Skip to main content


Showing posts from September, 2009

Sean James, Bio.

Sean James was born and raised in Australia, where his career as a hairstylist began to flourish when he trained with Australia's leading hairstylist Oscar Cullinan. In 1989, Sean moved to London where he trained with Vidal Sassoon. A few years later in 1992, Sean moved to Los Angeles, where he became an educator and color specialist working at the Los Angeles Flagship store for L’Oreal. In 2001, Sean was brought on as a valued member of the prestigious creative team for Redken, where he began doing many years of fashion weeks in Los Angeles, New York, and Paris.
Sean has worked with celebrities such as Jaime Pressly, Jamie Lee Curtis, Rufus Wainwright, Emily Blunt, Rita Wilson, Rhada Mitchell, Lindsay Lohan, Uma Therman, Holly Valance, Jamie Chung ,Leonard Cohen ,Teddy Thompson Dylan & Cole Sprouse and many more. He works consistently on films, commercials, television, advertising campaigns, and he is sought after all over the world. Most recently, Sean was a member of the exc…

Free download check it out

LA's finest Fool's Gold is releasing their debut album today. If yr in the LA area, thet're playing a free show at Amoeba in Hollywood at 7pm tonight. Otherwise check out the free download of their first single, Surprise Hotel, on the iTunes store. Free Download!!!

Sean James In Modern Salon For Monarchy collection

Rusk at the Monarchy Collectionposted by Maggie Mulhern
9/28/2009 4:48:00 PM

Very few shows at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week offer the magnificent stylings for both men and women on the same runway. One of the few (and one of my favorites) was the MONARCHY Collection... and it offered the best of both worlds (meaning the worlds of hair and fashion). 13 stylists, led by Sean James for Rusk, worked fast and furiously on these models, many of whom walked in with just 5 minutes for prep!

Sean James creating a beautiful finish at Monarchy.

The women hit the runway.

For the female models, James blended a 70's disco curl with an 80's scrunchy perm.

A Sloan Ranger

The men's looks were a nod to the "Sloan Rangers in London", a term referring to a combination of "Sloane Square," a location in Chelsea famed for the wealth of its residents, and the television Western character "The Lone Ranger."

James made it simple to recreate. He prepped damp hair with RUSK THICK …

Phil Keoghan gets his hair prepped for Emmys

How Exciting It was to be invited to get my Friends And fellow Antipodeans Phil & Louise Keoghan ready for their Big night at the Emmys. It was not the first time Ive been over there getting them ready , Phil having won six Emmys for his past involvement as Host and co producer of the captivating series" The Amazing Race" It was great morning , Phil and Louise always so welcoming , and wonderful As usual this morning was just like it was the first time they where ever going to the Emmys , So exciting and some Nervous energy Kept the excitement in the Air Phil was Kind enough to send me this Picture which really , expresses , what a fun world I had been invited into that morning . please enjoy the moment ! Phil was nominated for Two Emmys , I should add they won for best Reality Congratulations Phil Its nice to be inspired by a Winner like you . xxoo Sean James

Sean James does Hair for Monarchy spring/summer collection

It was an amazing time at Mercedes Benz fashion week ,doing hair For the Monarchy collection. There was so much going on backstage we where there with Rusk supporting us , Makeup forever was doing the Faces with Sharon Gualt Muse of David La Chappele and Of Madonnas "Truth And Dare" Fame, doing the faces. It really was quite a show , Teddy Thompson , who is on a world Tour opening up for Elton John , stopped by , for a look for possible clothes to wear on the tour, Also Justin Timberlake & Shannon Elisabeth and many others where seen in the audience. It was a spectacular show! The 2010 Spring/Summer Collection was fabulously presented by Eric Kim, styled by Laura Duncan, makeup by Sharon Gault and Makeup Forever, and the hair was executedbeautifully by Sean James. To create the look Sean James prepped damp hair with RUSK THICK and blowdried into hair smoothing it out. THICK gives the hair texture and control to hold the curl and give fullness around the crow…

Uma Thurman hair Sean James, In sundance.

It was a great time at Sundance in January , it seems so long ago, she wanted something that would weather well in the snowy conditions .I went with this look ,that is Classic Uma, textured and pulled back off her face,Twisted & pinned it was so weird the paps where relentless & pushy as you can see. It was a great time

Sean James Does Elabeth moss' new look

Publish Post It was so great doing Elizabeth Mosses Hair for this article , what an absolute delight she is , I hope she wins An Emmy for her role on Madmen. I set her hair on a large barrel curling iron taking sections Vertically , Then let it cool & brushed it out pinning her Trademark Fringe out of her face and Viala' A great new look