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STARRING By Ted Gibson Shooting Star Texture Merengue Is Everything and Here’s Why

By Suki Eleuterio
Posted On Sep 28, 2018
STARRING By Ted Gibson Shooting Star Texture Merengue Is Everything and Here’s Why

Celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Gabrielle Union and Ann Hathaway have lined up to work with him, his highly-sought after New York salon was once Fifth Avenue’s trendiest spot, and now Ted Gibson, hairstylist to the stars, is launching something new: a celebrity-inspired hair care line.


STARRING By Ted Gibson launches its first hairstyling product this week, SHOOTING STAR TEXTURE MERENGUE, which will retail for $52. After testing it on his A-list celebrity clients and pouring years of first-hand research into the brand, Gibson is exhilarated to see this product come to life.

STARRING by Ted Gibson Shooting Star Texture Merengue


Gibson and his business partner husband, Jason Backe, recently closed down their successful New York salon to head to the west coast. Inspired by the old Hollywood charm and Los Angeles vibes, Gibson says STARRING is an ode to the magic of the movies. “I’m a lover of cinema, fashion and all things beauty. I love to create iconic images with hair. With this collection, I wanted to create a line of styling products that would become a staple in both the hairdresser and the consumer’s arsenal of tools,” he says. Gibson’s exquisite hairstyling has appeared on everything from television shows like What Not to Wear, to the pages of Vogue and Vanity Fair, to the runways of Chanel and Prada.


SHOOTING STAR TEXTURE MERENGUE has a signature scent with hints of fig.  Gibson showcased this new product when styling the hair of Rachel Brosnahan for her red-carpet look at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. Brosnahan is an Emmy Award winning actress from the Amazon Prime show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Gibson styled her hair for the night in an elegant low-slung chignon. “With SHOOTING STAR TEXTURE MERENGUE I set out to create the ultimate go-to styling product that would allow anyone to be able to effectively and easily create whatever look they desire – to be able to feel confident enough to be the star of their own moment and life.”


If you’re dying to get your hands on the star-approved product, you’re in luck if you love shopping on Amazon. Ted Gibson has partnered with Amazon through their exclusives program, which is a curated list of the best of the best on Amazon. SHOOTING STAR TEXTURE MERENGUE will be the first professional hair care product on this exclusive list.


Meanwhile, Ted Gibson has more magic up his sleeve. He will soon be opening a new salon concept in Los Angeles #DistrictLaBrea that will reinforce his vision for the future salon business and the independent hairdresser movement.