Celebrity stylist Ursula Stephen is the woman responsible for taking Rihanna's hair from demure to dashing.
Celebrity stylist Ursula Stephen is the woman responsible for taking Rihanna's hair from demure to dashing. By lopping off Rihanna's long, straight hair, eventually taking it to an asymmetric razored cut, Stephen helped the singer become an international style icon. As you can imagine, Rihanna's ever-changing hairstyles require as much hair care as creativity so find out how Stephen keeps her hair in healthy condition now.
It seems like Rihanna's always changing up her hair. How do you decide what's next? Yes, we are always changing it up, experimenting, and having fun with hair. That’s what I love to do! Her hairstyle typically changes depending on what’s on our agenda, what she’s wearing, or how she’s feeling. We take it day by day and event by event, and usually will both bring ideas to the table. It’s always a collaboration, which is such a great way to work. It’s all about the products that we use to maintain moisture in between all the styling. If we’re going heavy with colour, we’ll lay off the chemical treatments; if her hair needs a break, we’ll try a wig or weave. It’s all about knowing and understanding the clients' hair.
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