Cocre8 Education




CoCre8 Education Harnesses the experience, wisdom and talent of CoCre8 co-founders Christopher Dove and John Simpson. We invite you to experience a CoCre8 Education Event. Through collaboration, connection and compassion, Chris and John’s “Classic with a Twist” education methods, will empower, inspire and motivate you. Education which stimulates all levels of industry expertise. We look forward to co creating with you!

Salons have the passion to serve and help make your clients look and feel beautiful which comes from not only understanding what you are doing, but why you are doing it. Harnessing the experience, wisdom and talent of Christopher Dove and John Simpson, your salon will thrive by creating a deeper connection with your team through a shared artistic and technical excellence. By co-creating with you, bringing your vision to life.

Christopher Dove & John Simpson as CoCre8 Education is an independent company developed and formed from love of our industry and our love to be together in life.
We co create in many ways with both industry and manufacturers.   We have our CoCre8 ACADEMY in Arlington Texas where we offer the above programs as both 1- and 2-day options. Stylists can attend according to their schedules as each class day builds upon the next. We have CoCre8 Education "On The Road" at most major shows as well as in salon requested gatherings for hands on and look & learn events.
With manufacturers, we co create as representation for a company to feature or debut the brand’s needs. Shows, Models, Creation of Curriculum as well as photo shoots and live web casts. Our 25 plus years as Manufacturer International Leaders have allowed us to present content, creativity and curriculum globally for every level of the industry.


CoCre8 Educational Classes

The Art of Razor Cutting & Color Movement

Razor Cutting is a vital technique for creating beautiful movement and texture, and it’s a must for creating movement. It takes finesse and skill!
The fundamental principles of razor cutting – the when and the why – plus techniques you can use the moment you get back to your salon.

Creating invisible layers for clients with long or thick hair to executing surface and detail razoring techniques you’ll love. How to analyze hairlines, growth patterns and texture to customize each look. Color methods specific to razor-cut hair and how to elevate your work including methods of foiling & painting
6-Hour Class Hands On

Cover to Consumer Styling & Finishing

How to elevate and create the styling success both your creative side craves for your photo shoots and inspiration looks, to the creative looks your salon guests desire daily.  Are you hungry for inspiration? As artists, we can never get enough of the ideas and impulses that satisfy our need to be creative, and most importantly to create beautiful hair. Our clients come to us for our ideas and creativity, but where do we find our inspiration?

Artistically, Creatively and Technically, Cover to Consumer delivers the sets, styles and sophistication to take your finishing game to the next level.
6-Hour Hands On class

Cre8tive Corrections

Corrective hair color is approximately 85% of the salon guests. Not all require a complete “fix”, most require an adjustment. Through precision formulation and simplicity of design, have a better understanding of how to Conquer the obstacles vs. Camouflage them. Hair Color situations we face every day in the language of color.. Every color!

Other Class Options

  • Hair Color situations we face every day in the language of color.. Every color!

  • The Art of Painting, Foilayage, Smudges & Transitions

  • Multi Sectional Workshops including theory of…

    • Shadows vs. Lowlights

    • Creative vs. Corrective

    • Lift & Conquer

    • “Squashing” the warmth

    • Embracing the Gold

    • Pure Color Melting & Creativity

    • Saturation & Reflection

    • Cre8tive Corrections- Version 1 & 2



  • Titanium and Tourmaline Fusion = Non- Stick Barrel 

  • Ceramic Inner Core = Even Heat Distribution from end to end of Barrel . 

  • TRI-Level Heat Distribution

  • Heat Resistant Safety Glove

  • Dual Voltage / Internationally Compatible 

  • Non-Slip Inter Lock System = 6 Interchangeable Irons