5 Hair Artists to Follow on Instagram

Hair artists to follow on Instagram.
Sounding off on the beauty industry's unsung heroes.

Curating the perfect main page feed on Instagram can be hard. You must discover accounts that inspire and reflect your passions. You have to search out people that consistently deliver satisfying content. For myself, I like to follow a mix of artists, creatives, and beauty accounts (ok, and maybe a puppy page or two). I’ve noticed that I rarely follow hair stylist accounts, as they can be few and far between. After a little research, I’ve found a few feeds that will inspire and bestow beauty and wonder to your infinite scroll, not to mention, make you want to head to your local salon ASAP.
A video posted by Masami Hosono (@masamihosono) on

Masami is arguably the coolest hair stylist/colourist/burgeoning creative in NYC (I implore you to find someone better, I’ll wait). Her client’s cuts reflect an androgynous and effortlessly sick style, and her feed is filled with the types of chops every art gal dreams of- ruffled pixie cuts and messy bangs... the styles you might be too afraid to rock, but by following you can experience vicariously.



A photo posted by J U S T I N ⚓️ A N D E R S O N (@justinandersoncolor) on

Justin is the celebrity hair stylist responsible for Jennifer Aniston's gorgeous mane. His minimalistic feed showcases 3 dynamic shots of his recent clients, taken in front of a white brick wall. If you’re into a clean, consistent, and organized aesthetic, and love to marvel at beautifully coloured hair, follow him.

A video posted by Cyndia™ (@cyndiaharvey) on

With her work featured in ads for the likes of Kenzo, Calvin Klein, and DKNY, this hair artist has some definite merit within the fashion world. Her feed isn’t commercial at all, but rather features obscure and beautiful snaps of her life, her work, and pictures for her film "This Hair of Mine," which is "a film exploring the African Diaspora through hair.”

@hollismithhead


One of the most well known names for hair in the fashion world, her Instagram is rich with BTS for shows like Balenciaga and Opening Ceremony. Floating between her work is a bevvy of political advocacy (LGBTQ+ rights, Standing Rock, and resistance versus Trump); one can’t help but be inspired by this hair stylist.

@mischag


Mischa is a renowned hair stylist with Bumble&Bumble. Her feed is glowing with neon hues and bright novelty do’s. Hit the follow if you are in need of some colourful, outlandish, and delightfully bizarre hairspiration.


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~ ABOUT THE AUTHOR ~
Christine Bradshaw is our Junior Beauty Editor and the smart, witty elbow grease behind a lot of our photoshoots, topic ideas, and Snapchat stories.  Her social media handle is @c_braaadshaw.
 

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