May 5, 2017

Derek Elvy Inducted into NZHA Industry Hall of Fame

A true artist who is always inspiring others around him.

Derek Elvy is one of New Zealand's most awarded hairdressers and has always been a leader in the field.  It seemed only fitting that he was the first to be inducted into the NZHA Industry Hall of Fame. Watch their video tribute here.

Buoy Video celebration of Derek and his work. 

This night was made even more fabulous when Michael Beel won Hairdresser of the Year and Courtney Taylor took our Make Up Artist of the Year title. A night to be remembered for the Buoy family.

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Derek Elvy Hall of Fame Recipient & Courtney Taylor Make Up Artist of the Year

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Michael Beel Buoy Salon Director won NZ Hairdresser of the year title

A large team of Buoys took the trip to Auckland to celebrate with and support Derek. 

Derek Elvy's Hall of Fame acceptance speech. Filmed by the Buoy family.


To catch up on Derek's latest creative project. Connect to his Facebook page and watch as he builds his home and garden in the country - A Chocolate Factory becomes a artists dream home. See more about his incredible home at #buoyblog.