Arts & Entertainment

What Is a Film Hairstylist? How to Become a Hairstylist for Movies and TV

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 12, 2021 • 3 min read

From Princess Leia’s side buns to Dorothy’s pigtails, hairstyles are some of the most memorable and iconic elements of television and film. Professional film hairstylists are the talented artists responsible for creating these striking looks.