Salon De Cordova

Lutz, Florida

Ben De Cordova, Chris De Cordova, Portia De Cordova

It’s A Family Affair!

Best described as a fabulous family hair affair this team from Florida expands three generations of beauty and will surely impress. Holding titles of over 25 first place awards amongst some of the most prestigious hair competitions nationally and internationally. The De Cordova family represents a gene not regularly seen!

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Team Members

Ben De Cordova:Hair Guru.-(FB)Salon De Cordova/Ben De Cordova
Chris De Cordova-English:Oldest Daughter and Hairdresser-(FB)Chris English
Portia De Cordova:Youngest Daughter and MUA-(FB)Portia De Cordova

 

Experience

Combined experience is about 75 years. From California,Canada,Florida,Europe,Mexico, and South America
Ben De Cordova is a National and International award winner. Being part of The United States Men and Woman Hair Olympics Team. U.S America’s Cup, National Hair Stylists Of the Year, National Barber of the Year, Artistic Hair Designer of the Year, 25 First Place Awards in both Men and Women. Two years running of This Years Best Salon in Tampa Bay.

 

Experience working with celebrities?

Yes! Mr.Ben De Cordova have many, many years under his belt. From Paul Mitchell himself, Ryan O’Neil, Nico Minardos, Michael Blodgett, Tom Lester, Alvy Moore, William Lear, Ricardo Montalban, Mke Henry, Playboy 1960-1970, Miss Soviet Union, Miss Teenage America, Miss America, and Numerous local news casters.

 

What inspires you?

Ben De Cordova- What inspires me..is the hunger I have for the arts.I’m so drawn to the shape and structure
of buildings.How they hold up, what they represent.Painting,colors,textures the list goes on.
Portia De Cordova- Fashion and horror films!! Blood,guts,bruises! Colors and painting.Michael’s Craft store!

 

Do any of your team members have a person that you idolize, or someone who inspires you in the hair, makeup, salon or general beauty industry?

Ben De Cordova- My biggest idol is Michael Angelo! Thomas Bova.
Portia De Cordova- In hair my dad.In make-up Joe Blasco
Chris De Cordova- English-My dad.

 

Why do you think your team should be one of the top 10 salons to compete in Las Vegas this fall?

This is an amazing once in a life time experience. As a family and as a team we are ready to show what we can do!We have such a unique talent and love for this industry!

 

What does winning the competition mean to your salon? Or to your individual members?

The experience along the way! And having such a great honor in being able to compete against so many other talented salon teams in the United States.

44 Responses

  1. beth ciola says:

    great work, very creative !!

  2. I vote for Ben Cordova to win.

  3. Jessica says:

    I love salon de Cordova <3 and I love Portia she is the sweetest and most talented young lady out there! Muah❤

  4. LouElla says:

    We love you. Good luck!!

  5. Liz Carrillo says:

    Love all your work. Austin,Tx.

  6. Yulia says:

    Awesome team, been trusting Ben successfully with my and my family’s hair for 20 yrs.

  7. Cathi Ruelas says:

    Good luck from your family in California <3 !!!!

  8. Good luck Ben. You and your team deserve to win!

  9. Elizabeth says:

    Very nice presentation!! Good luck to you all….I know you will blow them away! :)

  10. Ben,Chris, & Portia says:

    Thank you everyone who has voted so far and posting all these awesome comments! It really means alot! keep VOTING and help us get to VEGASS!! THANKS!

  11. Danielle Matouk says:

    i vote for Salon De Cordova to win! Portia and her dad have amazing talents, my vote definitely goes to them : ) good luck yall xx

  12. Love your work, Much Luck

  13. gary saldo says:

    Good luck Ben to you and your family.

    • Ben,Chris, & Portia says:

      Thank you very much! We need to stay in the top 10! So keep voting and tell everyone to vote!! Pleaseee and thank you again so much.

  14. philip capobianco says:

    Love it

    • Ben,Chris, & Portia says:

      Thanks it has been a long time. Hope things are good for you and your family. How is Joseph? It is great to have my two daughter on the team. We need to stay in the top 10 in order to go to Vegas. So please keep voting and tell others please!

