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Final spaces remaining for Masterclass with Iconic Stylist Anna Cofone, with all-proceeds going to The Hair and Care Project

The iconic stylist Anna Cofone is heading to East London to host ‘The Art of Session Hairstyling’ masterclass on the 29th and 30th of April, with all proceeds going to Hair and Care, a project dedicated to empowering visually impaired and blind women through hair care. 

The stylist-to-the-stars has created pop culture iconography with her hair styles, including Lana Del Rey’s signature beehive and Dua Lipa’s revolutionary Future Nostalgia hair-do – all whilst working as a prolific backstage stylist at major fashion shows, and more. 

Anna Cofone

Anna is offering lucky stylists the opportunity to immerse themselves in her world of dynamic creativity; through 1:1 advice and guidance and technique-based education. The industry luminary is also giving participants the chance to be a part of her Fashion Week team in September 2024. The exclusive experience, with no more than 16 participants, will also provide stylists with professional photographs of their final look for their portfolio.

Anna said: “I come from a performing arts background, so I like to approach these masterclasses from a more immersive, almost holistic point of view. It’s so different from any other masterclass because it takes you on a deep dive through so many different areas – rather than just focusing on how to create a shape or practising one technique. It’s going to be a challenging, but incredibly exciting, two days.”

Hopefuls can book or find out more information by emailing: ACSTUDIO.MASTERCLASS@GMAIL.COM

Anna will be putting all proceeds into her life-changing Hair and Care project, which was founded in 2019. The Hair and Care Project works to make the hair industry more accessible to visually impaired (VI) and blind women and young girls: empowering them to increase self-esteem and reduce isolation. Anna was inspired to start the project by her father, who was blind. Growing up, Anna’s father was always well-dressed and groomed – which she later realised was his way of helping himself feel seen. 

Anna said: “There is a real a misconception that within the blind and VI community that they’re not interested in beauty or haircare – and that couldn’t be farther from the truth. They are no different to the rest of us. It’s so important to feel seen and have an accessible route to self-care. 

The Hair and Care Project

“At our workshops, we offer free tutorials and workshops. The profits of the masterclass will be going back to Hair and Care. It will be used to support our amazing workshops, where VI and blind women come together to learn and boost self-esteem. We also offer each new member a full sized, free-of-charge haircare kit.

“Hair and Care is going direct to the community by teaching them in workshops how to make themselves feel and look good. Whilst we are going direct to the community, it is our great mission to change the industry as a whole. As hairstylists, we need to make sure every client feels included and respected – that needs to carry forth to every community. Being considerate of our language; having diversity education; and generally being more aware – it can make our service more accessible.” 

Learn more about the Hair and Care Project here.