Bashar Kallabat: Middle Eastern Hairstylist to the Stars

In 1989, Bashar Kallabat opened his first salon; when his then-client, Heidi Ghaffari, asked him to form a partnership they joined forces to open HB salon in The Somerset Collection. They currently have 60 employees working in every area of beauty including hair, make-up, nails, and Botox.

Bashar credits his 22-year success to always positioning for future changes in creativity and new approaches to business, as well as accommodating the current economic climate. 


“Almost every luxury brand business today has changed their approach from only appealing to a very small upscale crowd  to appealing and marketing themselves to the masses,” Bashar said.

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