Tomeka James is an international stylist/ based out of Northern NJ specializing but not limited to hair replacement, styling, and business. 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 helping them get to the next level with her intensive/limitless training. Tomeka is a firm believer that education is the key to success and believes that “ the success of one can be 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 dedicates her time to battered women’s shelters, styling hair and promoting self-esteem. She’s a motivational speaker to adults as well as the youth. She wants everyone she meets to know that whatever their struggle may be, they can overcome it and achieve their goals. Tomeka helps young children believe in themselves and opens their eyes to the possibilities of the world. As Author of the book “You Got Way More In You, Where is it?” Tomeka shares her life experiences with others and helps them to become more than 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 which is an organization that brings 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. The Author of “Braiding Patterns for Weaving” book. Her most recent book is a collaboration piece with 3 authors titled “Returning to the Chair-The Post Pandemic Protocol”. She is also the CEO of Extensions Expo Show in NJ- a trade show specially made for hair extensions trainings. A past educator at Dudley’s DCU and a platform artist working with several companies. She can be seen at most of the major shows. Tomeka has been featured in Salon Sense Magazine as Professional of the Month. She received the Educator of the Year Award being honored by Bronner Bros Co. Her techniques have graced the pages of many publications such as Style Q, Hair Gallery and more. Tomeka has trained thousands of stylist with Hands on Instruction in many states and countries including but not limited to Paris, Bahamas, Haiti, Curacao, Canada, and more.
Her behind the scenes styles for celebrities and models for t.v. and photo shoots has made her one of the most sought after stylist in the industry. Tomeka J. shares her creativity with the world through her extensive step by step line of Instructional dvds/ downloads featuring wig making, weaving, cuts and more. She has a cd collection—9 strategies for instant success, building a high performance team and how to hire an assistant. She also has a salon forms booklet which contains the forms needed for day to day salon functions. The MEKA line consists of weaving tools, hair, and beauty supplies. Tomeka and her staff ( The Weave X-Perts Intl. Team) are available for individual and group trainings as well and hosts her own seminars and may be in a town near you soon.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]