Sam Brocato and Beth Minardi, NYC’s top hair stylists and color experts at Studio B NYC.
Celebrity hair colorist Beth Minardi has dedicated her career to elevating salon hair color to an art form. As an internationally acclaimed colorist, educator, and product consultant, Beth is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in all phases of hair color and beauty.
In January 2013, Beth launched her long awaited range of hair color: Beth Minardi Signature Shades. The collection is exclusively distributed by Beauty Systems Group throughout the United States and is manufactured by Joico/ Zotos International.
Beth studied painting and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Central Florida. She began her colorful career as the Director of Education at Clairol, where Beth was instrumental in the development and launch of Logics Color Cremes.
Minardi Salon opened in 1986 and quickly gained a reputation for excellence. It came to the attention of numerous film directors, who began sending stars in need of corrective or creative hair color. Beth Minardi continues to deliver award winning hair color service as one of New York City’s leading hair colorists.
In addition to her busy salon schedule, Beth assumed the role of special consultant to several major hair color manufacturers, including Redken. During her time with there, Beth penned the monthly Shades E.Q. Newsletter, lectured to thousands of colorists throughout America and was part of the product development team that created Redken Color Fusion.
In 2007, Beth joined with Eco-Lite Products to develop the award winning Minardi Color Perfect Lighting System. In January, 2010 Beth was named Spokesperson for Joico Vero KPak Color.
On July 18, 2010, Beth received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Hairstyling Awards, one of the industry’s highest honors. In 2011, Beth was honored with the Professional Beauty Association’s Icon Award.
Beth received the 2012, 2014 and 2015 Award for Favorite Haircolor Educator/Platform Artist as well as the 2013 Award for Favorite Educator at Behind the Chair’s Stylist Choice Awards in Chicago, Illinois.
Beth has enjoyed an impressive list of celebrity clients, such as Uma Thurman, Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Julianne Moore, Kirsten Dunst, Evan Rachel Wood, Edie Falco, Christie Brinkley, Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway, Rene Russo, Willem Dafoe and Hope Davis for her role in Remember Me. She also serves as a contributing editor to periodicals including Modern Salon, New Beauty Magazine, and Behindthechair.com. Beth is regularly called upon to evaluate new color products being introduced to the professional salon market.