It’s always exciting to see what the top hairdressers in the world are doing and watching them develop innovative new styles. That’s why we love to flick through Instagram and get a glimpse into the minds of the most exciting stylists working today. But with so much noise on social media, it’s sometimes hard to know who to be watching. So, here’s our look at five awesome accounts, and why you need to click ‘follow’ right now.
If you want to see some seriously impressive colour work, check out the Instagram page of Kimemily Pham. She’s taking Silicon Valley by storm from her salon in Fremont, California, transforming the tumbling tresses of the state’s ladies. Kim’s feed is full of stunning colour transformations, and she’s got some great Instagram Stories videos that show her in action. It’s no wonder she crushed the competition at the inaugural Guy Tang Hair Battle, Kimemily is a rock star.
He might have been in this business for over three decades, but Sam McKnight is a pro at this new-fangled social media lark. Given his years of experience cutting the hair of celebrities, royalty and pop superstars, you’d expect Sam to be confident. But his feed is so playful and fun too. Expect to see famous faces, amazing styles and plenty of floral goodness in his collection of snaps. Given he’s worked with the likes of Madonna, Lady Gaga, and the late Princess Diana, Sam McKnight knows a thing or two about trendsetting.
If you love modern takes on vintage looks, check out the amazing work of Redken Global Creative Director Guido Palau. A fashion giant, Guido shares his incredible styles, many of which will go on to grace the catwalks as part of shows by Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Prada. The feed is a festival of reimagined retro, and it’s no wonder that Guido’s influence is felt across the fashion industry. An icon playing with iconic looks? Sign us up!
The black women of New York love getting their hair done by the amazing Bobby, he’s a talent beyond compare. As an expert weaveologist, Bobby crafts incredible styles for his clients - and his feed is packed with stunning looks. As well as showing the finished product, Bobby made tons of Instagram stories talking through his ideas and techniques - a goldmine of information for the hairdresser-in-training. Check out his work in braiding, weaves, hair extensions and lace closures. Inspiring stuff!
Prepare to get some serious lifestyle envy from Harry Josh’s celeb-packed feed. He works with the likes of Gisele, Cindy Crawford, Rose Byrne and Helena Christensen - and there’s a reason these fashionable ladies love what he does. Harry loves to take his followers behind the scenes on shoots and shows how he achieves those A-list looks. We also love that he uses his feed to talk about social issues and to share his words of wisdom. What a lovely guy!