Those of us who had our eyes on the red carpet at this year’s Oscars
couldn’t help but be in awe of the ultra glamorous stars and their hairstyles.
From Jennifer Lawrence’s golden cascading beach waves to Gal Gadot’s sleek
French twist, the hairstyles of the red carpet were the envy of viewers
But, while the stars are shining so brightly, we’re curious about the
creators behind these hairstyle masterpieces. Who are the Hollywood hair
stylists and what opportunities are available for new talent looking to break
into the industry?
One of the most coveted careers in the hairstyling industry is to
become the personal stylist to some of today’s hottest celebrities. Admittedly,
it’s an industry that’s difficult to break into, but plenty of opportunities
exist for stylists with exceptional talent.
For inspiration, we can look at some of the top celebrity stylists,
like Jen Atkin and Ted Gibson.
has blessed the tresses of the Kardashians, Chrissy Teigen, Bella Hadid and
more. Ted Gibson has an equally impressive portfolio and is one of the most
sought-after stylist in the industry, catering to the likes of Debra Messing
and Angelina Jolie, but his professional outreach goes much further. Ted Gibson
has created an academy to propel experienced hair stylists further into their
Hair stylists who consider themselves hardworking, innovative and have
a repertoire of specialized techniques up their sleeve are well suited for a
career in the TV and movie industry in Hollywood. These are the stylists that
created this year’s award winning looks
for I, Tonya
along with Guardians
of the Galaxy Vol. 2
and Dancing with
What does it take to land a career in this field? Talent, an ability to
master specialized techniques, innovative thinking, a tendency to overachieve
For his fall 2018 runway show, Marc Jacobs managed to convince his
models to cut their hair so that they could all be styled in ways that were
reminiscent of the short, edgy styles popular in the 1960s and 1980s.
As you can imagine, this was no easy feat, and one that wouldn’t have
been possible without the skilled talent of runway hair stylists like Redken
Global Creative Director, Guido Palau and Global Color Creative Director,
colorist Josh Wood.
Runway hair stylists work with designers and models to convey the
message and image of their fashions through hair design. Stylists who enjoy
travel, fashion, working with industry professionals and a fast-paced work
environment would enjoy this type of exciting career.
For a talented hair stylist, the opportunities for careers in
cosmetology are unlimited. This all starts with the absolute best in training
and education. At State College of Beauty Culture, we’re excited to open all
these doors for you. Whether you’re looking to open your own salon, become a
hair stylist to the stars or anything in between, we’re here to help you
achieve your goals.
Contact State College of Beauty Culture
to learn more
about our beauty courses and the potential for your future. Get a jump start on a career in cosmetology by requesting your free starter kit