Some of the most original and pretty hair looks are coming from black hairstylists – and this is our appreciation post. Cheers to these stylists for changing the hair game, never being afraid to try something new, and keeping our feeds fresh and interesting. Here are the names you need to know (and the stylists you have to follow) for some serious manetastic drama.
Nai'vasha made Grammy’s history styling these glam looks for host Alicia Keys.
Hair artist Lacy Redway is also a hair inventor - each style feels fresher and more intricate than the last.
Issa Rae’s go to, Felicia Leatherwood makes everything from braids and buns to crimps and natural curls look effortless.
Kendall Dorsey creates regal hair looks for the likes of Solange, Justine Sky, Teyana Taylor and Yara Shahidi.
Celeb stylist Larry Sims has created some of our favorite red carpet looks and is Gabrielle Union’s mane man.
Annagjid Kee Taylor
The author of “All Hair Is Good Hair,” Annagjid is everyday curlspo.
Editorial Stylist, Global Educator and Global Artistic Director for amika, Naeemah LaFond has her hands full...of editorial hair that leaves us speechless time and time again.
Zoe Kravitz, Janelle Monae and Yara Shahadi turn to Nikki Nelms to create their signature looks.
Cardi B and Kylie are routinely touched by Tokyo, who creates the most realistic wigs in the biz.
The man behind Lupita and Amandla Stenburg’s hair creations, Vernon Francois constantly impresses.
Rihana, Lizzo and Normani call Yusef when they need a lewk, and that’s pretty much all that needs to be said.