Lauren McCowan _ Creative Director

Lauren McCowan has worked globally across the salon floor, in education, and editorial whilst living in Australia and New York and working across many other international arenas. A highly regarded session stylist, Lauren’s work has been published in the likes of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Interview, Rolling Stone and Russh - as well as industry bibles Culture, Highlights, INSTYLE and The Journal.

While working across an editorial career covering hair direction for shoots, fashion weeks, music video and film, Lauren is also a passionate educator and creative director who loves to share and collaborate with the industry. Working regularly with clients such as Kimbra, Matt Corby and Gin Wigmore, Lauren has cemented her status as a go-to stylist for some of Australia’s most exciting talent. An equally balanced cutter, colourist and stylist, Lauren has an innate ability to connect with stylists around the world and deliver education of the highest standard.

Lauren's Awards:

  • Hair Expo Session Stylist of the Year Finalist 2014
  • Hair Expo Session Stylist of the Year finalist 2013
  • AHFA Session stylist of the Year finalist 2013
  • AHFA Apprentice of the Year 2009

With such a versatile skill set Lauren works across the entire Haircare Australia Education and brand portfolio, showcasing her talent in every aspect. As in integral part of Haircare Australia Education Team, Lauren acts also as a New York Study Tour mentor, guiding the attendees through photo-shoots, workshops and of course leading the way as Creative Director for runway shows at New York Fashion Week.

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