‘Wicked’ Styling of Idina Menzel!

Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel arriving for The 31st Kennedy Center Honors
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I recently had the pleasure of working with Tony award winning actress Idina Menzel for her appearance at the 31st Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. She is so lovely and so beautiful. What a dream she is. If you haven’t been to the play Wicked you have to. I saw it with Idina on Broadway and was floored by her performance. I see why she received the Tony.

Idina has very thick hair, so to style it I took one-and-a-half inch sections of damp hair and blew them dry using a Y.S. Park round brush to create volume and smoothness. I like this brush because it’s a combination of bristle and nylon that helps to smooth the cuticle as well as give a nice pull to the hair when you’re drying it. Girls with thick hair like Idina should be sure to use a nozzle on their blow dryer because it helps to concentrate the heat, which cuts down on the time it takes for your hair to dry.

Idina likes to have her hair blow dried with Build It Blow Drying Agent. I also used Hairsheet Styling to control static and add lightweight shine. Extensions play a huge part in most of my styles, which is why I will be launching my own line of them on QVC in February. Stay turned for more info on when to DVR my appearance and shop the line.

Remember, Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

Amazing Makeover: From Frizzy to Sleek

Hello Gibson Girls! Here is the last installment in my fun series of makeovers. Today, I’m talking about the gorgeous Rila and her sexy and polished style. Straight hair is hot right now because it suits the dramatic, stronger shapes of the season’s fashions. We’re seeing a lot of pantsuits and high collars. Tailored clothes call for tailored hair.

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Tailored clothes call for tailored hair:
Rila’s deep, dramatic side part makes this look unique

To create this style I started out by treating Rila’s processed hair with Hairsheet Treatment to help fill in the cuticle and the strengthen the hair. Then I sprayed on Build It Blow Drying Agent and blew her hair dry with a straight brush, for a smooth, sleek finish. After smoothing it out I used Beautiful Hold Hairspray to smooth flyaways and give her style control, without being stiff. You want this look to be soft and flexible, not sticky and stuck in place.

What makes this look so unique and sexy is the deep, dramatic side part. This kind of part tends to be very fashionable and brings emphasis to the face. Deep side parts open up the face more than a plain center part does. It’s also much sexier than a center part. If you have long straight hair and are bored with your every day style, mix things up by playing around with contrasting parts. It’s an instant glamour makeover!

And remember, Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

Amazing Makeovers: Hair Extensions

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Rochelle: extra length and control

I don’t know about you Gibson Girls, but I sure do love the look of extensions. That’s why I’m so excited to bring you the third installment of my makeovers. Long hair never goes out of style, which is why I love playing with extensions. I was recently working with Debra Messing and I put in these really long extensions, which looked fabulous. It’s nice to be able to do something different and have extra long hair. That’s what’s great about being a woman — you can make these really amazing changes with the length or shape or color of your hair and be someone different for a day.

Both Rochelle and Trilby are wearing clip-on extensions from my new extension line that debuts on QVC at the end of this month. So you can definitely do these looks at home.

With Rochelle, I wanted to give her a little bit more length and control. She says she feels sexier with long hair, which I don’t necessarily feel is the truth, but it’s important to feel comfortable with your hairstyle. I think sexiness comes from within, so when you’re comfortable you are at your sexiest. After clipping in her extensions I just ran a flat iron over it and applied Tame It Shine Lotion to keep it sleek and smooth.

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Trilby: Choose color for dimension

Trilby’s look is more dramatic, but the process is the same, I just added longer extensions. What’s great about her style is that I matched her color, so there is tons of dimension. It’s important to find the right color and length for you. Generally speaking, you want to match your hair color, but you also want to look for blended colors. My extensions are blends because I feel that most women have dimension in their hair, it’s not just one color.

In terms of length, women in their 50′s and on up should stick to shoulder-length or just a bit below that. Anything else will weigh you down. For younger women, your height plays a big role. If you are petite, you shouldn’t have hair down your back, but if you are tall and statuesque you can definitely wear it super-long.

