AngelaA modern-day “Girl Friday” hailing from the small city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Angela made the bold move to follow her dreams and channel her creative talents in the beauty industry. With a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas in Applied Arts and Science and a Licensed Master Cosmetologist, Angela has always had a passion for hair and makeup. Angela follows in the footsteps of a born family trait. George F. Jackson, (Angela’s grandfather) opened Jackson’s Barbershop in the early 1970’s, in Alb, NM. In 2008, her sister opened Styles by Stephanie Salon in Aurora, CO, and her brother Donnell with over 15 years experience, is a senior barber, at A Better U Barbershop located in Alb, NM.

In 2005, she began her career in cosmetics working for Nordstrom where she trained with Laura Mercier, Trish McEvoy, and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. She later re-located to Atlanta, GA were she was an Account Executive for Alford and Hoff, a luxury men’s skincare line exclusive to Neiman Marcus. Currently, she travels throughout the United States as a National Makeup Artist for Labella Donna Cosmetics. Angela has also received extensive training at the Sunny’s Hair Extension Institute in Atlanta, GA where she specialized in over six different methods of healthy hair extensions.Passionate, Driven, and Extraordinarily Creative… Are just a few of the words often used to describe her romance with hair and makeup. She has built a freelance artistry career working with celebrities, private clients, print and film. In November 2013, Angela was recently featured in Black Sophisticate Hair Magazine, and had the pleasure to be the lead hair stylist for Africa Miranda in BRAVO’s hit reality show “The New Atlanta.” She says,

“The most beautiful cosmetic you can wear is healthy hair and skin, that’s why I’ve tried to create a platform to balance them both.”

Today she is living out her dream, happily working for her clients and getting beautiful women ready for the red carpet, she places God first then her career, and believes this is the recipe to success. Angela continues to challenge herself everyday in hopes of sharing her vision of modern beauty with women everywhere.