed all the training in under two years and went on to be Head Assistant of the Academy and Assistant to Creative Director and British Hairdresser of the Year - Akin Konizi where he assisted on many of the award winning shoots from 2007 - 2009.
After leaving HOB Salons John Paul spent time working at Radio Hair London (Bumble & Bumble Flagship), as well as working free lance on photo shoots, seminars and fashion shows. His work got him attention for the likes of a world renowned New York based artist agency, and has had him assisting hairdressers on shoots for hair legends such as Esther Langham, Javier, Orlando Pita and Guido Palau.
John Paul has now been assisting Guido Palau regularly for over 3 years, regarded as one of the greatest ever hair artists. His clients include Acne, Burberry, Dolce & Gabanna, D&G, Balenciaga, Raf Simmons, Ports1961, Prada, Alexander McQueen, Louis Vuitton, Giles, Versace, YSL, Carolina Herrera, Bottega Venetta, Jil Sander, Costume, Valentino, Lanvin and last but not least Tom Ford.
His editorial and campaign work is just as impressive with his portfolio spanning album covers for the likes of Professor Green , magazine work with Seventh Man alongside commercials with Burberry , Dunhill , Jaeger and TopMan.
To book with John Paul please call our Commercial Street, E1 reception on 0207 377 2737