When a girl boss tells you her secrets, you listen, very closely, and take very legible notes. That’s what we did when we asked our Editor in Chief Jen Atkin about her trusty sources of inspiration. With an ever-rising roster of A-list clients and booming haircare company OUAI under her belt, Jen Atkin’s plate (or passport) couldn’t be more full. Turns out, the secret to Jen Atkin hair inspiration is right under our noses. Scroll ahead to find out why Jen became a hairstylist, plus how she combats hairstylists’ block (you know, like writers’ block).
Her first source of inspiration for becoming a hairstylist: Natalie Imbruglia’s Torn music video
Her source of inspiration when she landed her first major clients: Magazines
Where she does her best brainstorming: In the shower
Cities that have inspired her work: Dubai and France
How she fights hairstylists’ block: Goes through Pinterest, checks out maneaddicts.com and refers to Instagram