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The lucky one: Celebrity hair stylist Mark Townsend talks about his famous clientele, his rise to the top, and his advice for new stylists

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The lucky one: Celebrity hair stylist Mark Townsend talks about his famous clientele, his rise to the top, and his advice for new stylists

Posted on 24 June 2012 by DELCommInc

By Shayna Wiwierski

MarkTownsendWhen Mark Townsend visited New York with a friend who was attending an interview for college, little did he know that that opportunity would lead him to styling the hair of some of Hollywood’s most famous it-girls.

Before styling the locks of A-listers like Rachel McAdams, Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman, Rachel Weisz, and so many more, Townsend started off as a stylist at New York’s famed Oribe salon.

“I went to New York City with a friend for his interview for college.  When he was there I went to Oribe and the manager happened to be at the front desk and I asked if he needed any help.  He took the time to give me a tour and asked me to try out to be on the Oribe team.  Using a model, I had to style her hair three different ways; the stylists took a look at it and liked it.” Continue Reading

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