Incredible styles are built on three things: manageable, healthy hair, great cutting tools and the stylist's skill. Learn tricks for making hair cutting fast and easy, while also trendy and vibrant. Bonnie Megowan, founder of Bonika Shears and award-winning shear expert, will show you tricks how to maintain the cutting edge of your shears.
Derek J established his career shortly after graduation from cosmetology school in Ohio as an educator for several large product companies. He was a celebrity hairstylist with Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and was also featured in Chris Rock's film "Good Hair" and Oxygen's "Hair Battle Spectacular." Derek is owner of The J Spot, and hosts the "Salon Sizzle" segment on the afternoon drive show with Big Tigger on V-103. He is currently on the cast of Bravo's "Fashion Queens."
Bonnie is the president and founder of Bonika Shears. She is an expert shear sharpener and has trained sharpeners in 49 states and more than two dozen foreign countries. She has a degree in science and was a previous high school science teacher before embarking on sharpening. She recently won the top shear sharpener award in the certification program for 2012 with National Beauty Tools Sharpeners Guild. She has contributed to the "Continuing Learning in Cosmetology" textbook and is the inventor of the coil comb. She writes for two sharpening magazines and various stylist publications on the subject of shears.