Salon Biyoshi’s owner and top stylist Brandon has extensive expertise in all aspects of the business. He loves working “behind the chair” and enjoying a true relationship with his guests. He also relishes leading his team. Brandon has enjoyed success as a stylist for 20 years and has lent his talent to training other hair stylists for 17 of those years.
As a stylist, Brandon has won Redken and Vogue magazine’s “Turn Up the Heat” styling competition. He also led his artistic team to win Redken’s “Night of Color” international hair color competition.
As a business owner, Brandon has led Biyoshi to double digit growth every year. This accomplishment led to being honored by Salon Today magazine as being one of the Top 200 salons in North America for business practices in 2014 and 2015.
Brandon has also managed many photo shoots, and attended too many to count classes on every aspect of the industry. He enjoys helping other salon owners grow their business to further the industry.
Brandon always goes back to the basics: Helping people grow, growing himself and having a positive influence on the industry and community he loves.
What are you currently working on?
Myself, my staff, my associate, my family… “not in that order.”
What is your mantra?
“The journey is the reward.”
“Nothing goes to waste in God’s economy.”
What things that make you laugh?
My wife, my life, my family, my staff and my dog.
When did you know you wanted to do hair?
I’ve always been fascinated by hair.
How would you describe your approach to doing hair?
Sexy, beautiful, believable hair. Cutting and designing it to live well. Color that makes it look like it could have happened naturally.
What inspires your creativity?
The nature of the subject that I’m working on.
What advice would you give someone considering coloring their hair for the first time?
It is very addictive.
How do you customize hair color for your guests?
Most often I give them the hair color they had when they were younger.
What celebrities always have great hair?
Katie Holmes and Jennifer Lawrence.
How do you approach cutting hair?
I cut hair where it lives, so that it will live well.
What is your personal style?