Award-winning hairdresser joins the Akito Team

Award winning hairdresser Rick Roberts has joined the Akito Team.

As part of his role, Rick will conduct educational seminars and shows and will assist with the creative direction of the brand.

Since opening his first salon in 2007, Rick has seen the awards flood in, his most recent being crowned Afro Hairdresser of the Year.

Ricks motto throughout his career has been “Inspire” and believes that good education has been key to his fantastic hairdressing journey. This year Rick is launching ‘Dedicate and Educate', which is going to be supporting charities such as the Hair Council.

"We feel privileged to have Rick join our team, he has a fantastic passion for the industry and his creativity will be a big asset to the Akito brand, we are really looking forward to working with him," says John Allen, director of Akito scissors.