Who was Nick Chavez? Tributes pour in as hairstylist dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 66

Who was Nick Chavez? Tributes pour in as hairstylist dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 66

Popular hairstylist and entrepreneur Nick Chavez handed away at the age of 66 at his Beverly Hills residence on Friday, December 23, 2022.
His household confirmed his demise in a touching assertion, which learn:

“It is with immeasurable unhappiness that we announce our beloved brother, uncle, cousin, and buddy, Nick Chavez handed away at present at his residence in Beverly Hills after an extended and brave combat in opposition to pancreatic cancer.”
With heavy hearts, the Chavez Family sadly pronounces the passing of our beloved, Nick Chavez. We will always remember his immense magnificence and spirit. His reminiscence shall reside in the hearts of us all. May God bless his stunning soul. ❤️ 🙏@QVC @QVCGermany @QVCJapan @TVSN @TSC https://t.co/NslgT5IW0X
Hailing from Arizona, Nick started his profession as a hairstylist in Southern California, working beneath a distinguished hairdresser catering to many celebrities and high-profile people. After a stint as a mannequin and actor, he opened his personal salon in Beverly Hills. Nick additionally has a line of hair care merchandise known as Nick Chavez Beverly Hills.

Nick Chavez was featured on the cowl of magazines like Vogue, GQ, Elle, and Esquire
Born in 1956 in Yuma, Arizona, the hairdresser was all the time obsessed with magnificence, haircare, and non secular dwelling from a younger age. His household has Mexican-American as nicely as Yaqui and Quechan Indian heritage.
Being the second eldest of seven siblings, Nick habitually helped his household on their ranch. As per Nick Chavez’s official web site, he additionally realized “holistic therapeutic treatments from his Yaqui Grandmother.”
Nick’s common work grooming the household horses sparked a fireplace to his pure skills with a scissor and he quickly created “hip and stylish” hairstyles for his siblings and prolonged household.
Nick often helped on his household’s ranch (Image by way of Nick Chavez Beverly Hills)

As a younger grownup, he moved to Southern California in 1977 and started his apprenticeship in a distinguished Beverly Hills salon, quickly advancing to a full-fledged hairdresser. His abilities shortly earned him recognition, boasting a powerful clientele and a good stronger popularity.
In his late 20s, the hairstylist put his profession on maintain to work as a mannequin and actor. During his tour of Europe, he modeled for designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves St. Laurent, and Valentino.
Nick’s shoots have been profitable, with many of them making it to the covers of magazines like Vogue, GQ, Elle, and Esquire, and have been featured on a 100-foot billboard in Times Square.
Furthermore, he labored on a number of tv exhibits like The Young and the Restless, Hollywood Detectives, and a number of other TV commercials.
Image exhibiting a promotion for Nick’s line of merchandise (Image by way of Twitter/@NickChavezBH)

Returning to Beverly Hills, Nick opened his namesake salon in 1997 which instantly proved to be successful. His clientele included the likes of Margeaux Hemmingway, (*66*) Hartmann, and Belinda Carlisle.
Struggling to search out the good merchandise for his clients, Nick developed his personal line of haircare merchandise in 1999 named, “Nick Chavez Beverly Hills.” His objective was to realize that “Every Day Gorgeous” look by stunning and wholesome hair.
The merchandise are offered on-line as nicely as on dwelling buying channels like QVC each in the US as nicely as internationally.
Image exhibiting a promotion for Nick’s look on QVC (Image by way of Twitter/@NickChavezBH)

Nick’s superb “hair and makeover transformations” earned him common appearances on discuss exhibits such as E! Fashion Emergency and Extreme Makeovers.

In March 2020, Nick was recognized with stage two pancreatic cancer. He started chemotherapy in April. He documented his hair throughout his chemotherapy days and its restoration on his web site. He acknowledged:
“I’ve all the time believed that life isn’t meant to be lived in ache. It’s how we address the ache that makes the distinction. Self-love is the best drugs.”Nick Chavez’s protégé and on-air and media associate Robby LaRiviere will proceed the model alongside along with his sister, Sandra. Both have been energetic collaborators in product growth and innovation for the model.

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