Tomeka James is an international stylist/ based out of Northern NJ specializing but not limited to hair replacement, styling, and business. A young entrepreneur who is rapidly growing a reputation as an industry favorite for her innovative techniques, instructional skills and wealth of knowledge regarding the beauty industry. Tomeka is traveling the world instructing thousands of stylists and helping them get to the next level with her intensive/limitless training. Tomeka is a firm believer that education is the key to success and believes that “ the success of one can be the success of all”. She gives back to the community through several different organizations and events such as feeding the homeless, clothing drives, toys for tots and more. Tomeka dedicates her time to battered women’s shelters, styling hair and promoting self-esteem. She’s a motivational speaker to adults as well as the youth. She wants everyone she meets to know that whatever their struggle may be, they can overcome it and achieve their goals. Tomeka helps young children believe in themselves and opens their eyes to the possibilities of the world. As Author of the book “You Got Way More In You, Where is it?” Tomeka shares her life experiences with others and helps them to become more than the woman she is today.
Tomeka J. is the owner of Tomeka’s Beauty (a hair replacement /styling center in Maplewood, NJ---The President /Founder of the Stylist and Salon Owners Network which is an organization that brings the beauty industry together. She is the creator of the “DSW” the Detachable Sewn Weave, The Mekani weaving technique, Roll-N-Sew and the Wig molding process. The Author of "Braiding Patterns for Weaving" book. Her most recent book is a collaboration piece with 3 authors titled “Returning to the Chair-The Post Pandemic Protocol”. She is also the CEO of Extensions Expo Show in NJ- a trade show specially made for hair extensions trainings. A past educator at Dudley’s DCU and a platform artist working with several companies. She can be seen at most of the major shows. Tomeka has been featured in Salon Sense Magazine as Professional of the Month. She received the Educator of the Year Award being honored by Bronner Bros Co. Her techniques have graced the pages of many publications such as Style Q, Hair Gallery and more. Tomeka has trained thousands of stylist with Hands on Instruction in many states and countries including but not limited to Paris, Bahamas, Haiti, Curacao, Canada, and more.
Her behind the scenes styles for celebrities and models for t.v. and photo shoots has made her one of the most sought after stylist in the industry. Tomeka J. shares her creativity with the world through her extensive step by step line of Instructional dvds/ downloads featuring wig making, weaving, cuts and more. She has a cd collection—9 strategies for instant success, building a high performance team and how to hire an assistant. She also has a salon forms booklet which contains the forms needed for day to day salon functions. The MEKA line consists of weaving tools, hair, and beauty supplies. Tomeka and her staff ( The Weave X-Perts Intl. Team) are available for individual and group trainings as well and hosts her own seminars and may be in a town near you soon.
With over 12 years of experience, Nydia has made a name for herself as a makeup artist for one of the biggest company names in the world. She followed her dream, working as the executive assistant to 5 time Emmy award winning makeup artist ( The Today show, The View ) EVE PEARL.
Nydia is also a Celebrity & Published makeup artist whos works has been seen on, The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, The Grammy's, NYFW, The Miss Universe Organization, name a few.
Nydia also owns Faces By Nydia Makeup Studio and Bridal Suite in Cedar Grove, NJ.
Justin Kace is CEO of JustinKace Products and JustinKace Platform Artistry BOOTCAMP. He is a well-respected, sought-after award-winning educator, platform artist and motivational speaker. He has also developed a line of educational dvds, salon programs, professional beauty products and tools. He is a recipient of the Bronner Bros Educator of the Year Award and Russel Chew Icon Award. He has been called upon to judge beauty and barber competitions as well as speak on several beauty panels. He is a featured headline educator for numerous tradeshows to include: Bronner Bros, Premiere, IBS, Image Expo, San Juan Beauty Show, SIBE,
Muffen Moses- A mogul in the hair industry. She's Bostons hardest working woman. Her shows and competitions have been a beauty industry staple for over 20 years.
Dondi Martin, a native of Atlanta, is the founder of Hairborn Express, Inc., a hair distribution company in 2003. He has spent the last 17 years importing high quality hair extensions from India, distributing hair to professional stylists in salons across the country as well as internationally.
