Say Hello To Oakland’s Coolest Hairstylist, And Peep Her Get-Pretty Tips

  1. Begin Slideshow
    opener(3)

    284

    SHARES

    14 comments
    See All Slides

    You know the girl you pass on the street — the one with the show-stopping style, the glowing skin, and a killer haircut that puts your bedhead to shame? Well, that’s Shimeko. The Oakland-based tress stylist and all-around badass has her beauty game on lock, with a look that transcends time and skills that are so profound, it’s no wonder peeps are lined up at the Marquee Salon to get their locks lifted.

    Since we were so intrigued by this gal, we ventured out to her East Bay abode to get the scoop on her flawless skin, favorite beauty products, and more. Read on for some stunning pics and her get-pretty 411 — you’re going to want to grab a pen and pad, people. This stuff is too good.

    Photographed by Maria del Rio

    Want even more R29? Get the latest news, tips, and can't-resist stories delivered straight to your newsfeed, in real time. Like us on Facebook — we'll see you there!

    Photographed by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS


Styling Tips

The Most Flattering Swimsuit For YOU

Lately, it's taken nearly all our willpower not to think about sun rays, long weekends, and beach hair — from the actual beach and not a bottle. But, there's really no bigger buzzkill than hours of trying on bathing suits that epically fail to do your body justice. And, the fact is, your swimwear is probably the read


Plus Size

Tall & Plus Size? These 8 Shops Fulfill Your Style Needs

So, you're a tall drink of water, blessed with the ability to reach the top shelf and see over crowds without standing on tip-toe. You might have envy-inspiring long legs, but much to your frustration, on you, most pants suddenly become capris, and midi-skirts are actually minis. And, though it seems like the fashion world read