Miss Universe Leila Lopes, Laurent D and Shanna Moakler gather at COLOR a Salon by Michael Boychuck

December 6, 2012 by  

 Jade Kelsall, Leila Lopes and Katie Eklund at COLOR Salon
Reigning Miss Universe, Leila Lopes of Angola, gathered with young pageant hopefuls last night at COLOR a Salon by Michael Boychuck located inside Caesars Palace. 

The beautiful pageant contestants attended a hair styling and coloring workshop with world renowned stylist, Laurent Dufourg, and celebrity hair colorist, Michael Boychuck. The event was hosted by Shanna Moakler, executive director of the Miss Nevada USA pageant.

Miss Universe Leila Lopes of Angola at COLOR Salon

Miss Universe Leila Lopes of Angola at COLOR Salon

Along with the lovely Miss Universe, reigning Miss Nevada USA Jade Kelsall and Miss Nevada Teen USA Katie Eklund were in attendance to receive styling and coloring tips from the best in the beauty industry.

Shanna Moakler and Michael Boychuck at COLOR Salon

Shanna Moakler and Michael Boychuck at COLOR Salon

Earlier in the day, Dufourg hosted a workshop at Boychuck’s LifeSpa + Salon at Lifetime Athletic, in addition to styling back-to-back clients throughout the afternoon.

Michael Boychuck, Laurent D. with pageant contestants at COLOR Salon

Michael Boychuck, Laurent D. with pageant contestants at COLOR Salon

Michael Boychuck helped ignite the Las Vegas salon industry 13 years ago when he helped open a branch of Laurent D’s Beverly Hills salon, Prive at Bellagio. He went on to direct the Salon at Canyon Ranch at The Venetian for several years where he secured his status as the city’s leading beauty expert. In 2001, Boychuck branched off and partnered with business mogul and hotelier George Maloof to open AMP salon at the Palms. Boychuck opened his largest salon, COLOR, in late 2007 at Caesars Palace which was recently named a “Top 100 Salon” by Elle Magazine.  In 2008, he opened PRIMP located in the plush Palms Place. With his latest salon, Boychuck has partnered with Life Time to create LifeSpa + Salon by Michael Boychuck, providing upscale beauty in Summerlin.

Best known for his work with longtime clients and friends Paris and Nicky Hilton, Boychuck and his salons have an impressive celebrity client roster that includes Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Eva Longoria, Lindsay Lohan, Kirsten Dunst, Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas, Jennie Garth, Willa Ford, Shannon Doherty, Donna D’Errico, Jayde Nicole, Kathy Hilton and LeAnn Rimes. Boychuck was also named “Colorist of the Decade” by leading hair care company Schwarzkopf. The celebrity hair colorist has also been featured in Paris Hilton’s hit TV show “Paris Hilton’s My New BFF” and “The World According to Paris.”

To make an appointment at COLOR Salon please call 1-866-730-7791 or to make an appointment at LifeSpa + Salon please call (702) 214-6124. To learn more about Michael Boychuck, visit Follow Boychuck and his salons on Twitter at,, or on Facebook at

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