Eriko Creative director of Akane, has attained 20 years experience in both Japan and the U.S. Her interest in classical architecture inspires her to create architectural hair design with impressive structure, shape and intricate textures. She uses a “sculpting” technique for she cuts hair, and her specialties are short and bob styles. Hair highlights are also one of Eri’s many strengths, and can add a more creative touch to your haircut.

Eriko

Creative director of Akane, has attained 20 years experience in both Japan and the U.S.

Her interest in classical architecture inspires her to create architectural hair design with impressive structure, shape and intricate textures. She uses a “sculpting” technique for she cuts hair, and her specialties are short and bob styles. Hair highlights are also one of Eri’s many strengths, and can add a more creative touch to your haircut.

Aki  has 6 years of experience in Osaka Japan’s most exclusive salons as well as over 10 years of experience in the U.S. Aki’s extensive knowledge of hair, has earned him respect not only as a hairstylist but as an educator as well. Striving to be recognized as one of the top hair stylists, Aki educates himself on the latest trends, constantly updates his techniques and has mastered the art of hair highlights.. He has a very keen eye, and has a vision for what will make you look good and feel confident about your hair.

Aki 

has 6 years of experience in Osaka Japan’s most exclusive salons as well as over 10 years of experience in the U.S.

Aki’s extensive knowledge of hair, has earned him respect not only as a hairstylist but as an educator as well.

Striving to be recognized as one of the top hair stylists, Aki educates himself on the latest trends, constantly updates his techniques and has mastered the art of hair highlights.. He has a very keen eye, and has a vision for what will make you look good and feel confident about your hair.

 
Kosuke was born in the U.S, and moved to Japan when he was 15. Growing up in a family of hairdressers, Kosuke recognized his talent at a young age and began his career in Osaka, Japan. After his time in Osaka, he moved to London to further pursue his career and attend the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Kosuke has trained and worked in all aspects of the industry including, cutting, specialty styling, coloring, and participating in editorial photo shoots. Kosuke spends time in many of the world’s largest metropolises to gain inspiration and knowledge on the latest hair trends.

Kosuke

was born in the U.S, and moved to Japan when he was 15. Growing up in a family of hairdressers, Kosuke recognized his talent at a young age and began his career in Osaka, Japan. After his time in Osaka, he moved to London to further pursue his career and attend the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Kosuke has trained and worked in all aspects of the industry including, cutting, specialty styling, coloring, and participating in editorial photo shoots.

Kosuke spends time in many of the world’s largest metropolises to gain inspiration and knowledge on the latest hair trends.

 
Yusaku 4years experience, formally trained with a master hair stylist at the prestigious salon in Aoyama, Tokyo. He seeks great success in the beauty field.

Yusaku

4years experience, formally trained with a master hair stylist at the prestigious salon in Aoyama, Tokyo. He seeks great success in the beauty field.

Yani graduated from Empire Beauty School in Paramus New Jersey on December of 2012 and has 4 years of assisting experience. She is certified in color and extensions (taped, clip-ins and bond), specializes in blow-drying curly hair.

Yani

graduated from Empire Beauty School in Paramus New Jersey on December of 2012 and has 4 years of assisting experience. She is certified in color and extensions (taped, clip-ins and bond), specializes in blow-drying curly hair.

Mari Graduated from Empire Beauty School in November 2015. Has 1 year of assisting experience. She's passionate about every aspect in this beauty industry from makeup and facial hair waxing to curly hair care. Striving to meet her goals of becoming a great stylist one day. 

Mari

Graduated from Empire Beauty School in November 2015. Has 1 year of assisting experience. She's passionate about every aspect in this beauty industry from makeup and facial hair waxing to curly hair care. Striving to meet her goals of becoming a great stylist one day.