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Pierre Saint-Severe for French Hairdressing Awards

May 1, 2014
Pierre Saint-Severe, Saco editorial director based in Paris, France has produced these amazing images for the the French Hairdressing Awards – Avant-Garde category. Check the link out below to see a behind the scenes video of the shoot!

Good luck Pierre!

Saco Academy and Alfaparf Group create an exclusive partnership in Brazil

April 7, 2014
Saco are delighted to announce the launch of a joint venture with the Alfaparf Group in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Alfaparf Milano are currently present in an amazing 87 countries and in Brazil for 17 years. The company is a recognised as one of the largest brands within the professional sector with an especially strong presence in the latin market in Southern Europe and also South America. By inviting Saco to partner in Brazil, the Alfaparf group truly embrace our philosophy and join us in our quest to offer our unique brand of world-class education to Brazil!

To read more about our partnership and for more information on all courses and events in Brazil, vsist:

Sacohair in Never Under Dressed

Sacohair in Never Under Dressed

February 25, 2014
Here’s another feature for Saco, this time it comes from Never Under Dressed !

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Sacohair in Never Under Dressed

Saco featured in TimeOut magazine

February 14, 2014
Saco was feature in a recent article of TimeOut magazine, here’s the link !

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Saco featured in TimeOut magazine

Intensive program in London

February 5, 2014
After a two week intensive program in London, Richard and some of the London team – Brett and JR, celebrate the completion of the course with Arturo ( Miami ), Eliabe, Miro and Bruno ( São Paulo). Good luck to both teams as they prepare to launch Saco academies in the USA and Brazil !!

Intensive program in London

Teacher training for Saco France Creative Team – Paris, late January 2014

February 4, 2014
Richard spent 2 days with the French team, continuing a series of intensive trainings for the Saco Creative.

Teacher training for Saco France Creative Team

Eddy Burgos – Quebec Hairdresser of the Year.

December 24, 2013
Eddy Burgos snapped this amazing accolade at the Contessa Awards in Toronto in November. The awards celebrate the movers and shakers on the Canadian Profession and we are all very proud to say Eddy Burgos is definitely a mover (and sometime shaker) !

Well done Eddy Burgos !

Salon Magasine
Eddy Burgos

Luc Vincent from Saco Laval (Canada) is a hair hero !!

October 3, 2013
Luc Vincent from Saco Laval is a hair hero, cutting hair hundreds of feet high for charity.

The funds were raised ($7300) for summer camps and daycare for children with disabilities.

Hit the play on the video to see Luc in action – amazing!

Awards and distinctions for Richard Ashforth and the Saco Team

September 12, 2013
Saco’s skills and vision is getting rewarded !

In August 2013, Richard Ashforth voted finalist for London Hairdresser Of The Year at The british Hairdressing Awards 2013. Fingers crossed for the final on 25th November!

Also, in September 2013, Richard Ashforth has won the Award For Innovation at the Most Wanted Awards 2013. This was the first time this tribute has been awarded and Richard & the Saco Team were there in force to accept the accolade!
Richard Ashforth

The Mega Show in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

June 25, 2013
The talented SACO team in Brazil !! A great opportunity to see team SACO at work during the The Mega Show in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The show is starting on June 30 until July 1st so make sure to come see us if you are nearby ! Free admission !
Date: June 30th 2013
Venue: Rua Espirito Santo 466 sala 1105 – Centro
Price: Free but places are limited
Info: Visit the official website : Click here
The Mega Show in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

S/S 2012 – Collection X Event in Montreal, Quebec

January 15, 2012
An evening of education, inspiration and celebration! Richard Ashforth and the London Creative Team will be presenting their latest and most exciting collection to date. Technical demonstrations, model and video presentations will combine to illustrate the very latest looks from this Internationally renowned team.
Date: January 25th 2012
Venue: Lamouche 1284 St. Denis (Corner Ste. Catherine East) Montreal, Qc.
Show: 20:00 – 21:30 EST
Price: $70 including 1 free Saco DVD (4 or 5) Value $60
Info: Call Saco (514) 843 – 8666
  There will be an After-Party from 22:00 to 3:00 in the morning
Saco Collection X January 25 2012

Saco celebrates release of new collection X

November 8, 2011
Saco celebrates the tenth collection with a trilogy of looks for 2012. XS: Read Press Release for more details. X-RAY: Read Press Release for more details. XL: Launches Spring 2012!
Richard Ashforth HAIR
David Oldham & Richard Ashforth Photography
Maxine Leonard Make-up
Hasan Hejazi Clothing
  Richard Ashforth will be in Montreal, Canada on the 16th of November 2011 for a Private Seminar from 7pm-9pm and then for a Workshop on the morning of the 17th of November from 10am-1pm.
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Illusion – Alternative Hair Show London UK 2011

October 28, 2011
The mood turns blue ready for Saco’ presentation at London’ legendary Royal Albert Hall for the Alternative Hair Show 2011. The show its performers and participants support the amazing and very worth while charity for childhood Leukaemia. For more information on the Alternative Hair Club and the fantastic work it carries out visit:
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Saco at the Alternative Hair Show UK 2011

Illusion – Alternative Hair Show Russia 2011

October 6, 2011
Saco travelled to Moscow, Russia were they performed in the Kremlin for the 2011 Illusion Alternative Hair Show on September 28, 2011. The Alternative Hair Show has become one of the world’s most prestigious annual hairdressing event, hosting leading teams and inspirational hair artists from all over the globe. The show has raised over 8 million rubles for research into treating Leukaemia which has made the event a big success as a fundraiser.
Saco in Moscow, Russia 2011

Saco performs at the Beauty Fair Brazil 2011

October 1, 2011
The Saco Academy Team performed at the Beauty Fair in Sao Paulo, Brazil from September 10 – 12. The Beauty Fair – International Fair of Cosmetics and Beauty is a yearly event that brings together all the players of the beauty industry from suppliers to resellers. Last year over 130,000 people attended the fair. Photo Gallery
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Saco at the Beauty Fair 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Saco On-Line goes live!

Welcome to the new Saco online education site. Over the coming weeks, months and years we look forward to sharing our ideas, thoughts, and expertise with you. Please explore the site and let us know what you think by visiting our connect page. There you are able to sign up to our facebook ,, and twitter groups or contact us via email or telephone or simply tell us how we are doing.

Saco launches at Salon International

On the 16th October 2010, the largest gathering of International hairdressers on the planet happened at Salon International London. The exhibition at The ExCel Centre in London’ docklands played host to the best of the hairdressing world for what was an incredible weekend of creativity and commerce. Saco chose this event to launch not only the Saco On Line education site, the Foundations DVD 1-3 but also the latest Saco Collection – Curve. The Saco International Creative Team performed a series of 6 Seminars at the event showing the latest collection in intimate surroundings at the riverside rooms.
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