Nina Beckert has been creating incredible hair for the past fifteen years. She came to London in the mid 90’s, inspired by her cousin who was already working in the hair industry.
She was so inspired by her cousin’s work, that she enrolled to train at Toni & Guy.
Toni & Guy saw huge potential in Nina. She worked with the Mascolo family to launch the ‘Essensuals Brand’ of Hair and also became part of the Toni & Guy Academy (where she trained students to become hairdressers).
During her time at Toni & Guy, Nina worked on numerous editorial session shoots, participated in hair competitions and it was in 2002 that Nina won the ‘Newcomer Of The Year’ Award at the British Hairdressing Awards.
This award was followed by Nina winning the 2004 ‘London Hairdresser Of The Year’ joint Carl McCaffrey
After winning the ‘London Hairdresser Award’, Nina decided to go freelance so she could work more creatively.
Nina is known for her natural, polished hair and she also has highly developed grooming skills.
Clients have included, Nina working with photographers Jason Hetherington, Rebecca Pierce, Diego Merino and Matt Holyoak to working on editorial shoots with Grazia UK, Elle UK, Stella Magazine, Rolling Stone, GQ UK and How To Spend It Magazine.
Her celebrity portfolio is vast, and Nina has worked with Olivia Palmero, Amber le Bon, Anne Marie Duff, Gillian Anderson, The Kooks and Alison Goldfrapp.