ted gibson advanced academy
celebrity couture

5th Avenue, New York City - October 26th – 27th, 2014
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As successful pioneers in our industry, Ted Gibson and Jason Backe represent all that a hairdresser can aspire to achieve. They are the duo behind the hair of some of the most beautiful women in the world including Angelina Jolie, Marion Cotillard, Ashley Greene, Zoe Saldana and Jessica Chastain. Whether their work is gracing magazine covers, red carpets or runways, their mantra stands strong, “Beauty is individual.”

Attendance for each session is limited to 15 registrants.

Each session is two days long, and includes materials.

For questions or updates regarding your registration, hotel accommodations in the area or air travel, please contact Ben Ramirez at ben@tedgibsonsalon.com or 212.633.6333.

In this two day hands on class, you will learn the advanced cutting, coloring and styling techniques directly from the industry leaders themselves. Whether the hair you are creating is soft natural and beautiful, or statement fashion forward; aside from the techniques, Ted and Jason will show you how to maximize the value of your work. You will feel empowered to become the CEO of you artistry and the brand ambassador of your career.

Ted Gibson and Jason Backe will share with you how they make every single gibson girl feel like an It-girl.


Equipment Checklist
In order for students to make the most of this class, we strongly recommend that students bring the following equipment:

  • shears
  • blending shears
  • cutting collar
  • cutting combs
  • wide tooth combs
  • heat resistant tail comb
  • wire tail weaving comb
  • 3 mixed bristle round brushes, small medium and large (no ceramic or metal barrel brushes)
  • 9 row denman brush
  • flat brush (Mason Pierson)
  • paddle brush
  • flat iron
  • curling irons; small, medium and large
  • water bottle
  • 6 black clips
  • Pincurl clips
  • Duckbill clips
  • blow dryer with nozzle
  • bobby pins (black and bronze)
  • small and large hair pins (black and bronze)
  • elastics
  • bungees
  • gloves
  • color apron