Balayage: The Art of Highlighting with Sonia Amani

The Red Market Balayage has become a signature service with a growing demand thanks to top colorist, Sonia Amani. This French-born technique has made its way from Paris and has ever so elegantly graced the hair of women looking to achieve the most natural highlighted locks. Balayage is an art form and a skill only a few colorists have mastered. A colorist, similar to a painter, uses a brush or comb to paint the hair, creating a more natural, youthful, sun-kissed lightness without the drying effects of foiling.

Master Balayage Artist, Sonia Amani, joined the Red Market Miami team more than two years ago. Since her arrival, Sonia’s talent in Balayage has gained the likes of the South Florida community, firmly making her one of the most balayage-in-miamisought after colorists in Miami.

An Exceptional Approach

Sonia’s Balayage skills are accompanied with her admirable service creating an unparalleled experience. Sonia begins with a detailed consultation and works with the client to carefully choose inspiration photos so that there is a full understanding of the desired color before beginning. Once her brush strokes begin, her talent for carefully placing each highlight is quickly apparent. She sensibly looks for where the sun may lighten one’s hair and works with the natural movement to strategically position highlights for the most organic look possible. Then, time to sit back, relax and relish in the great music and fun energy of Red Market Miami. During the processing time, Sonia or her assistant will check on the progression of the hair to determine the ideal time to rinse.

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A Finish Fit for Perfection

Upon rinsing, Sonia will choose from one of the 35 purest pigments that will enhance her work and improve the appearance of the client’s hair. Sonia’s assistant adds the chosen pigment gloss to the shampoo for a shinier and healthier looking result. After a cut that is structured to boost the Balayage, a blow out finalizes the look and voila, perfectly highlighted hair that appears 100% natural.

The Best Colorists in Miami

The Red Market color department has been successfully expanding to provide clients even more of the leading and most talented colorists in the industry. Sonia’s addition to the team provides a dynamic and unique ingredient to the highly successful color services provided. Sonia has created stunning Ombre’s, flawless blondes, and beautifully sun-kissed brunettes. It’s obvious why her services remain a demand among the Miami locals and international visitors.

 

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The Best Hair Salon in Miami is Expanding to a New Location

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It’s been five years, since we opened Red Market Miami’s doors and each day has been filled with creative adventures, expanding clientele, and a growing team of the best stylists and colorists in Miami. As we experience great success, comes even greater changes. We are finding new and innovative ways to enhance your experience, provide cutting-edge techniques in hair beauty, and a space to retreat from your daily routine into an energetic, high-fashion atmosphere.

Naturally, with all our changes comes an opportunity to expand to a larger space and we are thrilled to announce that we will be moving to the new third-level of Bal Harbour Shops!

Our new location will provide state-of-the-art facilities amid a luxurious setting. Our partnership with Bal Harbour Shops’s third level expansion project will offer us considerable growth opportunity. We will be joined by a list of the country’s of top retailers including Barney’s New York.

We take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for our continued success! We are expected to open our new location during late summer of 2014 and look forward to sharing our transformation with you. During our transition, Red Market will be closed for approximately one week. Our opening dates and possible closure dates will be announced via email. We ask that you take this time to provide us with your email by calling or sign-up for our newsletter to ensure you are kept informed about all our upcoming changes.

Please join us as we embark on an exciting experience that will enhance your experience and provide you with the very best in hair beauty.

Once again, we thank you for making Red Market Miami a remarkable success!

Jean Marc Durante & Reynald Ricard

 

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Red Market Miami is excited to announce the return of Lea Aguilar to our seasoned staff of top Miami colorists!

Best colorist in miamiFor those who may not be familiar with Lea, she has been one of the nations best colorists that has come back to her roots with her mentors at the well established Jean Marc Durante and Reynald Ricard Brand here in Miami. Like the duo’s origin, Lea’s talents also began with the world renowned Desange techniques from Paris. Lea has also perfected her craft at institutes in New York City while working with brands such as Redken, Wella, Schwarzkopf, L’Oreal and particularly specializing in corrective color.

Lea focuses on listening intently to her client’s needs and looks at it as a more collaborative approach to achieving a couture color that is unique to each person. She also specialized in the French Balayage technique which offers a more natural looking color as well as providing longevity between touch ups.

Here at Red Market Miami, we are pleased that Lea’s eighteen year career path has brought her home and she looks forward to designing a color specific to you on Thursdays and Fridays. Call to your book your appointment today!

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Red Market Miami Q&A with Top Stylist, Jessica

The Best Miami Hair Salon has a chat with Renaissance Woman, Jessica Keglovich, known for her couture styles, gorgeous make-up artistry and overall commitment to making people not only look great, but feel incredible too:bes-hair-stylist-in-miami

How did you get started in hair?

