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Biography of Daniel Galvin

Worlds leading colourist

Daniel Galvin, the world's leading Hair Colourist is often referred to as the "King of Colour". Since he established his own business in the 1970's, he has been responsible for every major innovation in hair colouring techniques and their application.

His father and several of his relatives were hairdressers, so it seemed inevitable that Daniel would carry on in the family tradition. Daniel, however, was fascinated by the use of colour in hair and how it could change the way people looked.

Daniel Galvin trained in the 1960's with several of London's new generation of innovative hairdressers, whose combined talents were responsible for bringing British hairdressing to world attention.Specialisation in colouring was a completely new area in hairdressing, with most hairdressers preferring to cut and style. Daniel learnt fast and word about his skill and "artists eye" in applying colour, soon meant that he was sought after by many top salons. Daniel decide to join Leonard, which then had a large tinting department, where he developed and refined his colouring ideas. After four years he became a director and later partner in the company. Always at the forefront of innovation in hair colouring, it was during this period that Daniel introduced new highlighting techniques, henna, vegetable dyes and the fun "Crazy Colour", which revolutionised the way in which hair was coloured.

In the late seventies Daniel set up his first specialist colour salon, the first of its kind in Europe. Daniel's reputation and endorsement by his clients, top models and the media led him to open an even larger salon at the present location in George Street, in 1987. The importance of colour is emphasised in the Salon where the entire ground floor is dedicated to colouring, this in turn is complemented by an excellent Styling Department with its own talented team on the lower ground floor.

Some of Daniel's customers....

Ewan McGregor

Anthony Andrews
Barbara Bach

Stephanie Beecham

Tom Criuse
Faye Dunaway

Darren Day
Anna Friel

Trevor Eve
Susan George

Richard Gere
Mel Gibson

Susan Hampshire
Olivia Harrison

Nicole Kidman
Sophie Lawrence

Simon McCorkindale
Sharon Maughan

Patsy Palmer
Stephanie Powers

Joely Richardson
Natasha Richardson

Vanessa Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave

Phillip Schofield
Jane Seymour

Jenny Seagrove
Pamela Stephenson

Rita Wilson (Mrs Tom Hanks)

Catherine Zeta-Jones
Paul Young

Val Kilmer for The Saint

Mel Gibson for Braveheart

Richard Gere for First Knight

Nicole Kidman while filming A Portrait of a Lady, Batman2

Kevin Kline for Cry Freedom

Al Pacino for Revolution

Miriam D'Abo for Living Daylights

Wiliam Hurt for Destiny

Jane Horrocks for Rock

Robert Downey Junior for Chaplin

Nicole Kidman for Eyes Wide Shut

Drew Barrymore for Ever After

Natasha Richardson for Parent Trap

The Daniel Galvin salon is renowned and respected the world over as a centre of excellence in all aspects of hair colour.

Daniel Galvin himself has built a reputation as one of the world's leading authorities on hair colour. His work has a great influence on the industry as a whole, and he is in great demand for his expertise.

Daniel Galvin has written books and hosted hair seminars around the world. Formal recognition for his work includes the prestigous World Hair Colourist of the Year award. It is this experience, enthusiasm and commitment to making you look and feel your best that has made

Daniel Galvin Designer Hair Care what it is today - the complete hair care range from the complete hair care company.

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