LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vidal Sassoon used his hairstyling shears to free women from beehives and hot rollers and give them wash-and-wear cuts that made him an international name in hair care.
When he came on the scene in the 1950s, hair was high and heavy — typically curled, teased, piled and shellacked into place. Then came the 1960s, and Sassoon's creative cuts, which required little styling and fell into place perfectly every time, fit...
"I met Vidal Sassoon when I was 17 years old.
I was a model in Pittsburgh, Pa. in the Summer of 1968. My agency called me and said that Vidal was coming to do a hair show and booked me for the gig. When I arrived at the hotel where the ..."
– Cynthia Stevens, acquaintance,
May 12, 2012
"He has taken haircrafting to a new dimension and I was there to learn it he will be missed by anyone who was lucky enough to meet and work w him love to his family ,Sassoon teams all over the world may 9th will always hold a special place in ..."
– Bernadette Bowden, He is my mentor and friend.love,
May 10, 2012