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Redken Experts are brand ambassadors.  Our experts are the top stylists and colorists as well as some of the most sought after professionals in the industry. Recognized for their areas of expertise in hair, Redken utilizes these “Experts” to provide our customers with the latest tips, tricks, trends and how-tos.
Get to know the Redken Experts on a personal level! What famous personalities have they worked with? How long have they been in the industry? When did they first show interest in becoming a hairstylist? Check back in for new snippets about their lives.
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Redken Creative Consultant for Color:

Tracey Cunningham

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Tracey Cunningham is one of the most highly sought after colorists in the business and has a client list that’s packed with celebrities, including Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie among others.  Born on the fourth of July, she came to Los Angeles from her native Seattle and word of mouth circulated around town with clients thrilled by her remarkable color skills and sharp eye for detail. 


Today, as Redken's Creative Consultant for Color and co-owner of Byron & Tracey salon in Beverly Hills, Tracey collaborates with Redken on the latest haircolor trends each season and in getting the word out with consumers on the right Redken haircolor brands to ask their colorist for to achieves these trends.


Tracey's work is featured in publications including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Allure, O, the Oprah Magazine, InStyle, and Entertainment Weekly. 


Tracey Cunningham on Facebook


      Tracey at a Redken Press Event in NYC

L-R: Byron Williams (co-owner of Byron & Tracey), Rachel Zoe (celebrity stylist), Tracey


Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Salon name: Byron & Tracey, 9294 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills CA 90210

Most memorable people you’ve worked with:

  • Celebrities: “All of them, I have fond memories from all my clients!”  Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Ali Larter to name a few.
  • Photographers: Ben Watts, Mark Abrahams
  • Designers: Marchesa

  • Models: I don’t really work with models, my clients are more celebrity driven.

Who is the one person you’d love to work with?  Angelina Jolie

Where do you get your inspiration from?  Fashion shows

What motivates you to keep going?  My son Max!

What tools do you need with you when working?  FHI Heat blowdryer

Favorite vacation destination? Playa de Carmen Mexico or Paris!

Favorite place to work? Paris!

Favorite city? Where else but Paris!

Where do you want to go on your next vacation? Italy

Golden Rules to live by: 10 Commandments

Favorite indulgence? spending Sunday afternoons with Max!

Favorite restaurant?  E Baldi in Beverly Hills

In your words/opinion, why Redken? What is the Redken difference? "Since I started my career I have always been a fan of Redken products. The difference is that is creates great shine and doesn’t dry out the hair; the color last longer than other leading brands! Redken has been so supportive of me and my career that it is a great honor to work with them and be their Creative Consultant for Color!”


Favorite store?  Charlotte Ronson 


Must-have hair product you use on yourself? Redken Clear Moisture!