Richard Ward

Royal & Celebrity hairdresser Richard Ward is one of the industry's leading lights, and the media's most-wanted hairdresser.  Founder of Tangle Angel and pioneer of the 'super salon' concept, he is renowned globally as the man responsible for HRH The Duchess of Cambridge’s hair. Richard and his team not only styled the hair for the Royal Wedding, but are entrusted with grooming  the lustrous locks of a host of glittering celebrities such Queen Rania of Jordan, Ivana Trump, Lily Allen and Kim Cattrall.

Now globally recognised, Richard Ward is undoubtedly at the forefront of British hairdressing. Famous for his signature innovative yet wearable couture hair, Richard has cultivated a unique team of long-serving, professional and talented experts, each renowned for their outstanding technical knowledge and creative abilities, combining a uniquely personal service  coupled with an extraordinary wealth of experience and an unprecedented length of service.

Richard Ward Hair & Metrospa

Winner of Outstanding Salon of the Year 2016 at the London Hair and Beauty Awards, and past winner of Hair Magazine’s London Salon of the Year, the salon has been described as ‘leisurely and luxurious yet unpretentious’. Richard Ward is one of the largest independent salons in the UK and home to over 250 innovative hair and beauty treatments and services, all designed to deliver couture hair and bespoke beauty. The salon includes the renowned Metrospa, its unique brand of city day spa; a state-of-the-art pampering zone featuring expert, celebrated therapists and exclusive CARITA, Skinceuticals and Gelish treatments.

Richard's award-winning salon plays host to a team of over 90 expert staff, looking after the hair and beauty needs of over 1,100  clients per week, in the heart of London’s Chelsea.

Televsion & Media

Richard has an unrivalled media presence. No stranger to TV, his association with Trinny and Susannah throughout their What Not to Wear shows has made him the King of the TV Makeover. His resident hairdresser roles on programmes such as ITV’s Good Morning Britain, This Morning, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and Lorraine and his expertise doing hair on many other fashion/makeover shows sees him regularly conducting his signature looks and presenting strands on hair health, tips, news and trends. 

Why the Chelsea connection? 

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of the most prestigious addresses in the world. Richard’s eponymous salon is situated in Sloane Square, in the heart of Chelsea, just off London’s celebrated Kings Road and within walking distance of world-famous stores such as Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Sloane Street’s salubrious designer boutiques.


The Duchess of Cambridge is world-renowned for her beautiful, shiny, frizz-free glamorous hair. Her trademark style, globally dubbed the ‘Chelsea Blow Dry’ by the world's media, has become the most asked-for and iconic look of recent times, and synonymous with the Richard Ward brand.


Trademarked by Richard, ‘The Chelsea Blow Dry’ look doesn’t just reflect the Duchess’ lustrous hair, but encapsulates the glamorous hair that women from all over the world dream of - healthy, shiny, glossy, frizz-free and full of vitality and bounce.


Richard’s signature style is all about couture hair; expensive looking, wearable hair. Richard Ward Chelsea London’s award-winning formulations embody all of the salon professional ingredients needed to recreate the look, delivering the consumer a taste of his Chelsea super-salon and all the products any woman needs to recreate her very own Chelsea Blow Dry at home.

82 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY

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