Mastercutter Academy | Haircutting Workshops & Private Classes
Mastercutter Academy
Laara Raynier's advanced haircutting workshops and private hands-on classes are designed to teach classic precision hair cutting and styling.

Laara Raynier is one of the most exciting, artistic and creative hairdressers and teachers in the world today and is the authority on precision hair cutting. Raynier mastered precision hair cutting in London and New York.

Laara is the ONLY hairdresser in the world who has trained with ALL of these iconic legends:
  • Roger Thompson of The Roger Thompson Salon at Barney's NY, where she worked for 12 years. Thompson was one of the creators of precision hair cutting and the first world art director of Sassoon's in the 60's.
  • Edward Tricomi of Warren Tricomi Salons, long hair and styling master.
  • Donald MacIntosh, master hair cutting teacher.
  • Hair genius, Tim Hartley, the third world art director of Sassoon's.

Her perfectly chiseled bob haircuts are famous and stylists come from all over the world come to train with her and master her legendary techniques.

Confidence is a key element to success. After training with Laara Raynier, you'll attain world-class skills and techniques used by the masters.
It will take your career to the next level.

Laara is so passionate about hair cutting education and her training, that we only use real people as our models, setting Mastercutter Academy apart.

Would you like to have Mastercutter Academy at your salon to train your stylists and assistants?
Contact us for more details and information.

For more information on workshops and private classes, contact us:
Call 212-995-9334
At the Damian West Salon. Between 4-6 students per workshop
Workshops are from 10am-5pm.
Hands-on Training: $250    Demo Observation: $150

Sunday, September 28, 2014
 "Get Jacked Up" II
Due to popular demand.

Sunday, October​ 12, 2014
 "All About Bob"
From classic precision to current trends.

Sunday, November 9, 2014
How to understand & achieve 'disconnected hair'.

"Laara Raynier was trained by one of the best in the world and it shows. I would highly recommend Laara to anyone who wants to be taught the art of cutting hair."
-Michael Gordon, Founder, Bumble & Bumble
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Stylists from Australia, Germany, India, Brazil and Italy, Hawaii, North Carolina, Chicago, Illinois, Washington D.C., Pittsburg, Colorado, Atlanta, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Maine, Los Angeles, Connecticut and New Jersey have traveled to New York and California to train with Raynier, a coach who is intense, focused and passionate about training stylists. Her enthusiasm and visual artistry will motivate and inspire you.
While working with Edward Tricomi, Laara Raynier learned to master long hair, blending, layering, styling, and blow-drying from the salon to the runways. Laara Raynier is the authority on all aspects of precision haircuttingclassic and current techniques. She is a one-of-a-kind teacher that exudes passion and creativity. 

Hands-on one-on-one training with Laara Raynier.

  • Individualized for you: Private hands-on classes designed specifically to for the haircuts you want to focus on and master.

  • Master the most difficult haircuts. Train your eye, learn consistency, form, shape and amazing techniques. Build your confidence and go to the next level.

  • Unleash your creativity. Get a real understanding of every type of hair and how to approach it with style, certainty and confidence.

  • Get the best hands-on training. Learn from and train with the authority on precision haircutting, Laara Raynier and her 25 years of experience.
Laara was not allowed to use a blowdryer when she began her training with Roger Thompson. The haircut had to stand on its own; this is type of training you will get! Workshops are intimate to ensure you receive individual attention. Gain confidence, precision and technique from Laara Raynier's Mastercutter Academy.
Read the testimonial page and see what people have to say!
"Laara has the most amazing, enthusiastic personality. She has integrity, passion, and humor. Laara is doing it with love, grace, and passion, which is my dream."
-Tim Hartley, Hair Genius
Call: (212) 995-9334

Call (212) 995-9334 to book.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
"Get Jacked Up" 2

161 Stanton Street Suite 1R
New York, NY 10002

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Don't miss it! Laara Raynier's 'Get Jacked Up' on September 28th
Above watch a video of one of my specialties,

Learn how to cut hair like an artist on real people.

"Laara is a creative genius and a master of the bob!"
- Rocco D'amore, Sydney, Australia
Video Testimonials
Sunday, October 12, 2014
"All About Bob"

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