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.

 CoCre8 Education develops the methods for you to Cre8 the look! 

All CoCre8 Education may be Customized to accommodate your salons needs. 




CoCre8 Education and Customized Events


Layering & Lights - PROGRAM OPTION 1

Join CoCre8 as we take you through a journey of how hair cuts, hair colors and hair styles translate TREND . Learn Modern Geometric Layering, Diffused Layering and how hair colors take Traditional Foil Placement and Hair Painting to a new multi-dimensional level of Light Play .Plus a Finish to make every look as worthy of the masterpiece it is. Make inspiration income behind the chair. These techniques will take every level of stylist into a new thought of creativity. 

This Program is Designed to create a full look hair cut, hair color and hair finishing hands on workshop or Look and Learn.


Program RequestsA) Short Haircut & Hair Color

                                         B) Long Haircut & Hair Color


  • Precision Cutting
  • Interior Layering - Scissor & Razor
  • “Diffused Precision”
  • The “Perfect” Fringe for your guest
  • Plus many “hip pocket” methods
  • Lifting & Lightening for success
  • Personalized Hair Painting
  • Pure and Pastel
  • Conquering vs. Camouflaging your Hair Color Obstacles
  • How to achieve weight, volume and length with Hair Color




Hair Color Agnostic - PROGRAM OPTION 2


Shadows vs. Lowlights, Creative vs. Corrective, Painting vs. Packets

Explore the art and simplicity of design in your hair color market. Conquer the hair color obstacles vs. camouflage them. Join CoCre8 as we speak to the Hair Color situations we face every day in the language of color..Every color!


  • Lifting & Lightening for success
  • Personalized Hair Painting
  • Pure and Pastel
  • Conquering vs. Camouflaging your Hair Color Obstacles
  • Corrective Hair Color Situations we face every day
  • How to achieve weight, volume and length with Hair Color 


This program is designed for any and all Hair Color Brands 

This program requires a special mannequin for workshop or a 1 1/2 Day Hands On. 




CoCre8 STYLE - Program Option 3


Expand your knowledge, know how and style set , with new ideas and discoveries in creating the perfect finish to your look. From classic directional blow drys, to the craved “Editorial” comb outs. This CoCre8 hands on program will elevate your knowledge of how to Cre8 the looks you and your guests choose. The content is vast, as we translate and style looks from Runway to Real Life.




CoCre8 Speciality Photo Shoot Workshop

Capturing Creativity: Through the Lens - Program Option 4

A CoCre8 Look & Learn experience behind-the-scenes of creating the perfect photoshoot.

Join John Simpson and Christopher Dove on in Orlando, FL, as they share their secrets to create the perfect look and have it translated into a photographic collection.

This CoCre8 program is for any licensed salon professional looking to learn how to do a photo shoot, how to maximize those photographs and most importantly, how to up your profile via freelance work. Learn how to translate or capture your interpretation of “trend” or “editorial” style.

While many who attend have done photo work before, this is a perfect program for the first time artist comfortable with his or her ability to style hair. 

Topics include:

    •    How to Cre8 hair that is cut/colored/styled for the lens, not just “real life”

    •    How to find a model

    •    How to find an agency

    •    How to get the most out of a photo session

    •    How to work with the photographer and other professionals at a photo shoot

    •    What to expect at a photo shoot

    •    What to bring to a photo shoot

    •    How to work with a professional model

    •    How to deal with the various personalities at a studio

    •    How to submit your work/collections to Beauty Trade

    •    Shooting terminology





Event would feature our CoCre8 Eduction as a visual “Look & Learn” Experience. This would feature our most recent CoCre8 Collection . Live models and demonstrations packed with education.


Inquire about CoCre8 Education and Look and Learn Events.

CoCre8 Look and Learn Events

This CoCre8 moment captures the prep work, the assembly of education line up and a sneak peek into what our CoCre8 Look and Learns are all about. Its more than a show, its knowledge wrapped in glamour. This event was in Atlanta and Hosted by Salon Gloss.