Guy Tang, the social media phenomenon and talented ‘Hair Artist’ joined Haircare Australia over the June long weekend, flying in from Los Angeles to be at Hair Expo Australia in Melbourne as part of his Olaplex World Tour. The Hollywood self-proclaimed ‘hair activist’ and passionate Olaplex advocate has built an incredible following across social media with his unique and colourful hair artistry.
His whirlwind tour started with model preparation and a mammoth pre-lightening session by the expert team of Haircare Australia colourists and technicians. This was followed by a day in Prestige Partner salon Telleish Hair Studio in Port Melbourne, here Guy was supported by a team of stylists to colour and style models for his highly anticipated Hair Expo show. Giving each model the famous “Guy Tang” makeover, their looks were completely transformed into psychedelic rainbow colours, silver pastel tones and rich reds.
As the weekend kicked off, the name on everyone’s lips at Hair Expo was Guy Tang. Making multiple appearances on the Olaplex stand across the weekend, Guy well and truly overwhelmed the many fans and #hairbesties that queued up to catch a glimpse of the hair guru himself. Those lucky enough were able to grab an up-close and personal selfie with Guy in the Olaplex stand photo booth.
The anticipation for Guy Tang’s sold out Olaplex World tour show created a true buzz around Hair Expo. Getting in line early meant securing a place at the front of the audience to get the best view of Guy Tang and partner in crime, Rebecca Taylor on stage. Sharing their tips, tricks and techniques for protecting the hair with Olaplex, and using it as a tool to really push the boundaries of colour. The high energy creative session saw Guy joined by Rebecca as they led the audience into a whole new world of colour.
Having transformed six models into vibrant and unique colours, the audience got a true taste of Guy’s creativity and talent and some unique techniques that can be brought back into the salon. Utilising Olaplex multiple times throughout the lightening and colouring process, both Guy and Rebecca expressed the revolutionary product has completely changed the way they can colour hair and has enabled them to take their colour work to new heights. Wrapping up the show, Guy stopped for a group selfie with the audience much to their amusement.
Taking to the stage for a final time on the last day of Hair Expo, Guy participated in a StyleLab Q&A session hosted by fellow Australian celebrity hairstylist Natalie Anne where he showcased some of his models from the previous show, answered questions about Olaplex and discussed his successful career so far. Ensuring that his fans were able to get one last snap, Guy made a final appearance on the stand to bid farewell to his adoring Hair Besties.
Thrilled that Guy made the stop in Melbourne this year on his World Tour we hope it will be the first of many.
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