A native of Cleveland, Ohio Greg Gilmore has spent more than 15 years mastering the art of hair. He has developed into a uniquely talented and comprehensive hair master possessing a true passion for hair culture and care. At the early age of 16, Greg began assisting and shampooing in local salons eager to get a jump start on his peers and learn everything he could about hair before graduating from cosmetology school in 2004. Greg Gilmore's years of concentration in hair cutting and coloring has made him one of Los Angeles's top HairCutting Experts and Colorists specializing in Textured hair today and he has continued education with courses in color theory by Paul Mitchel Color Systems, L’Oreal Professional, as well as a diploma from Vidal Sassoon Academy for Advanced hair cutting.
Greg Gilmore was named one of Cleveland’s top 50 stylists by blow Magazine in both 2008 and 2009, he was featured as a platform artist at the 2011 Spectrum Beauty Expo in Los Angeles, a featured platform artist at the 2016 Bronner Brothers international Hairshow and has had work featured on all major news networks NBC, FOX, and CBS. Currently Greg is an Associate Artist/Educator representing one of the world's leading texture brands, Design Essentials with product knowledge and speaking engagements in different local and out of state cities. Greg was also named Design Essentials Artistic Educator of the Year in 2018.
The ESPY Awards, NAACP Image Awards, and Bet Awards Red carpet as well as VH1’s Basketball Wives Reunion Show, Magazine's such as Rolling Out, Runway, Upscale magazine and many other publications and television shows showcase the hair artistry of Greg Gilmore. Greg has worked with notable clients including but not limited to Olympic Gold Medallist Dawn Harper, Monice Slaughter from Love and Hip Hop Hollywood, actress and model Rosa Acosta, reality tv star Jennifer Williams, Actresses Rochelle Aytes, Angell Conwell, Vivica A. fox, Amber Stevens West and others.
Those who have worked with Greg would say that he is an excellent conversationalist, and clients affirm that he is the greatest at what he does, a natural trendsetter and with an unbelievable ability to transform hair into art. His life’s mission is to touch people’s lives in a positive way, make a difference in the world however big or small, and to encourage positive progression towards a better tomorrow one head at a time.