George Papanikolas knows hair and he knows coloring. He knows what is going to look natural, frame your face and make your eyes stand out. He also knows whatâ€™s not going to work and will ultimately damage your mane.
Itâ€™s a gift, and one that has made Papanikolas among the most sought after colorists in Hollywood, Manhattan and Dubai.Â Using the French, freehand technique called Balayage, he creates natural-looking, sun-kissed color for all-comers. He divides his time between Los Angeles, at the Andy Lecompte Salon; New York City, at the Rita Hazan Salon; and Dubai at the Belle Femme Salon.Â Papanikolas is also the celebrity stylist for Matrix.
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Salon straightening treatments have been a real game changer for frizz-fighting, with a few short hours in a stylist’s chair shaving cumulative hours off of clients’ daily beauty regimens.Â Concerns over formaldehyde content prompted a Cosmetic Industry Review, which should conclude this fall.Â In the meantime, we wanted to give a run-down of our experiences with Brazilian Blowout and Coppola Keratin Complex, two of the biggest names in the arena.Â We also have some tips for choosing a salon and a stylist when booking a straightening service.