About the Company
– The Salon and Franchise
Snips International brand name is no stranger to both local and international market, as Snips has always been the pioneer in Malaysia hairdressing and beauty industry. It has won numerous awards and achievements since its first establishment in Sungei Wang Plaza.Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1990s by Mr. Mike Loh. Since then it became one of the biggest names in the hairdressing and beauty industry in Malaysia. Snips successful achievement in Malaysia is the best testament of its services, and now Snips has grown into 28 branches, strategically positioned throughout Malaysia, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Doha, Beijing and opening soon in Indonesia, to share its great services with more people.
Snips has been expanding aggressively to reach out to more individuals who aspired to participate in this lucrative hairdressing service by franchising its great brand. Being approved and recognised by (MDCC) Ministry of Domestic Trade,Cooperatives and Consumerism of Malaysia, as well as being recognised by Malaysia Book of Record as the very first Salon Franchise in Malaysia, Snips is now more than glad to spread its wings further, to be franchised locally and also internationally.
– The Education. Snips College of Creative Arts (SCCA)
Snips College of Creative Arts (SCCA) (formerly known as SNIPS Academy) was first started in year 1998. With its remarkable knowledge and skills in the hairdressing and beauty industry as well as always staying at the edge of the latest breakthrough, Snips College of Creative Arts Academy (SCCA) is developed to educate and install these values to its students, equipping them with the competitive skills and practical exposure to achieve better in their future, exceeding the market demand. SCCA offers hairdressing, make-up and nail arts Talent Developments and Fashion Design courses ranging from foundation to professional level.
As mentioned that Snips is approved by approved by MOHE (Ministry of Higher Education) and reconised by(MDCC) Ministry of Domestic Trade,Cooperatives and Consumerism of Malaysia it opens another opportunity for SCCA graduates to join the entrepreneurial programs and grow their own hairdressing and beauty business with the help of Snips as one of the franchise programme.
– SCCA . Fashion Academy
Despite Snips International success in the hairdressing and beauty industry, Mr Mike Loh is not the one who settles for the status quo, he continues to innovate and establish another successful education branch in Fashion Design industry, which is the SCCA Fashion Academy. It started in early 2012, strategically located at Golden triangle , Kuala Lumpur to cater to more aspiring fashion designers. Among the courses offered are Certificates and Diploma in Fashion Design, as well as elective subjects in Islamic Fashion, Basic Pattern Cutting and ready to work Programme etc to suits every student’s interest.
Vision and Mission
Ever since it was founded in 1998, Snips International has embraced the brand vision I.C.E., with I.C.E stands for Innovation, Creativity and Education.
Innovation : Improves, changes and introduces cutting-edge technology services from time to time.
Creativity : Intelligent imagination and think out-of-the-box to produce fresh, trendy and attractive grooming.
Education : Knowledgeable and capable to develop constructive character, positive values and mental powers.
Tapping on Snips International establishment in catering hair care for Oriental men and women, the perfect line to define Snips is “The Orient Artistry”.
More than just a philosophy, it is our commitment over years to provide spectacular grooming services and personalised customer service to beautify and pamper every individuals. We take pride in welcoming and delighting our customers, ensuring every minute spent with us is rich in enjoyment and discovery.
