more about the utopia Rëzo brand

Meet our founder

Nubia Rëzo

Nubia Rëzo is a NJ/NY based master stylist, educator and go-to curl expert, with 40+ years of experience in the hair industry. Sought after for her innovative approach to curly haircutting, Nubia possesses a strong passion and deep appreciation for curly hair care. Her extensive experience and pioneering approach has resulted in a long and notable career, making her one of the most in-demand and highly regarded stylists and educators for curly hair globally.

Born and raised in Colombia, Nubia moved to the US in 1975, before training with leading educators at Goldwell, L’Oreal, Wella, Vidal Sassoon, DevaCurl, Ouidad, Aveda, Paul Sebastian, and Mazella & Palmer.

By 2011, Nubia had developed her signature Rëzo Cut. Furthering her passion for expert curl education and product knowledge, Nubia opened the Rëzo Academy in 2016 to train stylists on her cutting and coloring techniques. She began touring her in-demand masterclasses around the world in 2017. Nubia launched the Rëzo brand in 2018.