Michael Sparks is widely admired for his unique style, deemed “effortless modern with a twist.” His warm, friendly demeanor, contagious smile and natural talent ensure that his clients look and feel their best when they work with him.
Michael began his hairstyling career after pursuing surfing, sports and even a stint in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs. He set out to explore his creative side and studied fashion design, then honed in on his ultimate passion: hair design. He started out assisting a trio of famed hair stylists at the prestigious Chris McMillan Salon, including Mara Roszak, Leanne Citrone, Jen Atkin and Chris McMillan himself.
He has worked in several other prominent salons, including Meche with Tracey Cunningham and Ramirez Tran, where Michael still serves devoted clients twice a month. In 2014, Michael opened Cie Sparks Salon in Malibu with his partner Heather Cie, a renowned colorist. He has also worked alongside notable photographers James White, Emily Shur, Patrick Fraser and Michael Muller.
Michael’s high-profile client list includes:
Celebrity: Chloe Grace Moretz, Courteney Cox, Megan Markle, Jaimie Alexander, Anna Kendrick, Hannah Simone, Lena Dunham, Selma Blair and Miranda Cosgrove.
Commercial: Adweek, Entertainment Weekly, Men’s Fitness, The Hollywood Reporter, Men’s Health, Disney Pictures, Sony Music, Nickelodeon and USA Network.
To see his breadth of work, view Michael Spark’s portfolio below.(READ LESS)