Tomeka James - NJ

tomeka-james.jpgTomeka loves the Fishbone shears for hair extenstions. She also uses the Bonika Silk Twisters. Tomeka's bio: Tomeka J. is an international stylist/instructor of based out of Northern NJ specializing in an array of techniques including but not limited to hair replacement therapy and a wide range of hair styling methods. She is a young entrepreneur who is rapidly growing a reputation as an industry favorite for her innovative techniques, instructional skills and wealth of knowledge regarding the beauty industry. Tomeka is traveling the world instructing thousands of stylists and assisting them with elevating to their next level with her intensive limit-less training. Tomeka is a firm believer that education is the key to success and believes that “the success of one can lead to the success of all”. She gives back to the community through several different organizations and events such as feeding the homeless, clothing drives, toys for tots and more. Tomeka also dedicates her time to battered women’s shelters promoting self-esteem and confidence through providing makeovers; changing the lives of women she comes in contact with. She’s a motivational speaker to adults as well as the youth. Tomeka teaches realistic principles about how your struggles can be conquered and position you to achieve your present & future goals. Tomeka understands the importance of today’s youth and makes a special effort to touch their lives by encouraging them to believe in themselves and expose them to the unlimited possibilities the world has to offer. She shares her life experiences with others and enlightens on how she has become the woman she is today. Tomeka J. is the owner of Tomeka’s Beauty (a hair replacement /styling center in Maplewood, NJ)---The President /Founder of the Stylist and Salon Owners Network (SSON) which is an organization that empowers salon owners and stylist to go beyond the norm. This network focuses on bringing all aspects of the beauty industry together. She is the creator of the “DSW” the Detachable Sewn Weave, The Mekani weaving technique, Roll-N-Sew and the Wig molding process. Tomeka is an Educator at Dudley’s DCU and a renowned platform artist making appearances at most of the countries major beauty shows. Tomeka has been featured in Salon Sense Magazine as Professional of the Month. Her techniques have graced the pages of many other publications such as Style Q, Hair Gallery and more. Tomeka is one of the most sought after stylist in the industry. Her ground- breaking style continues to be requested by celebrities and models for both TV and photo shoots. Tomeka J. shares her creativity with the world in a variety of platforms including her extensive step by step line of Instructional DVDs featuring wig making, weaving, cuts and more. Her CD collection will provide practical principles on —9 strategies for instants success, building a high performance team and how to hire an assistant. She also has created a salon forms manual which contains step by step forms that are a necessity for every salon. The MEKA line of products consists of weaving tools and beauty supplies. Tomeka and her staff are available for personalized individual and group trainings. Tomeka also provides a series of hands-on and look and learn seminars and may be in a town near you soon.