Jackie trained and practiced at the famous Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon in London's fashionable Mayfair.
With her West African background and European flair Jackie has developed the European Weave method the world's best method for her exotic hair extensions.
Jackie has been in Australia for twelve years and has made Adelaide her home. Jackie was born in London and is a true Cockney from Stepney in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Jackie always wanted to have a career in the beauty industry and early on she applied and was selected at Elizabeth Arden Red Door in London’s fashionable Mayfair where she perfected her craft. She spent ten years there mastering all aspects of the hair and beauty treatments she has now brought with her to Adelaide.
High Profile Customers
During her time at Arden she was lucky enough to treat European Royalty together with many celebrities including Claudia Schiffer, Angelica Huston and many more. One of her favourite clients was Dawn French who is just as funny and as delightful in real life as she is on TV. Dawn appreciatedJackie’s talents so much she was invited back to her suite at the famous Claridges Hotel to treat her when she was in town.
What Jackie Delivers
Her folks are from The Gambia in West Africa which is where the art of hair weaving began and clearly the talent for carrying on this skilled tradition has been handed down. It is this unique combination of her family background and West African tradition together with the skills that she acquired at London’s most fashionable beauty spa that make getting the London Hair treatment experience an unforgettable one.
Creating London Hair was Jackie’s ambition from the very start. It started on Rundle Street in 2003 and has recently moved and is now available at the new and fashionable Miss Coiffure 75 Hindmarsh Square easily accessible locations in the heart of the city .
It is here that Jackie offers the ultra luxurious technique of woven (not glued) Hair Extensions in every length, colour and style imaginable. This technique was virtually unknown in Adelaide until Jackie arrived and it has taken the market by storm. Unlike the techniques that were around previously, Jackie’s hair weave technique is long lasting, does not require glue and is completely secure. Jackie says that you can treat it just like your own hair and it requires a minimum of attention to keep it looking glamorous. This is the technique that is also now sweeping London, Sydney and Los Angeles. providing the hottest look around for some of Adelaide’s best known models together with a host of other discerning clients.
It is one of Jackie’s main goals that people get exactly the look they want so she offers a free consultation to all her prospective clients. What this means is that people who want to know more can book in and receive a free personal consultation where Jackie or one of her skilled staff look at your individual hair type and colouring and advise you on exactly what you need to achieve the look you want. They explain the technique that will be used and what kind of after care the hair will need. All this is free and completely without obligation so that you can go away and think about all you have been told and decide what you want done in your own time.
You may have already heard Jackie’s distinctive Cockney accent on the radio promoting her brainchild. She says that at first it was a bit daunting making radio commercials but she wanted to communicate the sense of fun and the friendly atmosphere of London Hair that she hopes comes across in the commercials.
Jackie says that she loves being in Australia with all the opportunities it has offered her to start her own business and to achieve her dream which is London Hair .