Sharon Blain

The Artist - The Living Legend

Having spent over four decades toiling her craft and perfecting her skills, Sharon Blain is Australia’s favorite long hair icon and one of the most lauded hairdressers and educators today. Her talents have been rewarded by winning Hair Expo Educator of the Year title in three consecutive years and honored with Hair Expo Australia's Hall of Fame Award.

Sharon's innovative and unique long hair dressing styling covers the full spectrum from stunning bridal and celebrity red carpet hair styling to editorial and extreme but beautiful avant-garde dressing.

Rarely can a hairstylist claim credits for such a wide range of competition achievements; recognized for her exceptional creativity through stunning photographic imagery that has been published worldwide; or captured the hearts of her students globally, as a respected educator and mentor.

Sharon's range of diverse skills and unique hairdressing techniques has earned her the respect as an exceptional teacher. She has developed a range of educational resources that includes long hair books and DVDs and hair padding, which are used extensively as training tools for colleges and academies worldwide.

Sharon Blain's Boot Camp has attracted leading international platform educators, Hollywood celebrity stylists, Europe's leading creative teams, an American TV celebrity's hairdresser, as well as the best bridal, makeup and session stylists in the business. They praise the content, professionalism and creativity of her unique educational experiences. 

Respect and longevity sets Sharon apart along with a desire to leave a legacy that continues to ignite passion within the hearts of our future generations for many years to come.

Awards and Honors

  • Winner 2015 Hair Expo Education Business of the Year, Sharon Blain Education
  • Winner 2015 Hair Expo Industry Business Performance of the Year, Boot Camp
  • Finalist 2015 Mirror Awards, International Category, Futurism Collection
  • Winner 2014 Hair Expo Business Performance of the Year, Boot Camp
  • Winner 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009 Hair Expo Educator of the Year
  • Winner 2009, 2008 Goldwell ColorZoom Challenge
  • Winner 2008 Hair Expo Photographic Collection of the Year
  • Winner 2006 Global Salon Business Award, Barcelona
  • Winner 531 State and National Competitions Awards
  • Finalist 2012, 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003,1996 Hair Expo Hairdresser of the Year
  • Finalist 2013, 2012, 2007, 2006 Hair Expo Educator of the Year
  • Finalist 2009, 2008, 2004 Hair Expo Best Photographic Collection of the Year
  • Finalist 2011 Hair Expo Business Performance of the Year
  • Finalist 2010 Hair Expo Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Finalist 2008, 2006, 2005 Hair Expo Salon Marketing
  • 1995 Hair Expo Hall of Fame

For 2017, Sharon Blain fever is spreading with stylists and makeup artists with a quest to learn world acclaimed skills, techniques and the latest hair fashion. Now launching her New York three-day photographic workshop with Anthony Friend, Sharon also offers some favorites and her famous four-day Boot Camp. Look for upcoming dates in New York, Orlando and Santa Monica.

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