Jen Atkin decided to give her career a chance by moving at the age of 19 to Los Angeles. Six months after her arrival, she managed to land a job as a receptionist in a hair salon and through hard work, she has become today one of the most requested celebrity hairdressers in the world. Her client list includes stars like Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani and Sophia Vergara. In an interview with Cosmopolitan in 2016, she declared: “I succeeded in making my network of people by working on my hours of rest and holidays. This is what made the difference with other hairdressers. was available any time of the day or night. And word of mouth worked. “
Jen Atkin has developed a strong friendship with her clients, especially with model Chrissy Teigen with whom she is very close even outside of work hours. The two women love to be accomplices on their respective social networks. She is also the one who had the honor of styling Hailey Bieber on her very private wedding day. Her Instagram account is filled with photos of her work from around the world.
On the entrepreneurial side, Jen Atkin is the co-owner of the OUAI hair care line with her friend Lamees Hamdan. The brand is a hit, because many celebrities are fighting over it. In December 2020, she also released a book that traces her story entitled “Blowing My Way to the Top”. This is just the start for the young entrepreneur!
Jen Atkin and the Kardashians: a great love story
Every morning Jen Atkin starts her day almost the same way, she goes to Khloé Kardashian to take care of her hair. It was on the set of the X Factor show that the two friends got to know each other: “I met Khloé Kardashian on a TV set and we immediately hooked up. She sent me an email asking me to come and do her hair during the filming of X Factor where she was a juror, and since then, we have never left each other. It’s been 4 years today “, she explained in 2016 during an interview with Cosmopolitan. She was subsequently invited to work with the rest of the famous family on the set of the famous show “Keeping up with the Kardashian”. He’s definitely the person to follow right now on social media.
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