Educator Spotlight: Marco Pelusi and His Universal Highlighting Technique

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We catch up with Marco Pelusi ahead of Back to Beauty, a virtual event on January 25 where he'll teach a highlighting technique that works on everyone. Register for the education-filled event here.


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What you hope people will take away from your class: A highlighting technique that can be applied on every client! 


Register for The Highlight Strategy that Works on Everyone with Marco Pelusi, Marco Pelusi Hair Studio

Renowned celebrity haircolorist Marco Pelusi will teach his signature approach to highlighting during this session. Marco’s clean and simple technique tackles the pitfalls faced when clients want any kind of dimension in their haircolor. It’s a technique that can be applied to every single highlight you will do behind the chair. Marco will demonstrate where to place the highlights in relation to the scalp area, the best highlight placement, and most importantly, his signature bricklay technique. This is one workshop serious haircolorists can’t afford to miss!

About Marco:

Marco Pelusi is a haircolor authority, educator, salon owner, celebrity haircolorist and product developer. Early on, he became a top educator at a leading Italian haircolor company, and then national haircolor educator for an LA-based color company. In 2005, he opened Marco Pelusi Hair Studio on Robertson in West Hollywood. Marco can be seen at the NY and Vegas IBS and Long Beach (ISSE) shows. Marco also appears on TV as a hair expert on "A Healthy You & Carol Alt" on FOX, "Home and Family" on Hallmark and “The Look: All Stars” on the CW network.