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L’Oréal Professionnel Kicks Off Its 110 Year Anniversary Celebrations With a Star-studded Opening Party at the Iconic Carrousel Du Louvre in Paris


Three days of discovery, innovation and inspiration

Published on March 26, 2019

Last night, as part of the brand’s three day 110th anniversary celebrations, L’Oréal Professionnel united more than 2000 internationally renowned Hair Artists, partners and celebrity friends to an opening night at the Carrousel du Louvre, one of Paris’s most emblematic venues. In celebration of 110 years of partnership, L’Oréal Professionnel organised an evening featuring a spectacular Hair Show “La French, Art of Hair Coloring”, live musical showcases and surprise happenings.

Hollysiz. Photo Credit: Stephane Feugère for L’Oréal Professionnel

Hosted by Nathalie Roos, President of L’Oréal’s Professional Products Division and Marion Brunet, International General Manager of L’Oréal Professionnel, with the presence of L’Oréal Professionnel international spokesperson, Alexa Chung, the opening party gathered 1700 Hair Artists from over 40 countries to share with them the brand’s French savoir-faire and latest innovations. Guests were also treated to phenomenal live musical showcases from internationally acclaimed artists Juliette Armanet, Hollysiz and DJ Sets with Kiddy Smile followed by Ofenbach.

Starring 42 international models styled by hair gurus, including Anna Cleveland, Debrah Show and Georgina Grenville, styled by hair gurus such as Adir Abergel, Anh Co Tran, Khun Gong, Godhands Joe as well as Odile Gilbert and John Nollet, , the exclusive Hair Show paid homage to L’Oréal Professionnel’s roots and to the quintessentially natural and chic French style, with its blend of laid-back attitude and sophistication, revered across the world. The show was broadcast live on social media to all our communities across the globe.

Guests were also invited to discover 110 years of innovation through all L’Oréal Professionnel iconic products but also the new product innovation MAJIREL GLOW and the Beauty Tech innovation STYLE MY HAIR PRO, L’Oréal Professional’s brand new app, designed to transform the in-salon hair color consultation and ensure memorable experiences for consumers, An all-in-one haircolor application with a 3D try-on technology and an exclusive digital swatch book to offer a modern, immersive and tailor-made experience. And it’s live with already more than 20 000 hairdressers using the app in their salon.

Nicolas Hieronimus, L’Oréal Députy CEO in charge of Divisions, Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Agon, CEO of L’Oréal . Photo Credit: Stephane Feugère

Amongst the star-studded attendees at last night’s opening party were Catherine Deneuve, Alexa Chung, Virginie Ledoyen, Elsa Zylberstein, Ellen Von Unwerth, Stefi Celma, Alexandra Golovanoff, Camille Charrière, Alexis Mabille, Franck Provost.

As part of the ongoing festivities, L’Oréal Professionnel has also organised for all its partners today and tomorrow at the Palais de Tokyo, an another emblematic place in Paris, a series of workshops and masterclasses led by a range of prestigious hosts, speakers and mentors. These sessions will be exploring the brand’s signature theme, La French Art of Hair coloring, sharing the brand’s unique French touch, as well as new product and digital innovations, with the upcoming launch Majirel Glow and the exclusive in salon app Style My Hair Pro, to continue pioneering, sharing new skills and creating an exciting future for the hairdressing profession. To top it all off, L’Oréal Professionnel will be hosting this Monday evening the international grand final and winners’ celebration of the Style & Colour Trophy at the Salle Pleyel in Paris.


SOURCE L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL