Meet the L’ANZA Global Creative Team

Ammon Carver

As well as his role as the L’ANZA Healing Haircare Global Creative Director, Ammon Carver is a busy New York salon owner and recent recipient of the Master Stylist of the Year and Salon Team of the Year. He is one of the most highly regarded stylists in the industry.

Ammon’s work has been featured in the pages of top magazines including Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair as well as American Salon, Modern Salon, Beauty Launchpad and Estetica. His celebrity clientele includes Kate Beckinsale, Molly Sims, Amanda Seyfried, Kirsten Dunst and Leighton Meester among many others.

Matt Swinney

Matt Swinney’s passion for the haircare industry is fueled by the combination of art, science and creativity. Matt has taken numerous awards home over the years from the North American Hair Styling Awards (NAHA) in the Avant-Garde category, Hair stylist of the year, Colorist of the year and Salon team of the year. His work has also been featured in Behind the chair The Magazine, American Salon, Modern Salon, and Canadian Hairdresser.

As a director of the L’ANZA Creative Team, Matt travels the world motivating stylists with his inspired cutting and coloring techniques. Matt co-owns Evolution Hair Studio in Minneapolis – the world’s first L’ANZA Concept Salon. His core philosophy is: Help everyone you touch reach their highest potential, while striving to reach your own.

Leah Freeman

From her salon in Chicago, Leah Freeman has traveled the globe as a platform artist, trainer and an authority on color. Her designs have appeared in dozens of industry publications, including Modern Salon, American Salon, Salon Today, and Behind the Chair.

As a L’ANZA Global Healing Color Director, she collaborates with the Global Creative Team to forecast on-trend color palettes and application techniques for the coming seasons. She also serves as a mentor to our growing Tribe of Healing Artists, sharing her brilliant combination of passion, technical know-how, and creative vision.