John Francis is one of the most sought after editorial and celebrity hair stylists. Born and bred in Los Angeles, he is a creative force of nature with an eye for defining the latest styles. His artistic vision, combined with his talent for enhancing the natural beauty of his clients, has made him an industry favorite.
Jump-starting his career, John-Francis trained along side renowned hair stylist Chris McMillan, only to become his most coveted protégé since the eponymous salon’s opening. For the past several years , John Francis has gone on to develop a loyal following of his own, among the top talents in the worlds of editorial fashion magazines, music and film.
His work has appeared on the covers and in internationally renowned publications including Lucky, Rolling Stone, Maxim, Shape, Grazia and more. He has collaborated with top photographers such as Nigel Barker, Matthew Rolston, Hedi Slimane, Ruven Afanador and Andrew Macpherson. His technique is tailored to the individual and eschews excess product usage in favor of a more holistic approach, such as cutting the hair into soft layers that fall into place and frame the face.
“Low maintenance is the key component of beautiful, great looking hair,” Francis says. “We create a seamless look for the hair that supports easy upkeep, and can go from casual to sophisticated, depending on the occasion.”
John has been featured in Allure magazine’s “Little Black Book” as one of the “Beauty Pros A-listers Adore,” and as one of the young dynamic and noteworthy celebrity hair stylists. Francis has styled the tresses of numerous celebrities including Sting, Hayden Panettiere, Becki Newton, Angie Harmon, Elle Macpherson, January Jones, AnnaLynne McCord, Hilary Duff, Rebecca Romijin, Taylor Momsen and Gerard Butler.
John Francis travels across the U.S. and internationally for editorial print work, advertising shoots, films and fashion shows, setting the trends in hair today.