Carved with the ability to do out of the box and with the intense passion towards his work, Rashid, who started as a basic hairstylist, has managed to build and established himself as one of the most popular celebrity stylists in the country. He is well known for his commitment and dedication towards his work. He is in demand not just amongst the celebrities but his dedicated outlook has put Rashid in great demand amongst fashionistas. Rashid believes creativity and innovation are very important in this sector and he has invented several looks on his own.
Rashid runs a unisex salon named ‘Studio 17’, located in Ashok Vihar Phase-3 in New Delhi. The celebrity hairstylist, who has invented several looks of his own, commands a high-end clientele comprising cricketers, models, actors, politicians, and corporates. He was the regional finalist during the 2018-19 L’Oreal Indian Hair Dressing Awards and that also helped him get popular amongst cricketers.
Rashid’s popularity has taken him to places as he’s styled the actors and actresses in various Punjabi music videos and television actors. He worked as a hairstylist to several actors and actresses in many Punjabi songs and frequently getting offers. On his work experience with the glamour world. Rashid – who has featured in top news channels and publications like Times of India, Hindustan Times, Star Sports, and many more – also takes a great deal of pride for styling a large number of cricketers and added a new dimension to their looks with his unique vogues. Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Nitish Rana, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Prithvi Shaw, and Shubman Gill are his permanent clients and they trust him completely. He has styled overseas players likes Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Kagiso Rabada, Colin de Grandhomme, Faf du Plessis, Sam Billings, Jason Roy, David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, etc. during the IPL and they always ask for his services whenever they are in India.
Rashid strongly believes in research and prepares a mood board ahead of any major assignment so that he has a lot of options to offer to his clients. He takes a lot of inspiration from nature and invents new looks accordingly as nature is full of colors and vibrance.
Talking about the kind of styles he offers to his clients, Rashid says, “My forte is to play with good shapes, textured and disconnected haircuts. I love giving a personalized look as per my client’s physique and personality and shape of their face, and that is why they keep coming back to me. I also recommend coloring because it is like make-up. Textured, next-day and soft wave looks are in demand these days and I keep innovating with them as well. “And he further adds “My plan for this year’s IPL is to play with good shapes, textured and disconnected haircuts; personalized look as per the client’s physique and personality. I’ll recommend for coloring because that is in trend but it is a matter of choice if they’ll agree then only I am going to experiment.
Rashid has a firm belief in good education for that is the only way to learn about new things and expand knowledge. Good education also helps the hairstylists to communicate better with celebrities and international stars.
A lesson for our life and intellect this man has to serve, with and only with passion, dedication and innovation one can do wonders is what he has proved.