Spread The Love Tour 2012

Posted in Mikey Kay with tags , , , , , , , on October 18, 2011 by mikeykay

Most of my readers already know that I am going to be changing this blog over to a hair and photo blog in the next few weeks. But for those of you who were not aware I would like to let you know that’s what I am in the process of doing!

I have been given the opportunity to try out for the Matrix Spread The Love Tour 2012. As a hair stylist that uses the Matrix product line this is a huge honor for me. When I got the email saying that I moved on to be a semi-finalist it was one of the happiest moments in my life.

My passion for hairdressing has been growing by the day, there is nothing else that I want to do with my life. It is one of the greatest feelings to have some one in your chair and truly give them a great hair cut or color that they are super happy with. As a hair stylist I have really been able to grow as a person I really see what kind of great things I can do for others. This is truly a career that you can give back to other on a daily basis.

The people at Matrix have asked me to answer a few questions in this blog.

What does it mean to you to be a hairdresser?
Being a Hairdresser to me means that I am able to not only make someone look and feel better about themselves, but can also help boost their confidence. I do not believe that looks should matter however, If I can give someone a great cut and or color and will help them feel better about themselves and in turn boost their confidence it makes my job that much more rewarding. I am a people person. I believe that it is true that your hair stylist is like your therapist. I am also there for them to talk and connect with. I know that I tell my hair stylist all about my life and I love when people tell me about theirs. Being a hairdresser to me means that I get to truly show people how to feel and look beautiful.

When do you feel most creative?

Being creative is not only a very big part of my job but it is a huge part of my life. I feel most creative when I have good music playing and I am around good people to bounce all of my crazy ideas off of.

Where do you look to for inspiration?

I think that inspiration come to me from all over from my friends, family, movies, music and photos that I see in magazines and on line. When it comes to doing hair I use everything I see as an
inspiration and then I try to find a way to make it work with hair. Every shape, every color and every sound can give me a new idea on what I can do to make a new style.

What do you hope to get out of this journey?

If I was to be chosen for this journey, I hope to be able to learn from new people in this industry, make a lot of new friends and be able to show everyone what I can do, and what I can bring to the table. I think that this journey would be the opportunity of a lifetime. The thing that I want to get most out of it is to be able to give back to others, to help them remind why they became hairdressers in the first place. So I would have to say giving back is what I want to get out of it.

As I was writing this blog and answering the questions, I think that I learned more about myself and the things that I want out of my life. I think that being a part of Spread The Love 2012 would help me learn more about myself and really help me grow not only a stylist but also as a person.

Till next time,

Mikey Kay


I want to work at TomCats.

Posted in Mikey Kay on October 5, 2011 by mikeykay

I think I wanna open something like this in Chicago???

Till next Time.
Mikey Kay

So, you want to be a photographer?

Posted in Mikey Kay on September 17, 2011 by mikeykay

This is just really funny!

Till next time
mikey kay

One of the coolest salon shoots.

Posted in Mikey Kay with tags , , , , , , on September 13, 2011 by mikeykay

Shear Chaos Salon Circus Shoot :: Technical Banter from David Jackson on Vimeo.

Is that real or shot on a green screen?

Posted in Mikey Kay with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 29, 2011 by mikeykay

Stargate Studios 2009 Virtual Backlot Demo from Stargate Studios on Vimeo.

So the next time you see something really cool on tv ask your self if its real or not.

till next time,
Mikey Kay

You dont need a lot of gear. To make good photos

Posted in Mikey Kay with tags , , , on August 28, 2011 by mikeykay

BTS – Entry Level Gear from Photo54 on Vimeo.

Hope you guys like the video and till next time.

Mikey Kay

Shooting surfers in a pool is like…

Posted in Mikey Kay with tags , , , on August 17, 2011 by mikeykay

Shooting fish in a barrel. But its a great idea and wish I was there.

Wave Pool Shoot from Cavin Brothers on Vimeo.