Hair is in Kim Kimble's DNA. As a third-generation hair stylist, at the age of 16, she worked as a shampoo girl at her mother's salon. Soon after, she discovered her natural talent for styling and decided to pursue her cosmetology license at the Vidal Sassoon Academy and Dudley Cosmetology University in North Carolina.
In 1995, Kimble opened her first salon. She has worked on films, television shows, and done work for magazines. Kimble has worked with the likes of Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Gabrielle Union, Zendaya, Mary J. Blige, Oprah and more. She also has a hair care brand under her own name.
At this year’s Premiere Orlando, attendees will have the opportunity take part in a live photo shoot while learning from Kimble's expertise. Learn more about the celebrity stylist and entrepreneur here.
What can attendees expect from your presentation at Premiere Orlando?
KK: Attendees can expect to learn from me at "Fashion Forward: The Secrets of Being a Celebrity Hairstylist." Participants will learn the ins and outs of doing editorial work while taking part in a live photo shoot during the class.
What is the main takeaway you would like attendees to get from your presentation at Premiere Orlando?
KK: To learn from the best in the business! I will share my secrets for being a hairstylist for A-list celebrities. I will give you 3 steps for styling clients for the red carpet.
What's the best advice you could give to your follow artists?
KK: Always surround yourself with positive people and great artists to boost your talent.
What's the best advice you have ever received?
KK: “Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life.”
Talent/knowledge not being a factor, if you weren’t a beauty professional what career would you have?
KK: Having started as a shampoo girl for my mother growing up in the family salon in Los Angeles, I am a third-generation hair stylist who originally aspired to become a fashion designer.
What's your favorite movie?
KK: The Color Purple would be my top choice.
What's your dream vacation?
KK: Bora Bora or Fiji
What are things that can always brighten your day?
KK: My son, a good bible scripture, and music for the soul.
What beauty tool/product, do you think needs to get more love?
A game-changer tool and product line would be my own line that I created as and hairstylists and artist. Who better to create a line than someone in the business for over 25 years? I am involved in the whole production from the beginning until the end. I highly recommend myself: Kim Kimble Vapor Iron and a Must have, Wet product line, Kim Kimble Bounce Back Curl Line and Silk Professional Line.
Kim Kimble’s brand Kimble Beauty can be found at booth 4677. Please note there is an additional fee to attend Kim’s exclusive look-and-learn experience, seats are limited so register today.
Premiere Orlando show passes are available at premiereorlandoshow.biz for licensed industry professionals and students only. A show pass includes access to complimentary lecture style classroom education, Main Stage, Hair Color Stage as well as the largest exhibit floor in the industry.