Having transformed the likes ofAna Ortiz, Gerard Butler and Paris Hilton, she styles clients for movie premieres, awards shows, red carpet events, Fashion Week runways and editorial spreads. How can you incorporate that Hollywood glamour into your own everyday look? There’s no one better to ask than Hasblady!
With stars like Selena Gomez, Kaley Cuoco and Lauren Conradgetting major hair makeovers, Hasblady offers her own suggestions to recreate their star style. Everyone seems to be rocking shorter ‘dos, hot colors and forehead fringe. But there’s a right and wrong way to do it. So press play above for Hasblady’s expert advice.
Seriously though. If I’d taken her advice to approaching a shorter length by cutting off three inches at a time, I wouldn’t be spending time and money on hair extensions. DO NOT LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU! Listen to what Hasblady has to say and visit her Pasadena, California salon Bokaos, if you’re in town.
With over 30 years of extensive experience in the beauty industry, Hasblady comes from a long line of hairdressers- her mother, aunt and brother all share her deep love of great hair.
She relocated to the US from Bogota, Colombia in 1982 and quickly opened her extremely successful salon, Renaissance Hair Studio, at 21 years old. In 2002, she expanded by opening a second salon, Bokaos Aveda Pasadena- the recipient of immediate rave reviews- and eventually a third location followed in Glendale in 2008. In 2009, she moved all three businesses to one, beautiful loft-esque location in the heart of Old Town Pasadena.
Hasblady’s education has been ceaseless; she has always continued to learn and expand her knowledge with advanced training from the likes of Vidal Sassoon in London, Toni and Guy in Chicago, Arrojo in New York, Fekkai in Los Angeles and Carsten Wilms. She is also currently actively pursuing education in bridal make up artistry and airbrush techniques with make up giant MAC Cosmetics.
She has worked with many celebrity clients for print and television projects, and has a special love for the styling, extensions and updos that feed her creative soul. An expert bridal stylist, Hasblady is renowned for her delicate and feminine updos and styling.
Over 20 years ago Alfred began his career in beauty at the age of 18 after losing a bet to his hairdresser mother. He started working alongside his sister after beauty school and they have been a dynamic team ever since.He has expansive education with Aveda, Sassoon in London, Arrojo in New York, Toni and Guy and Carsten Wilms. With a vast clientele, Alfred is in high demand and his clients always leave feeling refreshed and revitalized.