By Kelly Cison | Updated: 08/03/2011 3:00:00 AM
A model’s hair is one of her biggest assets, and whether or not she is lucky enough to be born with camera-ready tresses, hairstylists work hard in the salon and behind the scenes to create the fabulous finished looks you see on magazine covers, in advertisements or coming down the runway. How do they do it? We recently talked to Oribe, celebrity hairstylist and fashion show veteran also known for his editorial and campaign work, about how he consistently gives models that healthy, sexy, touchable hair that everyone wants…and which you can help any client achieve.
By Kelly Cison | Updated: 07/27/2011 3:00:00 AM
Reality star, author and designer Lauren Conrad recently created a splash when she showed up at a Hollywood event sporting light blue tips in her California blonde hair. Though subtle in color, the new look turned quite a few heads. Why? It’s a dramatic departure from her more demure headband-or-ponytail type of style—and more along the lines of a look we’d see (and have seen) on rockers like Pink and Avril Lavigne, or coming down the fashion runway. Stylist Nick Britton of Rocstar Hair in Chicago says colored tips are more on trend now than ever, and gives us his steps for achieving them.
By Kelly Cison | Updated: 07/20/2011 3:00:00 AM
Off-the-scalp highlighting is a hot commodity these days, agree beauty pros, and no one pulls off the look like Rachel Bilson. This perpetual California girl has inspired plenty of clients to clamor for the same color: a shimmering blonde on a rich chocolate base. Marco Pelusi, a hair color authority and platform artist in West Hollywood, gave us the scoop on how to achieve Rachel’s sizzling look.
By Kelly Cison | Updated: 07/13/2011 3:00:00 AM
Did you watch “The Voice”? We loved watching the soon-to-be-superstar contestants, but mostly we loved the four celebrity coaches. Not only are they mega-talented, but they’re mega-stylish too. And the most eye-catching of all? Christina Aguilera, of course! Coco, celebrity colorist and director of color/texture at Trio Salon in Chicago, offers advice to colorists whose clients want to achieve a similar color. Plus, see how Christina’s style has evolved over the past 10 years!
By Kelly Cison | Updated: 07/06/2011 3:00:00 AM
Turn up the glamour with an anything-but-basic ponytail, like the one Nicole Kidman showed off at the CMT Music Awards, courtesy of celebrity hairstylist David Babaii. The high, sleek style is complemented by a soft, sexy fringe that frames the face. Want to achieve the look? We’ve got all of David’s steps inside.
By Kelly Cison | Updated: 06/29/2011 3:00:00 AM
Every other day, a starlet is going from blonde to brunette to strawberry blonde…and back again. While some celebrities relish changing their color as often as they change their outfit, plenty of our favorite stars are well known for their glamorous signature hair color—so much so that their color has become a mainstay of their look. Read on to find out what makes certain stars' hair color look so great!