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Matthew Tyldesley is a hairstylist, educator and editorial hairstylist from Louisville, Kentucky. He has been a skilled hairstylist who practiced his craft behind the chair for the last 17  years. He caters to a diverse clientele at Hair by Charles and Company. His love of working with the public allows him to balance both creativity and customer service.  


Matthew is also a Redken Artist who has facilitated classes for other stylists throughout the region specializing in hair color and styling. Working for Redken has gained Matthew experience working backstage at hair and fashion shows such as Centricity, Premier, Redken Symposium, NYFW, LAFW and NCFA Style Week. In his spare time he continues to perfect his craft by orchestrating photo shoots with local photographers, designers, models and artists and has been published nationally, internationally, in print, film and online in such magazines as American Salon, Modern Salon, Beauty Launchpad, Extol, Churchill Downs and  The Voice of Louisville. His passion for education fuels his own growth as Matthew travels nationally to attend hair conference and hands on trainings to further develop his skills, knowledge and credibility as a hairstylist. For Matthew being an “artist” means constant practice and to stay immersed in the industry.  His passions include styling long hair, hair color, mens styling, braiding, wigs and hairpieces.


Among his accomplishments include:


North American Hairstylist Award (NAHA) Winner 2016 The People's Choice Award

American Certified Hair Colorist

Redken Certified Hair Colorist

Redken Certified Designer


Lead hairstylist NYFW SS 2018 for designer Stevie Boi, NYC

Worked backstage for designer Nina Tiari SS 18, NYC

Redken NBT winner 2017

Named the new face of social media beauty influencer 2016 by Modern Salon Magazine

Lead hair artist for Laura's Angels Fashion Show 2016 Louisville, KY 

Lead hairstylist for NYFW SS 2016 for designers Stevie Boi and Tiffany Rae,  NYC

The 2016 Miss America Preliminaries

Styled hair for Miss America 2015,  Kira Kazantsev

Worked backstage at the 2014 MTV Video Awards

Nominated for the North American Hairstyling Award (NAHA) for Men’s Hairstylist of the Year 2014

Voted #1 Hairstylist in Louisville 2014 (Louisville Magazine) 

Lead Hair artist for The Runway for the Roses show 2013 & 2014 Louisville KY 

Lead Hair artist for the Skyrise Fashion Show 2013

Lead Hair artist for KMAC couture 2013