Known for her unique ability to meld old school beauty with up to the minute trends, Jen Atkin has styled hair for some of the most glamorous and trendsetting stars- Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Emma Stone, Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian, Cindy Crawford, Katy Perry, and Christina Hendricks (to name a few). Starting her career assisting Andy Lecompte and working at some of Beverly Hills’ best salons, Jen quickly found herself on Madonna’s 2006 ‘Confessions’ tour, styling hair behind the scenes. With her unique ability to thrive under pressure, Jen began working fashion week in New York and Paris every season, quickly grasping what it means to be a high fashion stylist. Working with Guido Palau, Danilo, and Renato Campora, Jen began styling hair for some of the hottest designers and models including Louis Vuitton, Alexander Wang, Chloe, Alexander McQueen, Lanvin, Marchesa, and Christian Dior.
Dividing her time between LA, NY, and Dubai Jen works in beauty, print, film, music video, runway, red carpet, celebrity, and advertising where her hair artisty is frequently covered by publications such as Vogue, Elle, InStyle, Esquire, Nylon, Allure, and W Mag and photographers Annie Leibovitz, Ellen Von Unwurth, Rankin, Warwick Saint, Walter Chin, and Patrick Demarchelier.
With her up and coming website, Mane Addicts, Jen has tried to transform the beauty industry by offering expert advice and shining light on other artists and what goes on behind the scenes.