1990 – First Snips Salon in Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1995 – Snips Salon in Leisure Mall, Cheras, Malaysia
1998 – Snips Academy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2003 – Snips Salon in Sunway Pyramid, Malaysia
2004 – Snips Salon in IOI Mall, Malaysia
2005 – Snips Salon in The Curve, Malaysia
2008 – Snips Salon, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 2008
– Snips Salon, Chatswood, Australia
2009 – Snips Academy, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
2010 – Snips Salon, Kepong Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
– Snips Salon, Doha Qatar
-Snips Salon Hong Kong
2011 -Snips Academy, Beijing, China
– Snips Academy & Salon, Melaka, Malaysia
2012 – Snips Academy & Salon, Kelantan, Malaysia
-Snips Salon, Kuchai Lama, Malaysia
-Snips Salon, The Mines, Malaysia
2013 – Snips .Magic cut, Medan.Indonesia
– Snips Academy .Medan.Indonesia
-Snips Salon, Jakarta .Indonesia
– Snips Academy,Jakarta.Indonesia
Awards n Achievement
2006 – WELLA PROFILE STYLIST
2009 – Reconition by Tun Dr Mahathir – SNIPS expansion in Middle East (Saudi Arabia)
2009 – The BrandLaureate Award – Best Brand in Services (Hair Salon)
2009 – MRCA 8TV Entrepreneur Award – Young Entrepreneur Award
2010 – 2nd Malaysia Business Leadership Awards – Education & Training : Vocational Sector
2010 – MRCA 18th Anniversary and Awards – Global Growth Award
2010 – ARFF (Asean Most Recognised Award) – International Education & Services Sector
2011- BEST SALON IN SERVISE INDUSTRY – IN ASEAN OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AWARD
– ERA Music Award
– Sam Hui Live in Malaysia Concert
– Jacky Cheung (HK Artist/ Singer)
– Jay Chou (Taiwan Singer/ Artist)
– Hacken Lee (HK Singer/ Artist)
– David Tao (Taiwan Singer)
– Tension (Taiwan Group Singer)
– Boyz (HK Group Singer)
– Candy Lo (HK Singer)
– Jay chou concert
– Jolin Tsai concert
– Show Low concert (snips as presenter)
– Jacky cheung concert
– Siti Nurhaliza (Malaysia Pop Singer)
– Era Fazira (Malaysia Pop Singer)
– Fauzial Latiff (Malaysia Pop Singer)
– Amy Mastura (Malaysia Pop Singer)
– Micheal Wong (Malaysia International Singer)
– Penny Tai (Malaysia International Singer)
– Nicholas Chong (Malaysia International Singer)
– Phoebe (Malaysia Top Host)
MAGAZINE PROJECTS :
– KL LIFESTYLE
– IFEEL MAGAZINE
– CITTA BELLA
– STYLE MAG
– SISTER PICTORIAL
– WW(WANITA WAWASAN)
Mr Mike Loh has been in the hairdressing and beauty industry for more than 20 years and his experience and exceptional talent has bestowed him great success. Name a person with X-Factor, Mike Loh is the answer. He holds firmly on the motto, “No Excuse, Never Give Up”. His beauty touch on people’s hair has always left a deep impression in people’s mind as he feels wonderful by making these people happy and beautiful, as a result, he is adored by many. Being educated in London and Hong Kong and has won a great amount of awards in his career life, his leadership of more than 200 employees and producing over thousands of graduates are truly remarkable. His creative hair designs are always in demand by the market and have been showcased on numerous beauty pageants, and TV Station such as NTV7, 8TV and Astro TV Projects. He also acts as image consultant for local and international magazines such as KL Lifestyle, Sisters’ Pictorial, Glam, I-Feel, Icon and etc . Despite his busy schedule, Mike Loh still travels around the world especially around Asia and Europe to explore the latest hair trend and technical development to ensure Snips International on top of the list of international hairdressing standard.
His involvements are as below:
• CEO/FOUNDER of Snips Group
• Secretary General of IICI (Institute of Image and Cosmetology Industry)2006-2013
• Secretary General of ARFF (Asean Retail-Chains and Franchise Federation)2008-2013
• Deputy Secretary General of Kuala Lumpur Chinese Movie ,TV and Film Association 2012 -2013
• Vice President of CEO club 2005 – 2013
• Active member of MRCA (Malaysian Retailer-Chains Association)
• Life member of PUMM (Young Entrepreneurs’ Association of Malaysia)
• Council Member for Branding Association 2008
• Product Advisor for Crystal Bond Japan
• Member of Malaysia Franchise Association
Associate Partner for :-
• Momo Salon (Hong Kong)
• Fusion Salon (Perth, Australia)
• Home Salon (Taipei, Taiwan)
• Ra Beauty Core (Korea)
• TAG – Technical Artistic Group Sebastian – an American based Company
• Mentor for “ Zero to Hero” program (PUMM)
• MCA – Life Long Learning
• Mentor for MARA, PNB & Many others
• Wella Profile Artist