Several years ago, Dondi began to research alternatives to the prescription creams he was using to ease his chronic eczema. His research NATURALLY led him to study how botanicals might be able to help him ease the discomfort and disfigurement commonly associated with Eczema. He partnered with holistic estheticians who educated him on how to use plants to alleviate the effects of eczema. NATURALLY, being in the haircare industry for over twenty years, Dondi began to seek out alternatives to the chemical laden products that so many of us use in our daily beauty routines. The more he learned about the power of botanicals, the more passionate he became about enabling others to achieve their beauty goals with natural products. Dondi’s passionate journey has culminated with the launch of EcoRiche, a beauty and personal care line of products built on the power of botanicals…enhancing natural beauty…NATURALLY!
"Experienced" is an understatement when it comes to beauty industry professional ElishaMonique. With a vast amount of experience in many different areas of beauty this 15+ years hairstylist, makeup-pro, platform artist and educator has seen and done it all. With an overwhelming dedication to the beauty industry, now published author's journey continues with her educational platform sharing her knowledge to budding beauty professionals across the country, teaching them how to structure and grow their beauty businesses to succeed in this competitive industry.
Nicole Ferguson is an licensed cosmetology instructor, certified hair loss specialist and CEU Provider. She is affiliated with the American Cancer Society for Non Surgical Hair Replacement. With Talent, passion and professionalism, Nicole continues to help men and women with hair loss issues. Her 20 years experience allow her to educate professionals on all fundamentals of hair loss issues.
Niki Smith is a 31 year veteran stylist and the proud owner of "Knowledge by Niki Salon Business Development Consulting Firm". She has been recognized as one of the industry’s most prolific educators and motivators. Therefore creating the "Urban Salon Business Development Coaching Company" A.S.P.I.R.E and S.T.R.E.T.C.H.
My name is Constance Purnell. I've been in the industry for 32 years I am owner and operator at altar ego beauty and barber salon I am a mother, wife, Educator, and most important a child of God I have been an educator for the last 10 years I also teach CEU classes for cosmetology Association and I am an educator for Elaboir coloring system
Gloria “Gigi” Ford has dedicated her career to finding non-surgical solutions and undetectable hair prosthesis. Her greatest passion is working with the American Cancer Society,The Alopecia Foundation and The Trichotillomania Foundation. Gigi has traveled to Hong Kong, China, Korea and Indonesia to study hair prosthesis design. Gigi also helps specialists start their own hair replacement businesses via her textbook, “The Curriculum”.
Cherese L. Spand has thrived in the financial services industry for over 16 years. She attended Mercy College in Dobbs ferry NY. Her corporate experience along with her secular experience has moved her to educate her clients in the areas of income protection, insurance, tax free retirement planning and asset protection. Her background as a Cosmetology Educator with strong Managerial skills and training created a perfect storm. The collaboration of the two industries prompted Cherese to address a need that was lacking in the Industry Financial Literacy which is the cornerstone to build wealth.
Doris F. Mosley is an accomplished Cosmetologist, Certified Trichologist, Hairstylist, Entrepreneur, Educator, Inspirational Speaker and Industry Trailblazer, who has traveled throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean sharing her knowledge. She has received numerous awards and has been featured in several beauty industry magazines. Doris keeps her professional edge in her salon, Another Beauty Salon, located in Inglewood, California. Doris is also the founder and CEO of the Los Angeles Spectrum International Beauty Expo (SIBE).
A beauty industry innovator and visionary with a passion for leading beauty and barber entrepreneurs in business management, medical and financial solutions for building multi-generational wealth. Arnetta is a licensed cosmetologist and beauty entrepreneur with over 25-years in the industry. She is also a licensed life, accident and health insurance Producer with National Agents Alliance. By coupling her beauty industry experience and resources with her life and financial planning knowledge, Arnetta has created a total professional and personal magagement solution for today's beauty and barber entrepreneurs. Through My BMF Solutions, Arnetta is committed to bridging the gap between business, personal life, wellness, and longevity in the beauty industry. She is a proud member of the prestigious National Beauty Culturists League with a Masters 2 Professional Cosmetology Degree; a partner with ProSolutions Salon Software; and Board of Directors Member with MI Mother's Keeper, helping to build capital and resources for those who are mentally intelligent and in need of treatment, case management, and community resources. Arnetta has an innate ability to educate, motivate, and guide beauty industry entrepreneurs to achive, grow, and build both professionally and personally. After working in the industry for a number of years, Arnetta knows sharing the My BMF Solutions Program will provide self-employed professionals the tools needed to build success.
