The Colorist

MAR-APR 2016

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30 The Colorist | MARCH/APRIL 2016 | PHOTOGRAPHY (TOP TO BOTTOM): COURTESY OF GEORGE PAPANIKOLAS; COURTESY OF WELLLA; COURTESY OF MARCO PELUSI; COURTESY OF TRACEY CUNNINGHAM MY BIG BREAK GO-TO HAIR COLOR PRODUCT Minka Kelly for NBC's Friday Night Lights Matrix SoBlur Doing back-to- back f lms with Kate Beckinsale, Cate Blanchett and then Julia Roberts 4 2 3 FOUR CELEBRITY COLORISTS SHARE THEIR BIG BREAK, GO-TO PRODUCT, CELEBRITY MUSE and more. george papanikolas jennifer j marco pelusi tracey cunningham scoop Inside Lorenzo Lamas, circa 2001. His hair had been bleached blonde, and he needed an expert to take his hair back to brown. When I started out, I was doing blow-outs and began doing the best blow-outs in town. Even Allure was writing about me, saying I was the best blow-out in L.A.! I was doing eight blow-outs a day and no color, even though I was a colorist! Finally my blow-outs became less frequent and my color clients increased. The rest is history! Redken Shades EQ. I never let a client leave my chair without a Shades EQ service, especially when they're heading to a red-carpet event. It's a quick service that works wonders on hair to tone color, refresh highlights and correct uneven tones—it works magic. I also love Olaplex—I can't live or work without it. Trying to do too extreme color changes in one appointment and realizing that the hair can only sustain so much WORST ROOKIE MISTAKE I will plead the f fth on this one. Clairol Professional Liquicolor Permanente Not double- checking my bag that my assistant was packing for me to do a set call and not having what I needed. I now have them pull everything on my list, and I pack it myself. Aloxxi Chroma Permanent Creme Colour—beautiful, natural, reliable results every time Overbleaching hair that was colored brown, but had already been bleached underneath the brown, and I didn't know this! Breakage, oh no! 1 THE HOLLYWOOD ISSUE ★

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