BEST FOR: The hottest techniques and products in hair colouring. Takey’s refreshing inquisitiveness literally keeps him on the pulse of the latest trends. TRADEMARK STYLE: Before diving straight into a dye job, Takey talks to his customers to “understand more about their personalities and the shape of their head and face.” WORDS OF WISDOM: “Read a lot. It helps to cultivate strong and sharp observation, and think out of the box.” CELEBRITY CLIENTS: Takey’s clientele list reads like a cool, young who’s who, from DJ Goldfish and the Lapsap duo to famous face Aishah Sinclair. CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: “Revlon Stylemaster Hairspray provides such a strong hold and yet is so malleable. It remains my mainstay for photo shoots.” Replacement Boutique Salon, 1st Floor, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru. Tel: 03-2287 6812.