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20 Celebrity Hairstylists to Follow on Instagram

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Craving Kim K’s bombshell locks? Dying for Hailey Bieber’s new bob? Meet 20 of the top hairstylists and colorists on Instagram responsible for your fave celebrities’ killer looks. Keep scrolling for all the deets!   

1. Jen Atkin

Often called the “most influential hair stylist in the world”, Atkin is most famous for her work with the Kardash krew. She also tends to the locks of heavyweights like Katy Perry and Gigi Hadid and is the founder of the divine Ouai hair care product line. @jenatkinhair

2. Chris Appleton

Appleton is uber-hot right now and  known for his sexy, bombshell aesthetic. It is no surprise that he is the stylist of choice for Kim, J-Lo and Dua Lipa. His Insta is a MUST follow and his Color Wow line of products has been flying off shelves. @chrisappleton1

3. Mara Roszak

Cali-based stylist Roszak is responsible for some of the red-carpet’s best looks on mega stars like Olivia Wilde, Nicole Kidman and Zoe Saldana. In 2021, she launched RŌZ (pronounced rose), a vegan, organic and sustainably sourced line of hair and skincare products. We’re loving the Saint Lucia Styling Oil which works on all hair types and instantly tames frizz, adds shine and smells like a dream. @mararoszak

4. Cesar DeLeon Ramirez

When Ciara hits the Met Gala, Ramirez is the one she trusts to create her ‘break the internet’ looks. He’s also responsible for Bebe Rexha’s Ah-mazing Barbiecore look at this year’s Grammy Awards. @cesar4styles

5. Tracey Cunningham

This color guru is the go-to when starlets want to go from glossy brunette to the perfect beachy blonde. Her mastery with dyes and highlights have made her one of the top names in celeb hair transformations. @traceycunningham1

6. Andrew Fitzsimons

Sexy hair and killer ponytails are the signature of Irish-born Fitzsimons who works magic on Hollywood’s hottest from Kim K to Megan Fox. Follow him and copy his lewks, ASAP. @andrewfitzsimons

7. Chris McMillan

There is a reason why McMillan has been Jennifer Aniston’s mane man for over 25 years. His sexy and approachable styles are perpetually chic and remain a favorite of the OG’s of glam like Cameron Diaz,Claudia Schifffer and SJP as well as women everywhere. @mrchrismcmillan

8. Lacy Redway 

Self-described “beauty creative” Redway gained major notoriety from her cutting edge work on textured hair. “It” girls Tessa Thompson and Laura Harrier count on Redway for red-carpet premieres and magazine spreads. She also is a big player in high fashion editorials and her looks can be found in the pages and covers of magazines like Vogue. @lacyredway

9. Sarah Potempa 

 Potempa started out creating killer looks on celeb and fashion shoots, but she became a household name when she created the Beachwaver. This genius ‘does it for you’, goof-proof curling iron gives you Gisele-like waves in minutes. Best part? Potempa’s brand is female-owned and operated. Hell yeah! @sarahpotempa


10. Nikki Lee

 When Hilary Duff needs her color refreshed or Selena Gomez wants bangs, they park themselves in Lee’s chair. Her sexy styles make her a fave with young Hollywood. Drop everything and follow her now. @nikkilee901


11. Neal Farinah

When your client is the Queen B, your feed becomes a can’t miss follow. Bey counts on Farinah for everything from her world tour to her red carpet walks. We love his cutting edge looks and experimentation with Beyonce’s signature locks. He even works on Blue Ivy! @nealfarinah

12. Bryce Scarlett

Bieber. Robbie. Hadid. Need we go on? San-Diego native Scarlett is the talented (and lucky) guy who tends to the manes of Hollywood’s hottest . He’s known for sleek and sexy styles that enhance, not overpower, some of the world’s most beautiful faces.  @brycescarlett 

13. Matt Rez

When names like Chrissy Teigen and Kate Hudson are craving a color transformation, they trust in the hands of color guru Matt Rez. From platinum blonde to the richest of reds, his expertise is second to none. Follow him now and find your next look. @colorbymattrez

14. Ted Gibson  

One of the OG celeb hair stylists, Gibson is now as famous as some of his clients. While he still works on major A-list names, he also has his own reality show Blowing LA and is one of the founders of the innovative Starring salon. @tedgibson


15. Vernon Francois

Francois, a global consultant for Redken, has gained Insta fame for his work in the natural hair movement, specifically on textured hair. He has worked on celebs like Lupita Nyong’o, Serena Williams and Solange Knowles and even has his own hair care line. Fun fact: He learned to braid, loc and twist hair on a mop at the age of eight! @VernonFrancoisHair 


16. Tokyo Stylez

 Known for her wig work and hair extensions, Stylez gained instant fame when she appeared on Keeping up with the Kardashians as Kylie’s personal hair stylist. Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and Doja Cat count on Stylez for their bold wigs and extensions. Coming soon- Stylez is set to open her own wig boutique in LA. Mark your calendars! @tokyostylez

17. Alli Webb

Founder of Drybar, one of the first blowout bars in the country (Cindy Crawford and Zooey Deschanel are fans), Webb has become a hair-care household name and a beauty industry mogul. With over 150 locations and a best-selling product line, Webb is on the forefront of the hair market from the latest trends to major innovations. @alliweb

18. Anh Co Tran

Tran coined the term “Lived-In Hair,” a cutting technique that adds effortless volume and movement to any hair texture. Anh cuts the hair when it’s dry to create a look that is meant to give off an effortless vibe and be super low-maintenance to deal with. Sign me up! Jessica Biel, Michelle Yeoh and Amy Sedaris are among Tran’s celeb devotees. @anhcotran

19. Adir Abergel

With a client roster that includes Kristen Stewart, Nicole Kidman and the House of Chanel, we can safely say Abergel’s Insta feed is a must-follow. His work on high profile names and with the most influential fashion brands is completely inspiring. He is also the Creative Director of Virtue Labs, a much-awarded and innovative hair care line. @HairByAdir

20. Ursula Stephen

Stephen is Rihanna’s go-to stylist and for good reason. Her expertise with natural and textured hair have put her on everyone’s style radar. We love her honesty and her Instagram feed which features red-carpet looks, backstage videos and plenty of her fab Hollywood clients. @ursulastephen

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