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Hauns Korpela

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Hauns Korpela

Mentor Purefessional
Scott J. Salon

Hauns graduated from the Horst (Aveda) Institute in 1982.  He was an apprentice to Horst Rechelbacher (founder of Aveda) and became an Artistic Director / Platform Artist for the Horst and Friends Salons for eight years.  To expand his experiences in hairdressing, he moved to New York City where he works in film, television, music video, theatre, national editorial print, Fashion Week and runway shows. He joined Aveda in opening the first Aveda Esthetique in New York City at the request of Horst.  Since 1991, he has been the Artistic and Educational Director for Scott J. Salons NYC, Hauns has helped build the strongest lifestyle salons in the Aveda network.  As a veteran Educator / Platform Artist, he continues his support in Aveda’s mission as a Mentor Purefessional.