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Open Academy international Vinokurov & Friends was founded in 2017 by the top stylist, trend-setter Wella Professionals, the President of Intercoiffure Mondial Russia and Eastern Europe Dmitry Vinokurov.

Developing his author's method of haircut and coloration "Counter-punctuation" Dmitry Vinokurov has thought about a lot of virtuoso masters of the beauty industry, having their own techniques. The idea to unite them and thereby give impetus to the development of vocational education became the basis for the future of the Academy.






Twenty-first century brings innovations that make the future. The real masters – professionals are developing new techniques and methods. Years of experience and knowledge of the traditions and latest achievements in hairdressing, understanding the urgency of customer oriented service has led to revolutionary discoveries.

The philosophy of Open Academy International Vinokurov & Friends built on craftsmanship and a unique creative development of stylists that are leaders of the beauty industry.

Unite these masters and transmit their unique knowledge and experience to young masters - that is the one of the main objectives of the Academy.

Every educational course, every master class, herecamping is unique in its essence.The Academy tainers are the leading hairdressers of Russia, CIS and countries of the Eurasian Commonwealth, and their names are known in Europe. They present innovative techniques and methods that are exclusive and designed to the smallest nuances with the most recent global trends.



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Russian hairdressing, as well as the Russian ballet is one of the strongest in the world. We are constantly developing new technical solutions, searching the novelty products and use'em with maximum efficiency. We also participating in new trends and products development. We collect all the most valuable and transmit on this knowledge and skills to the following generations of artists. This is our main goal.

We speak the one professional language and every day we saying the new word. We know that quality product or service is worth its weight in gold, and show it with our hands. Open Academy International Vinokurov & Friends is the best place to start to make their upward movement.






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Dmitry Vinokurov


World known hairdresser, winner of the national prize "Ovation" and other international awards. Global Ambassador and trend setter of Wella Professionals, President of Open Academy International Vinokurov & Friends. President of Intercoiffure Mondial Russia and Eastern Europe. The President of the Russian section of the Alternative Hair Show. The official stylist of the international film festival "Kinotavr", Russian Fashion Week,  the Russian Olympic team in Soch. Founder of the charity Foundation for children with leukemia “We are with you” in Russia. Participated in product development, Magma, Color id Wella Professionals. Participated in project to develop innovative coloration techniques “Freestyle Color”.

"The work of the hairdresser becomes more demanding, sophisticated and the competition is very high. Profession upleveling, gets a new rank of prestige. And in the knowledge of a stylist should not only be technology of haircuts and coloring, but also understanding the basics of makeup. Stylists needs to supplement their knowledge in chromatics and coloring, to understand and improve the psychology of communication with the customer because he becomes more demanding to himself! The customer chooses stylist with the result of its work first of all. And we want to create the best stylists."




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