International Educator, Maria Thompson, specialises in Braids, & Locs. She is a Platform Artist, Master Pioneer recipient, and a Former Educator with L'Oreal, Mizani. Her work has been published in USA/Europe, and also featured on TV. An extensive line of Digital Downloads are available featuring her creative designs. Maria is the creator of the Sassy Curly Twists and has her own brand of braiding tresses, to complete the style. Twist & Curves “Where Education Meets Excellence”
Amber McCray is a certified HairLoss Specialist and Practitioner who has cracked the code to accepting insurance for hair loss services and now offers a Seamless Academy and virtual "Insurance Coverage Reimbursement Training" to simplify the insurance filing process.
Tiana Von Johnson is a self-made mogul, multi-business entrepreneur, and a highly sought-after branding coach who at 27-years-old quit her 9-to-5 job, tried her hand at entrepreneurship and generated one million dollars her first year in business. She has over 10 best-selling books, her own magazine, Women Doing It Big, distributed nationwide, her very own board game--The Vision Board Game, a beauty product line called Ambition, a perfume line called Success, and her own credit card processing company called Your Card Cash, to name a few. Tiana is a powerful force but strongly believes that she is just getting started.
I have specialized in natural hair care for over 25 years. I started in the industry as a nail technician. I went Christine Valmy for esthetics and make-up. I was then recommended to become a NY State Nail Examiner. I became certified under Diane Bailey for natural hair care then I began working for her at Tendrils. She was my first mentor. I later met and became certified under Taliah Waajid for braiding and marketing. I am currently the only natural hair care salon in the Poconos Pa for 11 years and the only salon that has a children's salon.
McBride Hair Restoration LLC is New England's pioneer and exclusive Trichological office. Donyelle V. McBride is CEO of McBride Hair Restoration LLC (MHR) and Global Trichology Training (GTT). MHR LLC services the needs of clients experiencing hair loss and alopecia while GTT trains and educates licensed professionals including the medical industry on alopecia awareness and solutions. Donyelle’s credentials include Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified Natural Health Practitioner, International Certified Clinical Trichologist and Licensed Cosmetologist in which she incorporates her knowledge and experience on health and wellness to help her clients restore their hair using what she calls a “TricHolistic experience.” She has a passion for helping others and specializes in alopecia solutions for men, women, and children. Memberships: American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP),
Donyelle V. McBride, BCHHP, CCT International Association of Trichology (IAT)
• 2020 International Association of Trichology conference-Virtual
• International Association of Trichology conference, Washington DC
• International Cosmetology and Dermatology Conference
She is a trailblazer in the beauty, cosmetology, health/wellness, and Trichology industry. She is co-contributor of the world renowned "Hairy Tales" blueprint and guidebook for aspiring Practitioners and Trichologist. Donyelle’s impact amongst her peers has earned her the nomination as top best article in the “Hairy Tales” blueprint written alongside (57) specialist around the world. You can also find her inspirational and motivational words of encouragement featured in major industry publications including Modern Salon.
Charla is a rule breaker and game changer whose sole purpose and passion is to build and mold the self-esteem of women. Hair has been the vehicle she’s used for over 30 years to touch the lives of thousands of women globally. Charla, an entrepreneur who has successfully owned and operated multiple high-end Hair Salons and has been a mentor to hundreds of stylists Charla Saloane has been a trailblazer in the hair-care industry and is an expert when it comes to healthy Charla is a wife of 25 years, mother, salon-owner, international educator, celebrity-stylist, entrepreneur, radio host and author.
Christopher Noble is a hairstylist, cosmetology instructor, beauty educator and entrepreneur. A graduate of Mitchell’s Hair Academy (2003) in Greenville, NC, Chris is the owner of Hair Prophecy Int’l, a successful beauty salon in Kinston, NC. His innovative styles and techniques, talent, vision and passionate dedication to his clients have enabled him to achieve much success in the industry. He is the CEO of HairCology Products andbelieves that healthy hair and great style should able to coexist. He has been a featured educator at many of the most prestigious international beauty shows.
Eunice Johnson is the stylist/owner of Eunice’s Hair Salon in Arlington, Texas. She has over 28 years within the cosmetology field; specializing in Hair Replacement and Healthy Hair Care Services. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration and is a license instructor in the state of Texas. She educates students monthly in hair replacement techniques and in salon business classes.
Jessyca Marshall founded Naturally Beautiful Hair Care in 2009 as a licensed Social Worker seeking to holistically support the empowerment of Black woman and men through the natural hair platform.
In addition to products and events, Naturally Beautiful Hair Care coined and spearheaded an alternative to creating small, interwoven locs called Microlocs.
