Melissa Hill


How to Get Hues that Pop

By Melissa Hill | Updated: 06/24/2010 3:00:00 AM
It’s going to be a bright and sunny summer—if the nail colors of celebs on the red carpet are any indication. At movie premieres and award shows, stars are showing up with shades way beyond the pale. Celebrity nail artist Kimmie Kyees, who lacquered up Katy Perry for the MTV Movie Awards, tells us how to achieve the best and brightest shades.
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Scarlett's Perfect Tony Twist

By Melissa Hill | Updated: 06/15/2010 3:00:00 AM
Her style is legit, she's a Hollywood darling, and now she's been annointed by the Great White Way as well. Scarlett Johansson doesn't seem to miss a step, and Sunday night was no exception where she appeared with husband Ryan Reynolds to take home the award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play. She had none other than Oribe styling her locks for the evening. He tells us how he created her stylized twist.
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The Death of the Iconic Hairstyle?

By Melissa Hill | Updated: 06/08/2010 3:00:00 AM
Fifteen years ago, it was "The Rachel." Twenty years before that, it was "The Farrah." And those are only two examples of iconic hairstyles that have graced thousands of heads over the last hundred years. But can there be another? With today's trend toward individualism, colorist and Matrix Artistic Color Director, Patrick McIvor, and stylist and L'Oreal Professionnel Portfolio Artist, Amit Abraham, say it isn't likely. So what do your clients want right now? And where can you look for inspiration?
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Robert Pattinson Cleans Up

By Melissa Hill | Updated: 05/25/2010 9:52:09 PM
It was the move that rocked Twi-fans' world last week. Robert Pattinson. Cut. His. Hair. Debuting the new 'do on Ellen, he joked about a nit infestation, before admitting it was for his new role in Water for Elephants. This comes just a couple weeks after Adrian Grenier chopped off his curly locks. Does this signal a new trend in cleaner, neater looks for men? We went straight to men's hair guru, Paul Wilson, the Artistic Director of American Crew, for his opinion on the new styles.
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Playing with Carey's Short Crop

By Melissa Hill | Updated: 05/18/2010 3:00:00 AM
If Carey Mulligan's blond style is any indication, short hair can be just as versatile as long. From her Oscar's look to her appearance at the MET Ball to the Cannes Film Fest, her locks have pushed the boundaries of what you can do with short hair. Just in Cannes alone, she's worn her hair three different ways: tousled, blown back from her face, and in sultry finger waves. Sebastian celebrity stylist Thomas Dunkin styled a fourth look for her—straight and precise—for the MET Ball.
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Adrian Grenier: Cropped or Curly?

By Melissa Hill | Updated: 05/11/2010 3:00:00 AM
It's rare when a celeb guy's decision to cut his hair actually makes waves, but Adrian Grenier's recent shocking chop of his signature curls was definitely noteworthy. The Entourage star opted for a short, spiky crop and caught the attention of L'Oréal Professionnel Portfolio Artist Ryan Teal, among others. Teal, also owner of Teal Salon in Portland, Oregon, offers his steps on how to re-create and style the new cut.
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