Meet your Artist

Jackie Cyrille-Akuffo

Since 2000, Jackie started to cultivate her passion for beauty by practicing new braid styles on family and friends as a hobby. As her passion grew for hair she worked at her family owned beauty salon and spa in Washington, DC as a apprentice braider and worked her way to becoming salon manager. Working long hours on the weekends and throughout the summer Jackie built her clientele with hard work, diligence and optimism at a very young age. Through the help of her cousin Sheila she attained stellar customer service skill, professionalism and salesmanship while getting in depth training on natural hair care, braiding and loc services. When she graduate from high school in 2007 she went to cosmetology school to attain her license. she then furthered her education by also attain certification in Natural hair care which has become her specialty. In 2012, she ventured into the world of makeup to expand her business. Jackie has worked for Sephora and acquired a great deal of knowledge in retail and service. She has since had great opportunities to work with TV personalities , celebrities, magazines and reality shows. Jackie resumes runs long with some of your favorite actress, singers and upcoming models in the fashion industry. She loves working with brands and helping others follow their dreams like she has through mentoring and consistent social presence. Jackie created her own cosmetic line Soul Chic Cosmetics that has an array of beauty products like lipsticks and more for all women of color.