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Rebecca Taylor | Redken Creative Colorist

June 19, 2017

Meet Rebecca Taylor, Redken Creative Colorist. 

BORN IN: New Castle Pennsylvania, but spent most of her adult life in Pensacola Florida, before finally moving to West Hollywood, California.

EDUCATION: "I started cosmetology school at Pensacola Junior College in North West Florida when I was 24, and then started work at a Regis Salon in a mall. No apprenticeship or assistant program—just school of trial and error and hard knocks!" 

CAREER MILESTONES: Taylor was awarded the opportunity to connect with the haircoloring community when Behind The Chair supported gave her own stage at events. Other milestones include having images go viral on social media, selling out her first independent haircoloring classes, and sharing the stage with Guy Tang on a world tour. 


  1. Voted Best Vivid Colorist in the World by Glamour Magazine
  2. Published in Vogue, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Buzzfeed, and Insider
  3. 2017 SCA Best Social Media Colorist
  4. Creator of Hairstylist Education Forum
  5. Founder/CEO of Vivid Education

CURRENT INITIATIVES: Taylor's main goal is to stay current. She continues to educate herself and evolve so that she can continue to inspire and elevate stylists. She helps research and develop innovative products to keep stylists on the cutting edge of fashion and technology. Lastly? To remember where she came from! "To stay humble and always find my way back to my passion...should I ever lose sight of 'WHY' I do what I do." 

Follow @rebeccataylorhair on Instagram to get a glimpse into Rebecca's colorful world. 




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