Habib Ahmed is the son of legendary hair stylist Nazir Ahmed who was the first hair stylist of India and was the chief hair stylist of Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India. As a son of such an iconic father, Habib Ahmed’s unique upbringing in the hair arena and an iconic father’s magical hair styling fueled the passion to paint the canvas of hair with the hues of excellence.
It’s this love for hair that led him to become the greatest hair stylist and cosmetologist India has ever produced. Habibs have been hair stylists for political heavyweights including President Zakir Hussain, President V.V.Giri, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and APJ Abdul Kalam, even before he became the President of India. Habib Ahmed’s long list of celebrity clients also includes Maharani Gayatri Devi, Sam Maneckshaw, Teji Bacchan, Actors Vinod Khanna and Rajesh Khanna as also several celebrity icons.
Habib Ahmed is also father to the style icon of India, Javed Habib whose 500 crore Jawed Habib (JH) group of companies and associates is one of the leading hair & beauty salon and academy chains in India. His two other sons Amjad and ….look after the salon and cosmetics business.
Educated at Vidal Sassoon, Habibs has been able to combine their legendary precision technique with the modern hair styling and coloring and all cosmetologist elements that created a unique signature signature style unrivaled so far. Habibs has been honored with the prestigious ‘Indian International Gold Award, 1995’ and the ‘Pride of country Award,1999’ for his outstanding excellence, meritorious individual achievements and distinguished service to the nation.
Also, he is a life member of the World Federation of Supreme Hairdressing since 1968 and has been on the proud panel of judges at numerous international beauty pageants and hair shows.
Habibs currently travels the world for hair events on behalf of Habibs Cosmetics that he owns. He has his home and corporate business in New Delhi, India where he has forged his own professional identity as a platform artist and educator. Habib has achieved a lot of acclaim for his beauty and hair care products and his signature Ayurveda products are soon to hit the markets.
Back when it started 40 years ago, Habib Ahmed set out to create a
company that would change
the very looks of an individual by training new hair stylists, providing them with
outstanding products and bring in tools and systems that would help the cosmetology industry
From finding unique solutions through Ayurveda and other ancient sciences and formulating new products our commitment to make people look beautiful has never wavered.
Success is consistent effort towards excellence and at HABIBS it’s a testament to the great people who work here… whose tireless efforts have brought the brand’s vision, mission and objective to life. From hair stylists, technologists to the workers, HABIBS is a talented family changing the hair care game with its expertise, creativity and a modern outlook.
Within all of us at HABIBS there is a passion to excel
and make a
difference. From training young people who don’t have the means to study cosmetology and
would like to make a name for themselves we are there.
To Future Professionals who are associated with our Salons to philanthropic activities like providing health care to preserving the planet, igniting hope, igniting change and make the world a better place to live in is another part of our culture. We are humbled and proud to do whatever we can for the industry that has given us so much and to the world which we all belong.
What’s in a name? In the case of HABIBS it’s a lot. As an iconic brand of professional hair and beauty care products our 30 years of existence lights up millions of homes. Our Distributors, Dealers, Stockiest, retailers and customers look at our products that has an inbuilt Trust and we would never wane away from the trust reposed on us. Our network of over 500 salons in India and several countries are testimony to the fact. We graduate nearly 5,000 students from our schools and when you graduate from HABIBS School your repertoire includes a reputation for creativity, innovation and excellence.