Etienne Taenaka joined Sassoon in 1985 as an Apprentice in San Francisco. From there, Etienne transferred to the New York City Uptown Salon in 1986, where he worked to earn the title of Salon Director. He received this promotion four years later and held this position until he was selected to move to Los Angeles in 1993 as the Beverly Hills Salon Director. Excelling in his management role, Etienne was promoted to Regional Salon Director in 2006 and currently oversees the West Coast and Midwest salons.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU:
WHO DO YOU ADMIRE:
Forward thinkers and those who have an edge to their style regardless of what fashion trends dictate
Never skimp on your shoes or your hair. There is nothing worse than aching feet and bad hair.
Have fun and cut your hair short when you’re young and everything is still in place.