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Sam Lavella
Owner, Master Colorist, Macadamia Professional Global Artist

Sam has made a career following his passion, which is hair, for the past 30 years. He has worked honing his craft specializing in hair cutting and coloring. Currently, Sam’s vision is to create a company comprised of the finest hair artists in the industry.

When not in the salon, Sam can be found doing photo shoots, designing cut and color techniques and working on new ways to improve his craft.

Currently Sam has been named to the Macadamia Professional Global Artistic Team. As a member of the team Sam travels both domestically and internationally demonstrating hair techniques as well as educating hair stylists around the globe.

Sam is a beauty industry leader, whose responsibilities include photo shoots, designing inspirational hair styles, working fashion week and runway shows. His work has been featured in national magazines, trade publications and numerous beauty sites on the web.

Sam has spent many years educating on stage for groups as large as 800 hair stylists. Additionally, Sam was a featured artist and educator at the Matrix Craft Gobal Academy, which is located in New York City’s artsy, Greenwich Village where he trained stylists from all over the world.

Sam's education includes training by some of the industry's finest. He has studied under the direction of names like: Sassoon Academy and Nicholas French to name a few. Most noteworthy is Sam's certification as a Craft SoColor Master Colorist.

When asked what inspires Sam's creations, he claims: "I find inspiration everywhere... Sometimes it's as simple as the colors of a fall day; other times it can be as complex as an integrated geometric shape. Whatever it is it has to move me, excite me and give me a sense of emotion."

Sam's interests include photography, music and development of his profession.