Hana Truly x The In Mag + Behind The Scenes

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The In Mag issue 6 featuring Hana Truly is now out! You can use discount code, INCREDIBLE to receive a 25% off on your magazine order. Check out the video below to go behind the scenes of the shoot. Photographer: Ambar Navarro | Hair: Leticia Llesmin | Makeup: Amy Strozzy … READ MORE

Weekly Mantra: Set Intentions and Break Habits

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Live less out of habit and more out of intent. – Unknown I often lose myself in the wilderness of my intentions. I try to refocus on things that matter and reset myself towards becoming better and following “the love.” For me, better means not indulging in bad habits or … READ MORE

GET IT: The Sleek Rachel Roy Look

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GET IT: The Rachel Roy, Sleek Look. Check out, the step by step hair tutorial and inside tips, I created on RachelRoy.com. Plus, celebrity Make-up Artist, Rob Sargsyan’s shares the products he used to create Rachel’s look. Products Used: GHD, Gold Flat Iron | Oribe, Gold Lust and Original Pomade  … READ MORE

Hair Buzz: Say Yes To New Adventures

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Say yes, to new adventures, explore and find you. Do that something, you’ve always wanted to do. We are told to never judge a book by its cover, but I think it’s perfectly acceptable to judge a person by their hair. What new hair adventure do you want to take? … READ MORE

Margaret Glaspy – Emotions and Math

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I had the pleasure of doing hair and makeup on Margaret Glaspy’s music video, “Emotions and Math.” Directed by Claire Marie Vogel.  

Dusted Beauty, Pop-up | Delicious Pizza Sunday Brunch & Outdoor Market

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Saturday, Nov 20 from 11am to 4pm, I’ll be having a Pop-Up Salon at Delicious Pizza’s Sunday Brunch and Market. To guarantee yourself a snip, please RSVP to hello@leticiallesmin.com. In addition to my pop-up, there will be all sorts of interesting art, tattoo, apparel and music vendors, so drop by … READ MORE

Please Magazine, The L.A. Issue

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Pick up the new L.A. Issue of Please Magazine starring Pamela Anderson. In between the pages, you’ll find a whimsical and glittery editorial featuring the singer/songwriter Maxine Ashley. Photographed by Arvida Bystrom and directed by Ambar Navarro. Glam squad: makeup artist, Amy Strozzi, stylist, Mar, and hair, Leticia Llesmin.    

Tipsy Tuesday: To Do or Not to Do, Eyebrows

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  To do or not to do, eyebrows! Common misconception: Brows should always match your hair. Sorry to disappoint, but this is not true and it’s an old-school way of thinking. Eyebrows can be anywhere between two or three shades lighter or darker than your hair color. It really depends on the look … READ MORE

Tipsy Tuesday: Common Hiccups, Dry Hair.

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Cure the common hiccup, which is probably leading you to dry hair. It doesn’t matter how concentrated your conditioner is if you’re applying it immediately after you shampoo. Most conditioners are oil based, so it’s important to squeeze excess water out, allowing the conditioner to absorb. Rule of Thumb: After … READ MORE

Blonde Vs. Brunette

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin At some point in your life, you will want to be blonde. You will have to get regular trims, hair treatments and actually comb your hair. At the end of the day, it won’t matter if you’re blonde or brunette as long as you have moxie.   Blonde: … READ MORE

Long Aline Bob with Sliced Texture

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THE CUT: Long Aline Bob with sliced texture. The shorter you go the more upkeep your hair is going to take. Super short hairstyles require trims six to eight weeks to avoid the mullet look. This is the perfect cut to solve those problems and go into a growing out hair … READ MORE

How To Prevent Dandruff + Maintain a Healthy Scalp

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Does an itchy, flaky, dandruffy scalp have you in a puff? Try apple cider vinegar! Apple cider vinegar helps restore and maintain the proper acid/alkaline balance (PH) of the scalp, and it even cleanses clogged pores. Feeling Adventurous? Add baking soda to exfoliate. How To D.I.Y.: Mix 1:1 ratio of … READ MORE

How To: Help Prevent Greasy Hair

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Tipsy Hair Tuesday: How to help prevent greasy hair. Your face, hands and fingertips produce oil throughout the day that can easily be transferred to your hair. To help prevent oily hair, avoid running your hands through it and wearing styles that let your hair fall in your face.