Growing up I went to the hair salon with my grandmother every Saturday.  The ladies in the salon would do her hair, French braid mine and then her and I would go shopping.  I just remember I loved being in that environment.  So much so, that even though the salon had a little play area for the children who came in, the thing I remember most was never wanting to be in that room! My desires were to see what the stylists were doing behind the doors of the backroom, experiment with their tools and read every product’s label so I could gain all of the knowledge of what they did.  I needed to know all about it!  Through that time, my passion and interest only grew.  By fifteen, after much persuasion to one of my best friend’s aunt who was a manager and hairstylist of a salon, finally allowed the two of us to work at her salon for a few hours on Saturdays.  We started off small- basically just cleaning and sweeping hair. Which at the time, was the best thing ever! Then, eventually we got to wash hair, set styles and everything else an assistant would typically help with. An extra set of hands in a salon never go un-used for long! During that time, a top colorist from Izzazu asked me to come and assist him after seeing me work at the other salon.  I started working for him, went to beauty school during high school and continued to work for that salon for twelve years where I perfected my skills. I had amazing mentors there.

 

How did you get started in make-up?

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Hair and Make-up by Jessica

Well, I was always interested in make-up, but I started doing it professionally about nine years ago.  I worked at a huge salon with a large staff so typically estheticians took the reigns of makeup. On occasion when a make-up artist wasn’t available, I would often step in.  At about that point, I began doing make-up and styling for a local agency, which in turn, introduced me to the print world of fashion. Soon after, I was recommended to a really well known photographer who was looking for someone to do make-up and styling for his up coming shoot.  The photographer and I ended up hitting it off really well. His team and I worked really well together and we shared the same philosophy for our arts, as well as the experience we try to offer our clients.  Because of this, he began hiring me for his other productions which has really launched my career in the make-up artistry and production styling aspect. This new path has led me to be fortunate enough to travel abroad, of which I now typically do at least every few weeks.

 

What inspires you as an artist?

I honestly get inspired by really random things; people on the streets in the different cities I visit for work, paintings in art galleries, Andy Warhol for one, (who is a fellow Pittsburgh-er),  and even the lifestyles of my clients. Anything and everything creative!

 

What kind of work do you do for special events? 

As far as the special event styling and makeup, I work with a lot of high-end event planners, including a lot of work with bridal parties and red carpet events.  Often times I’m styling in a new city for a person I’ve never met before, so I truly believe in getting to know the client, talking; bouncing ideas back and forth and customizing a look based on the individual. Whether it be a wedding, a bar/bat mitzvah or any other milestone moment, I always listen and consider the client’s preferences first. I draw inspiration on who they are as individuals- I look at what they are wearing for the event, where the event is, etc. Then, together we create their whole look with hair, make-up and even their wardrobe-down to their jewelry to complete the occasion.

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Style by Jessica

 

In your opinion, what sets Miami apart from other cities?

I think what makes Miami unique is that there are so many influences from different backgrounds here.  People from all over the world come to Red Market Miami seeking a “Miami vibe style.”  So what we do as hair stylists certainly influences the world in that vibe, but we, in turn, are influenced by our customers as well. It’s so interesting to me to know that I have repeat clients from Brazil, Russia, Costa Rica, and other places. So what that says, is that our work is regularly walking the streets of all those cities. Whether it be in their local grocery stores buying groceries and going to work every day. Its cool to have an outreach like that. Our salon certainly has a lot of international influence- we don’t have just one kind of style or client. It all sort of melts together!

 

What is your definition of beauty?

Well first, I think real beauty starts from within and who you are as a whole.  Whatever makes you feel incredible shines through from your soul and is reflected through your eyes.  When you feel like you look incredible, you feel incredible and you have confidence.  Beauty should be individual and inspired by you!

 

What are some of the things you like to do outside of the salon?

Outside of the salon, I love to spend time with my family, which is why I moved here. I also love to paint and cook.  One of my favorite things to do on my own is turn on some music, set up my easel, open a bottle of wine and paint.  When cooking, which I do often, especially with my family every Sunday, I always prefer a from-scratch or homemade recipe.  Homemade meals and tradition are important to me. Whether it be in hairstyling or life,  your foundation is key. You can’t know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been!

 

If you could wake up anywhere in the world, where would it be?

I suppose if I wanted to disappear for a few days to do some mediation or chill out, I would definitely choose Princeville, Hawaii.  However, when it comes to day-to-day life,  I am totally happiest where I am right now- embarking on the Miami market.  I’m blessed to have done so much traveling and experiencing so much throughout my career. I absolutely love it and couldn’t do without where the production life takes me, but being in the salon all day and working with my clients is where my passion began… and it still lies there.

