Staff

Daichi Ishihara
Creative Director
Originally from Gifu, Japan, Daichi is a NY-based hairstylist and the owner of three hair salons and a restaurant in NY. After working at salons in Nagoya and Harajuku, Tokyo, Daichi relocated to NY in 2000. He then opened the first HAZUKI Hair Midtown Manhattan in 2006. Then he opened the second location of HAZUKI Hair in Lower East Side in 2014. In 2016, he opened the third salon, HAZUKI Hair Brooklyn. In 2017, Daichi also launched Davelle, a cozy restaurant/café in Lower East Side.


Q.1 What is your motto as a beautician?
Stay happy.

Q.2 What is your specialty?
To make others happy.

Q.3 What is the word that describes your personality?
A challenger.

Q.4 What is your hobby?
Surfing, Running, Work-out, Construction/Interior Design, and DIY

Q.5 What is your vision for 81+1?
I would love 81+1 to be a global salon.

Naoto Sakurai
Creative Director
Born in 1970 in Tokyo and a resident of Shakujii-Koen area. After working at salons in Shinjuku, Meguro, Higashikurume, Ebisu, and Harajuku, Naoto opened his salon, The Aman Girl, in Koenji in 2001. In 2017, Naoto opened his second salon, loquat, in Shakujii, Nerima.


Q.1 What is your motto as a beautician?
Always stay cheerful!

Q.2 What is your specialty?
Bang trim and shampoo.

Q.3 How do you describe your personality?
Laidback.

Q.4 What is your hobby?
Scuba-diving, golfing and walking my dog.

Q.5 What is your vision for 81+1? I want 81+1 to be the talk of Kagurazaka, our neighborhood!
Miwako Edagawa(Ohira)
Stylist
Born in Tokyo and a resident of Kawasaki. After working at a salon in Ebisu for seven years, Miwako has spent a year in Canada and another year in Australia using working holiday programs. After she moved back to Japan, Miwako also worked at salon in Ginza then joined 81+1.


Q.1 What is your motto as a beautician?
Always take in the latest trend and offer the style that reflects the client’s character.

Q.2 What is your specialty?
Short Bob and men’s Short Back.

Q.3 How do you describe your personality?
Plain and a bit mannish.

Q.4 What is your hobby?
Traveling, going on a drive, and reading.

Q.5 What is your vision for 81+1?
I want to meet and build long-term relationships with many clients.