Sharon Blain is one of the most acclaimed hairdressers and educators in the world today. For more than five decades she has been toiling her craft, perfecting her skills and sharing her unrivalled knowledge with thousands of hairdressers from all corners of the globe at workshops, seminars, online and at her highly acclaimed boot camps.
Sharon’s innovative and unique education programs cover the entire spectrum of long hair prowess, from stunning bridal and celebrity red carpet hair styling through to editorial and beautiful avant-garde dressing. She is recognised for her exceptional creativity through stunning photographic imagery that has been published worldwide and has been bestowed with a myriad of prestigious accolades and achievements, including winning Hair Expo Australia’s ‘Educator of the Year’ award an unprecedented four times and has been honoured as a the Hair Expo ‘Australian Hall of Fame’ recipient twice. On a global scale, Sharon has received recognition at the International AIPP Awards for her stunning photographic collections as well as her skills as a highly successful business owner at the Global Salon Business Awards.
Rarely has a hairstylist captured the hearts and minds of her students as has Sharon Blain. Testimonials and tales about how Sharon’s education has impacted the lives and careers of hairdressers around the world flood in on a daily basis and her education calendar is booked solidly years in advance - all testament to her unwavering reputation as an outstanding and highly respected educator and mentor.
Innovation is at the heart of Sharon’s skills and mindset. She has pioneered many unique techniques and tools throughout her career and even after five decades in the industry, continues to revolutionise the way stylists learn, access and absorb education. Sharon has developed a range of online/offline educational resources that includes digitalised her highly acclaimed Boot Camp workshop into an online course, long hair books, DVDs and hair padding that are used extensively as training tools for colleges and academies worldwide.
The renowned Sharon Blain Boot Camp has been hailed as “the best value and most comprehensive hairdressing short course” offered in the world today and continues to enthral its students with every delivery. Leading international platform educators, Hollywood stylists, Europe's key creative teams, top American TV celebrity hairdressers as well as the best bridal, make-up and session stylists in the business have all experienced the Boot Camp phenomenon and loudly praise the content, professionalism and creativity of this unique educational experience.
Sharon Blain is undoubtedly one of hairdressing’s most recognised and esteemed icons. Respect and longevity set her apart, along with her desire to leave a legacy that continues to ignite passion within the hearts of our future generations for years to come.
2x Inductee Hall of Fame, Hair Expo Australia
5x Educator of the Year, Hair Expo Australia
3x Education Business of the Year, Hair Expo Australia
2x Business Performance of the year, Boot Camp, Hair Expo Australia
7x Finalist Hairdresser of the Year, Hair Expo Australia
2015 AIPP Awards Finalist for Infinity Collection