Having a sense of adventure and pushing the boundaries is an understatement when it comes to Kirby Keomysay aka “Nostradamus”. With a passion for life, fashion, food and dancing, he thrives at any opportunity to use his creative niche.
With his uncle as his inspiration and mentor, Kirby was running his first hair salon at age 15 in his parents basement. In 2009, while attending Capitol School of Hairstyling, he won a North American Hairstyling Award (NAHA) for the student category.
Post Capitol graduation, he was the winner of Oxygen’s 2011 TV competition “Hair Battle Spectacular Season 2” and in 2014 Kirby was awarded second place as Best Colorist for Omaha Magazines annual Best of Omaha.
As a team, Kontempo. continues to lead the industry with their cutting edge ideas and talent in editorial hair and makeup. They consistently participate in Omaha Fashion Week, exclusive bridal shows, editorial photo-shoots, and television. Most recently, two of Kontempo’s designers joined Kirby to participate in the 2014 Global Beauty Masters “Battle of the Strands” TV competition.
At Kontempo. the mission is to strive for excellence and exceed expectations in the world of editorial hair and makeup. Let us bring your vision to life!