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On set- great style by Jessica

 

What is your favorite thing about being a stylist?

I’ve been styling hair for 14 years now and while I absolutely have a passion for the technical aspect of styling, my favorite thing by far is making people feel good on the inside through what I can do as an artist on the outside.

 

Make an appointment at Red Market Salon in Miami and have Jessica or any number of our expert stylists transform your look. Book your appointment today!

Book your online appointment at Red Market Miami or by phone at 305-864-3978 and begin experiencing the best salon in Miami.

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Red Market Hair Salon Miami: Give a Red Market Gift Card This Holiday

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Christmas is fast approaching, and we at Red Market, a cutting-edge salon in Miami, know that ’tis the season to give gifts. And what better present for a fashionable friend than a Red Market holiday gift card! Gift cards are an excellent idea because you can be assured that the recipient will be pleased with their gift—after all, they are picking it out themselves! Also, for those last-minute shoppers (still at the stores on Christmas Eve!), gift cards are a godsend. So let Red Market come to the rescue and make shopping easy and fun for you.

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Our gift cards have no minimum or maximum. So you can spend as much (or as little!) as you like. There is also no limit on what your friend and family member can use the gift card for. Cards can by used for ALL Red Market’s services, including:

Glossy Hair Treatment

Cut and Blow Dry

Color Hair Treatment

Manicures and Pedicures

Hair Highlight and Lowlights

Hair Color Treatment

Because the services that Red Market offers are so versatile, almost any one that you offer a gift card to will be sure to use it! Perhaps you have a friend who would like to get a perm. Or you have a girlfriend who would like to get her nails manicured! Perhaps you even have a grandmother who would like a make-over to feel young all over again!

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With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, your loved ones will be sure to use their gift card to glam themselves out for the holidays. So whether attending a New Year’s Eve bash or just relaxing at a family get-together, their hair will look fine and fabulous. A new year is a great reason for your loved ones to get a great new look. Come January 1st, they’ll be ready to take on the world! After all, it’s “out with the old, in with the new.”

And if the stress of holiday shopping is getting to you, just think of how much your loved ones will enjoy their presents, including the Red Market Gift Card. Also keep in mind how altruistic gift-giving is!  According to renowned counselor Dr. Gary Chapman, gift-giving is one of five love languages in human culture. (Other love languages include: words of affirmation, physical touch, and acts of service.)  Therefore, giving a present, such as a Red Market Gift Card, is a great way to show your loved ones you care.

So stop by Red Market Salon in Miami today to pick out your gift card for that special someone!

Book your online appointment at Red Market Miami or by phone at 305-864-3978.
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am-8pm; Sunday 12pm-6pm. Website, Facebook, Twitter.

 

Red Market Hair Salon Miami: Featured Profile of Stylist Natalie Fabian

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Former Jersey girl Natalie Fabian launched her dream career in hair styling by a chance meeting in, of all places, a shopping mall! She just happened to be carrying her resumé with her when she met salon owner Jean Marc Durante, quickly won him over, and started working for him the very next day at his salon in Bal Harbour. Fast forward four years later, and Natalie is now a top hair stylist at Red Market Hair Salon Miami.

Natalie has trained intensively in precision haircutting with Vidal Sassoon, and is also skilled with blowouts, extensions, buns, and braids – some of her favorite looks. Taking inspiration from celebrity stunners such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, and Elle Macpherson (see below), she strives to make her clients feel equally as beautiful – on the inside, as well as on the outside. When recommending essentials for her clients, Natalie raves about Kérastase Elixir Ultime. A versatile product that can be used for nourishing hair and skin, Natalie considers Elixir Ultime a must for any beauty routine.

Recognizing the importance of health in beauty, Natalie enjoys recharging in her favorite destinations – Los Angeles and Rome. Come let Natalie enhance your inner beauty with her passion and style!

Book your online appointment at Red Market Miami or by phone at 305-864-3978.
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Red Market is a high-end concept in hair salons with exclusive locations in NYC and Miami.

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Ombre waves styled by Natalie

Red Market Hair Salon Miami Carries Kerastase Products: Cleanse and Protect Your Hair!

In order to keep your hair lustrous and healthy, there is a two-step process you must follow, whatever your hair type. First, you must cleanse (shampoo), then treat (condition). Red Market, a luxury hair salon in Miami offers Kerastase, a line of high-end haircare products. With Kerastase, you have many products to choose from in both the areas of cleansing and treatment.

