About a month ago, I was invited to checkout the much touted Sally Hershberger Salon in Los Angeles for color and a cut, that in all honesty surpassed my expectations. I was beyond impressed with the swanky modern inviting space, the superb customer service and the gifted stylists who coiffed and colored my hair into a stunning finished style.
I began my visit in the skilled hands of celebrity colorist Sulekha Hilton who honed her craft at places like John Frieda Salon. Sulekha is super cool, down to earth and totally knows the art of hair color. She nailed my color right off the bat, noticing that I was washed out and needed a deep chocolate brown that would make my features pop and also that would hold up over time. She also suggested adding in some warm caramel highlights that she created using the artistic balayage (freehand painting of highlights) technique. I also loved that before she applied my color she used Dr Hauschka’s nourishing and yummy smelling Neem Oil to protect and hydrate my hair and I loved this added touch!
I think it’s about time for a FABULOUS Spring Giveaway, don’t you? Well, you are in for a real treat because one of my most adored SoCal fashion brands is offering a very generous giveaway for Romy Raves readers, can I get a WOOT WOOT! First, let me tell you about the brand. Subtle Luxury is a SoCal based clothing company that designs fashion items with a washed, cozy lived-in look and a vintage feel.
Subtle Luxury makes the most gorgeous high quality cashmere sweaters that I have been wearing and buying for years! What I love about Subtle Luxury’s sweaters is that they are super lightweight, cozy, the designs are on trend and figure flattering and they hold up well over time. I have had some of my sweaters over ten years and the styles and quality have endured. And although they don’t come cheap, the craftsmanship and beautiful creative silhouettes are TOTALLY worth it!
They recently sent me the fabulous Tissue Thin V-Sweater in Persimmon ($234) which I am wearing in the picture above and I LOVE it! It is such a vibrant gorgeous show stopping melony Springy hue and it totally captures the season. And can we talk about the fabulous cut of this sweater, gorgeous, right? I love how the sides hang long and frame and flatter the body. These sweaters are made out of 100% California Cashmere, are ultra thin and super lightweight making them perfect for Spring and Summer and they can even be hand washed. However, I’m sad to say that this color sweater was so popular, that they have already sold out, but you can find a very similar style HERE.
One of my favorite perks of being an established beauty blogger is that I periodically get invited to experience some of the most coveted and talented beauty professionals in Los Angeles. My most recent indulgence was scoring an appointment with celeb stylist Mika Fowler at Gavert Atelier one of the hottest and hippest hair salons in LA.
Mika Fowler is one of the most sought after hair stylists in Beverly Hills, especially among some of Hollywood’s A-List celebrities. Why all this fuss about Mika you ask? Mika is a super sweet, trend savvy and uber talented stylist who specializes in the art of the DRY CUT, a cutting technique that she has developed and mastered over the years which takes a person’s natural hair chemistry, flow and bounce into account to perfectly shape each creation. This unique and finessed haircut is done on dry hair so that Mika can precisely see how your hair falls and moves and then she customizes your cut to the unique shape of your features and flow of your hair. Her inspiration for each hair creation comes directly from the client – the client’s face, style and bone structure are all taken into account prior to the first snip of the sheers.
I loved Mika’s bohemian chic outfit!