Unique Evocative Hair Color – 2014

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Unique Evocative Hair Color - 2014

Photo: © Andrew O’Toole

Angelo Seminara creates unique, evocative hair color.  This is from the Soul Collection,  “hair that looks into a woman’s soul” and just one of the unusual creations from that collection by The Davines Artistic Director, designed for the British Hair Awards in 2014.  He has advice to new hairdressers out there – “Be a sponge, learn as much as you can, stay focused, have fun, find your hero.  Most of all, keep an open mind.”  For a bio and more wonders by WorldGreat, Angelo Seminara, click HERE
Hair: Angelo Seminara … Makeup: Lynsey Alexander … Photo: © Andrew O’Toole

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Eva Salvail, Bald Model With Tattoo On Scalp – ’90s

Posted by on Apr 4, 2019 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

 Eva Salvail, Bald Model With Tattoo On Scalp – '90s

Photos by Unknowns

Suddenly, out of the blue, this 2015 blog got 531 Page Views on my website, so I am reposting it!   In the ’90s, Eva Salvail was a hot model, shocking everyone with her head shaved bald and a Chinese dragon tattooed on her scalp. The French-Canadian model walked the runways for top European fashion designers, first discovered by Jean-Paul Gaultier. And appeared in movies, including- Pret-a-Porter (1994) … Unzipped (1995) .. The Fifth Element I1997.) In 1995 or 1996, she was modeling in a fashion show at The United Nations for which the legendary John Sahag did the hair, and I was photographed (bottom right) with Eva – who had some hair at the time. Now she is also known as DJ Evalicious, with her head shaved bald, or hair dyed pink or blonde, and you might see her in the booths of hot clubs in New York, Miami, Chicago or LA.

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Bridal Look Inspired by Vintage – 2015

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Bridal Look Inspired by Vintage - 2015

Photo: Roberto LIgresti

A modern bridal look inspired by a vintage bride and some classic ’40s shapes, by Gay Dering, Beauty Kasbah.  “The hair in the back was placed into an asymmetrical pony that was then shaped into a large smooth roll,” said the hairdresser, who rolled and pinned the opposite front side to allow some loose curls to fall forward. She then added a net, and some flowers to add some extra romance.  For more wedding hair inspirations, click HERE
Hair: Gay Dering, Beauty Kasbah, Santa Rosa, CA for Modern Artist Session, 2015 … Products: Pureology Color Stylist Nourishing Nectar, Illuminating Curl and Strengthening Control Hairspray … Makeup: David Maderich … Fashion Styling: Rod Novoa … Photo: Roberto Ligresti

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John Sahag’s Birthday, January 2 – 2017

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 John Sahag's Birthday, January 2 – 1985

Photo: © Lawrence Ivy for New York Magazine

January 2. We remember John Sahag’s birthday. The legendary John Sahag is missed. Sadly missed. There was no one like him.  His work has stood the test of time, not dated. He was tomorrow’s man, into the 21st century in the 20th. How easy it is to forget that he did this first, before anyone else. and that, and that too.

Here he is standing proudly with some of his work in a photo for a New York Magazine article on the launch of his first Workshop, late 1985. For more about John Sahag The Man, click this album 

Photo: © Lawrence Ivy

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TIGI Undone Hair For Fab Libertine – 2016

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TIGI Undone Hair For Fab Libertine - 2016

Photos: © Paul Morejón

Catwalk TIGI’s US Creative Director, Thomas Osborn, created care-free undone polished hair with a touch of volume on the crown with gentle buckled waves and a side swept effect for the Libertine New York Fashion Week Spring Show for 2016. This chic cream-colored dress had abstract pink shapes here and there, worn with deconstructed tattered black hosiery, neon plastic chains dangling on shoes and bracelets, an amazing bag with Morticia and Gomez Adams, and many more jaw-dropping illustrations. Inspirations for this collection by Johnson Hartig with Maryann Malakpour included molecular cell research. More from this fab fun show, click HERE  

Hair: Thomas Osborn, Catwalk TIGI … Products: Catwalk by TIGI Blow Out Balm, Work It Hairspray … Makeup: Chantel Miller … Hosiery: Hue customized for Libertine … Shoes Jean Michel Cazabat customized for Libertine … Bag: Donald Robertson by Libertine for Bergdorf Goodman
Photos: © Paul Morejón

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Colorific Men’s Sneakers Libertine – 2016

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Colorific Men's Sneakers Libertine - 2016

Photo:© Paul Morejón

Color exploded on men’s white sneakers like no others at Libertine’s New York Fashion Show for Spring 2016.   The neon plastic chains and the baubles bobbing here and there were as colorific as you can get. A shoe-in for the most eccentric footwear at the shows, the Libertine designer, Johnson Hartig with stylist Maryann Malakpour, also showed women’s shoes equally as fab. For more from this eccentric, terrific show with hair by Catwalk TIGI, click HERE
Men’s Sneakers: King Customized by Libertine … Photo:© Paul Morejón

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Punk Rocker Goth Fashions @ Nicopanda – 2016

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 Punk Rocker Goth Fashions @ Nicopanda - 2016

Photo: © Paul Morejón

One of three looks presented in one of three different rooms with punk, goth, romantic, athletic, and glittering looks designed by Nicola Formichetti for his third Nicopanda Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week Presentation, for which Lady Gaga made an appearance.  The center man here is wearing a frilled multi-level skirt with a black anorak, then there are the genderless black latex fashions with a punk rocker/goth feel, a look with a great skirt and wet-looking hair that is not, by Peter Gray. For more hair and fashions, click HERE 

Hair: Peter Gray/Redken .. Makeup: Maki Ryoke, Mac Cosmetics … Photo: © Paul Morejón

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Charlize Theron Mad Max – 2013-2016

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Helen's Blog | 6 comments

Charlize Theron – 2012/13 and before

Collage by helenoppenheim.com

I first posted Charlize Theron in “Mad Max Fury Road” October 2013, then again when it was belatedly released on May 15, 2014.  Here I am posting it again because the movie got so many Oscar nominations today. And can be seen on HBO tonight. Here is my post.

Movie Actress, Oscar-winner Charlize Theron and her hair over the years from long to mid to bald to short buzzed with (omg, top right) grey showing to a short crop growing out beautifully.

She shaved her hair bald for the  new fourth  “Mad Max” movie, “Fury Road” –  due May 15  with Tom Hardy as Mad Max, the role Mel Gibson originated.  She plays Furiosa in the Australian Warner Bros movie which has taken a while to arrive.  (This collage and story were first posted on Helen’s Blog in October 2013!)

No wigs for Charlize.  Most of us first saw her cropped hair after the Mad Max shave at the 2013 Oscars, with Charlize looking magnificent,  a hot standout, but here are some earlier photos.  We also remember her from past Oscars, red carpets, the great J’Adore Dior Perfume Ads and we’ve always thought her beautiful, even bald.

Photos from Getty, Daily Mail/FameFlynet.uk, glamour.com, instyle,com, justjared.com, laineygossip.com,hair4tomorrow.co, J’Adore Dior and we will add any credits missed.

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