Matt Benns started his career in New Zealand as a salon apprentice for industry leader and innovator Stephen Marr. Soonstepping into their highly respected and sought after Creative Director role, while simultaneously becoming CreativeDirector of Sans Ceuticals, a successful new generation hair and body cosmetic line.
In 2018 Matt relocated to New York from London to work with Australian haircare brand Original & Mineral. While working inNew York Matt was approached by Jawara Wauchope, one of the most sought after names in the fashion industry, tobecome part of his team. Through this 3 year mentorship as Jawara's first assistant, Matt has amassed an extensive knowledge in hair and a diverse skill set for all hair types and styles.
Matt's range of work continues to develop and he is quickly becoming a sought after hairstylist in his own right. His process utilizes his passionate dedication to crafting singular looks through collaboration. His clients and collaborators includeGrammy winning musician Lorde, Proenza Schouler, Glossier, Marc Jacobs, Area, Maryam Nassir Zadeh, I-D, LudovicSaint Sernin, Polo Ralph Lauren, Purple Magazine, Dior & Versace. He has colored hair for Naomi Campbell, Louis Vuitton and for Beyonce which featured in her recent British Vogue spread.
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