Haute Secrets Los Angeles: Kim Vo

When Hollywood’s A-listers need to get red carpet ready they turn to master-colorist Kim Vo. From New York to Beverly Hills, Vo serves celebrity clientele, including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Britney Spears, Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson and Pamela Anderson with the best of the beauty industry. His artistry with hair and beauty has pioneered now universal techniques such as “American Tailoring,” hair “dusting” and “smudging.” Vo brings hair, beauty and style to a global audience through magazine articles and TV shows, such as “Extreme Makeover,” “Daily 10” and his own show, “Shear Genius.” His state-of-the-art salons in Las Vegas, Laguna Beach, San Francisco and Beverly Hills and his own Kim Vo product line, make him just as successful a business owner as he is a celebrity colorist.

Name: Kim Vo

The stats: Born in Saigon, Vietnam; lived in Los Angeles for 20 years, currently in Hollywood Hills.

Why he loves Los Angeles: The amazing weather!

All-around favorite locale: Walking around Robertson on a summer night.

Check out Kim Vo’s favorite places in Los Angeles in Haute Secrets.