British-born celebrity hairdresser Vidal Sassoon has died at his home in Los Angeles, aged 84.
A police spokesman said officers went to the stylist’s home on Wednesday morning to confirm the death. He said Sassoon had died of natural causes.
Sassoon is regarded as one of the best-known hairdressers of his generation.
He is credited with revolutionising haircuts in the 1960s, and developed a popular line of hair products under his name.
The creator of the “Bob” hairstyle, he is best known for his short, geometric cuts, ending the bouffant styles trendy in the 1950s.
If it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t have my beautiful ‘bob’ type haircut. May he rest in peace.
Another legend gone but never to be forgotten.
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