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     John Canton

John Canton is one of the premiere artists in the haircare and styling world in the United States.  His expertise is in hair cutting and hair coloring.  He has many happy clients,   including some famous ones in the entertainment and corporate worlds.

Having been in the beauty business over thirty years,  John has participated in important venues…...  working and teaching
on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, and has been featured as the platform artist at international trade shows for
major industry haircare manufacturers…….endorsing their products.  He established Prova Academy in 1981,  a school that taught hair cutting techniques to licensed hairdressers.   He has opened large and small salons,  and has been published in industry magazines.

He gives credit to the mentors that he has had over the years such as Roger Thompson and Allen Bush of Vidal Sassoon,
and the visionary and inventive hairdresser,  Horst Rechlbacher, founder of Aveda products.

John resides in San Diego,  where he currently has his salon in Mission Valley.
His artistry includes playing guitar in the blues and jazz fields.  He also enjoys drawing stylistic pictures.

Modern Salon Magazine

 Best Distinction Award

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John's Certificates

What makes a good teacher is a good student.


Best Education Award

Prova's Platform Artist Team, John Canton, Diane Gentelalli, Yanes Daskalakis, James Nogi, and Uk Kyun Prince.