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Ivan Zoot – Why You Should Know His Name

BlogBeauty Career, Beauty Student Advice, Beauty Tips | January 19, 2012

Here’s a reason: He can help you make more money & grow your client base – sounds good right? Here’s another (and why we love him) – Nobody has more passion, energy and dedication to their field than Ivan Zoot! When it comes to short hair; he’s off the charts smart! Look, it’s no secret a good percentage of our clientele are going to be guys, or want short hair. And if you’re going to learn more about short hair, why not learn from one of the best, right?

Known internationally as “The Clipper Guy” he has broken THREE Guinness World Records for hair cutting. When he is not off setting records Ivan is the Director of Education for Andis, a successful salon owner, an industry educator, and he even has his own product line, Zoot!Hair

Ivan Zoot Guinness World Record

In addition to all that he is a prolific writer and video producer with one goal of educating the world on the latest and greatest in styles and trends for short hair and clipper cutting. (You can check him out here, here and here)

We are pleased to announce to you, our lovely readers –Ivan has agreed to join us as a “guest blogger” and share some exclusive tips and thoughts just for you!

With over 20 years of experience, and at the forefront of his specialty, Ivan is sure to enlighten you with some great insights to help you do what you love, better.

Ivan also loves taking the stage at many industry events sharing his enthusiasm and unique style of cutting with veterans and aspiring students alike. He is a great motivational speaker in this industry, if you get the chance, see him live. Last year Ivan came to Empire’s Future Professional Expo, where he not only demonstrated his expert cutting skills to our students but also served as one of the judges for the Men’s Trend Hair Cut Category.

Ivan Zoot FPE Judge

Talk about passion.  Ivan has such an admiration for short hair, when he is out at a mall or somewhere and he sees someone with an amazing short style, as he puts it “I love to pop out my camera and capture it and few of their how to do your hair tricks as well”. So be on the lookout! If you have a short haircut you just might get ambushed by Ivan!  (Here is a video of one his short haircut ambushes.)

We are absolutely THRILLED to have Ivan join Empire as a guest blogger!  He will be able to provide us with tons of great tips, how to’s, and if we’re lucky… a little of his energy.  Look for his posts soon in this blog.  Got a specific question for “The Clipper Guy” or something you would like to see him write about?  Just leave a comment below.

Written by Empire Beauty School

Empire Beauty School is a leading cosmetology and beauty educator with 89 beauty schools and cosmetology schools in the United States. Empire Beauty School offers a variety of beauty programs and cosmetology courses including cosmetology, esthetics, make-up artistry, and cosmetology educator training.

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