Aura Friedman has colored the locks of Lady Gaga and M.I.A. Drawing inspiration from art, pop culture and film, Aura has established herself as one of the most sought after colorists working in fashion today. Now stationed at the famed Sally Hershberger salon, Aura took some time off to chat with us about her beginnings in New York City and the head of hair and good friend that’s been with her along the way.
“If you’re familiar with the jewelry line Bijulesnyc or the city’s nightlife scene, then you’ve probably heard of Jules Kim. I met Jules when we were both young and struggling about ten years ago. As a creative person, she was game for anything and became my guinea pig. Lucky me! She has a skin tone, eye color and overall aesthetic that can pull off a wide variety of shades. I’ve always had so much fun with hair and now, here’s a history of some of the looks.”