Kazumi Morton stepped off a plane from Kyoto, Japan to Los Angeles with a single suitcase and the desire to do something big with her life. Now she’s known in Beverly Hills as the Brunette Whisperer for her clients’ sunkissed brunette highlights…here at HL we know her as Kiara’s BFF and the creative force behind Salon Kazumi, the elegant Beverly Hills salon she opened as the latest venture in her long list of accomplishments. A master colorist and the founder of the game-changing Root Vanish, Kazumi is one of HL’s most fierce and talented Specialists.
Q: What would people be surprised to know about you?
A: When I moved to California I spoke not a word of English. I went to English school and soon after I attended Vidal Sassoon Academy to study hair. Hair was always my hobby and passion.
Q: How did you get your start in the industry?
A: I met with my mentor Stuart Gavert and start to traveling the world to teach hair color and worked with him for many years…then moved Jonathan and George (formerly known Neil George) for almost 8 years.
Q: What sets you apart from the competition?
A: Salon Kazumi is a salon where the experience and customer service is number one, we strive for that high-end luxury experience. Where you know you can leave happy knowing you got the perfect hair, and feel pampered.