Ricky has over eighteen years’ experience in the hairdressing industry. Ricky is an expert when it comes to hair colour. Ricky has an advanced understanding of the technical aspects of colour and the processes involved, including how best to implement different techniques for each individual client. Ricky became a L’Oréal colour degree specialist in 2008. Being a colour specialist means he is the ultimate colourist both technically and creatively.
Ricky achieved regional finalist status for the L’Oréal colour trophy for three consecutive years. He was also a reginal finalist for two years consecutively for the Toni & Guy Hair Idol Xtra competition. The following year he then became a guest judge for the same prestigious hair competition. Ricky has worked with L’Oréal for many years. Ricky became a member of the first ever L’Oréal Professional colour ID Team. This which was a two-year placement where he worked as an ambassador for L’Oréal INOA. L’Oréal Inoa is the leading no ammonia permanent hair colour range with Oil Delivery System (ODS2) technology and the colour range we use in the salon at Malcolm Murphy Hair. As an ambassador for L’Oréal Inoa hair colour Ricky’s job was to educated other hairdressers across the country on this amazing hair colour. This also took Ricky to Barcelona and Madrid and enabled him to present live demonstrations on stage in London alongside his personal hairdressing hero Carolyn Newman of Charles Worthington salons.
Ricky has had an impressive career in the hairdressing industry having entered many photographic competitions as well as assisting backstage at the Ted Baker A/W fashion buyers show. Ricky has had numerous press coverage in Creative Head magazine as well as having his own column in Midland based fashion and lifestyle magazine Sixty-Nine Degrees.
On top off all this Ricky was the in house technical trainer and assistant manager at Toni & Guy Stratford upon Avon and Toni & Guy Leicester. After working freelance for the past two years Ricky is starting the next chapter of his career at the award-winning Malcolm Murphy Hair. As you can imagine we are incredibly lucky to have Ricky join our team.
Ricky is taking bookings now. Please call 0116 319 0156 to make an appointment or book a consultation for colour online.