14 Sep

Carmen Marc Valvo always creates the most beautiful gowns, fit for the red carpet. This season was no exception! For his runway show for Spring, he worked with famed hairstylist Ted Gibson. “The idea behind Carmen’s collection is innocence, and for me innocence is textured hair,” said Ted. He continued, “I knew I didn’t want the hair to be curly, but rather almost frizzy. When Carmen said his inspiration was baby doll I immediately thought of the movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane with Bette Davis. In the movie her hair was very textured and I wanted the same idea for this look.” Here’s how to get the baby doll curls and waves straight from the catwalk:...

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13 Sep

Backstage Secrets: The Figure-8 Trick For Big, Textured Hair

Devon Kelley
Assistant Beauty Editor

While the doll-faced model crew of the ‘90s is a thing of the past, babydoll beauty has returned to the runway at Carmen Marc Valvo. “The whole idea is this kind of innocence,” celebrity makeup artist Ted Gibson told our Beauty Director, Dana Oliver. “How do you make a New York model look innocent? What I thought immediately was textured hair.” Gibson and his team created “frizzy” texture by wrapping hair around French hairpins in 12-15 sections and pressing with a flatiron.

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09 Sep

BILLBOARD 1st Fashion feature

If you know me by now I love my job. Between Ted Gibson Salon 5th Ave, working with celebrities, The Ted Gibson Advanced Academy, The Ted Gibson Artistic Team. I keep very busy and I love it so much. Hair is all about texture right now. That’s what I wanted to create on St Vincent for this billboard cover shoot. It is their 1st fashion issue and with the combination Of St Vincent Marc Jacobs and Hype Williams you see they have created something cool for the Fall 2016 season...
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