Very early in the business, it became apparent that many direct service clients needed options in addressing hair loss and thinning, as well as reattachment and extensions for their small interlocked hair. She then created Microloc extensions and weaving options that gave solutions to clients who wanted to keep the natural look of locs who otherwise would not be able.
She is the creator of Microloc Mastery, an innovative web-based training and support program that teaches and provides business support to those seeking to master the Microloc standard technique and create success, whether in their own personal hair needs or in their own businesses.
Kristy Béké is a dynamic entrepreneur whose innovative braiding styles and techniques have set the trends in the braiding industry. A licensed natural hair stylist and instructor, Kristy Béké has dazzled audience at various workshops and conferences. In 1996, Kristy, a native of Cotonou, Bénin, founded BIGNONS, the upmost African Hair Braiding Salon in Charlotte, North Carolina. BIGNONS braiding, weaving and natural hair styles have been featured in a many of prestigious African hair care magazines including, Black Beauty, Elite Braids, Sasha and many more. In October 2014, Kristy Béké has been recognized as Charlotte-based Time Warner Cable “Small Business, Big Impact” recipient. At Bignon’s, we hold onto a philosophy that has helped us to bring salon recognition. "We always endeavor to create the most innovative and intricate braiding and weaving styles, with customer satisfaction as our number one priority."
Currently a Platform Artist and Lead educator for Basic Hair Care Systems, Specialist in alopecia, Specialist in non-surgical hair replacement, all types of weaving and natural hair. Providing services while keeping healthy hair the number one priority. Educates and Certifies Licensed Professionals to be Certified Hair replacement Specialists. Best Selling Author of “Hair Loss and The Black Woman.”
Licensed Cosmetologist for 30 years
Certified Non-Surgical Hair Replacement Specialist for 15 years
Author of Best Seller “Hair Loss & The Black Woman”
International Celebrity Stylist
Owner of Smiley’s Hair Clinic & National Black Hair Institute
Specializes in Alopecia (Hair Loss).
Educates & Certifies licensed cosmetologists & Barbers to become Hair Replacement Specialist.
Network Provider for Multiple Health Insurance Companies
Hair Product Developer of “Cilium Surge Rx Strength Hair Growth System.”
“The Pantene Pro-V Tour,”
Designer’s Touch Hair Products,
“For Sistas only,”
“Basic Hair Care,”
“Bronner Brothers.” And much more.
Cover Feature on:
Urban Beauty Hair Packaging.
Real Styles International,
Stylez 4 Life Magazine,
Prestige Hair Designs Magazine,
Hotlanta Hair Magazine
“The Champion Press”
“Rollin’ Out Magazine”
Movies & Celebrities:
The Source Awards, P-Diddy, Ex-Heavy Weight Champion Lennox Lewis, Trina, Ludacris, Sincerely Ward, Top Shottas Movie, Too Fast Too Furious Movie, South Beach Hotties Movie and Everything Gon’ Be Alright
Philanthropy: Founder of non-profit organization “Smile 4 New Life Foundation” which plans and produces hair & Fashion show annually to donate funds for Colon Cancer Awareness
MEET THE WOMAN BEHIND Hair Replica LLC and Me Time Beauty and Day Spa.
MS. CELESTINE is a Beauty, Fashion, Hair Consultant, and Stylist.
Celestine has been synonymous with beauty and glam and change the weave game with her many hair coloring techniques.
Celestine is a owner/stylist at Me Time Beauty and Day Spa in Camden, South Carolina.
Celeste, is a commercial wholesaler in hair in the marketplace of southcarolina. She focus on capturing the true essence of a woman.
I have been in the natural hair industry for over 25 years. I am from New York but relocated to Birmingham Alabama where I started my own business, Naturally Yours Hair Studio and Naturally Yours hair magazine. I have been published in several hair magazines. I often attend seminars and workshops with my twin sister, Tesha McDonald. Doing hair allows flexibility in my work schedule. I am a nursing educator, (I have a nursing degree) as well as apsychology degree. I am Child Life certified and believe in continuing education in all fields.
JB Nicole is passionate and Industry driven. She is not only a Master Cosmetologist, Cosmetology Instructor, Published Author, and International color educator she also has certifications in Hair Loss and Non-Surgical Hair Replacement, Wig Making, Multi-textural Locking techniques, and Diverse Hair Extension Techniques as well. She also has her own professional product line and has been a salon owner for almost 10 years. Although she loves educating, JB Nicole loves learning just as much.
