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Profiles in Courage: Focused on Rebuilding After a Challenging Loss

Opening PlatinumBlack in November 2019, Michael Haase was still building his team when COVID-19 caused a six-month shutdown and three-fourths of his team left. Find out how this resilient owner is focused on rebuilding his Los Angeles business.

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The New Neutral: Ash Gray Paneling Color Technique

A Wella palette that shows juxtaposing color elements was inspired by the sea as it turns gray.

Michael Haase's Shield Collection

Wella Top Artist and Salon PlatinumBlack owner Michael Haase completely produced his latest collection, Shield, from hair to makeup to styling and photography. The looks were inspired by how light reflects on metal during various times of the day and night.

The Secret of Creating Wearable Fashion Color for Every Client

Fashion colors are not only for the fearless. Clients can embrace subdued shades for trendy fashion-forward color that fits any lifestyle.

3 Fall Hair Color Techniques for Expensive-Looking Tones

For clients who want to trade summer highlights for new fall hues, here are three trends and techniques ideal for refreshing color without making a dramatic change.

Stormy Weather: Wella Formula and How-To

Michael Haase (@mmhaase), owner of Salon Platinum Black, Los Angeles, is a Wella Professionals artist and educator, an editorial stylist and a creative hair designer who was inspired to formulate this finish by the sight of a ...

Attend "The Art of Making" at Wella Studio LA

Editorial stylist, Wella Professionals Top Artist and owner of Salon Platinum Black in Los Angeles, Michael Haase will be conducting a two-day seminar at the Wella Studio in Woodland Hills, CA on May 9 and 10, 2016. "The Art of ...

HOW TO: Chunky Balayage Highlights On A Chocolate Base

Michael Haase (@mmhaase), owner of Salon Platinum Black in Los Angeles and a Wella Top Artist, is also one of MODERN's favorite hairdressers. He sent us the info for this amazing transformation. Here, he offers how to get the look on model ...

Runway Show at WellaStudioLA Features Trend Vision Stars

On Monday, December 8, Wella invited editors, Wella artists and more to The WellaStudioLA to experience the TrendVision catwalk shows featuring the SS15 and AW15 collections straight from the runway in Monaco featuring Wella Artists Brenton Lee ...

FORMULA: Amethyst

Michael Haase (@MichaelMHaase), owner of Salon Platinum Black, Los Angeles, is a top editorial stylist, celebrity hairdesigner and Wella artist. He created this beautiful, deep lavendar shade that he calls ...