HAIRCUTS + MEET UPS | NEW YORK

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I’ll be in New York on April 21st to the 26th. If you’ll like a haircut or would like to meet up and paint the city black email me at hello@leticiallesmin.com. CUT | Square, Textured Layers // COLOR | Sombre // HAIRSTYLE | On the run // MODEL | Tracey Langfitt

Guinevere Turner Looks Her Suitcase in the Eye

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My favorite thing about doing hair is not always the cut, color or style, it’s the people I meet and the experiences we share. Meet Guinevere; When she isn’t busy writing or acting, she’s jet setting across the globe doing research, taking meetings, attending and judging film festivals. Every month … READ MORE

Natural Redheads, The Deviant Offspring

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Red hair occurs naturally in 1–2% of the human population. Natural red hair retains its natural pigment a lot longer than other hair shade and is harder to color because it holds its pigment much firmer than any other hair color. Natural redheads also have less hair, on average have … READ MORE

TREND ALERT: ICY GRAY HAIR

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                        Color: Bleach and tone and glossed with Silver. Cut: Trimmed off 3 inches of death and shaved side and cropped bangs. Style: Rough Blowdry for a natural look.

Toddlers and Tiaras

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In the spirit of the TV Show, Toddlers in Tiaras, Laurence Philomène (photographer), Hobbes Ginsberg (model), Chloe Feller (model), and Caylen Cavelli (Stylist: Daizy Lemonade) and I (hair and makeup) collaborated on an editorial shoot, now featured on Polyester Zine.

Thank You

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I would like to take the time to say, thank you. I’m really grateful for everyone who has believed in me, mentored and helped me grow in this journey we call life. We’re taught to keep going and to keep wanting more, but what does that all really mean if … READ MORE

DUSTED, Salon Pop-Up at West Adams Fiesta

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DUSTED, Salon Pop-Up alert! I’ll be doing a pop-up on September 6 at West Adams Fiesta.  Get Cut/Get Style/Get Dusted! Inquiries and pre-booking: leticiallesmin@gmail.com. Event presented by GIMME GIMME GIMME, IWA, and KXLU Los Angeles 88.9 FM. Live music: Cosmonauts, Guy Blakeslee, Feels, Joel Jerome, Drug Cabin, Gold Star, So Many Wizards, … READ MORE

Weekly Mantra: Consistency, Not Perfection.

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Don’t aspire to be perfect, strive to be consistent. Move forward with regularity. Make conscious decisions and commitments to your goals. Focus on how it makes you feel and create accountability. Make a plan, put it on paper and schedule it.      

How To: 3 Quick and Easy Hairstyles

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AAH! I made my first Youtube hairstyling tutorial-teaser. Making a Youtube video was quite a process, especially learning how to edit, transition and get comfortable with the idea of putting yourself out there!  That being said, I’m completely open to constructive criticism and would love to hear your feedback on what you’d … READ MORE

Infinity On West Adams

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The Dusted Pop-up Salon at Infinity was a success and so was the show. Thank you to all that came out and participated in the hair slaying. L.A Witch also set up a pop-up of their vintage store, Kill My Baby Tonight. Once they were all settled in, I did … READ MORE

DUSTED, Pop-up Salon and Live Show.

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This Friday, May 29 at 8pm I’ll be having a Pop-Up Salon at Infinity, an amazing little art space in West Adams, next to Delicious Pizza (my new favorite spot!) I will only be cutting men and womens hair. Please RSVP to leticiallesmin@gmail.com to guarantee yourself a slot. In addition … READ MORE

Record Store Day

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Join me on April 18th, along with our friends Amoeba, Org Music, Space15Twenty for an epic celebration of Record Store Day! 2PM -3PM A special art installation by Tv On The Radio where the first 50 guests will get a complimentary caricature drawing of themselves by members of TV on the Radio! Accompanied … READ MORE

POP UNDERGROUND

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Meet Jade, she’s quite stunning, she does hair, sells threads at Moon County Collective, and plays bass in a band called “Drinking Flowers,” check out their new album, Shadow Show on Lollipop Records. The Cut: When I met Jade she had a round disconnected haircut with wispy ends, which looked like a … READ MORE

MESSY POMPADOUR

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Wake up, shower and don’t brush your hair. Wear your waves, crunch your curls, forget about your products because you’re probably out anyways.

BEARDS AND HEAVY LINES

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I’ve recently become a fan of the beard. The bigger it is, the longer I stare.  

