As recent, Malaysian Hair Stylist been recognized internationally and towards Professional Hair Artist not only in hairdressing style but also in the ‘Image Creativity’ started from hair. Mr. Derrick Ho Fook Choy who is the Founder and C.E.O for the famously known “Derrick&Team Hairdressing” studio group which established twelve years ago and recently having 10 outlets in total as 9 in Malaysia and another in Melbourne, Australia.
This Professional Hair Artist, Derrick who originated from Taiping, Perak stepped into the industry at his age of 19 years old by registered himself into the ‘ETC Hair Academy’ in Penang during the year 1982 then joined the in house salon to start his very first hair career as only a shampoo boy for about a year. In order to expose his profession, Derrick travelled to the neighbour country Singapore in the year 1983 to join the ‘Idea Beauty Salon’ as Junior Hair Stylist then promoted to Senior Stylist as his talent and creativity, later became an in house instructor. Nonetheless in the year 1986, Derrick back to Malaysia and further explore his career by joining the ‘London Cut Salon’ then the ‘Ashley Salon’ in Penang before he strengthen his profession by recruited himself into an intensive advance course in the international known ‘Alan International Academy’ at London to upgrade his status to Professional Hair Stylist. While in the year 1988 at his age of 25 years old, Derrick established his very own 1st hair studio “Head Salon” in Penang which still operating to recent. Unfortunately affected by the economic crisis at the end of 1990s, Derrick reached Kuala Lumpur made himself underemployed into ‘Janzten Studio’ at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur as Professional Stylist for another one year before he captured the market opportunities in the big city and again established the “DNT Salon” at KLCC in the millenium year 2000. To further realise his mission, Derrick founded the “Derrick&Team Hairdressing” with the very 1st studio at Mid Valley Megamall in the year 2001. After a year growth to the second in Maju Junction Shopping Mall which based Headquaters recently and at the same year third in Ampang Point. Later on The Mines Mall in the year 2004, Sunway Putra Mall in 2005, follow by KL Sentra, Bandar Tun Hussien Onn, Desa Sri Hartamas in the year 2007 which recently co-incharge by his generated Stylist Mr. Ben Ooi Kin Yew. Later in the year 2008 in Setia Wangsa the going international the 10th outlet at Melbourne, Australia in the year 2010.
This Derrick&Team Hairdressing group under the lead of Derrick Ho always with the vision to create more local potential hair artist and to further looking forward his creativity in Hair Image Design and also bringing the latest technics & technology back to his group also back to his home country Malaysia, they recently too carrying five international status product such the Schwarzkopf and Wella from originated from Germany, the Redken from United States, LaHair and the S2 local production towards client’s best suits and satisfaction.
DERRICK & TEAM HAIRDRESSING
Location: No.5, Jalan 26/70A,
Desa Sri Hartamas,
50480 Kuala Lumpur.
Lot L06-08, Level 2,
Maju Junction Shopping Mall,
1001 Jalan Sultan Ismail,
58500 Kuala Lumpur.
Business Hours: 11:00am to 8:30pm (Daily)
10:00am to 10:00pm (Daily for Mall Outlets)