- ORIBE CANALES
Oribe Salon, Miami Beach
“My dad told me “Never say you don’t know how to do it – just try it.” And I always did. I push and work on something until I get it right.”
Globally known only by his first name, Cuban-American celebrity hairstylist Oribe has created countless of transformative looks for models and celebrities and has styled not hundreds, but thousands of celebrity clients over the years. Oribe is famously known for being Jennifer Lopez’s main hairstylist for over 20 years.
- HARRY JOSH
John Frieda Salon, New York
“I want someone to feel inspired by what I do. I love what I do, there’s no question about it.”
By age 15, Harry Josh knew he wanted to be part of the world of fashion, and soon thereafter became a casting director for Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton. During that time, he forged close relationships with models and developed a clientele for his hair services. Through word of mouth from top models and industry professionals, Vogue caught wind of Harry’s talent in cutting and colouring hair and gave him his big break in 2002.
- MARK TOWNSEND
Sally Hershberger Downtown, New York
“You can skip shampoo, but you can never, never skip conditioner.”
Having extensive experience in styling hair for the red carpet, Mark knows what works best for his clients. He is the mastermind behind some of the most recent dramatic celebrity hair transformations – including Jennifer Lawrence’s first wavy bob and Reese Witherspoon’s bangs. He is also very popular with celebrities like Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, Amy Adams and Lea Michele.
This article appears in the August issue of Marie Claire Malaysia.