Jessi Dean is a dynamic hair care professional with 18 years of industry experience. Known for her motto, “the proof is in the hair,” Jessi strives to offer a full range of hair care solutions and custom wigs for clients with a variety of needs.
Since 2005, Jessi has been salon owner and principal hair stylist of Jessi Dean, A Salon Boutique. Providing exceptional customer service, she specializes in offering custom hair pieces and extensions, through her “Jessi Dean Human Hair Extensions” brand for both male and female clients. Currently working as the key stylist for NBC’s Steve Harvey Show, she provides professional and on-trend styling for the Emmy Award-winning talk show’s hair and fashion segments. Her highly sought-after work has also been showcased on various segments of The Oprah Winfrey Show, including the 2011 final episode.
Born and raised in Chicago, Jessi’s passion for “everything hair” started at age six. Restyling her Barbie dolls wasn’t enough for her, so she went on to get formal training at Pivot Point Academy and Dudley’s Beauty College. Shortly thereafter, she landed a lead stylist’s position at Ajes hair salon.
She has a range of music videos and promotional projects under her belt and has worked with various record labels including, Jive Records, Atlantic Records and Hidden Beach Records. Her cutting-edge handiwork has also been featured in Today’s Chicago Woman, Salon Sense and on the cover of Black Enterprise.