TikTok is definitely the new Instagram. It is too easy to get consumed by the endless content, inspo, and aesthetics. TikTok can serve as both an educational and entertaining platform in anyone’s niche. For stylists, keeping up with the latest trends in hair is easier than ever through viral platforms like TikTok. The best hairstylists on TikTok will tell you what’s in, what’s not, and how to grow as a hairstylist yourself! We have researched and have listed the Top 5 TikTok Hairstylist Influencers you should (already) be following!



Matthew Newman is a well-known hairstylist from NYC with a whopping 1.4M followers on TikTok. He is a fan favorite for two reasons in particular—he provides plenty of valuable content and is genuine in his reviews. Using himself as the test subject, his fans trust his opinions and respect him as a hairstylist. The New York City stylist is considered an expert in styling and caring for longer hair and provides endless hacks for taming flyaways, straightening hair, and getting a salon perfect blowout! His bubbly personality makes his content entertaining to watch and makes the viewer feel as if they are casually in the salon with him.



Colucci Parrucchieri is a must follow when looking for styling tips, especially for men! The Italian hairstylist is an expert in all things related to men’s grooming and getting that crips ‘fresh out the barber’ haircut! He regularly creates content they give step-by-step tutorials for those looking to sharpen their barber skills. Follow his TikTok for ideas on how to cut and style men’s hair for special occasions, work, and every day!



Naturally curly hair can be challenging for most hairstylists who do not have the experience with textured hair. Hair expert and influencer Faith Chappelle has a plethora of tutorials to help anyone care for, style, and maintain curly hair! Her most popular videos are her authentic reviews, hair routines, and ‘before and after’ videos. If you are looking for someone who will show you the steps to conquering curly hair, Faith Chappelle is the one to follow!



If you’re a fan of the latest out of the box and edgy hair trends, you need to follow the duo from the Rock n Rose Hairdressing salon in Scotland! Their TikTok is the perfect place to find unique color inspiration and see what shades are popular right now like lilac, rose gold, and neon pink! Their original tips on colored hair care, processing, and touch-ups are the perfect way to branch into the colorful side of hair styling!



Celebrity stylists like Chris Appleton are always good people to follow since celebrities are often the inspiration behind the most requested hair styles and colors! His TikTok features many of his hair clients including Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Lopez. From time to time, he also posts glimpses of the #stylistlife backstage at top designer fashion shows! If you’re looking to be a big-time hair stylist, Chris is inspiration for it!

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the beauty industry, contact the Long Island Beauty School to learn more about our hairdressing and cosmetology programs. We offer full-time and part-time, day and evening schedules to fit your needs! We believe the best way to learn is through hands-on, real-world experience and provide the opportunity to work backstage at fashion shows, films, photoshoots and much more! Contact us today!

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