Hair Color Perfection by Redken and David Stanko

Everybody knows my choice for hair colorist is New York based Redken Colorist Expert, David Stanko.  David puts the glam in my hair using the incredible Redken Collection of hair color.  I just visited David last week and of course he created nothing but perfection with the new Blonde Glam Collection hair color by Redken.

David in partnership with Redken just launched a new video which I love! He does a makeover for Beauty Editor of Latina Magazine, Angelique Serrano, turning her dark locks into summer glam.

Can Hair Color Change your Life?

Does hair color really determine people’s perception of who you are?  Debra Messing says a resounding “Yes”.  Debra is a natural brunette, however, when filming her first feature flick some years ago she was told to change her hair color to a blond!  Can you imagine Debra a blond!  Well that didn’t work out so somehow she became an auburn.  Debra stated that as soon as she changed her hair color to the auburn shade she got infinitely more gigs.  That is something.     

Celebrity HairStylist: David Stanko

david stanko celebrity hair stylist and coloristA few weeks ago I met an incredible colorist and stylist that I have to rave about, David Stanko.  He is cool, hip, suave, and overall a complete charmer!   David Stanko’s first salon job was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at age 18, cleaning hairbrushes and mixing color. Way humble beginnings for this celebrity colorist.  Recently, Stanko spearheaded the testing and technical execution of Redken’s haircolor and lightener brands. Today, as Haircolor Consultant for Redken 5th Avenue NYC and a working salon colorist in New York City, David has the unique opportunity to exercise his wide range of gifts and that he does. 

I walked into the Angelo David Salon in New York City, steps from Grand Central Station.  David greeted me in the hallway with complete charm overload.  I had a divine cup of coffee and I was on my way to highlight heaven.  He performed three incredible treatments on my hair; sparse highlights near the bangs just to lighten up my very dark brown hair, Redken’s Shades EQ clear gloss (which I will elaborate more in another post) to create a lustrous shine, and Redken’s Real Control treatment to soften the hair (see more on Redken Real Control). 

Can I just say wow!  Within in seconds David analyzed my hair, asked me a few lifestyle questions, and devised a highlight course of action.  I can’t say enough about him!  The results were incredible.  The lustrous shine and dazzling sparkle was amazing.  Clearly he knows what he is doing. David’s haircolor work has been styled by such talents as Serge Normant, Oribe and Orlando Pita. He has also been featured in the pages of top fashion publications, including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, In-Style, Latina and Elle, not to mention nearly every North American trade magazine American Salon, Modern Salon, Launchpad, Estetica and Hair Color & Design Magazine.

In the NYC area and want to make an appointment?  Call and make an appointment at the Angelo David Salon at 212-813-6620.

Frederic Fekkai, Salon Color Launch

frederikfekkaiGuess what ladies our bff FF (that is Frederic Fekkai for the women that are not in the know) will be launching a new line of hair color called Salon Color.  Salon Color will retail of approximately $30 and will offer 20 natural hair color shades.  Salon Color will be sold in a kit which will be comprised of pre- and post-conditioneing treatments, cream colorant, and a fragrance blend including citrus, pomelo, cherry, blossom, and blonde wood.  A very interesting combination!  It will be sold in select stores across the country.  You all must be wondering if it is any good?  Don’t worry as soon as I get my hands on it I will review it for you!