Extensions are a no-commitment way to change your look, but careful, they are addictive!

And remember, Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

It’s a Happy New Year at Target!

I would like to say to all my girls who love ted gibson products: You are in luck!!! As of January all across AMERICA (where at least I know I am free), you will find my products at the bullseye–TARGET! I’m so excited about this opportunity! There will be 8 products for you to enjoy.

 

Daily Cleanse Shampoo creates a rich, lustrous lather that not only lifts away soils, deposits, build-up, environmental contaminants and excess sebum to leave hair and scalp clean, but it also creates manageability and gorgeous shine.

 

Daily Nourish Conditioner contains 9 different conditioning agents that saturate the hair shaft, strengthen the hair’s inner cortex and increase elasticity, manageability and ease of wet and dry combing and styling.

 

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Clarity Color Shampoo & Conditioner features the signature color stability complex to gently remove sebum, mineral deposits and product build-up that can accelerate color-fade. This revolutionary complex also offers porosity control and UV protection.

Build It Volumizing Blowdrying Spray, Tame It Shine Lotion, and Fix It Gel all contain our exclusive merlot complex which taps into the secret powers of red wine to create luscious body, bold movement and intense shine.

 

Beautiful Hold Hairspray has a professional hold for all hair types and a sophisticated gardenia fragrance that provides soothing aroma therapy benefits without being over powering.

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Eva Mendes: One Ted Gibson fan. Credit: © Jon Furniss/WireImage.com

Our mission is to create a line of luxury products that are effective and simple to use. By combining the most modern technology with
the highest quality ingredients available, we are creating a regimen of products for everyone, which will inspire people to recognize their
individualized beauty. Cult followers like Anne Hathaway, Debra Messing, Eva Mendes, Vanessa Carlton, Amerie, and Claire Danes really love them. Very exciting!

And as always Beauty Is Individual!

Ted

 
 
 

Amazing Makeovers: Updos That Up The Glam Factor

Hey there Gibson Girls! It’s time for part two in my makeover styles series. This week it’s all about updos. They are great for those times when you’re bored with your hair and want to do something different without cutting it. They are also really great if you are growing your hair out and want to keep it out of your face but don’t want to get it cut. Both of these styles are a bit more fantasy, but they can definitely be interpreted for the real world. Just think of them as creative “leaping off” points.

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Rila’s effortless updo (took three minutes!)

Rila’s look is for a more trendy girl, but what’s cool about it is that it’s kind of effortless. I started off by applying Build It Blow Drying Agent then blew it out and backcombed the entire head. Then I took the ends and pinned them and followed up with a spritz of Beautiful Hold Hairspray. There’s no right or wrong way to do this style, the point is for it to look really undone. It’s actually very simple to do; I created this look in just three minutes! To make this look more real world, tone down the volume of the pompadour. Or you can do like Sarah Jessica Parker and slick hair back, pull it into a high ponytail and then backcomb and pin the ponytail back. This makes the volume a bit more understated and a little easier to pull off.

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Updated French Twist: Great Option for Fine Hair

Trilby’s updated French twist is a great option for girls with fine hair because it’s not weighed down and has a lot of lift to it. Fine hair can tend to look oily and flat if you overdo it with products. I used Build It and Hairsheet Styling, then blew hair dry. To create the modernized French twist, start from the bottom and twist your hair up, then pin and spray it with hairspray. It shouldn’t look too perfect, otherwise you’ll look like you’re heading to prom or getting married. By creating the volume through the top, it looks more modern. If you’re not big on that, you can still keep the style trendy by pulling pieces out to make it look more undone and a bit more real world.

Remember, Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Locks of Love: Hair makeovers to help kids with cancer.

