Ken Paves is an internationally renowned artist, educator, salon owner, lecturer, inventor, author, and celebrity hair expert who created the award winning Paves Professional line of all natural hair care products.
Known for his high-energy and charismatic personality, he has appeared on major television networks around the world. He has also worked with Oprah on her award winning show doing hair makeovers.
Ken has graciously acted as a mentor to countless young stylists, colorists, and future salon owners. His assistants have gone on to work with some of the biggest names in Hollywood.
Born in a small Michigan town, Ken leveraged his drive, creativity, and zest for life to take him from a hard working family setting to highly successful entrepreneur in short order.
His love of the salon business allowed him to do it all, and to travel the globe in the process. He is now world famous having working with celebrities that range from Celine Dion to Jennifer Lopez.
The international vision he developed in his travels allows him to communicate with people from all walks of life with ease and appreciate the energy and creativity of today’s hairdressers.
His brilliant business visions also allowed him to develop a strong distribution chain of stores for his Paves Professional all natural hair care line and for his two multimillion-dollar salon in Beverly Hills, Hollywood and in Clinton Township, Michigan.
Ken Paves is a true "hair rebel". He makes things happen and has truly made a mark on the hair world.His work, expertise and hair wisdoms have appeared in hundreds of international magazines, including Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Allure, Glamour, InStyle, Marie Claire, W, First for Women, Ladies’ Home Journal, Teen, People and many more. His television appearances on shows such as Extra and Inside Edition guarantee instant media buzz.
He has been honored for his spectacular hair designs by American and Modern Magazine. He is also recognized for his many contributions to various charities around the world including his work with Operation Smile.
Through his hard work, concentrated efforts, example, and strong partnership, Ken Paves has shown the world that a dedicated hairdresser can open doors and help to touch people's lives around the world.