yu nakata / hair & make artist

hair and make

Yu Nakata

Yu Nakata began her styling career in Hokkaido, Japan in 2000.
From 2008, she began to freelance and expanded to hairstyling for fashion photography.
From 2010-2011, Yu lived in Paris and worked as both a freelance hairstylist and as an assistant at various fashion shoots.
This was also when she became a team member during Paris Fashion Week, a position to which she returned every year.
In 2011, Yu returned to Japan where she joined SALON77.
Since then, she has built a large client base and continued her freelance styling work around the world.


Award, Hokkaido designers congress 2014 grand prix
Award, Hokkaido designers congress 2013 Kaminobunkasha award
Award, Japan Hairdressing Award, Newcomer of the Year 2012
Nomination, Japan Hairdressing Award, Rising Star of the Year 2010
Award, Japan Hairdressing Award, Area Stylist of the Year 2009