JENNA MARIE SHAFER
"When people come first, success will follow."
Jenna Marie Shafer is a Session Hairstylist based in London + NYC. She loves what she does because she loves people; telling people's stories, unveiling their beauty, & styling their hair along the way. Jenna's career truly celebrates the art of hairdressing, as she has always been obsessed with styling and finishing hair from breaking down intricate updos to practicing the viral trends in braiding. That's why she loves sharing her knowledge as an amika: Lead Pro Educator + Platform Artist, teaching salons and stylists the latest techniques in styling and finishing hair.
One of Jenna’s favorite times of the year is during Fashion Week, as she loves the energy of working backstage in New York, London, Milan + Paris. Over the years she has been privileged to assist some of the best hairdressers in the world: Guido Palau, Gary Gill, Cyndia Harvey, Esther Langham, Rubi Jones, Naeemah LaFond, Kien Hoang, Yusef, Danilo, Anna Chapman, + Alfie Sackett, to name a few.
Jenna specializes in hair styling for fashion, editorial, film, tv, events, & weddings. She loves helping her clients find the perfect look, anywhere from natural & effortless to wild & creative or classic & timeless. As a makeup artist she is known for her flawlessly natural aesthetic: enhancing her clients' natural beauty.
INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE & ACCOLADES
BEHIND THE CHAIR - ONE SHOT HAIR AWARDS 2019
Big Shot “Editorial” Shot of the Year - WINNER for North America
BEHIND THE CHAIR - ONE SHOT HAIR AWARDS 2018
Big Shot “Editorial” Shot of the Year - Finalist & Top 5 in North America
amika - GLOBAL
Lead Pro Educator for the U.K., International Platform Artist, and former First Assistant to amika: Global Artistic Director Naeemah LaFond
SB BEAUTY - New york, ny
Represented by boutique agency SB Beauty, providing hair styling for Fashion, Beauty, Bridal, + Events
UMBRELLA SALON - San Jose, CA
Trained by Kien Hoang - Oribe Director of Training & Content
SISU HAIRDRESSING - Lincoln, NE
Elle Magazine's Top 100 Salons in USA - Trained by Anna Evans-Bayer - TIGI Collective Art Team Colourist
PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY ASSOCIATION'S BEACON
Selected as one of the Nation's Top Cosmetology Graduates to attend the prestigious Beacon Program
PAUL MITCHELL THE SCHOOL - Lincoln, NE
Cosmetology School - Honored for Perfect Attendance, Highest Service Sales, Highest Take Home Sales, Most Add-On Services, & Social Media Marketing