Carlina Ortega is a NYC-based colorist with massive talent and a good eye—check out her @carlinaortega1 Instagram page for major color inspo and to see her celebrity clientele and why we chose her as a 2017 MODERN SALON 100.
Location: New York City
Salon: Rita Hazan Salon in New York City
Best known for: Baby Blonde, Transformations, Ombré and Reds
Favorite app: Instagram and Paperless
Favorite hashtags: #modernsalon #ritasrevolution #transformation #balayage #foilayage
Who I’m following: @timeoutnewyork @refinery29 @maneaddicts
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Favorite professional beauty products: Rita Hazan true color shampoo and conditioner helps keep my color lasting longer; Olaplex has allowed me to push the limits with color without compromising the quality of the hair; Luminous softening oil by Milbon keeps my client’s hair shiny and glossy.
How social media changed your life: Having a platform like Instagram has given me a place to showcase my work and reach people who I could have never reached before. I've been able to connect with people who have inspired me and who have been inspired by me.
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