About Us

Founded by Jen Atkin, Mane Addicts is the THE destination and leading digital hair community that gives access to the world’s top talent for both hairstylists and consumers. We feature the best products on the market and instructional how-to videos, along with professional profiles, original content and cutting-edge education all delivered to our audience via our cool, modern voice. Since our launch in 2014, Mane Addicts has expanded to include Mane University–a global education platform that brings top talent to major cities around the world to teach and inspire a new generation of hairdressers.

Jen Atkin

Jen Atkin, Founder & CEO

Starting her career in Hollywood, Jen quickly began working with the most influential stars, including Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian, Katy Perry, Jessica Alba, and Jennifer Lopez. Today, with over 2mm followers on social media, she’s what the New York Times calls “The Most Influential Hairstylist in the World,” counting top models Chrissy Teigen, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and Gigi and Bella Hadid as some of her most loyal clientele.


Krista Burditt
Vice President
Nicole Katsuki
Executive Assistant
to Jen Atkin 
Allison McNamera
Editorial Director 
Cassidy Tashjian
Creative Director 
Senior Manager,
Talent & Brand Partnerships 
Cristina Girardi
Social Media Manager 
Samantha Wu
Bookkeeper 
Samantha Flinn
Booking Agent

Priscila Martinez
Writer
Emilie Branch
Writer
Dahvi Shira
Writer
Ally Kolsky
Writer

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