About Us

Mane Addicts is the top digital hair community and destination for hairstylists and consumers founded by Jen Atkin that gives followers access to the world’s top talent, featuring the best products on the market and instructional how-to videos. Since our launch in 2014, Mane Addicts has expanded to include Mane University, a global education resource that brings top stylists to major cities around the world to teach and inspire a new generation of hairdressers.

Jen Atkin

Jen Atkin

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.

Allison McNamara

Allison McNamara is a writer, producer, host and editor based in Los Angeles. Allison has been reporting on beauty and fashion for over a decade, and also has here own clean skincare line MARA.

Nina Aghadjanian

Associate Social Media Manager at Mane Addicts.

Priscila Martinez

Priscila Martinez is Los Angeles based brand strategy specialist and writer. She focuses on beauty, fashion and the luxury and lifestyle sectors. Martinez contributes to publications like Forbes, AdWeek and Asia Times and she writes for lifestyle outlets like Mane Addicts and Radio Disney’s Sweety High.

Ally Kolsky

Ally Kolsky is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. Her work primarily focuses on fashion, beauty, and entertainment. In addition to her work as a writer, she is currently pursuing a JD at the UCLA School of Law

Emilie Branch

Emilie is a writer and editor based in New York. Though she writes about beauty, she has written for a variety of lifestyle and industry publications over the last ten (plus) years.

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Dahvi Shira

Dahvi Shira is a freelance beauty writer in Los Angeles.