PhD is proud to announce their first ever masterclass featuring Ken Paves, one of the top leaders in our industry and dubbed by the media as "hottest hairdresser in Hollywood."


"Launching Phd has been a dream of mine for years. I am so excited to share my two decades of experience with all of you!" -kp  PhD's mission is to teach skills to professionals around the world. Educating hairdressers and salon owners is our passion. PhD is devoted to help you reach your highest potential. We can't wait to get started! Hope to see you in class! 


Ken Paves

For more than 20 years Ken Paves remains one of the most sought after and recognizable hairstylist and beauty influencers in the world. Named "the big Kahuna of Hollywood hair," by Oprah Winfrey, Ken is a master stylist, teacher, mentor, authority and innovator around the world.

Ken is an industry favorite as his dedication to his clients is incomparable. “There are hairstylists…and there are hairstylists.  And then there’s Ken Paves. Part shaman, part therapist, he works a unique kind of magic on his subjects, spending an uncommon amount of time talking to them before he even touches their hair,” says Allure magazine Beauty Director, Jenny Bailly. His unparalleled work has appeared in Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, Glamour,O Magazine, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, GQ, InStyle, American Salon, Modern Salon and countless prestigious international publications. Ken has worked his magic on such clients as Victoria Beckham, Eva Longoria, Lady GaGa, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Ashlee Simpson, Celine Dion, Nicole Richie, Fergie, Taylor Swift, Eve, Nia Long, Erika Christiansen, Portia Doubleday, Megan Fox, Georgia May Jagger, David Beckham and Marc Anthony to name a few. In 2016, Ken’s artistic vision for fashion line, Victoria, by Victoria Beckham, received rave reviews during NYCFW. Dubbed by the media as the "hottest hairdresser in Hollywood," for nearly a decade, Ken was a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show and a contributing columnist for Oprah.com.  Ken frequently performs his remarkable transformations on America's Next Top Model, The Doctor's, The Biggest Loser and OWN; The Oprah Winfrey Network.  As an industry trailblazer and media favorite, . Ken’s beauty branding expertise and knack for knowing what the masses want has been proven time and time again: Hairdo, the wildly popular clip-in hair extensions line, created by Ken, inspired by Jessica Simpson launched with enormous success. Hairdo is now sold in over 80 countries. Ken serves as a creative consultant and ambassador to Color Wow Root Cover Up. This breakthrough product has received 30 of the most coveted beauty awards and is available in 60 countries.