Sharon Dorram – colorist to the stars – is known for creating beautifully natural color reminiscent of children’s hair. A legend in the industry, her signature coloring style is low maintenance and down to earth, creating just the right shade for everyone who sits in her chair. Whether it is the perfect baby blonde, a deep mahogany brown, or a fantastic cedar red, you can spot Sharon’s signature look from a mile away. Her roster of clients has included everyone from Barbra Streisand to Renée Zellweger, Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Priyanka Chopra, Hillary Swank, Marlee Matlin, Uma Thurman, Kate Winslet, Meg Ryan, Linda Evangelista, Candice Bergen, Kevin Kline, Edie Falco, and Christie Brinkley.
Sharon graduated from Bennington College in Vermont and followed her love of the arts to the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and Winchester School of Arts in the United Kingdom. Her artistic eye and color sense led her to train under Louis Licari in the late 80s followed by stints with some of the world’s most prestigious stylists, including John Sahag, Oribe, Frédéric Fekkai, and John Frieda.
Throughout her career, Sharon has been a spokesperson for various hair care product companies including Matrix and Nexxus. In the late 90s, she was named the Creative Consultant for the John Frieda brand. Additionally, Sharon has formed close relationships with many of the most important beauty directors and editors in the industry, including Glenda Bailey of Harper’s Bazaar.
In early 2009, Sharon collaborated with celebrity stylist Sally Hershberger to open Sharon Dorram Color at Sally Hershberger in the beautiful and exclusive townhouse on the Upper East Side at 17 East 71st St.