Kastumi Kasai, Owner/Stylist
"As our clients like to say, ‘No one cuts hair like Kasai!"
451 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Suite B210 in Manhattan Beach | 310-546-0023 | kasaihair.com
Originally from Tokyo, Japan, Kastumi Kasai has worked in the beauty industry for 30 years. His skills are sought by high-profile celebrities and clients who want top-quality services. Kasai worked in New York for 15 years, including 12 years at one of top salons in world, Frederic Fekkai. He has also worked for 10 years in Beverly Hills. Kasai has won many styling competitions and travels all over the world to style his clients and teach classes. He owns Kasai Hair, a full-service hair salon that is open seven days a week. He moved to the area 10 years ago so he could live near the beach and surf. When he’s not working, he enjoys surfing, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his three children, Ryan, age 23, Ray, age 5, and Luna, age 2.
What would you like potential clients to know about you?
“I provide world-class techniques. I offer totally personalized hair design. My hair cuts last a long time and are low-maintenance.”
What’s most rewarding about your work?
“Making people beautiful and happy.”
Do you offer a signature service?
“My hair cuts are designed to complement each client’s personality and lifestyle and to frame their face and body.”
How do you stay on top of the latest trends and advances in your field?
“I travel around to big cities, getting involved with people who work in the fashion industry.”
What is the biggest benefit that your clients gain from seeing you for their hair needs?
“They don’t have to worry or waste time themselves; just leave it up to me!”
Who is your typical client?
“Kids, babies, housewives, models, actors, high-profile people … just about everyone.”
What is unique about your style and technique?
“We offer totally personalized hair design that is still low-maintenance.”