He was here in his home country for just a vacation and then the COVID-19 happened. Rather than wait for the normal things to go back, make-up artist to the stars and award-winning Hair and Makeup Artist Nilo Cruz decided to open his first salon in Manila!
ALL the way from the United States of America where he opened his first salon in Virginia, Nilo Cruz is now back to his own home in Mandaluyong, and last July 15 he opened the first Philippine branch of his own signature salon.
Located in #82 Primo Cruz St in Brgy. San Jose in Mandaluyong City, the Nilo Cruz Beauty Artistry Salon are ready to offer haircuts, hair rebonding, kerabond, Brazilian, hair coloring, hair, and make-up services to all, plus home service is available upon reservation.
Cruz is aware of the pandemic we are facing, that’s why he believed that opening a salon that will generate employment, plus of course with all the precautionary measures and protocols that they will observe in order to keep his salon free from COVID-19.
YOU’RE SAFE AT NILO CRUZ BEAUTY ARTISTRY SALON
Nilo Cruz Salon has disinfecting sanitizing mat, nano mist spray gun that kills most types of bacteria and viruses, face shields and gloves for his staff, plus a disinfection box for all the salon tools like scissors. Comb, hair clips, and others, this is to prove that he is serious to protect the health of his customers and employees.
Nilo Cruz has a decade of a career in showbiz doing hair and makeup to the stars, from different noontime show of ABS-CBN to being the Best Festival Make-Up of Metro Manila Film Festival, among his regular clients are Queen of All Media Kris Aquino, Comedy Queen Aiai Delas Alas, Dionisia Pacquiao, Kim Chiu, Gabby Concepcion, Mickey Ferriols, Alden Richards and many more.
Recently, Nilo was able to join The Make Up Show in New York and train with Jake Aebly, one of NYC in-demand Make Up Artists and influencers of high-end cosmetic brands.
Athletes, Shoe Designer Jojo Bragais, Mariposa and Mandaluyong Mayor Carmelita Abalos among others attended the grand opening of the salon.
Here is the list of Nilo’s achievement in different hair and make-up competition;
- Filhair 1990, Fantasy Makeup, 1st Runner Up.
- Asia Pacific Hairdresser & Cosmetology Competition Association 1998, Ladies Hair Cut and Blow-Dry Competition, 1st Runner up.
- HACCAP 2005, Open Hairstyling Make-Up Competition, 2nd Runner up.
- Filhair 2013 Bridal Make-Up Competition, Grand Champion
- Hair Asia 2013, Best Commercial Make-Up
- Hair Asia 2013, Creative Hair Style, 1st Runner up