With a career in hair that spans over 20 years, David Valencia has established himself as an industry leader in San Diego. As co-owner and educational director of dk hair for 12 years, he has brought his wealth of knowledge and success to his newest endeavor, V Collective. While known for his artistic vision and hailed as the curly hair guru, David has earned a reputation built on technique and skill.
Since education has always been an integral part of David’s career, it is no surprise that hairstyling’s iconic legend, Vidal Sassoon serves as his greatest influence. Always pushing the industry standard, David has forged relationships with local and international educational institutions, ensuring his team remains at the forefront of the industry.
Inspired by architecture, nature and fashion, David is accustomed to translating his vision into an individualized look that connects his client’s personality and lifestyle. Making a difference in people from the way they look to how they feel motivates his love and passion for the industry.