Jason Backe


Ted Gibson Salon

184 Fifth Avenue, 2nd fl.
New York, NY 10010



Over the last decade, Jason Backe has established himself as a highly accomplished color artist. He is one of the most sought after hair colorists in New York and DC and his appointment book at Ted Gibson salon, which he co-owns with partner Ted Gibson, is always full. From editors and models to actresses and executives, clients love Jason’s color for its chic and complimentary wearability. They also love his friendly, down-to-earth personality and his positive, upbeat vibe.

Jason considers hair color an artistic expression of personal beauty, and takes great pride in his attention to detail and commitment to impeccable customer care. Jason has worked with celebrities such as Anne Hathaway, Ashley Greene, Chirstina Ricci, Renée Zellweger, Amerie, Idina Menzel, Eltra Rossalini and Lake Bell. His work is also recognized by the top modeling agencies in New York and the models he works on are seen in campaigns for Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Chanel and Versace. Jason was recently named Celebrity Colorist for L’Oréal Professionnel and was one of the first colorists to adopt our revolutionary ammonia-free INOA haircolor. Thanks to his extensive knowledge of haircolor science and trends, his ability to offer practical advice, and his exuberant personality, Jason is regularly quoted in top beauty and fashion publications such as Allure, InStyle, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Elle and The New York Times Sunday Styles. Additionally, Jason’s work has been extolled in Allure magazine’s Directory 4 years in a row, Insiders Guide and Bridal Guide.