Denis de Souza

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Brazilian hair colorist and “King of Color,” DENIS DE SOUZA, is recognized for his international eye for color and luxe techniques. Devoted to his celebrity clientele, De Souza is known as the innovator of the ultra-natural coloring technique resulting in effortlessly exotic, sun-strewn strands.

De Souza began his career at some of the most prestigious salons in Los Angeles, including John Frieda and Andy LeCompte, prior to opening his own salon, Mare, in 2016 with good friends and peers in the industry, Mara Roszak and Alex Polillo.

Voted “Best Colorist” by Vogue, De Souza’s work has been featured on covers of countless publications including Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Allure, People, Women’s Health, Marie Claire and Glamour — many of who’s top editors have also praised De Souza for his mastery of sexy color. He is also a spokesperson for the world-renowned hair care brand, Joico, since 2014 and has been a guest speaker to several international industry events including Behind The Chair and Color World UK.

De Souza’s custom looks, as seen on his celebrity clients such as Kate Mara, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis, Rachel Bilson, Nicole Richie, Lilly Collins, Jenna Dewan Tatum, and Lucy Hale, continue to set trends on the forefront of hair.

De Souza currently resides in Los Angeles, California.