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A new donor

WOW!! I just came back from my hometown of Killeen, Texas. Elvis Presley was stationed there in the 50′s; Anne Margaret was there to entertain the troops; and Jessica Simpson set up camp there too for some of her movies. Fort Hood is the LARGEST army base in the free world.

 

Locks of Love recipient before

Before Locks of Love

I was there a few weeks ago to do an event for Locks of Love. It is an organization that accepts human hair to make wigs for kids with cancer who have lost their hair from chemotherapy treatments. It is an AMAZING organization that helps kids cope with losing their hair.

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After Locks of Love

At the event, we cut 82 ponytails and raised over $2,000!!! HOW AMAZING IS THAT??? I am so proud. A friend of mine owns Ashley Furniture in Killeen and that’s where we decided to have the event. There were 8 hairdressers including Zan Ray of Zan Ray Salon, Lisa Lethco and Cassidy Quick from the Texas Hair Company, Julie Cole and Valerie McPheron from Highlights Hair Salon, and Garmil Land of Shelly’s Design Studio. We had a great time!

Feels so wonderful to be able to give back and make a difference.

 

Always Gibson Girls, remember that Beauty Is Individual.

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Amazing Makeover: A new shaggy short haircut

A new shaggy short haircut

Fashion Drives the Short Hair Trend

I’m so excited to share these stunning makeovers with you! This is the first post in a series on beautiful and trendy hairstyles. Every woman loves a before & after, but a lot of you tend to play it safe and not change your hair. I think it’s important to pay attention to the trends. For instance, if everyone is cutting their hair into a bob, but you don’t feel comfortable making that drastic cut, you can cut your hair up to your neck, instead of your jawline, and still be on point. You don’t have to be a slave to the trends, but knowing what the current styles are and then adapting it to who you are as an individual is what it’s all about.

Let’s get the ball rolling with the beautiful Lee. Short hair is really trendy now and the reason why is because of the current fashions. Hair is really driven by fashion and the glitzy, cutting edge clothes that women are wearing now are conducive to short hair, as opposed to romantic long and flowing hair.

Lee’s look is all about texture and attitude. It’s a little more sexy, more playful and flirty. To create this, I started out by spraying hair with Build It Blow Drying Agent, then blew it dry with a straight brush. I used a straight brush because it gives the hair volume at the scalp and smoothes the ends so they are nice and sleek. I then flat ironed hair and used Tame It Shine Lotion to tame the frizzies and add shine. Only add this to the ends though, you want your roots to stay texturized and volumized.

You really can’t go wrong with a simple, playful and sexy style like this one. Take a chance and go short, or, if you’re not sure how you’ll look with a crop, test drive the best celebrity short cuts in the Makeover Studio to find the one that’s right for you.

And remember, Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Teaching is fun!

I just had the opportunity to teach 70 Japanese students here in NYC a few weeks ago. I taught them celebrity haircutting and star styling. The 1st day was a meet and greet in the morning. Introducing ourselves and getting to know each other. As you can imagine, that took up a lot of time with so may students! But they were some of the best students that I have ever had. They were gracious, friendly, trendy, and so enthusiastic. I taught them techniques on how to cut popular celebrity haircuts. I showed them the way that I have cut Angelina Jolie, Anne Hathaway, and Kate Walsh‘s hair. They loved it!

Remember Beauty Is Individual

xo Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

A Redbook Makeover: From Frizzy To Smooth

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A Sexy and Chic Makeover

Here is a makeover I did in the December issue of Redbook. As you can see, they traded her all-back conservative skirt suit for a beautiful vibrant purple dress. Her hair needed the same sort of update! I gave her a gorgeous smooth blowout which makes her look instantly polished and chic. I also gave her a side-part with front pieces that swoop over one eye. Not only is this sexy, but it brings out her cheekbones. Can’t you see how happy she is now?

Remember, Beauty Is Individual!

Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Interview in Vanity Fair

I’m so thrilled on my feature that is in Vanity Fair right now. I had a great interview with the beauty director SunHee Grinnell. We talked about my childhood, career path, and celebrity clients. I shared a few snapshots of me with Anne Hathaway and Angelina Jolie. Read the full article!

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As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Splurge or Steal?

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I feel so fortunate that I get to talk to beauty editors all the time. We talk about different ways to use products and different and exciting new things to try. I like to come up with ideas on how to spend your hard-earned money on what is going to be the best for you and your hair.

I want to go over a few products that I think you should either Splurge or Steal. I believe there are certain things that you should splurge on and others you could purchase cheaper. Here are my top picks for both, and if I had to choose one or the other, what my final call would be.

SHAMPOO

Splurge: Bumble and Bumble Seaweed Shampoo ($16)
Steal: Pantene Classic Care Clarifying Shampoo ($5.79)
Winner: Steal!

CONDITIONER:

Splurge: Kerastase Nutritive Lait Vital ($36)
Steal: Garnier Fructis Strength & Repair Fortifying Cream Conditioner ($4.29)
Winner: Steal

DRY SHAMPOO:

Splurge: Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo ($19)
Steal: Psssssst Instant Spray Shampoo ($5.99)
Winner: Steal

OVERNIGHT HAIR REPAIR:

Steal: John Freida Frizz-Ease Creme Serum Overnight Repair Formula ($8.99)
Splurge: Ted Gibson Goodnite Replenish Hair Repair Serum ($200)
Winner: Splurge

HAIRSPRAY:

Splurge: Ted Gibson Beautiful Hold Hairspray ($28)
Steal: Sebastian Shaper Hairspray ($12)
Winner: Splurge

FLAT IRON:

Steal: Chi Ceramic Flat Iron ($89)
Splurge: Ted Gibson Professional Flat Iron ($225)
Winner: Splurge

It’s fun as a hairdresser to play with different products. DailyMakeover.com is a brilliant way to get reviews on products before you try them out.

Tip: If you need to clarify your hair, instead of buying a clarifying shampoo, you can just mix a little vinegar in your favorite shampoo. The vinegar will remover
the toxins right out.

Remember to splurge on yourself, you are worth it!

And don’t forget: Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Staying Healthy One Day at a Time!

My darlings, it is so important to stay fit, healthy, and feeling good about yourself. I try to do this by meditating, reading, and writing for 20 minutes a day. This gives me a chance to remember who I am and why I am here on this planet. This is time for myself and is essential for the well being of my mind, body and soul. Try it out.

To meditate, just sit in a private place, cross your legs and close your eyes. Try to calm your thoughts and clear your mind of everything. After sitting for a few minutes, you will notice your breath. Slow your breathing down so that your body will become more relaxed and feel different. Welcome to BLISS!!!

I also exercise at least 3 times a week and see my acupuncturist, Noah, every week. I spend an hour with him. He sticks those funny needles in my head, ears, feet, legs, and hands. Sometimes it hurts a little, but only for a split second. I think the pain is more in my head, but that isn’t surprising since I am so worked up by the time I get there. I look forward to this type of relaxation because I need it all the time.

I also rub Goodnite Replenishing Hair Repair Serum on my scalp and hair before I go to bed. It protects my scalp from dandruff, especially this time of year. This is an excellent way to keep your hair and scalp healthy.

My last tip: drink green tea instead of coffee. It is full of antioxidants and tastes great.

And remember, Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

How To Travel Light

Gibson girls out there!! I know you travel, stay-at-home moms, busy executives and fashion and beauty editors. I believe that when you travel a lot, it takes a toll on your hair and skin. To keep your hair in great shape, I recommend Ted Gibson Hairsheet Treatment. This tiny little packette does everything–moisturize, style, and boost sheen, and also means you don’t have to lug around a ton of products. This is key, especially when you want to check your bag. Traveling is something that all of us experience and it’s important to take care of yourself. My best travel tip: Drink lots of water and stay away from caffeine which dries out your skin and hair.

