Haute Secrets: Stylist to the Stars Jonathan Antin

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For the true insider’s guide on where to go and what to do in Los Angeles, check out the Haute Secrets of internationally renowned hair stylist Jonathan Antin, the co-owner of haute Beverly Hills salon Jonathan and George.

Antin is known for creating the most sought-after hairstyles for Hollywood’s A-list celebrities. A true innovator in the world of beauty, he made his television debut on ABC’s Extreme Makeover and E! Entertainment’s Fashion Emergency, effectively pioneering the trend of bringing beautiful hairstyles to modern day television. Antin’s acquired fame and success led to a starring role on Bravo’s hit series Blow Out, which chronicled his life for 3 years as a passionate and driven salon owner and celebrity stylist. Blow Out aired in over 40 countries bringing Jonathan international acclaim.

A Los Angeles native, Antin was raised among the fashion and beauty industry’s elite. As a teenager, he was inspired by Warren Beatty‘s role in the award-winning hit movie Shampoo. It was then that Antin found his true calling and enrolled in the Hollywood Beauty Academy, after which he began working at some of the city’s best salons. Like Beatty’s character, Antin’s good looks, charisma, unique fashion sense and fresh approach proved irresistible. Within a few short years, and after extensive experience styling runway shows, Antin opened the doors to his own namesake salon, garnering a list of celebrity clientele rivaling the best in the business while creating his own successful product line.

For more than 20 years, Antin’s cutting-edge hairstyles and innovative contributions to the world of beauty have been featured in hundreds of fashion and style magazines, including Vanity Fair, Elle, Vogue, Allure, W, In Style, People, Glamour and Harper’s Bazaar. Antin also fashioned the looks in many award winning music videos including Ricky Martin’s “Livin’ La Vida Loca,” Aerosmith’s “Livin ‘on the Edge” and the Pussycat Dolls “Don’t Cha”. Antin has worked with high-profile celebrities including Madonna, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Lopez, Leonardo DiCaprio, Eva Mendes, Kate Bosworth, Tobey Maguire and Ricky Martin. Additionally, he has appeared regularly and shared his expertise on NBC’s Today ShowThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ABC’s The ViewJimmy Kimmel Live and also on cable networks including E! Entertainment, the Style Network and MTV. Most recently Antin appeared in CBS’s hit show CSI in a role depicting himself as a stylist to the stars.

Without further ado, here is this hair stylist to the star’s insiders guide to the City of Angels.

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