Kenneth was a 58-year veteran of the cosmetology industry who learned European cutting techniques and much of his trade from Antoine Cierplikowski, the world's first celebrity stylist. Kenneth founded two separate salons in Cincinnati; cut and coiffed countless beautiful women from Cincinnati and across the country; taught nationwide from platforms at hair shows for major professional product manufacturers such as Helene Curtis and Zotos; produced and hosted a regular fashion segment for the locally produced and regionally syndicated Bob Braun Show; served as professional educator of hair care and advanced cutting techniques for one of the country's most successful major contract manufacturers of hair care products; was named one of the country's ten best hairstylists by a leading consumer publication; designed, manufactured in FDA-approved laboratories and marketed his own line of professional hair care products; partnered with Procter & Gamble's Salon Education Division in its earliest endeavors to educate and prepare cosmetology students for the real world of salon work; served as consultant to Fortune 500 companies; developed advanced educational programs for many salon companies; taught advanced haircutting techniques for Mark D. Foley's long-running Sail to Supernatural Salon Success educational cruises; was an ongoing consultant for Mikal Corporation, Cincinnati-based developer of the industry's leading and longest running salon and spa software; was an independent national educator for his own dry cutting techniques, developed and perfected over nearly half a century; and launched countless successful cosmetology careers. He loved and promoted Olaplex every chance he got, calling it a total game changer for the industry.
Kenneth was a past president of the Blue Ash Retail and Professional Association, has been a longtime member of The Salon Association and The Professional Beauty Association and achieved the highest office in McMillan Lodge 141, a local Cincinnati Masonic Lodge known for its philanthropic support of the Greater Cincinnati community. Right up to the end, on oxygen 24/7, Kenneth worked three days a week because he loved and was devoted to his wonderful clientele and was passionate about cutting hair and helping women discover their very own individual beauty.
Our staff will continue Kenneth's vision of providing the beautiful women of Cincinnati with the ultimate in specialized hair services to bring out their very own individual beauty.