Kiasha Moore became one of the Top Hair Braiders and Celebrity Stylist in the Central Valley. With over 30 years of experience, Kiasha has created an effective knowledge base to help inexperienced braiders.
As a successful entrepreneur, Mrs. Moore opened Cali Braids. Cali Braids is located in Stockton CA. Her unique braiding styles, creative vision, and ability to pay close attention to details, has set her apart.
Mrs. Moore has traveled throughout the United States attending hair conferences, hair shows, and providing seminars.
In 2015 Mrs. Moore created a special hair cream that has been on the black market
MeccaDonna Styles been a cosmetologist for over 20 years, she has own and operated 3 wsalon for over 14 years and have been traveling as a educator for the last 5 years. MeccaDonna is a Very passionate Master stylist that specialize hair regrowth and restoration and Follicular rejuvenation. She believes in breaking barriers and pushing yourself beyond your comfort zone! "Education is the Only way to reaching higher heights in this Industy! So Keep growing, learning & earning." MeccaDonna Styles
Billco is also one of the leading experts in Hair Replacment. Having studied under the Guru herself Gloria GiGi Ford he is certified as a medical hair replacement specisalist.
He has worked at numerous hair shows and is well known in the community and the industry. He currently lives in Houston Tx where he is on a quest to open his 1st Barber College. He travels back to Indiana every month to maintain Billco Barbershop. He is also an ambassador for several product lines Royal Blaque, Babies n Beards, Walker tape Co and The Multi Razor etc...
Princess Canty is the Owner of Princess Styles salon in Sumter SC for the past seven years. Educator/ Platform artist for Bronner Brothers for eleven years. I received my instructors license in 2010. Striving to make a difference in the industry I’ve traveled all over teaching at CEU classes, seminars and hair shows. Having a heart for the industry I’m always ready, able and willing to learn. Always Prior to becoming a hairstylist I was a corporate manager for 16 years. I managed retail stores as well as restaurants. Accomplished Leader/Manager with reputation as a self-directed professional excellent problem solving.
Wendy Armstrong Salon De Claire. She brings cutting edge and professional hair care to her clients, through experience, education, and an artistic vision
Her artistic talents include all aspects of hair, but Wendy specializes in precise hair cutting techniques, short hair, weaves.
2007 Graduate of Carolina Beauty College
2010. Opened Salon De Claire #1
2013. Platform Artist for KMB Salons
2014. Served as Board Member of Virginia College Cosmetology program.
2016- Present. Opened Salon De Claire #2
2016-present Salon De Claire Phases program
2017-Head stylist for Ebony Fashion Week Winner Designer
2020 Covid19 Founded Haircrazydiva's Healthy Hair Care Palettes
Adrian began his professional journey at the age of 18 at Arthur's Beauty College in Pine Bluff, AR. Adrian also went on get licensed in Texas and Georgia and his Instructor's License in Georgia and Arkansas. He has also served as a member of the CTAC for the Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology.
Adrian works and resides in Atlanta, GA offering services for clients, Selling Instructional DVDS, and teaching One-on-One and Group training
Hair and the Integrity of the industry is important to Adrian. He plans to continue this journey one client and one class at a time.
Roslyn has been a Hair Ventilator for over 15yrs She has design her on Hair system call above the realm ventilation, and a long with that she designs Systems to repairs the unit. Roslyn is the owner of N 2 Hair Beauty Salon,she is a product developer call PolyMair T'Dab Essentials ,Roslyn is a professional cosmetologist, a platform artist, an a national educator,she is a giver she love teach you all about this rewarding career in enhancement pieces a non surgical Hair replacement system 02.
Renee is the founder of Miami Extensions, a wholesale and marketing firm. With her 12 years of industry experience, Renee specializes in teaching small to medium size businesses in the hair industry how to automated their marketing channels, specifically in facebook marketing as well as finding the best wholesalers for start ups .
I love the hair industry. I am a Hairstylist and makeup artist. I’ve been in the business for 33 years. My work have been Seen in upscale , Black Beauty, Hype hair, Black sophisticates, A wonderful Wedding and Extreme Magazine. I am a competitive stylist with approximately 50 wins in competitions such as Bronner Bro’s., Milkyway, Showcase Beauty show, Black Beauty Expo. The Golden Scissors and America’s NextTop Stylist to name a few. My salon is Dc Artistry where I help groom upcoming stylists. My motto is ...“Attitudes are contagious, is yours worth catching “
I am a life and business strategist I teach hairstylist how to start their online educational and coaching businesses.
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