Satoshi Watana is a highly qualified and passionate hair stylist with almost two decades of experience in Japan, the UK and more recently in Dubai. Having developed his skills in Karuizawa, he then moved over to the UK where he spent 5 years working and managing a top salon in London.
While there, he also played a large role styling at London Fashion Week and editorials. He subsequently moved back to Japan where he worked and managed a salon in Tokyo. Over the years, Satoshi has built a very successful and loyal client base while developing his art and expertise.
We are delighted to have him join our team in Dubai!
Kanako Oe joins us from Japan where she worked as both a stylist and a salon manager. She is originally from Wakayama but moved to Osaka to further develop her expertise.
Kanako brings to the team a multifaceted skills set: she has won many prizes in hair competitions, but is also experienced as a trainer. Japanese hair treatments such as digital and straight perms require an in-depth understanding of chemistry and product knowledge applied alongside extensive hair analysis. Kanako is able to apply her specialized industry knowledge to bring out the best in her clients.
We hope you visit us to seek her styling advice!
Managing Partner & Creative Director
Yumi Yakushijin started her hairdressing career as a young girl, honing her skills through years of rigorous training in Japan. While she never thought she would live in another country, she ventured out after 12 years of hairdressing in Japan. She has been working in Dubai since 2010, and firmly believes that fashion allows people to be whatever they want through their choices in clothes, makeup, grooming and styling. Over the last 4 years in Dubai, she has built a diverse loyal clientele across different nationalities and professional backgrounds, who appreciate her technical skills, discretion and warm personality.
Since establishing Salon Nadeshiko, Yumi has been working towards building her dream of a haven for good stylists to showcase their talents. She enjoys the challenge of building looks, and with her small but talented team, increasing handles fashion, film, PR and advertising requests.