As the founder of Color Wow, a line created to cover grown-out roots for color-treated hair, and co-founder of John Frieda, Gail Federici has been a nothing short of a pioneer in the haircare industry.
Successful in both beauty and business, BITB chatted with Gail to hear more about Color Wow and upcoming trends in the haircare world.
1. Color Wow sounds like a life-changer for women who color their hair! How does it stand out from other haircare products on the market?
Color Wow was recently honored with Cosmetic Executive Women’s “Indie Beauty Award, 2016,” Every product in the range is a totally new technology, a 180-degree departure from status quo co
Jet’s motto “look, study and attack” has made her an undeniable expert in the beauty industry. Evolving the looks of her clients by focusing on hair texture and bone structure, natural skin tones and color, she’s known for creating unique, signature styles that leave her clients looking gorgeous and feeling confident. Her level of knowledge and skill in contemporary hair styling technique has resulted in Jet Rhys Salon features in numerous fashion and beauty publications such as Allure, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.
Beauty In The Bag spoke with Jet to learn more about her career and best hair-care tips.
1. You’ve been welcoming celebrities at your salons for years
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Bangs are one of the easiest ways to change your look in a major way, without resorting to changes like hair length, color or texture. Done right, a fringe can make someone look young, chic and cooler-than-cool. Done wrong, you’ll spend months trying to grow them out.
Danielle Allyson, stylist at NYC’s Butterfly Studio Salon, says your face shape plays a role in what will work best on you.
OVAL: This shape is perfect for basically any bang. Select a bang that compliments your current cut to frame your face perfectly.
ROUND: Rounder shapes are pretty symmetrical. Choppy, asymmetrical bangs or long, face-framing bangs with a center part will help to elongate the face, drawing the ey
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I recently visited Fox + Jane Salon’s East Village Salon for a complimentary hair service of my choice. Since I’m not one to push the envelope too much — I’m usually a less is more sort of girl — I stayed away from neon hues and radical color changes and instead chose balayage, a highlighting technique that Fox + Jane has become known for.
Balayage, a French word meaning to paint, is different than traditional foil highlights in that they’re strategically painted on using a brush for soft, less noticeable regrowth lines, creating as much or as little impact as you desire. Your colorist can place them for less obvious outgrowth and give you an ombre look, do somet