Dale Dees is regarded as one of the foremost and most recognized hairstylists in the world, appearing on national television and the subject of a PBS documentary on the hairstyling industry. Dale earned a gold medal in the 2008 Hairworld Championships in Chicago, out-performing nearly 60 competitors from 15 countries around the world and becoming the first American – and first African American – to win the title in a quarter century.
Dale appeared on NBC’s TODAY Show on March 13, 2008 and wowed hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera and millions of television viewers around the country with his artistic skills and prowess. He also has been a frequent guest on NBC’s I Village Live and has appeared on the Home Shopping Network doing live makeovers. Earlier in his career, Dale was highlighted in a 2006 documentary on PBS entitled Hairworld: The Pursuit of Excellence.Dale’s hairstyling accomplishments are not limited to the television arena. His work also has graced the covers of numerous magazine covers.
Despite his international acclaim, Dale is the proud owner of a small Orlando boutique called Dale Dees, The Salon where you don’t have to be a celebrity to look like one