  15. Rebecca Dater says:

    This is a vote for Ben Cordova

  16. Amy Handy says:

    My vote is for Ben Cordova and his salon! Go Ben!

  17. Karri shelton says:

    I vote for Ben.

  18. Marcel Munoz says:

    ben go for it you can do it , you have what it takes . you got what it takes from Heads up thats my vote

  19. I vote Ben decordova :) I love the Video

  20. Sabrina Ramcharan says:

    I have known Ben & Portia for 17 years… Both extremely talented and super creative! Ben’s artistic skills and imagination have definitely been passed down to his kids as a blessing. I wish them the best of luck and really do think they deserve to win. They have my vote!

  21. CARMEN FROM WALLMART says:

    CONGRATULATIONS EXCELENT JOBS , GREAT SKILLS , YOURE CREATION AND TALENT DECERBE TO BE # 1 IN THIS INDUSTRIES.

  22. CARMEN FROM WALLMART says:

    EXCELENT , CREATION , SKILLS ,YOU ARE MY # 1 , FABULOS.

  23. CARMEN says:

    EXCELLENT JOB ,CREATION AND SKILLS .

  24. Patricia says:

    Ben’s creativity and talent have no limits – he is constantly evolving while tirelessly creating new artistic artworks by leveraging his passion for hair. Good luck Ben!

  25. Lesa Beamer says:

    You have the talent!!!! Now bring it home,!!

  26. candi ekstrom says:

    ben is one of the most dedicated and creatived hairstylist i know, his talent has been shown in many competions that i have judged and he has won. ben here’s a hug for you as i am sure you will go all the way

  27. Congrats Ben , keep up the great work ! Cheers

  28. Emily Archuleta says:

    Ben De Cordova…You are still the #1
    Good Luck in Vegas. Keep up the excellent work.

  29. Christine says:

    Good luck, Ben. You’re the best!

  30. Jenny says:

    I VOTE
    for Ben DECORDOVA.
    You have what it takes to be the best in your industry.

  31. MARTIN PARSONS says:

    YOU ARE INSPIRED BEN. YOUR IMAGINATION AND WORKMANSHIP IS LIKE A BEAUTIFUL CLOUD. gOOD lUCK ALWAYS. MARTIN PARSONS

  32. PATTY LERO says:

    BEN HAS THE ABILITY TO PERFORM AMAZING MIRACLES WHEN IT COMES TO HAIR! HE IS EXTREMELY TALENTED AND HIS CREATIVITY KNOWS NO BOUNDS. BEN TAKES THE ORDINARY AND MAKES IT EXTRODINARY. IT IS A PRIVILEGE TO CALL HIM A FRIEND AND VEGAS WOULD BE LUCKY TO HAVE HIM!!

  33. Steve says:

    You’re always working on something new. Something fresh and always challenging your artistic talents. The industry need people like you. Even after the many years you have worked you’ve never lost your zeal for learning, styles or techniques. I enjoy your enthusiasm for teaching and the way you approach the sharing of knowledge. Professionalism at its very best! Good luck and bring home another first place finish!!

  34. Ashley Morton says:

    This is a great team! Ben is always up to something new and creative. Salon de Cordova has an amazing ability to transform a look into an inspiring masterpiece. I’ve been going to this salon the past two years and receive outstanding compliments from friends on my new do each time I leave.

  35. Rob Pace says:

    Best of Luck!

  36. Manuel Rodriguez says:

    Best of luck to you and your team!

    ~From The USA Junior Olympics Team

  37. Kathy Schreyer says:

    I have followed Ben around for 20 years because he is so great with his customers and their needs. His courtesy is only exceeded by his amazing talent. Good Luck to all of you at Salon DeCordova.

  38. Teri Graf says:

    YOU ARE OUTSTANDING SIR. GREAT WORK. ALL OF US AT UNIQUE HAIR DESIGN AND DAY SPA IN BAKERSFIELD. CA ARE ROOTING FOR YOU… GOOD LUCK.

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