Behind every beautiful style is the colorist who created the canvas! And, when it comes to creating color for the top starlets in Hollywood, colorists rely on Redken to get the look! This year at the 2019 Met Gala, the theme was “Camp: Notes On Fashion”. Outfits were every kind of extra and hair and beauty was on another level. If there’s one thing we noticed it is that blondes were brighter than ever! As some of the most iconic blondes in Hollywood, we got the behind the scenes scoop on the styles of Hailey Bieber and Lili Reinhart – specifically their color formulations!
These dames hit the red carpet for the Met Gala in full-on “Camp” glam, not before Redken Brand Ambassadors Ryan Pearl and Matt Rez got them ready for the big night.
Hailey Bieber - Beachy Blonde
In what the fashion elite are calling a “thong dress”, even without Justin, Hailey Bieber’s presence on the Red Carpet did not go unnoticed. Her beautiful classic high pony look gave off a Barbie feel with bright blonde locks and her pink dress. She brought accessories into the mix by adding a velvet bow to her pony as the perfect juxtaposition for her bright blonde shade!
“Hailey loves changing up the tone of her blonde throughout the year, but currently it’s a beachy blonde. She can pretty much rock any shade of blonde with her skin tone, so it gives us a lot of options and makes it easy to color. We did a highlight to break up her root a bit, but also kept some of her natural base peeking through to complement her golden tan and pink dress. I used Redken Flash Lift Bonder Inside to brighten everything up and Redken Shades EQ Gloss to tone her hair and add some shine. Before washing with Redken Nature + Science Color Extend Shampoo and Conditioner, I used Redken pH-Bonder to protect her hair and prevent breakage.” – Redken Brand Ambassador Ryan Pearl
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Lili Reinhart - Baby Blonde
Known for turning heads both on and off screen Lili Reinhart walked the Red Carpet with longtime beaux Cole Sprouse. Lili rocked an off the shoulder blue gown with ruffles and an extra long train to match. With rosy makeup and an effortless updo, her blonde locks were the perfect shade to really make her baby blue outfit stand out!
“Lili loves a cooler blonde, so we always go for neutral, cool tones when rooting and glossing her hair. Her character “Betty” on Riverdale is super blonde, so Redken Shades EQ is key for keeping her blonde fresh in-between highlights. To get her ready for the red carpet, we added in lowlights to create a really nice neutral tone with depth and then glossed all over, all using Redken Shades EQ. Glossing with Redken Shades EQ is always my first choice for my actress clients when they’re in-between projects – or just for anyone who wants frequent changes – because it’s easily reversible, the color fades on tone and it keeps the hair super healthy. After washing with Redken Color Extend Blondage Shampoo and Conditioner, I used Redken One United Spray Multi-Benefit Treatment for extra shine and softness.” – Redken Brand Ambassador Matt Rez
Image Source: Getty / Neilson Barnard