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Bill Trotter Master Colorist and Hair stylist

by Bill Trotter  ·  February 4th, 2017

Destin Hairstylist


My name is Bill Trotter. I have been a master colorist and hairstylist for 34 years. I trained at Vidal Sassoon in New York where I lived in the east village in New York for over ten years honing my craft. I have been featured in several magazines as well as youtube videos. I have also worked fashion week in the city.

I have relocated to Fort Walton Beach Florida, mostly for the weather but the people are so friendly and welcoming.

I will always do hair because I love the one-on-one transformations I perform on my clients. I pride myself with a very friendly and thorough consultation. I encourage my clients to bring in photos of cuts or colors they may like and that is where we start. I am patient and am not afraid to show color swatches so we are both on the same page as far as your desired look.

Consultations are always free. You will never feel any pressure to have any service you may not want or need.

You can reach me at:

La Renaissance Salon Building
415 Mountain Drive, Suite D. Destin, Florida 32541

Or call me directly on my cell – 717 514 0613

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Getting back to your roots

by Bill Trotter  ·  January 6th, 2018

Embracing your grey There come a time in every woman’s life when I hear I am so tired of this color maintenance. Covering grey roots are a monthly appointment and most women will color their hair until that day when they say enough. Curly hair will hide grey due to that hairs texture and volume.…

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Get Your Ash Here

by Bill Trotter  ·  November 6th, 2017

Embracing your grey Today’s hottest trend is ash blonde. There are dozens of shades included in this wide category. First there is Platinum, the lightest shade possible. Years ago they were called a double process. Think Marilyn Monroe. There are darker ash blondes that look more natural. Then there are an entire range of smoky…

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Jacques Dessange of Paris

by Bill Trotter  ·  November 3rd, 2017

Gobal hair styling legend Years ago I heard that Jacques Dessange was doing an advanced hair cutting class. I knew of him but I had no idea he was a global powerhouse. After researching him online I saw his work and was so excited I signed right up to take his class. He was the…

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Great (unrealistic ) Expectations

Great (unrealistic ) Expectations

by Bill Trotter  ·  September 29th, 2017

How our industry has changed. Colorist or private detective? As a colorist for over 34 years I have seen many changes in my industry. I am a Master colorist. There really isn’t anything I haven’t seen. What has turned out to be a new development is all the new technology I have to use to…

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Fall’s fashion shades

by Bill Trotter  ·  September 21st, 2017

Toning down that bleached blonde to a more flattering shade for fall Clothes change in fall to warmer colors. Just like you change your wardrobe for fall and winter so should your hair and make up. Think beautiful chocolate browns, rich auburn’s, reds, caramels and golds rule this season. Pick your color and have that…

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Fashion Shades

by Bill Trotter  ·  August 25th, 2017

Yes, fashion shades are fun but are these girls your main target market? I remember when I moved to New York many years back. I was fascinated by the punk rock culture. They wore the brightest hair colors. Yellow with black, pink or even green. By the way, I always thought green looked like someone’s…

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