ABOUT TED GIBSON
Beauty is individual
Ted Gibson is one of the most sought-after editorial, runway, and celebrity hair stylists in the business. His work has appeared in publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, People StyleWatch, W, and Allure and backstage at runway shows such as Chanel, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana. He is also a huge influence and presence at both Fall and Spring New York Fashion Week styling some of the top American fashion designer labels including Pamella Roland, Carmen Marc Valvo and Lela Rose. Ted is perhaps most known for toiling over the tresses of top celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Debra Messing, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Greene, Lupita Nyong’o, Gabrielle Union and many more.
Considering his background, it’s not surprising that Ted’s incredibly successful Flatiron salon is frequented by models, actresses, fashion and beauty insiders and influential women who love its modern vibe and its discreet, down-to-earth flavor of chic. Ted was also the resident hair guru on TLC’s “What Not to Wear” and was responsible for the participants life-changing makeovers.
On top of all this, his luxurious product line offers unique, innovative products that have developed a loyal following, as well as being honored with industry accolades and awards. His products, including shampoos, conditioners, and styling products were an immediate success and sold out within hours on QVC. The Ted Gibson Hair Sheets have become a cult product and beauty closet staple amongst celebrities, editors, and salon clients all over the world.
Born in Texas and raised in a military family, Ted Gibson moved from one exotic location to another, living in Germany, Hawaii, and Japan. This experience opened up a whole new world for Ted, as he learned at an early age to appreciate the beauty of different cultures. Upon returning to the Lone Star State, Ted followed his passion and pursued his dream career.
An influential style maker, Ted is a regular contributor on “The Today Show” and “Good Morning America” and has also appeared on “Oprah,” “The Insider,” “Inside Edition,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “The Early Show,” “FOX News,” “CNN American Morning,” “The Rachael Ray Show,“ “Dr. Oz” and “ABC News.”
Today, Ted divides his time between working with clients, managing both of his salons and creating new products. His career as a fashion, runway, editorial and celebrity stylist continues to thrive taking him around the world where the beauty of different cultures inspires him and where exciting new projects continue to challenge and fulfill him.
ABOUT JASON BACKE
Accomplished celebrity colorist who co-owns Ted Gibson Beauty with his partner Ted Gibson. As the company’s CEO, he is involved with the creation of new products.
He began his career working for Aveda where he traveled the world to educate in the art of hair styling as well as build businesses.
His work has been seen in campaigns for Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Chanel and Versace. He was named Celebrity Colorist for L’Oreal Professionnel and is on the color advisory board for The Colorist.
He was born in Cloquet, Minnesota and is based out of New York.
He has worked with celebrities such as Renee Zellweger, Anne Hathaway, Ashley Greene, Christina Ricci, Lake Bell and Idina Menzel.