Hairstylist Tammy Laimos of Minardi Salon gives her thinning hair clients a boost with Joico's new Clinicure Stylers at a NYC media event.
Vito Esposito Salon welcomed Beverly Hills' finest last night for cocktails, appetizers and a meet and greet with Vito himself. I had a chance to chat with the animated Italian stylist about the salon's latest and greatest services, including the Midollo di Bamboo hair reconstruction treatment (which I plan to sample first-hand in the near future) and the Semi di Lino Diamante treatment for long-lasting shine.
This is SO not just another blog entry. Why, you ask? Because I am typing from my laptop in PARIS, here for Goldwell's annual Color Zoom Challenge! These past few days have been quite a whirlwind, but to quickly recap: Saturday: I arrived in Paris, just in time for Goldwell's North America Welcome Party, where I got to meet with company VIPs like Mario Argenti and star stylists including John Simpson and Dimitrios Tsioumas.
One expects a salon to be relatively busy on a Friday afternoon. But one doesn't expect it to be chockablock with clients and staff, rocking out to thumping sounds! Such was the case at Identity Salon in Encino, California, when I visited it to spend some time with hair maestro Mohammad Rahebi.
From left: Alyson Osterman (me!), Gretchen Rossi, Slade Smiley and Victor Paul
Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean and LP's Jillian Gordon and Alyson Osterman
Last week, I--along with my colleague Jillian Gordon--were thrilled to be a part of Paul Mitchell the School's nationwide "Free Hugs" campaign in Sherman Oaks, California, where Future Professionals and educators (along with members of the Backstreet Boys! swoon...) spread the love by hugging passerby on a crowded street in Los Angeles. Watch the video!
I’m not the type who can’t admit when I’m wrong: Many moons ago, I swore that I’d never have a wedding at the beach because of my hair, which has a tendency to frizz in humidity. Well, guess what? I’m getting married…by the beach.
I had the pleasure of attending Privé's Exclusive Diamond Salon Dinner, held at Privé CEO/COO Jackie Applebaum's beautiful home in Los Angeles. The event hosted top salon owners from all across the country who carry Privé products exclusively in their salons. After spending the day gaining valuable techniques and business building strategies at a symposium led by Camala Casco, Director of Business and Education for Privé, everyone was treated to a four-course gourmet dinner, prepared by the talented Ms. Applebaum.
If anyone caught last night's MTV Video Music Awards, you couldn't miss the outlandish fashions that graced the "white carpet." But Lady Gaga antics aside, the gal that continues to capture my attention and inner red carpet diva is the lovely Ms. Katy Perry. Oh how I love Katy, let me count the ways.