Cleanse: Cleansing refers to washing your hair from all the oil that accumulates during the day. The important part is leave some natural oil in your hair (so your hair doesn’t become dry and brittle), but also cleanse the strands from excess oil so your hair remains clean and silky. Kerastase’s shampoo line includes products such as BainChromaCaptive, a sulfate-free protective shampoo for color-treated hair. Customers can also choose the BainChromaRiche, a protective shampoo designed for drier hair. Thankfully, Kerastase’s shampoo line, unlike most shampoo lines found at the drugstore or supermarket, doesn’t contain harsh chemicals that over-dry your hair. With Kerastase, you can be sure that your hair retains needed moisture while also remaining soft and clean.

Treat: Since shampooing can leave your hair drier, depending on how often you shampoo (remember, don’t shampoo more than every other day!) it is important to treat hair with conditioner. Conditioner ensures that each strand remains silky smooth and soft to the touch. Kerastase has several conditioners that are designed for different hair types. For example, you can choose a conditioner designed for long hair, curly hair, or thinning hair. They also offer Hair Masques. Kerastase has been producing high-quality hair masques for the past 25 years. These nourishing masques deep condition, bringing shine and manageability to even the most dry and brittle hair.

With their long line of shampoos, conditioners, and masques designed to treat any hair type, you are sure to find a Kerastase product that is right for you. Since Kerastase products can only be found exclusively at high-end salons, please stop by Red Market today to purchase these great styling products!

Book your online appointment at Red Market Miami or by phone at 305-864-3978.
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am-8pm; Sunday 12pm-6pm. Website, Facebook, Twitter.

Red Market is a high-end concept in hair salons with exclusive locations in NYC and Miami.

Rogelio Gonzalez, Stylist

Red Market Hair Salon Miami: Featured Profile of Stylist Rogelio Gonzalez

Rogelio Gonzalez, Stylist

Rogelio Gonzalez, Stylist

Growing up in Panama, Rogelio Gonzalez never dreamed he would one day be a top hair stylist in Miami. With a sharp eye for detail, Rogelio actually began his professional career as an accountant. However, he was always drawn to the world of beauty and fashion, and closely followed the latest style trends, never imagining this growing obsession was the beginning of big changes to come.

And change he did, as he made the leap towards becoming a hair stylist by working with owner Jean Marc Durante for several years before joining the Red Market Hair Salon Miami team. Since then, there’s been no looking back. Without question, it’s been the right choice for him – Rogelio has realized that his passion in life is making other people feel beautiful. He has gone on to become one of the few trusted hair stylists for Wilhelmina Models, and has a growing clientele of celebrities.

Outside of Red Market, Rogelio loves to exercise and go out on the town with international socialites. Inside Red Market, he’s busy pursuing his passion of bringing beauty to his clients. You can see examples of his latest creations below. Let Rogelio get you red-carpet ready for your next event!

Book your online appointment at Red Market Miami or by phone at 305-864-3978.
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am-8pm; Sunday 12pm-6pm. Website, Facebook, Twitter.

Red Market is a high-end concept in hair salons with exclusive locations in NYC and Miami.

One of the Top Salons in Miami: Red Market

Red Market’s Bal Harbour location is rated as one of the top salons in Miami. Two premiere hairstylists, Reynald Ricard and Jean-Marc Durante, have teamed up to provide the Red Market Miami experience. In 2002, Red Market opened its first salon in the famous Bal Harbour Shops. There, they could serve the celebrities and high-end personalities that frequent the mall.

 

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Known as the “most productive luxury fashion shopping center in America,” Bal Harbour Shops, located in the suburb of Bal Harbour, is internationally known for its extensive collection of quality retail products. The greatest names in retail can be found in Bal Harbour, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Gucci, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Emilio Pucci and many more. Those visiting Bal Harbour Shops are sure to leave with the latest fashions. As a high-end salon, Red Market has certainly found its perfect niche at the Shops, among other retailers that share their passion for style.

 

 

 

 

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As Jean Marc Durante states, “Fusing talent, passion and business acumen with a prime Bal Harbour location, brings the genius of a world-class Miami spa experience to Miami.” Jean Marc and Reynald have created the beauty utopia that is the best hair salon Miamihas to offer. Both Reynald and Jean Marc possess a global education and they use the latest, cutting-edge techniques at Bal Harbour’s chic, trendy location. The team provides the most stylish, modern hair and nail services on the market. Hair services include: coloring, straightening, Kerastase treatments, and more. Nail Services include: manicures, pedicures, acrylics, and Shellac. At Red Market Miami, not only will you be treated like a fashionista, you will leave the shop looking like a fashionista!

The Bal Harbour Shops
9700 Collins Ave.
(305)864-3978