PINK FROST

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Ally loves short hair with frosty pink lavender tips, so I wanted to play up her current cut and give her color a face lift without actually touching it. I chopped up and textured her hair by giving her a slightly disconnected graduated a line. The layers I created in … READ MORE

BANGS AND BOBS

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Yes, it is true, I love bangs and bobs.  My favorite type of bob is a square no layer bob.

BE BRAVE. STAY WEIRD

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Cut: The idea was something different and fun, so I began playing triangular Tetris. I started from the back and began building triangle shapes.

WANDERLUST

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KIMBERLY GAETA. Color: Black with Blue Hues. Cut: One Length Haircut with Betty Paige Bangs. Style: Beach Wave Curl Blow Out

LOOSE BEACH WAVES

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CUT: Long Layers with face framing. REMOVED: 5 inches. STYLE: Loose beach waves with lots of body.

DOT HACKER STICKERS

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The Los Angeles based band Dot Hacker, has recently released a sophomore album How’s Your Process (Work) and I’ve teamed up with Org Music to help create their new stickers. as release part one of their highly anticipated sophomore album How’s Your Process? (Work) today – See more at: http://www.orgmusic.com/featured/dot-hackers-hows-your-process-work-is-out-now/#sthash.psrInF3x.dpuf LA … READ MORE

VIBRANT REDHEAD

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Hair Color: Red, glossed with red violet. To create lots of depth and dimension, the bottom was lighten and pieced with fuschia and purple. Cut: Square layered haircut with lots of face framing. Style: Rough blow dry, for a clean undone look.

NYLON AND OLAY SHOOT

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I recently had the pleasure of working with and Amy Pham and the Nylon crew for an Olay Fresh Effects shoot. You can also find me in the video acting silly and sporting an orange shirt! Director: Izak Rappaport Producer: Heather Catania DP: Jacob Ritley 1st AD: Eli Goldstein Stylist: … READ MORE

SUN RA, OUTER SPACEWAYS INCORPORATED

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For Record Store Day, Org Music has reissued Sun Ra‘s Outer Spaceways Incorporated. This Record Store Day exclusive edition is pressed on a psychedelic white/purple LP, and is limited to 1,500 units worldwide. I’m super excited  about this album for two reasons, 1. Sun Ra is insane. 2. I was … READ MORE

SEBASTIAN WNA

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Friends and family, I’ve entered my first competition, Sebastian, What’s Next Award! Please click here and on the upper right hand corner, do a search under new talent for Leticia L. and click on the picture that pops up named Femme Fatale, and vote. I’ll be eternally grateful. I would … READ MORE

Join the Fiend Club, Baby Blu

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Baby Blu, Fiend Club | Button Design. Happy Valentines! As a token of my love and appreciation, I’ve made Baby Blu Fiend Club buttons for all my friends and love ones. If you’ll like one, email me or ask me for one in person.

LA FASHION WEEK

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I recently had the opportunity and pleasure of working LA Fashion Week. The Studio DNA team from Hollywood, Santa Monica and Hair Art and Science assisted Aubrey Loots in hairstyling the models. I wish I would have taken more pictures!

Art, Music, and Food Drive

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I’m putting a show together at Urban Outfitter’s, Space15Twenty in Hollywood. It will be a free, all ages show. The event is sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon! Free live music from the legendary Mike Watt (Minutemen & The Stooges) and Craters, along with clothing vendors and record sales from ORG … READ MORE

GIMME GIMME GIMME

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I have designed a website and logo for a new web zine publication called, “Gimme Gimme Gimme.” Its purpose is to curate and preserve useful culture, an open invitation to all loyal enthusiasts of listless natures. Check it out, gimmegimmegimme.org!

FREE SHOW & POP UP SHOPS

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This Friday, I’ll be hosting a free Gimme Gimme Gimme event at Space 15 Twenty with live music from Levitation Room & PERSONA. Pop-up shops by Marina FINI, Daizy Lemonade, Space Trash, Lolipop Records, and ORG Music. Video installations by Steven Andrew Garcia. View: Facebook Invite

Pop Up Chop! Come Play and Get Cut

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On Saturday July 6, Cheap Thrills presents a night at the LA Fort. There will be live bands, a space transformation of teepees, tarot readers, art, and $5 dollar haircuts by me! Come play and get cut! Bands include Santoros, Tomorrows Tulips, The Aquadolls, Los Craters, and Kat Kong. // … READ MORE

LOVE GAMES AND CHAINS

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I made BLUE JUNGLE “Love Games and Chains” Hand Screen Printed T-Shirts. Limited Edition of 200. Sizes: L, M, S. T-Shirts are unisex.