Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2011: Backstage with Clairol Perfect 10 at Jill Stuart
When we heard that celebrity colorist and Real Beauty expert Marie Robinson was doing the hair for Jill Stuarts Spring 2011 show we were thrilled...and confused. How would she manage to dye a zillion models hair backstage in such a short period of time, not to mention without a sink? As it turns out, Robinson, who recently became Clairols color director, tinted the tresses of six models the day before the show at her New York City salon using Clairol Perfect 10. "It was an easy collaboration because Jill Stuart is a longtime client of mine and she actually uses Clairol when shes on the road," Robinson told us backstage. Inspired by the muted color palette in the designers Spring collection, Robinson chose rich, natural shades for the models hair. Check out the amazing results here:
We asked her to forecast what color trends will be big next season and she told us that strawberry copper will have a major moment (similar to the reddish-gold color Robinson recently did on Kristen Stewart), as well as a more natural interpretation of the ombre effect (dark roots, bleached-out ends) were seeing right now on celebs such as Drew Barrymore and Lauren Conrad.
And of course, we couldnt leave without making Robinson spill her best at-home hair-color tips. She told us that for foolproof results, its crucial to choose a hue thats within two shades of your natural one. Another great trick: Whatever shade you choose, dye the hair around your face (from your hairline to about an inch back) one shade lighter for a bright, halo effect.