Hairstylists are in the know; they know what styles are trending for the year, what the hottest color pallet is, and what is upcoming within the hair industry. If you are looking for incredible inspiration from some of the industry’s best talents, these are some of the stylists worth checking out.
Skip Fellers @Skipdoeshair
Skip Fellers is a stylist out based out of Asheville North Carolina out of the Ananda Salon. She specializes in haircuts and color, with a twist. Much of Skip’s inspiration comes from the 1960s and 70s styling hair to fit the era of Dolly Parton and Patty Labelle. Her first memory of cutting hair was when she was a young girl, cutting her grandmother’s hair in a beach house.
Skip started her career in Atlanta, Georgia. Since finishing school she has accumulated a huge following and clientele, providing men women, and children kick-ass hair cuts and killer service. Skip has now been a stylist for over 10 years and takes pride in every service she provides. Lately, Skip’s clientele has consisted of shaggy mullets and retro, curly shags, allowing her to really embrace where her inspiration comes from and have fun while doing it.
Larisa Love @larisadoll
Larisa Love is a Balayage and coloring specialist based out of Studio City, California. She is the owner of Larisa Love salon. Originally from Kiev, Ukraine Larisa gains inspiration from the world around her, her travels, and the beauty that comes with keeping hair healthy and clients satisfied.
Larisa has been a brand ambassador for CosmoProf and a brand ambassador for Joico Haircare. Larisa teaches classes and shares tips and tricks with over 500k Instagram followers. For major inspiration when it comes to balayage or rooted color, check out Larisa’s work, it’s flawlessly beautiful.
Jade Bokelund @hairmadebyjade
Jade Bokelund, a hairstylist out of Alameda, California. Jade specializes in lived-in, effortless hair cuts, and low toxic organic colors. Jade has been a stylist for many years and takes pride in providing her clients with easy to care for, effortless looks, and lived-in colors.
Jade also works to provide her clients with fun, detailed hair cuts and textured styles. Much of her inspiration comes from a love for the styles of the 1970s and 80s, showcasing mullets, textured curls, and flirtatious shags.
Rickey Zito @hairgod_zito
Rickey Zito, better known in the hair industry as Hairgod Zito, is known for his color techniques, placements, and the bright, intriguing colors that he chooses to use. You can recognize his work by big, bold, bright colors, tons of texture, and edgy haircutting techniques.
Rickey Zito specializes in hair coloring and has created a signature style when it comes to color application however, he is also a major inspiration when it comes to the art of cutting hair, creating a signature, edgy look for each of his clients.
Chrissy Rasmussen @hairby_Chrissy
If you’re looking for serious blonde inspiration, Chrissy Rasmussen is just the stylist to check out. She specializes in everything blonde, from blonde balayage, rooted blondes, and full blonde highlights.
Chrissy is a hairstylist based out of Arizona and Los Angeles, specializing in cuts, color, and extensions. She is also an Olaplex brand ambassador. Olaplex is one of the nations top hair care lines, Chrissy sees the value in using products that are meant to care for and repair the hair- pre and post service.
Stephanie Fugazzi @stephanie.fugazzi_hair
Stephanie Fugazzi is a hairstylist based out of Denver, Colorado. Stephanie owns her own salon suite and specializes in beautifully blended highlights and deep-rooted colors. Stephanie also works as a high fashion hairstylist, working with designers across the Denver Fashion Industry, creating beautiful looks that help to transform the designers’ vision for the look.
Stephanie has been a stylist for as long as she can remember and creates beautiful works of art with tons of texture, dashing accessories, and exciting patterns that are all her own. Stephanie is a hairstylist that treasures both sides of the hair industry, from the masses to high fashion, and it shows in the work that she creates.
Carlos Carreon @carloshairstudio
Carlos Carreon is a men’s haircutting specialist and an American Crew ambassador. He specializes in men’s fading techniques and trending hair cuts. Carlos also loves to work with natural colors for both men and women and grey blending techniques.
Within recent years Carlos has begun working with New York Fashion Week, styling models’ hair to fit with the vision of the designer. He takes pride in every client he works with, taking the time to listen with care a provide excellent services. Carlos began his career over ten years ago and since then has become highly sought out as he continues to perfect his skills in the men’s hair industry. American Crew is one of the nation’s top men’s sellers for hair products, and Carlos sure has a way of making them stand out.
Cecelia Kirby @ceceliahair
Cecelia Kirby is a Colorado-based hairstylist who specializes in hair coloring and styling techniques. Cecelia is an artistic team lead for New York Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week, and Paris Fashion Week. She has been a hairstylist for nearly ten years and graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in Colorado where she learned how to hone her skills and produce flawless colors.
She loves to work with high fashion and her everyday clients just the same, taking care, and using precision to craft beautiful works of art and intricate hairstyles. If you’re looking for high fashion inspiration, Cecelia’s page would be a great place to start.
Noora Ahmad @hairbynoora
Noora Ahmed is a Guy Tang Global Artist based out of Simi Valley, California. She specializes in women’s cuts and color and believes that a woman’s power comes from her confidence, she likes to give them that power.
She is partnered with Guy Tang- drawing inspiration from the color line and the hair industry as a whole, working to provide edgy haircuts and soft, blended, beautiful colors to her clients.
Sal Salcedo @salsalhair
Sal Salcedo is a hairstylist based out of Los Angeles, California. He is an artistic lead at Nova Art Salon and has been a traveling hairstylist for many years now. He not only provides excellent services to clients at his home salon while teaching classes, but he also provides these services in San Francisco, New York, and Mexico City.
Sal is a world-class hairstylist, working with client’s natural textures- he creates detailed styles and colors that reflect the personality of the client. He is a leader in the hair industry around the world and continues to perfect and manipulate the art of hair.
The art of hair is continuously changing, hairstyles and colors come and go along with the fashion styles, keeping up with some of the industry’s most talented hairstylists is a sure-fire way to continue to be inspired by hair artistry.
Originally from Denver Colorado, Chloe is 27 and now living in Asheville, North Carolina with her Son. Chloe loves everything Fashion, Style, and Design. Everything from clothing to home decor!