23 Black Celebrity Hairstylists You Should Be Following on Instagram

23 Black Celebrity Hairstylists You Should Be Following on Instagram
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The beauty of Black hair is the spectrum of textures that can be manipulated into a myriad of styles, from the tiniest of braids to the smoothest of silk presses. And while Hollywood certainly isn’t the only place to gather inspiration, we’d be lying if we said famous women like Lupita Nyong’o and Solange Knowles were not only killing the mane game but forcing us to rethink our basic ’dos as well.

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For that, we have the trusted hairstylists within their glam squads to thank. Some are seasoned pros and others are new kids on the block. But what they all have in common is a penchant for delivering hair moments we’d frame and post on our walls. Ahead are 23 you should be following on Instagram for a steady stream of inspo (if you haven’t already).

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Lacy Redway

Clients include Laura Harrier, Zazie Beets, Tessa Thompson

Photo: Instagram/@lacyredway
Vernon Francois

Clients include Lupita Nyong'o, Amandla Stenberg

Photo: Instagram/@vernonfrancois
Ursula Stephen

Clients include Ciara, Zendaya

Photo: Instagram/@ursulastephen
Felicia Leatherwood

Clients include Issa Rae, Lena Waithe

Photo: Instagram/@lovingyourhair
Nai'vasha Johnson

Clients include Yara Shahidi, Logan Browning

Photo: Instagram/@naivashaintl
Vernon Scott

Clients include Danai Gurira

Photo: Instagram/@byvernonscott
Tymothe Wallace

Clients include Taraji P. Henson, Skai Jackson, Mary J. Blige

Photo: Instagram/@tymwallacehair
Andre Walker

Clients include Oprah Winfrey

Photo: Instagram/@andrewalkerhair
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Oscar James

Clients include Tiffani Haddish, Eva Marcille

Photo: Instagram/@oscarjameshair
Shani Crowe

Clients include Solange Knowles

Photo: Instagram/@crowezilla
Kendall Dorsey

Clients include Teyana Taylor, Selah Marley

Photo: Instagram/@kendalldorsey1
Tokyo Stylez

Clients include Cardi B, Teyana Taylor

Photo: Instagram/@tokyostylez
Chuck Amos

Clients include Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Hervey of Lion Babe, Jourdan Dunn

Photo: Instagram/@chuckielovehair
Larry Sims

Clients include Gabrielle Union, Zendaya

Photo: Instagram/@larryjarahsims
Tippi Shorter

Clients include Alicia Keys, Amandla Stenberg

Photo: Instagram/@tippishorter
Kahh Spence

Clients include Normani, Kehlani, Ella Mai

Photo: Instagram/@kahhspence
Kim Kimble

Clients include Nicki Minaj, Beyonce

Photo: Instagram/@kimblehaircare
Kiyah Wright

Clients include Ciara, Nicole Ari Parker, Angelica Ross

Photo: Instagram/@kiyahwright1
Ted Gibson

Clients include Tessa Thompson, Serena Williams

Photo: Instagram/@tedgibson
Johnny Wright

Clients include (formerly) Michelle Obama, Samira Wiley, Angela Rye

Photo: Instagram/@johnnywright220
Nikki Nelms

Clients include Janelle Monae, Zoe Kravitz, Solange Knowles

Photo: Instagram/@nikkinelms
Takisha Sturvidant-Drew

Clients include Kerry Washington, Naturi Naughton, Leona Lewis

Photo: Instagram/@takishahair
Yusef Williams

Clients include Rihanna

Photo: Instagram/@yusefhairnyc

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  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Lacy Redway
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Vernon Francois
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Ursula Stephen
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Felicia Leatherwood
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Nai'vasha Johnson
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Vernon Scott
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Tymothe Wallace
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Andre Walker
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Oscar James
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Shani Crowe
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Kendall Dorsey
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Tokyo Stylez
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Chuck Amos
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Larry Sims
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Tippi Shorter
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Kahh Spence
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Kim Kimble
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Kiyah Wright
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Ted Gibson
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Johnny Wright
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Nikki Nelms
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Takisha Sturvidant-Drew
  • STYLECASTER | Black Celebrity Hairstylists | Yusef Williams

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