Shekinah Jo Anderson, is a professional hair stylist and reality television personality. With just a few years of professional experience, Shekinah has already struck celebrity status and is a rising star in the Beauty & Entertainment Industry. The Atlanta native realized her passion for styling, at the age of 12 when she spent most of her time braiding hair for friends and family. Through high school she developed her styling craft and later received a Certificate from Platinum Hair Salon.
Shekinah’s talent and work ethic enabled her to establish a clientele and self fund her education at the Empire Beauty School in Atlanta. It was at Empire that Shekinah learned to master advanced and contemporary techniques in cosmetology. While she struggled with jealous classmates, Shekinah remained focus and prevailed. Two short weeks before graduation Anderson was introduced to another Atlanta native, singer-songwriter Tameka “Tiny” Harris. The two quickly developed a friendship and Shekinah became Tiny’s go to stylist in Atlanta.
With hair school complete Shekinah’s professional career took off, and her work featured on the models and celebrities in national publications such as Vibe, Essence, XXL, and Hype Hair. As a reality television personality, Shekinah appeared on We TVs “Tamar & Vince” and BET’s “Tiny&Toya”but it was not until her reoccurring appearance aired on VH1’s “Family Hustle” that her reputation reached national status. Shekinah’s unique and polished work was noted and resulted in her appointment book filling rapidly.
Committed to expanding the brand and providing clients with the best, the beauty entrepreneur focused her energy in 2013 toward a productive year of creative ventures, which included the launch of a t-shirt line titled ‘I WORK HARD,’ a term she coined while filming Family Hustle, and the debut of the first product from the Shekinah Jo hair care line ‘Beautiful Edges.’ Shekinah has proven herself to be more than a hair stylist with her hard work and dedication continuing to produce results. This pretty smart business woman was recently awarded a US Patented license for an innovative dryer attachment she designed to minimize the clients time spent under the dryer.
The Journey of Shekinah Anderson has just begun, with major goals set for 2014 there is no stopping this beauty powerhouse. Tune into Shekinah’s live bio and follow her journey on Facebook Twitter and Instagram.
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