Chicago celebrity hair stylist extraordinaire Anthony Cristiano sounds off on healthy hair, trending cuts and his favorite A-list clients.
With more than 30 years experience and a superstar client roster including Adriana Lima, Demi Moore, Gigi Hadid, Robert Downey Jr. and Uma Thurman, Anthony Cristiano is known for his classic training, expert eye and attention to detail. We put Cristiano in the hot seat for his 17 hair styling tips and industry insider secrets. 401 N. Wabash Ave., Ste. B
The art of hairstyling is all about... keen perception and insight. My dream A-list client is... Lucy Boynton. Hair care is self-care because... it’s an opportunity to do something nurturing for yourself. Products worth the splurge... Phytokératine Extrême Exceptional ahampoo and mask by PHYTO The style trending right now is... YOUR style—the one that makes you feel glamorous. The worst cut and color mistake you could make is... doing it yourself. Healthy hair means... a healthy mind and a healthy body. My favorite up-do to style... always Brigitte Bardot Celeb client who's the most fun... Adriana Lima
First celeb client... Eddie Van Halen The secret to a simple, polished look is... not as simple as it seems. It takes skill. Beautiful hair starts with... a great hairdresser The hair style I wish would make a come back... a pixie cut The style that needs to remain in the rearview... none—every style can be updated or refined. The ultimate luxury in hair care is... jet-setting with your personal hairdresser. My go-to feel-good treatment... Huile d’Alès intense hydrating oil treatment by PHYTO A fresh style makes you feel... rejuvenated and restored.