L'Oréal India's queen of hair artistry Caroline Miguel heads to Chennai, we check out her 'mane' list!
Caroline Miguel is all about hair extraordinaire. Born in France and now based out of Mumbai as an artistic consultant of L'Oréal Professional's dream team (of trainers) in India, she has been in the industry for 25 years. Over that time, she has set up operations everywhere from Cypress to Kuwait, Qatar and Canada. Now, she is coming to Chennai next week "to inspire hair artistry" as a brand new salon launches in Nungambakkam. We dive straight into all of our styling questions and top trends for the year.
What are your plans mane-related and otherwise while in Chennai?
L'Oréal Professionnel aims to inspire hairdressers and consumers alike. I will be in the city for the launch of Vurve Signature Salon's new outlet on Khader Nawaz Khan Road, and I am coming with the sole agenda to inspire hair artistry.
What are some of the hottest hair trends/colours of 2019 and do you have any predictions for 2020, which is fast approaching?
Hair colour trends range from the subtle to bold. It is all about personalisation and creating a look with your hairdresser that suits your skin type and face shape. The Parisian cool colour trend embodies all of this and more with styles you can carry effortlessly.
Name three tools/products that are on your must-have list.
Volume Lift, Elnett and Mythic Oil.
Two celebrities you would like to style.
Julia Robert and Sharon Stone.
One song that immediately gets you in the zone while working with hair.
GoldLink - Meditation ft. Jazmine Sullivan, KAYTRANADA
Do give us a separate note on trends and styles that men can use as a guide as well.
You can wear your hair sleek or messy matte, transitioning from day to night. It's important to style with the right product and hold.
Chat with us a bit about hair care and tips and tricks that are often overlooked or just not very well known?
Always consult your hairdresser to understand your hair concerns — pair your shampoo with a good hair masque or conditioner. Especially if you want your colour to last longer.
In terms of training stylists, all over the world through L'Oreal — give us a quick peek into a week in your life.
Education if the backbone of hairdressing, constant learning is what will help you excel. Having worked in India for more than a decade, it never ceases to amaze me the level of passion and dedication, each hair artist brings to the class and to the salon floor.
We notice from the pictures that your personal look is a stylish bob. Is that because it is in, or just a much easier length to manage on the go?
You can create your own trends — this is mine, its personalised and it's me!
Caroline Miguel is in Chennai on October 14 and 15.