10 Hairstylists Responsible For Making Your Favorite Celebrities Look Fabulous
Do you ever wonder how your favorite stars seem to always step out with voluminous, shiny, perfectly styled hair? The answer lies in the best celebrity stylists who primp, tease, curl, and straighten their clients' hair into tip-top shape for red carpets and public appearances. Some of these pros have worked with these stars for years on end and even started working on the siblings and friends of their high-profile clients.
Whether you're yearning to know who gave Janelle Monáe her kiss-embellished braid at the Met Gala or the person responsible for Kim Kardashian's sleek bob, we're revealing the best celebrity hairstylists in Hollywood. Read on to get a behind-the-scenes look at who makes the stars look so glam.
Beyoncé's Hairstylist: Neal Farinah
The man responsible for Beyoncé's always-flawless hair is Neal Farinah. He has been working with the star for years and created her Coachella look, her gorgeous waves, and long lengths.
Other notable client: Nicki Minaj
Kim Kardashian's Hairstylist: Chris Appleton
That sleek, mirror-like hair you often see on your favorite celebrities is likely the handiwork of Chris Appleton. He created Kim Kardashian's wet-looking Met Gala style, as well as her current bob.
Other notable clients: Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry
Khloé Kardashian's Hairstylist: Justine Marjan
Justine Marjan might be one of the people responsible for bringing the popularity of hair accessories to an all-time high. Her collaboration with Kitsch is super chic, and many of her celebrity clients have been spotted wearing them.
Other notable clients: Ashley Graham, Ashley Tisdale, Kristin Cavallari
Sandra Oh's Hairstylist: Ted Gibson
Chances are that if you're a reality TV fan, you recognize Ted Gibson from What Not to Wear. Although the show is over, Gibson's still giving his celebrity friends hair-raising makeovers. Sandra Oh's now-iconic curly bangs are all thanks to this guy.
Other notable clients: Priyanka Chopra, Angelina Jolie, Rachel Brosnahan
Janelle Monáe's Hairstylist: Nikki Nelms
Not only did Nikki Nelms create the most incredible braid on Janelle Monáe for the Met Gala, but she's also the woman behind countless other architectural braided looks. Monáe always has some of the most unique beauty looks on the red carpet; Nelms has put her hair in space buns, bubble ponytails, and more.
Other notable clients: Yara Shahidi, Zoë Kravitz, Gabrielle Union
Emma Stone's Hairstylist: Tracey Cunningham
Emma Stone's Old Hollywood glamour on every red carpet is courtesy of Tracey Cunningham. Her clients frequently are seen with side-swept hair and voluminous waves with glossy finishes.
Other notable clients: Dakota Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Mariah Carey
Elizabeth Olsen's Hairstylist: Mark Townsend
Elizabeth Olsen looks polished on every red carpet in part thanks to her hairstylist, Mark Townsend. He creates expertly textured bangs we wish we could pull off.
Other notable clients: Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Chrissy Teigen's Hairstylist: Jen Atkin
Chrissy Teigen's hair is always looking fresh thanks to best friend Jen Atkin. Not only is Atkin the founder of Ouai and hairstyling blog Mane Addicts, but her client list is also longer than a CVS receipt. Her signature look is creating effortless beach-wave texture California girls seem to strive for.
Other notable clients: Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin
Jennifer Aniston's Hairstylist: Chris McMillan
Jennifer Aniston has been with the same hairdresser for decades. That's right, that means her current stylist, Chris McMillan, is the man responsible for one of the biggest styles in history, "The Rachel." These days, he keeps Aniston looking fresh with a longer cut.
Other notable clients: Nina Dobrev, Zoe Saldana, Ellen DeGeneres
Miley Cyrus's Hairstylist: Sally Hershberger
Those amazing bangs Miley Cyrus has been wearing? They're thanks to hairstyling veteran Sally Hershberger. She's also got her own line of hair care infused with 24K gold, so you know she's a gem.
Other notable clients: John Mayer, Michelle Pfeiffer