Janet Jackson, a Toronto-born beauty expert and celebrity hairstylist, stands at the pinnacle of the hairstyling industry with unparalleled experience. As the Founder & CEO of JouJou Hair Studio, she has earned the distinguished title of Contessa “Elite Master Hairstylist” Finalist, showcasing her exceptional talent and passion for hair. With an extensive career that spans various facets of the beauty realm, Janet has become a sought-after stylist for celebrities such as Winnie Harlow, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Aja Naomi King, Taapsee Pannu, Aimee Lou Woods, Usher, Stephan James, Keshia Chante, Sara Waisglass, Kiana Madeira and many others.
Janet’s commitment to providing the highest quality hair services is evident in her salon, JouJou Hair Studio, which reflects her dedication to “Hair Care First.” Her ability to work with ALL hair types and her profound knowledge of beauty products have been key factors in her success story. Janet has curated a team of talented and professional hair artists who share her passion for understanding each individual’s unique hair needs.
Her illustrious career has been marked by numerous appearances on TV, where she has not only showcased her styling abilities but also shared her expertise as an on-air beauty expert. Janet’s work has been featured in top-tier magazines, including Elle, FASHION, Flare, Efe and Chatelaine Magazine. She has contributed to print campaigns for renowned brands such as Cover Girl, Holt Renfrew, Hudson’s Bay, Louis Vuitton, L’Oreal Paris, and Nike. In addition to her print campaigns, Janet has lent her expertise to television shows, commercials, short films, music videos, and prestigious events like the Essence Festival, BET Hip Hop Awards, The JUNO’s, and Much Music Video Awards. Her role as Iman’s personal hairstylist for Project Runway-Canada is a testament to her standing in the industry.
Her numerous awards include the prestigious Contessa – 2024 Session Hairstylist of the Year award, Cafaa Awards’ Hair Artist of the Year, and recognition by Elle magazine as one of the top 5 hair stylists in Toronto. Janet has also served as a L’Oreal Paris Hair Expert, contributing her insights and knowledge to the brand.
Janet’s journey is characterized not only by her stylistic accomplishments but also by her commitment to education and advocacy within the hairstyling community. As a licensed hairstylist, she has conducted textured hair masterclasses, specializing in kinks, curls, and waves, imparting invaluable knowledge to hairstyling enthusiasts. She addresses unconscious bias in the beauty industry, aiming for inclusivity and excellence among all hair stylists.
Janet Jackson’s influence transcends borders, with a global presence featured in numerous international magazines. Her extensive expertise, dedication to education, and advocacy within the hairstyling industry have solidified her reputation as a leader, influencer, and advocate for excellence and inclusivity within the beauty landscape.
To explore more of Janet’s work and projects, visit her official website: JanetJacksonHairstylist.com and follow her on Instagram: @JanetJacksonHairstylist.