Paula Abdul & IT&LY Hairfashion on CBS's Live to Dance

By Lauren Salapatek | 02/10/2011 1:36:59 PM


Professional hair care company IT&LY Hairfashion is proud to announce their very own educator Russell Latham, was secured as Hair Department Head for singer/dancer Paula Abdul's new hit TV show Live to Dance. Latham, known for his hairdressing talents on "America's Got Talent," participated in the remaking/rebranding of the contestants into superstars. He is entering his 6th season on AGT.

"I was thrilled to actually get to do Miss Abdul's hair several times for b-roll on the show," says Latham. "It was a wonderful experience to work on Live to Dance. Miss Abdul is such an icon and a true professional."

Latham has earned a Daytime Emmy Nomination for his hair styling on The Young And the Restless and he's also a recent recipient of the IT&LY Hairfashion Artisan Award. Over the years he has worked with stars such as: Betty White, Bea Arthur, Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Ron Howard, Jim Nabors, Regis Philbin, Piers Morgan, David Hasselhoff, Leslie Uggams, Omarosa, Janice Dickinson, Melody Thomas Scott, and Jess Walton.





ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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