The 7 Best Hair Instagram Accounts Out There


When contemplating a major hair change, it’s best to consult the experts. But if you’re fresh out of BFF celebrity stylists who can give you the inside scoop, Instagram is the next best source for style trends.

From some of the world’s most influential hairstylists to bloggers with dreamy tresses, everyone’s on Instagram. And if you know who to follow, it can be an amazing source of inspiration for all your hair goals. 

Whether you’re looking for a fun dye-job or a fierce new cut, here are the best Instagram accounts to follow for the ultimate hair inspo.

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Amber Fillerup Clark

Who: Amber Fillerup Clark is an Arizona-based blogger who made a name for herself by creating Pinterest-worthy boho hairstyles. She’s also the owner of Barefoot Blonde, a beauty-blog-turned-hair-extension-line.

What: Amber’s page is a wholesome combination of family, home decor, and hair. You should follow Amber if you have long hair (or are thinking of getting extensions) and want to inspo for braids, ponytails, and boho-chic waves.

Where: @amberfillerup

Mane Addicts

Who: Mane Addicts is a digital publication created by one of the world’s most influential hairstylists, Jen Atkin. It’s a destination for stylists and hair-junkies alike, encompassing all things hair tutorials, education and inspiration.

What: The Mane Addicts Instagram page is an eclectic collection of the best hair trends happening right now. Follow Mane Addicts if you want to see creations from celebrity stylists and like knowing what’s trending before all your friends.

Where: @maneaddicts

Chris Appleton

Who: Chris Appleton is the hairstylist to the stars and is often credited for creating iconic trend styles, like the signature ‘snatched ponytail’ we’ve been seeing everywhere lately. His client list includes Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry. 

What: Chris’ page is a portfolio of his best work on his most famous clients. Follow Chris if you want a BTS look at how he styles celebrity hair for red carpets and award shows. His posts are on-the-go, meaning you’ll usually get a sneak peak at Kim K’s hairstyle the day before the photos make it to press.

Where: @chrisappleton1

DD & Co

Who: DD & Co is a high end hair salon based in Sydney. It was founded by Shire-based hairstylists that specialise in bright, colourful hair and edgy cuts.

What: The DD & Co Instagram page is a hub for the team’s latest colourful creations. Follow DD & Co if you’re after unique hairstyles, wild colours, cool girl haircuts and windswept waves. 

Where: @dd_co

Kerry Washington

Who: If you don’t know who Kerry Washington is, we urge you to watch Scandal right now. One of the most famous women in Hollywood at the moment, Kerry is also a hair muse for stylists around the world.

What: Kerry’s Instagram page showcases her fabulous Hollywood life from new projects she’s working on to red carpet moments. Never one to shy away from a hair accessory, you should follow Kerry if you want to see creative styles with natural hair, relaxed hair, weaves, and wigs.

Where: @kerrywashington

Negin Mirsalehi

Who: Negin Mirsalehi is a Dutch style and beauty blogger who recently made it onto Forbes 30 under 30 list. She owns Gisou, a bee-based hair care brand inspired by her insanely long and healthy locks.

What: Negin’s account is a collection of beauty, hair, travel, and romance. If you dream of cascading mermaid hair and rich, creamy chestnut hues, follow Negin’s account for your ultimate hair inspo.

Where: @negin_mirsalehi

Ruslan Nureev

Who: Ruslan Nureev is a Russian hairstylist (now based in LA) who started his career assisting celebrity stylists like Chris Appleton. He now has his own list of famous clientele including Priyanka Chopra, Olivia Culpo, and Romee Strijd.

What: Ruslan uses his Instagram page as a portfolio of his work and a medium to promote his lifestyle vlogs. Follow Ruslan if you want to put a chic twist on classic styles like the beachy wave or flipped out bob. He often posts videos of his finished hairstyles which are just so satisfying to watch!

Where: @hairbyruslan

Sarah Potempa

Who: Sarah Potempa is a celebrity hairstylist and founder of award-winning curl tool, The BeachWaver. Her clients include Camila Cabello, Lea Michele, and Karlie Kloss. 

What: Sarah’s page is all about having fun with hair and educating her followers on how to do just that! Follow her if you want to see unicorn hair colours and detailed video tutorials on how to achieve some of her client’s most sought-after looks.

Where: @sarahpotempa

Mane Interest

Who: Mane Interest is a digital hub for all things education and inspiration in the world of hair. The platform features hair artists, techniques, how-tos, and product reviews.

What: The Mane Interest account is a collection of submissions and aspirational hairstyles found online. Follow Mane Interest if you’re looking for inspo that’s a little more natural. Think: subtle balayage, glossy blonde and mermaid waves.

Where: @maneinterest

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