Yamen Dak - Hair Stylist
Yamen is an elite hair stylist and entrepreneur, with a portfolio of celebrities and high profile personalities including Nicole Kidman, Heather Graham, Nelly Furtado, Ivana Trump, Dean Armstrong and Bryan Colangelo, and a career that spans Beirut, Paris, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles and Nashville.
Born in Beirut, he was influenced from an early age by that cosmopolitan city’s style and fashion. At the age of 13 he began working after school in his brother’s high-end salon. He studied psychology at University in Beirut, but was drawn to Paris, where he graduated from the Dessange Training Academy.
While in Paris, he worked for the Elite Model Agency, styling hair for fashion shows, theatre and television. He was also a trainer at Tony & Guy. Yamen’s talent gained recognition, which led to his move to New York and Toronto. In Toronto, he styles hair for Fashion Week and the Toronto International Film Festival. He continues to travel to Nashville to work at Dessange, at ultrachic Tiba Nu spa.
After working for several prestigious salons in the city, the next step was inevitable; he knew had to open his own salon. Yada, located in Toronto’s tony Yorkville district, quickly gained national and local attention, and was featured in magazines including the City Post and Toronto Life.
Yamen’s extraordinary talent and enthusiasm for bringing out each client’s best look, combined with his people skills and absence of “attitude”, continues to draw clients including celebrities and notables.
Today, Yamen continues working and managing his busy salon, while attracting new clients to Dessange at Tiba Nu in Nashville, Tennessee. His next goal; to create a new product line.
Watch Yamen create three beautiful, easy-care styles for Tiba Nu clients: http://www.tibaspa.com/videos
Contact Tiba Nu to make an appointment with Yamen. (615) 269-5121