Carla Gentry Osorio, celebrity hairstylist and co-owner of Styles New York Salon, nestled in midtown Manhattan, chose to share her talents as a hair designer and make our world a more beautiful place. Carla’s self-described signature aesthetic is shiny, healthy hair with lots of movement.
Carla Gentry Osorio’s clients include some of Hollywood’s best-tressed actresses. Affectionately known as one of the styling community’s best ‘track-star,’ for her expertise in weaves, hair color and cuts, she is the ‘go-to’ stylist for many celebrities. Her celebrity roster includes Jada Pinkett Smith, star of the TNT drama, “HawthoRNe,” and wife of Hollywood box-office powerhouse, Will Smith.
She has also worked with Gabrielle Union, in Lifetime’s upcoming ‘Army Wives’ spinoff, as well as Kerry Washington, Kelly Osbourne, Sofia Vergara, Mary J. Blige andRegina Hall. Carla’s work has also been featured in commercial ad campaigns for The Gap and Reebok. In addition, Carla’s work has graced the pages of lifestyle magazines such as InStyle, Essence, Hamptons Magazine, Interview Magazine and Vibe Magazine and runway shows for designer Carmen Marc Valvo.
As a Washington, DC native, Carla knew early in her career which path she wanted to take. This led her to move to New York City where her creativity and attention to detail catapulted her into the spotlight where she was able to showcase her talent. Although Carla has worked in media ranging from music videos to editorials and album packaging to commercials, her favorite bookings are personal appearances, where she has direct interaction with her clients and the final results of her work are tangible.
Carla focuses her energy on maintaining her clientele and working with private celebrity clients. Carla is a stylist that prides herself in excellence and gives nothing less than 200%. In a world where true talent is often taken for granted and unused, it is refreshing to see a stylist like Carla taking the time to bring out the best in the people that she touches and the styles she creates.