Pony Studios offers premium education by distinguished educators of our industry’s elite. Our aim is to inspire and empower with wisdom and clear articulation of classic and modern cutting and styling techniques.
Aaron Pursell's career began training with Aveda in 2001. In 2004 he moved to New York City where he began his training at
Bumble and Bumble. This created an extensive background working for the fashion industry, doing photo shoots with magazines
including, Nylon, V, Italian Vogue, W, to mention a few. While at Bumble and Bumble he participated working backstage at
Fashion shows, including Lacoste, Thom Browne, BCBG, Hood by Air, etc. Between 2006 and 2009 he was also an educator at
Bumble and Bumble University and helped with product development. Now he works at Cutler Salons in Soho, where he
continues to take clients every 6 weeks. While in the city he is a regular visitor and occasionally takes clients at Hairstory Studio.
The remainder of his time is spent in Colorado, where he works at a JunoStudio.
Beginning in 2016 he began teaching haircutting in Rishikesh, India for one month of the year for a nonprofit called Fearless
Beauty. This organization is using the beauty industry as a tool to mentor and empower women. (Fearlessbeauty.org)
Julia Roberts-Inspired Shaggy Layered Razor Trim Tutorial by Aaron Pursell
Emily is a regular for Pony, she is growing her hair out. She came on with an old photo of Julia Roberts from Pretty Woman days. She wanted to have that bouncy curl feeling. I connected her bangs to her face framing and just trimmed her ends a tiny bit, giving it some structure to grow.