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Penelope Cruz's style on the Red Carpet has always proven to be a showstopper. Her wardrobe, always flawless, only goes to complement her naturally gorgeous hair and skin. A delicate balance needs to be made to bring together a total look from head to toe, and this year George Papanikolas, Matrix Celebrity Stylist for Matrix helped her get just that. The American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace actress donned a beautiful upstyle that highlighted all her best features!

Wearing a Ralph & Russo black and purple gown with a halter neckline, her chic chignon was the perfect juxtaposition to her look. To get her ready for the big night George Papanikolas knew her color needed to be on point. Brassiness and black just don’t mix! Using two new products that Matrix will be launching this year, Papanikolas utilized Matrix Color Sync 5-Minute toner to correct any brassiness in her color and Matrix Keep Me Vivid Shampoo/Conditioner and Spray to keep her color looking its best!


  1. Use Matrix Color Sync 5-minute fast toners for anti-brassiness
  2. Use Matrix Color Sync 6Nt for the hair’s shadow root
  3. To keep hair color vibrant for up to 65 days (21 washes), use the complete NEW Matrix Keep Me Vivid Collection which includes the Matrix Keep Me Vivid Lamination SprayKeep Me Vivid Color VelvitizerKeep Me Vivid Shampoo, and Keep Me Vivid Conditioner


Penelope Cruz by George Papanikolas, Matrix Celebrity Stylist for Matrix (Hair Color)
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited-Series, or TV Movie – The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Red Carpet Image Credit: Getty

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