Through collaboration, connection and compassion, CoCre8 empowers both brands and salons by co-creating educational content for the real world. When you engage with CoCre8, you will experience Classic with a Twist education methods designed to be used in the real world, for the real world. 

Salons have the passion to serve and help make your clients look and feel beautiful which comes from not only understanding what you are doing, but why you are doing it. Harnessing the experience, wisdom and talent of Christopher Dove and John Simpson, your salon will thrive by creating a deeper connection with your team through a shared artistic and technical excellence. By co-creating with you, bringing your vision to life.

Its RAW, Its REAL, Its AUTHENTIC Education, Its CoCre8 Education.

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The Art of RAZOR Cutting and Color MOVEMENT

Razoring is a vital technique for creating beautiful movement and texture, and it’s a must for creating movement. It takes finesse and skill!

This CoCre8 Creative Edge program, will teach you the fundamental principles of razor cutting – the when and the why – plus techniques you can use the moment you get back to your salon.

We’ll cover everything from creating invisible layers for clients with long or thick hair to executing surface and detail razoring techniques you’ll love.

We also introduce important skills such as how to analyze hairlines, growth patterns and texture to customize each look. 

Next will be the color methods specific to razor-cut hair and how to elevate all of your color work including methods of foiling, painting, melting and shadowing. Making every look “Trend Relevant” for every market. CoCre8 develops the methods, for you to Cre8 the look. 

Art of Razor Cutting & Color Movement-

MAY 20th & 21st, 2018

ACADEMY TUITION- $700.00 - Includes Mannequin, Hair Color & Styling Needs


Each Attendee Receives Education Work Sheets, Head Sheets, Class Certificate  and Mannequin Head.

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How to elevate and create the styling success both your creative side craves for your photoshoots and inspiration looks, to the creative looks your salon guests desire daily. 

Are you hungry for inspiration? As artists, we can never get enough of the ideas and impulses that satisfy our need to be creative, and most importantly to create beautiful hair. Our clients come to us for our ideas and creativity, but where do we find our inspiration?

CoCre8 Education programs are essential for you to take your work to the next level – artistically, creatively and technically. Cover to Consumer delivers the sets, styles and sophistication to take your finishing game to the next level. CoCre8 develops the methods for you to Cre8 the look. 


 Cover to Consumer-

SEPTEMBER 23rd & 24th, 2018

ACADEMY TUITION- $700.00 - Includes Mannequin, Hair Color & Styling Needs


Each Attendee Receives Education Work Sheets, Head Sheets and Class Certificate

* MANNEQUIN is for work shop only.  This is not ownership of participant.




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Cre8tive Corrections

Corrective hair color is approximately 85% of the salon guests we see in our salons daily. Not all require a complete “fix” , however most require a creative corrective adjustment. Through precision formulation and simplicity of design in your hair color, have a better understanding of how to Conquer the hair color obstacles vs. Camouflage them. Place your signature on the Hair Color situations we face every day in the language of color.. Every color!

This program is brand neutral in content.

Multi Sectional Workshops including theory of… 

Shadows vs. Lowlights

Creative vs. Corrective

Painting & Packets

Lift & Conquer

“Squashing” the warmth

Embracing the Gold

Pure Color Melting & Creativity

Saturation & Reflection

New Neutrals

Cre8tive Corrections-

APRIL 15th & 16th, 2018

OCTOBER 21st & 22nd, 2018

ACADEMY TUITION- $700.00 - Includes Mannequin & Hair Color

Each Attendee Receives Education Work Sheets, Head Sheets, Class Certificate  and Mannequin Head.

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CoCre8 Academy  

The Academy is located at 2122 W Park Row Drive Arlington , TX 76013 inside of Shelton's Salon Spa Arlington.


CoCre8 Academy recommends the following hotels located within 5 miles of our facility for your stay:

Home Wood Suites

Hampton by Hilton


After or before your program, your hotels are right in the Arlington Entertainment Area of The HIGHLANDS. Restaurants, Shopping, Bars and Entertainment. 

If you want to make a longer trip of it. The HIGHLANDS are approximately 15 minutes from Downtown Fort Worth's famous "Stock Yards" and the hip 7th Street area.

Downtown Dallas is about 30 minutes from Arlington, but the city has everything you desire and more. Art, Entertainment, Shopping and Nightlife.