How to: Camila Alves’ Emmy Hair

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Camila Alves stunned in a semi-sheer dress on the Emmys red carpet, but it was her sleek and chic strands that stole the spotlight. Mèche stylist Jasmin Robles completed the look using Oribe Creme for Style to help smooth out her natural curls, Oribe Fiber Groom to ward off flyaways and Oribe Gold Lust Nourishing Oil for added shine!

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Colorist in Focus: Michelle Pugh

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About a decade ago, Michelle Pugh launched her career as a colorist with one of the industry’s best; Mèche’s own Tracey Cunningham. Since then, Michelle has become one of the brightest talents in Los Angeles. As a Redken Artist, Michelle traveled nationally to educate hairdressers on color technique in addition to creating new looks at hair shows.

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Inspired by rock and roll as much as she is by nature, Michelle employs a “haute couture” philosophy in every look she creates, customizing her work to suit each client’s unique style and flair. Given Michelle’s insightful, detail-oriented work, it’s no wonder she’s regularly booked for high-profile assignments, such as campaigns for Gucci. Her work has also been featured on HBO’s Girls, USA Network’s White Collar, ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, the CW’s Melrose Place and Oscar Red Carpets.

Best Emmys Hair Looks 2014

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The Emmys red carpet was filled with gorgeous gowns, stunning shoes and most importantly, flawless hair. The experts from Mèche Salon were the masterminds behind several stand-out looks from last night’s red carpet including Taylor Schilling, Camila Alves, Kate Mara and Giuliana Rancic. See photos of all the celeb styles below!
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Colored by Tracey Cunningham

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Giuliana Rancic extensions by Melissa Brown and Rasanda Rivera, colored by Yvonne Brown, styled by Frankie Hernandez / Liz Hernandez colored by Yvonne Brown, extensions by Melissa Brown and Rasanda Rivera, cut by Danny Rishoff / Catt Sadler colored by Yvonne Brown, extensions by Melissa Brown and Rasanda Rivera

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Camila Alves styled by Jasmin Robles / Taylor Schilling colored by Kari Hill

Colorist in Focus: Chelsea Wernsman

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Chelsea has had an affinity for hair color and composition since she was able to braid it. After completing her training at Aveda Chicago and Vidal Sassoon Santa Monica, Chelsea worked at Serge Normant at John Frieda in Los Angeles before joining Mèche Salon when it opened its doors.

Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 12.39.00 PMShe spent three years under the tutelage of L’Oreal Color Ambassador Kari Hill, and now employs her own vast knowledge of the newest color lines and techniques to create natural looking hair color for her clients. Chelsea is a great listener and loves turning her clients’ ideas into something they can smile back at in the mirror, but also loves to offer advice on an individual basis to come up with a plan together. She is known for bringing stunning dimension to year-round blondes and instilling natural yet multidimensional complexity to brunettes.

Chelsea has become known for her ability to adjust color to add depth to fine hair, giving it full, healthy and shiny, hair. She is an expert in color correction for clients who are looking to change their look entirely–from brunette to blonde or vice versa. Chelsea has always seen the salon experience as a refuge for women to leave feeling refreshed and restored, and loves being able to bring this service to her clients with a laugh and a smile.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Secret to Gorgeous Hair

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It’s no secret that Gwyneth Paltrow has gorgeous hair. However, how she maintains it has been kept under wraps — until now! Today, Gwyneth Paltrow revealed some of her coveted beauty secrets to Harper’s Bazaar.

So just how do Gwyneth’s locks keep their perfect blonde hue without drowning in damage? Look no further than Mèche Salon. “I go to Tracey Cunningham in Los Angeles for hair color—she’s so great. I also do conditioning treatments at her salon,” she tells the online publication. 

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– via HarpersBazaar.com

Read the full story here

Stylist in Focus: Adrian Castillo

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Having grown up in a family of prominent hair stylists, Adrian Castillo was destined to become one of LA’s most sought after professionals. But it’s his hard work and impeccable talents that have driven his success, earning him spots at the industry’s premier salons along plus a loyal following of discerning celebrity clients, including Mary Louise Parker, Kelly Preston and Evan Rachel Wood.

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A graduate of the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, Adrian launched his career at Sally Hershberger at John Frieda in West Hollywood. Today, as a vital part of Mèche Salon in Beverly Hills, Adrian channels his love for his native California’s beaches into creating effortlessly natural looks for his clients.

Texturized Tresses Turn Heads

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There is something unmistakably eye-catching about texturized hair. Whether it’s tousled waves, strategically placed layers or a combination of both, one thing is for certain – the style will have passer-bys doing a double take. Below are a couple of our recent favorites created by the experts at Mèche Salon.

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Cut & style by @jasminsmaneattraction

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Cut by @alissasmithhair, color by @michpugh

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Cut & style by @hairapy101, color by @razextensions

Stylist in Focus: Danny Rishoff

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Danny Rishoff began his career working for noted stylist Cervando Maldonado, who encouraged him to follow his passion and go to beauty school. Upon graduating from Santa Monica’s acclaimed Sassoon Academy, Danny became Maldonado’s assistant, working out of Neil George salon before making the move to Byron & Tracey, where he would eventually land a position on the floor. Today, he’s one of the premier haircutting experts at Mèche Salon.

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Danny draws creative inspiration not only from celebrated stylists—Vidal Sassoon, Orlando Pita and Oribe, to name a few—but from other facets of the beauty industry, including makeup artistry and haute couture. His talents have taken him to exotic locales all around the world, including photo shoots for Victoria’s Secret and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. His loyal clientele encompasses famous faces like Emma Roberts, Katherine Heigl and Lily Aldridge. No matter who’s in his chair, he’s adept at customizing his cuts and styles in a way that accentuates every individual’s unique beauty and flair.

In Mèche’s Hands

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Knowing the care and attention to detail the experts at Mèche Salon give to each of their clients, do you ever wonder who they turn to to trick up their own tresses? The talented stylists and colorists turn to each other, of course, to keep their hair in prime condition. See the a couple of our favorite looks our Mèche staff created for each other below!

Color by @lizyjung, cut & style by @stizzyho

Colorist @balayagebyadriana had her color updated by @lizyjung, cut & style by @stizzyho

@stizzyho shows off her color by @balayagebyadriana and cut by @dannydoeshair

@stizzyho shows off her color by @balayagebyadriana and cut by @dannydoeshair

Hairspiration: Do Something Drastic

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Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.”

We agree that a great new cut or color can be seriously life changing. If you’re considering making a transformation in the hair department, be sure to browse these major before and afters for inspiration!

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Color by @colorbydawn, cut & style by @dannydoeshair

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Cut & style by @fraankie

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Extensions by @extbymissbrown

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