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I want to give you something else to think about: Know that you are worth it, whatever it is!! If you feel like you need that new pair of shoes from Manolo Blahnik, Chloe, or Versace. Splurge on yourself. Make yourself feel fab with a new purchase. I love shoes and there is nothing better than seeing a woman in a pair of heels!! I just did Christina Ricci for 2008 Whitney Museum of American Art Gala Red Carpet and she wore Versace. All I can say is MAJOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She looked amazing in this silver colored gown and shoes.

And always remember that Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Encouragement goes a long way.

I encourage women every day to be on top of their image. Being on top of what’s in fashion really dictates how you should shop every season.

We are so influenced by celebrities and what they are wearing. Designers send them clothes all the time. Some of my favorite designers right now for fall are Lela Rose, Marc Bouwer, Rachel Roy, and Diane von Furstenberg

So much fun, fashion is. It always reflects hair and how it should be worn. Shorter style crops, bobs and shags are sooooo hot right now. Great examples are Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, and Katie Holmes.

 

Ask your girlfriends how they feel about you encouraging them to update their image. When you are in NYC you have to come experience 5 star service at my salon

And always remember Beauty Is Individual.

Ted

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Hate packing your hair products? Not anymore!

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World traveling Gibson Girls, I have an answer to all your packing problems!!! I just launched and AMAZING travel essential kit called Get Set To Jet Set. It has some of my most coveted beauty haircare items for your traveling pleasure: Hairsheet Styling, Beautiful Hold Hairspray, Daily Cleanse Shampoo and Daily Nourish Conditioner. They all come in convenient travel-size bottles and a lovely pink box that you can use over and over again after you have finished all the products.

I travel quite a bit for work. I go to Ft Lauderdale for vacation (soon I’ll have a salon there, but I’ll tell you more about that later), Isle de France in St Barths, The Ritz Carlton in Cayman Islands, and Strawberry Hill in Jamaica. From November till February, I do fashion shoots in some of these places too. Talk about having a great time! Some of the photographers that I work with are Anne Leibovitz,  Patrick Demarchelier, Gilles Bensimon, Joshua Jordan, Diego Uchitel and Mark Seliger. What a life. Travel on someone else’s dime…not a bad deal at all.

My darlings, tell me about some of the most fabulous places that you have been to. I am always interested in other peoples travels and adventures. Tell me all.

As always, remember Beauty Is Individual.

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

Have you heard of a Starter Wife?

Well Gibson Girls, I am sure some of you may have experienced this situation. It isn’t the easiest thing to bring up, but it happens. Let’s talk about it. A “starter wife” is a woman who gets married and supports her husband when he is nothing…supports him during medical school, taking the bar exam, etc. Then, after getting him to where he is very successful and making tons of money, he divorces her and gets another wife. Usually the new wife looks just like the old wife, but she is younger. Has this happened to you? Tell me about it. I would love to hear your story.
 

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I also did Debra  for an event for the Fashion Group International party honoring really amazing designers like Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein. She wore kaufmanfranco and looked incredible.
The reason I bring Deb up is that she stars in a show on this very subject called The Starter Wife on USA network. It is a brilliant show and don’t miss it. TIVO if you have too.

See how shiny Deb Messing’s hair is? I used Build It Blowdrying Agent, then Tame It Shine Lotion to add brilliant shine to those beautiful tresses. Tip: If you want shiny hair always rinse with cool water. 

And as always, Beauty Is Individual.

Ted  

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As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

To Be Or Not To Be?

I think that is always the question most women have about their image. To Be or Not To Be? Can I be sexy like Angelina Jolie, or chic like Anne Hathaway, trendy  like Joy Bryant,  sophisticated like Hillary Swank, modern like Victoria Beckham, or super cool like Beyonce?

