Top Celebrity Stylists and Their Salons
Many celebrities and Hollywood starlets are naturally beautiful and have great genes that give them glowing skin, a wide smile, and soft, shiny hair. Other rely on an army of stylists and makeup artists to keep them looking their best. If you’ve ever been envious of the long, flowing locks you see on many celebs on the red carpet, keep in mind that they often visit the best stylists and pay thousands each year to keep them looking their best.
David Mallet of Salon de Coiffeur in Paris charges 200€ for a haircut and has worked on the manes of Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Diane Kruger, Liv Tyler, Kate Winslet, Julianne Moore, and reportedly Sharon Stone. He will take appointments from everyday persons as well, but there is often a three-week waiting period at the very least.
Ted Gibson is very well-known in the city of New York, and charges up to $950 for a haircut and style. His work speaks for itself, as he has styled the likes of Ashley Greene, Anne Hathaway, Angelina Jolie, Zoe Saldana, and Mila Kunis. His availability is very limited so if you’re thinking of trying to get an appointment, you would do well to plan ahead.
Serge Normant of the John Frieda Salon in New York also boasts an impressive clientele. His $600 haircuts have been seen on the likes of Christy Turlington, Ellen Barkin, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Weisz, Julia Roberts, Gisele Bundchen, Miranda Kerr, Jennifer Connelly, and Gwyneth Paltrow. He too has very limited availability and is not always accepting new clients.
Vera Wang and Lisa Kudrow are said to have their tresses cared for by Hiro Haraguchi in the Hiro Haraguchi Hair Salon in New York. The $300 charged is relatively modest compared to other celeb stylists, but the waitlist is long for an appointment.
On the west coast of the U.S., Tracey Cunningham of Byron & Tracey in Beverley Hills may charge $325 for a cut and highlights, and has said to have worked on Drew Barrymore, Emma Stone, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lopez, and Cameron Diaz. The waitlist for an appointment at Byron & Tracey is also long, if you can get an appointment at all.
Andy LeCompte has his own salon in Los Angeles and may charge $500 or more for a cut and style with highlights. His work has been seen on Penelope Cruz, Megan Fox, Reese Witherspoon, Madonna, Katie Holmes, and Demi Moore.
When vacationing in the state of Florida, celebs might visit the Oribe Salon in Miami Beach. A haircut may run some $400 but celebs who have visited the salon reportedly include Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, January Jones, Britney Spears, Mila Kunis, Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson, and Olivia Wilde.
If you’d like your hair styled like your favorite starlet, be sure to call ahead and be sure you’re ready to pay the fee they charge. It can be well worth it to have healthy and shiny tresses just like the celebs.