Though born and raised in South Africa, Wella Top Artist Aubrey Loots has been calling Los Angeles his home for the past 20 years. During this time, he’s built a very loyal clientele, travels around the world, working LA, New York, and Paris Fashion Weeks. Aubrey is also behind the chair in his three LA salons and Academy “Studio DNA Salons and “Hair Art and Science Academy” co-owned with his husband and business partner, Danny Leclair.
Aubrey’s true passion is the world of Fashion. Whether it is a photo shoot, runway show, makeover show, or a red carpet event, nothing beats the adrenalin rush he gets from working in this capacity. Aubrey has lead many runway shows including working with several of the Project Runway Alumni and says that as challenging as it can be, it’s the place where he learns and teaches the most. Aubrey and his husband also share a passion for charitable work. They currently work with several women’s shelters, giving women complete makeovers to help them regain their self-esteem. They have also launched their non profit called “Nova Forma” enabling them to take their philanthropy to new heights.
Aubrey has also worked on several makeover shows for OWN and Lifetime Television and enjoys the journey of transforming people. Teaching is also a huge passion which has him travel extensively all throughout North America leaving stylists Excited and Inspired.
You can also check out Aubrey’s work as Head Hair Stylist for the hit show “The Taste” Season 2 on ABC Television early 2014 starring Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson
“I am truly grateful for my life and career, I get to do what I love every day, working with all kinds of amazing people. However, none of it would mean anything without giving back to the world.”