Jose Merat has
been a professional hair stylist and colorist for over twenty years.
He was born in the city of Bordeaux, France where he
studied hair design and cosmetology and worked at various salons. Determined
from an early age to work with – and learn from – the best hair designers
of France, he moved to Paris. There he interned with the renowned stylist
Herve Boudon with whom he learned to create trends in hair fashion.
Later, Jose taught advanced precision hair-cutting theory and coloring
to European professionals at Formulaa Technical Center in Paris and
held enthusiastically-received hair design shows in Spain, Germany
and France. In addition, he negotiated a promotional contract with
L'Oreal involving trade show demonstrations in Italy, Greece and Belgium
as well as at the L'Oreal Institute in Paris.