Martin Truong

Program Director & Co-founder


What inspires you to teach or work in the hair specific education?

I didn’t have a good start in my hair schooling, and this experience led me to two options. Either leave it the way it was or use my own efforts to bring about the constructive change I wish I had.

When you have a greater understanding of something, I believe it is your professional responsibility to help others learn and understand utilize their learning style. Through this process, you might even new about yourself.

I have chosen to devote my life to our hair school and providing meaningful student learning experiences at Eikonic Academy. I am committed to building a strong community for future of Canadian hair school as well as industry professionals.

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What is your life motto?

In a team, we all have weaknesses, thankfully not the same kind. 

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Why Eikonic?

Eikonic began as a personal dream and swiftly transformed into a symbol of positive change and professionalism for hairstylist and barbers alike. Eikonic is my life’s work. It is my love letter to the future innovators who will continue to make the hair community better.

Your advice for new students?

I was a student. I still am a student and will always be a student to personal self development. 

Open your heart, open your mind and keep that positive learning door open. 

What is your favourite hairstyle and why?

Angled Bob. It’s a combination of the 2 most simple yet technical hair forms. Easy to learn but difficult to master. 


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Awaken Beauty and Change Our mission is to make the world a more beautiful and positive place by bringing people together to engage in fun and inspirational beauty education and experiences.

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