PERSONAL STYLE: Ted Gibson
Celebrity stylist/salon owner/educator/mentor Ted Gibson is a home-grown superstar.
His work has appeared in publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, People StyleWatch, W, Allure and of course MODERN SALON. An influencer and presence at New York Fashion Week, Gibson directs the looks for some of the top American fashion designer labels including Pamella Roland, Carmen Marc Valvo and Lela Rose.
A regular contributor on The Today Show and Good Morning America, Gibson has also appeared on Oprah, The Insider, Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, The Early Show, Fox News, CNN American Morning, The Rachael Ray Show, Dr. Oz and ABC News. Gibson is perhaps best known for toiling over the tresses of top celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Debra Messing, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Greene, Lupita Nyong’o, Gabrielle Union and many more.
Most recently, he launched his own line of five styling products called Starring.
BORN AND RAISED: Born in North Carolina, raised all over the world.
MY MENTORS: Mom, Zan Ray, Horst Rechelbacker and Jason Backe.
WOULD LOVE TO MAKEOVER: I do it every day, It's my life.
IF I HADN’T BECOME A HAIRDRESSER I WOULD HAVE: Been a hairdresser, I love being a hairdresser.
MOST PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED THAT I: Played football and wanted to play for the Dallas Cowboys.
THE BEST PART OF MY JOB IS: Creating the best life imaginable, salons, editorial product developer, celebrities, fashion shows and $1,500 haircuts with a beauty school license.
THE TOUGHEST PART OF MY JOB IS: Taking time off.
THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Know your worth.
MY FAVORITE VACATION WAS TO: The South of France with Jason Backe
EVERY BEAUTY PROFESSIONAL SHOULD: Find a mentor.
MY SECRET WEAPON: STARRING Fixed On You finishing spray.
MY CAUSE: Mentoring the next generation of hairdressers.
MY GOAL AS A PROFESSIONAL IS: Building a successful brand.
THE COOLEST LOOK I EVER CREATED WAS: On Angelina Jolie for the Shark Tale premiere.
I BECAME A HAIRDRESSER BECAUSE: A good friend told me I would be good at it.
MY MOTTO: Intention is intention, love yourself!