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hair
colorists

From the best blonds to richer reds, these experts will take your locks to
the next level.

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Below, take a peek at our short list of the best celebrity hair colorists in the business today. And check back in the coming weeks for more insider names to know and places to go.

AURA FRIEDMAN

Los Angeles, CA

Known for creating transformative color (like the ultra-bleached blond of model Soo Joo Park), Friedman excels at matching each client’s hair color to her personality.

sallyhershberger.com

CHELSEY PICKTHORN

New York, NY

Pickthorn lives to make bleached-blond-hair dreams a reality for the model and rock-star set, including Abbey Lee.

pickthornbk.com

CHRISTOPHER PIERCE

Los Angeles, CA

A master of meticulous balayage work and rich reds, Pierce was the hand behind the vibrant hue Christina Hendricks sported during her Joan Holloway years.

andylecomptesalon.com

CHRISTOPHE ROBIN

Paris, France

He got his start restoring the shine to Stephanie Seymour’s mane, and many a supermodel (plus Catherine Deneuve) swears by Robin’s coveted hair-color and moisturizing treatments and products

christophe-robin.com

LORRI GODDARD

Los Angeles, CA

Her skill with balayage creates the ultimate California blond—see: Reese Witherspoon, Kirsten Dunst, and the Olsens.
goddardbragg.com

MARIE ROBINSON

New York, NY

An expert in polished, Upper East Side–worthy blonds, Robinson tends to the manes of celebs like Scarlett Johansson, Michelle Williams, and Emma Stone.

marierobinsonsalon.com

NEGIN ZAND

Los Angeles, CA

Zand employs a hand-painted balayage technique to achieve the natural look for which she is known—Jane Fonda is a regular.

salonbenjamin.com

NICOLA CLARKE

London, UK

The woman responsible for the impeccable, natural-looking blond tresses of the Kates—Moss, Winslet, and (Cate) Blanchett, whom she also dyed pink post-Oscars.

johnfrieda.co.uk

RIAWNA CAPRI

Los Angeles, CA

The genius behind extreme hair color that’s also extremely wearable, Capri is the colorist who took Jennifer Lawrence to icy platinum status earlier this spring.
ninezeroonesalon.com

SHARON DORRAM

New York, NY

Dorram is known for perfecting a spectrum of low-maintenance reds and tending to the locks of A-list clients, including Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts.

sharondorram.com

TRACEY CUNNINGHAM

Los Angeles, CA

Cunningham’s signature is warm, ultra-natural color for all shades, but she specializes in brunettes like Lily Aldridge.

mechesalonla.com

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