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The Interview — Rita Hazan, Owner of Rita Hazan Salon

Owner of Rita Hazan Salon

For over a decade, Rita Hazan has established herself as one of the most sought-after colorists in the world, known for setting beauty trends and reinventing celebrity looks. Hazan has created signature color looks for stars such as Katy Perry, Jessica Simpson, Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Williams and Renee Zellweger, to name a few. Hazan released her first product in 2011, Root Concealer, for gray coverage. In 2016, Hazan redesigned her collection and introduced three new products: True Color Shampoo, True Color Conditioner and Triple Threat Split End Remedy. A native New Yorker, Hazan prides herself on taking a fun approach to being a colorist, while always maintaining a down-to-earth vibe. Follow Rita on Twitter and Instagram.

February 13, 2017

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What do you love most about your work:

Rita

I get to be creative and do what I love every day, whether it is creating products or hair color, my mind is always busy.

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Your motto in life:

Rita

Listen to your gut, you always know what’s best for you.

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A secret talent we should know about:

Rita

Baking.

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Nail color currently on your hands and feet:

Rita

Tom Ford Black Cherry.

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Where does your credit card get the most use (feel free to name a store, activity, restaurant, online store, etc):

Rita

Net-a-Porter.

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Favorite pizza topping:

Rita

Cheese.

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Cocktail of choice:

Rita

Moscow Mule.

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Your longest lasting friendship:

Rita

Hy Chalme. I’ve known him since we were 5 years old in nursery and now he is my CEO and runs my company.

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Your whole day was just cancelled and your schedule is wide open, what do you do:

Rita

Going to my office and working on my product line.

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What’s the most exciting thing in your life right now:

Rita

I just got married so my husband Reuben Schatz.

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