Anthony Nader, reveals the most requested styles now as seen on dailymail.co.uk
If you’re looking to start the year with a new hairstyle, you could do worse than listen to Anthony Nader.
The Australian celebrity hairdresser and owner of RAW Hair – who has tended to the tresses of Miranda Kerr, Cate Blanchett and others – has revealed the most requested celebrity styles right now and how to know whether they will suit you.
Speaking to FEMAIL, the leading professional shared his words of wisdom – as well as the three main questions you should ask yourself before heading for a major mane change.
THE THREE QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE HEADING FOR A CHOP
According to Anthony, the first thing you need to think about before requesting a popular – albeit difficult to pull off – celeb style is: Will it suit your face:
‘Ask yourself, “is my face shape going to suit my new haircut?”,’ he told FEMAIL.
‘While Selena Gomez’s jaw-dropping bob is obviously gorgeous, not everyone can carry this look off – and if you go too short, it can end up making your face look much fuller.’
The second question Anthony said you need to ask yourself is ‘how much time in the mornings do you want to spend recreating that red carpet look which you crossed paths with on your Instagram feed?’.
‘Unless you’re Sienna Miller and blessed with that whole “effortlessly undone” thing, then the look you’re coveting might require a lot of styling,’ Anthony said.
Finally, Anthony advised you to ask yourself whether your cut and colour will suit your skin colour:
‘Is that Kim Kardashian ice bottle blonde going to suit your complexion?,’ he said. ‘And can you afford the salon visits to keep you paparazzi worthy?’.
Once you’ve ticked off these questions, then you can consider that style you’ve been obsessing over.
THE CELEBRITY STYLES BEING REQUESTED RIGHT NOW
For Anthony, one of the most popular looks of the moment is Selena Gomez’s bright blonde haircut
‘In a matter of months, Selena’s creamy smooth blonde strands have become a go-to for clients at my salon,’ he said.
‘But you need to be aware that isn’t going to happen in a few hours.’
Instead, the hairdresser said that when people ask for this, he describes it as a ‘journey’ and advises his clients set aside six hours in the chair:
‘I would recommend people who want this look book a consultation first so they can get an idea of how it’s going to look as well as a time frame,’ he suggested.
‘The secret is taking your natural base lighter and slowly with the help of Olaplex, which is key for keeping your strands strong and the colour lasting.’
Anthony also said he’s noticed an upturn in requests for ‘bangs’, which is, in part, down to Jessica Biel’s appearance in the Netflix drama, The Sinner.
‘Gigi Hadid has always been a crowd winner, partly because she does blonde so well,’ he added.
When looking to achieve this look, he said it’s all about ‘how your hair colourist frames the foils and balayage around the face to make it look easy breezy’:
‘The good thing about emulating Gigi’s style is that with such colour, your blonde can be “tweaked”, depending on the season,’ Anthony said.
‘Tweaking your blonde in winter and summer will also help to keep your complexion looking radiant and healthy.’
The fourth celebrity on Anthony’s most-requested list right now is Kendall Jenner, who is currently the highest paid model in the world
‘When Kendall had all of her hair lopped off last year, that was a big game changer which has continually filtered down to all of us looking to do our own Kendall Jenner versions,’ Anthony said.
‘This haircut looks set to morph into an even shorter length for 2018, which is great – as this is a practical look which can be worn with a slightly haphazard bend to give that cool girl textured vibe.
‘Alternatively, you can sweep it right back off your face so it sits flat to the head.’
Finally, you might be surprised to hear many people are requesting pop star, Katy Perry’s, dramatic do
‘Just be careful with this as Katy’s look is difficult to emulate and most likely helped by the presence of constant hair stylists.’