“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction becomes the biggest step of your life -Unknown.”
Ergun Tercan made this discovery while working for one of the most prestigious salons in Istanbul. This small leap of faith was the catalyst that continues to serve Ergun in his journey to becoming the best stylist he can be, while also sharing his knowledge with those who are passionate and eager to learn more about the booming industry of hair.
Ergun Tercan began his career as a stylist at the age of fourteen, following the historical pattern set by a family of hairdressers. Ergun knew he had always wanted to be a part of the hair dressing world, associating himself with stylists from a renounced salon in Istanbul, Ergun finally got his big break when he proved his expertise and desire to succeed. Ergun was always searching for ways to get ahead. Intrigue, education and positive results continue to be the driving force behind Ergun’s desire to constantly be moving forward.
In an industry that involves the license to touch, Ergun took it a step further, striving to touch people’s lives through the power of understanding and the desire to help. Ergun’s compassion and ambition is what has made him a lucrative salon owner and Master stylist.
However, his journey was not an easy one.
“Eighty percent of making it in the hairdressing industry is mental, and twenty percent is mechanical” – Ergun Tercan
It was the combination of these elements that brought Ergun to success. Understanding how to make people happy and focusing on technique while also practicing effortlessly is how Ergun continues to transform the lives of all his guests.
Now, with over twenty years of experience as a stylist Ergun has brought his many talents to the city of Denver, Colorado. His extensive training in the industry, including Bumble & Bumble University, Vidal Sassoon, Wella and Schwarzkopf have inspired him to train and promote European techniques rarely found elsewhere. “Learn one, do one, teach one –Ergun Tercan.”
This idea has influenced the lives of many artists in his European style salon, nothing is kept secret or taboo, everyone is entitled to ask questions and learn for Ergun’s many years of experience. Ergun Tercan European Salon opened its doors in 2006 in Denver, Colorado and is expanding exponentially, offering continuing education through his Advanced Academy and participating in local charities. Ergun Tercan continues to cultivate talented styles and serve a loyal customer base, proudly contributing and developing the future of hairdressing from the inside out, striving to be the best hair salon in the nation.