Jonathan Wright has solely been styling hair for 4 years, however he’s already racked up a powerful shopper listing that features Megan Thee Stallion, Keke Palmer, SZA and Blac Chyna — all of whom come to him not simply for his coloring expertise, but additionally for the dialog.
“I’m like a therapist,” Wright, 23, instructed Web page Six Fashion. “My shoppers cry all the time. It doesn’t matter if they’re well-known or not; while you get your hair completed, you’re in a extremely calm state, so your feelings are actually simply open and uncooked.”
However Wright’s chair is a secure house. “I’m not an individual that gossips,” he mentioned. “I simply wanna know the way you actually really feel. You gotta be comfy while you sit in my chair. We simply gotta get to the actual. When the dialog begins, it simply tells me the place to go to spice up their confidence, and with that, we see the place the hair begins.”
Because it takes about two and a half hours (and a complete of $1,500) for Wright to put in a wig, the hairstylist is not any stranger to seeing stars of their pure state. “I at all times see my shoppers’ pure hair; they’ll’t conceal from me,” he instructed us.
And his A-listers will spare no expense in the case of their strands. “The wigs can final for two years, however as a result of I’m working with entertainers, they like to vary their hair each two to 3 days,” he mentioned.
Till the COVID-19 pandemic started, Wright had been on tour, instructing his signature methods to aspiring hairstylists. However the Dallas native remains to be conserving busy throughout these unprecedented instances, together with his personal line of merchandise set to launch this summer time.
Maybe the line will catch the eye of Wright’s dream shopper: fellow Texan Beyoncé.