Yes, you can be all of those things. I think a haircut, as simple (kind of) as it is, really reflects how you feel about yourself. But trusting your stylist goes a long way. I recommend Ron at Bo Salon in Austin, TX, Eli at Thomas Chase in Santa Monica, CA, Frank Rizzieri in Marlton, NJ and Neven at Ted Gibson in DC which will be opening on September 1.

We all know the “bob” is still very HOT and will be for a while. Here is a look I created for Kate Walsh (left). I love creating bobs at my salon, they’re always a refreshing change of pace. Cutting hair makes my heart sing and I can tell when a woman really loves the fact that she has changed her look and the way she feels about herself.

Do you have a favorite stylist? What makes him or her special? I would love to hear.

Always remember that Beauty Is Individual!  Ted

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Beauty Girls to the Front of the Line

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Wow! I have the most fantastic job on the planet. Being with some of the most beautiful women in the world makes me so happy. When they say, “Ted, I love you!” that lets me know that I have made their event. What a gift it is to be with these women on some of their most important days.

It has definitely been the month of redheads. I worked with Deb Messing (Oct. 14th, shown at left), Kate Walsh (David Letterman on Oct. 1st), and supermodel Karen Elson (Sept. ’08 Beauty Biz cover). What I love about redheads is their determination and love for what they do. They are always so HOT!

To create Debra Messing’s look, I used Build It Blow Drying Agent to add volume and sexiness at the scalp. Spray about 5 pumps at the scalp starting at the hairline and work your way back. Next, I applied Fix It Gel to fill in the cuticle and create hold in her hair. My Professional Blow Dryer softens and gets hair straight in record time. Then for the finishing touch, Beautiful Hold Hairspray is the answer for all you girls that hate stiff, sticky hairsprays. It will change the way you think about hairspray.

Celebrity hair is so much fun to do. I go to hotel rooms, suites, mansions, and my salon  to get them ready for a red carpet event. Have you always wanted to be a celebrity for a day? Tell me about it.

And always remember that Beauty Is Individual.

Ted 

As a celebrity hairstylist, I often receive samples of new products directly from beauty brands to test out. Any product I mention in this blog is one that I’ve tested out myself, in accordance with Daily Makeover’s Editorial Ethics Pledge.

About

Ted Gibson is one of the most sought-after editorial, runway, and celebrity hair stylists in the business. His work has appeared in publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Rolling Stone, and Allure and backstage at runway shows such as Chanel, Prada, and Dolce & Gabbana. Ted is perhaps most known for toiling over the tresses of top celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Amanda Bynes, Demi Moore, Renée Zellweger, Joy Bryant, Anne Hathaway, Elettra Rossellini, Claire Danes, Petra Nemcova, Keira Knightley, Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba, Diane Sawyer, Sara Foster, Vanessa Carlton and Amerie.

Considering this background, it’s not surprising that Ted’s incredibly successful Flatiron salon is frequented by models, actresses, fashion and beauty insiders and influential New York women who love its modern vibe and its discreet, down-to-earth flavor of chic. On top of all this, his luxurious product line offers unique, innovative products that are quickly developing a cult following, as well as being honored with industry accolades and awards.

Born in Texas and raised in a military family, Ted Gibson moved from one exotic location to another, living in Germany, Hawaii, and Japan. This experience opened up a whole new world for Ted, as he learned at an early age to appreciate the beauty of different cultures. Upon returning to the Lone Star State, Ted followed his passion and pursued his dream career.

An influential style maker, Ted is a regular contributor on “The Today Show” and has also appeared on “Oprah,” “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” “The Insider,” “Good Morning America,” “Movie and a Makeover,” “Inside Edition,” and “Entertainment Tonight.”

Today, Ted divides his time between working with clients, managing ted gibson salon and creating new products. His career as a fashion, runway, editorial and celebrity stylist continues to take him around the world where the beauty of different cultures inspires him and where exciting new projects continue to challenge and fulfill him.