It’s super essential to have a fully equipped kit … and then some! In my experience, it’s usually the things you don’t think about that you’ll end up using.
John Pulitano, Goldwell Artist
He’s the nice guy backstage making (hair) magic look easy. Goldwell Guest Artist, John Pulitano is cool, calm and killer with a set of tongs. The head behind Headcase Hair, John talks stranger things (for hair) and his first and last kit purchase.
TJ: What does your kit say about you as a hairdresser/artist
JP: That I’m an artisan.
TJ: Strangest thing in your kit?
JP: Fishnet stockings.
TJ: Absolute ‘can’t kit without’ products/heat stylers?
JP: True Me Irons, Red Tongs and Kerasilk Reconstruct Blow-Dry Spray.
TJ: Weirdest thing you’ve ever applied to hair?
JP: Dulux Wash n Wear.
TJ: How essential is a well-equipped kit to a solid performance backstage/on-set?
JP: It’s super essential to have a fully equipped kit … and then some! In my experience, it’s usually the things you don’t think about that you’ll end up using.
TJ: A hairdressers’ kit isn’t a kit without…
JP: A good old Mason Pearson.
TJ: The first and last thing you bought for your kit?
JP: The first was a good set of tongs and the last were little black Japanese clips.
TJ: How has your kit evolved over the last 10 years – what are its key differences now as opposed to then?
JP: Because I now travel internationally working with so many different session stylists, my kit is host to all sorts of unique combs, clips and brushes. It is definitely a more experienced and evolved kit today, as compared to 10 years ago.