ESSENCE Magazine: June 2012

coverphoto-mjb-essence-magNeal Farinah styles Mary J. Blige’s hair for ESSENCE magazine’s June Cover

May 8, 2012 – If you’re not yet familiar with the great Neal Farinah, celebrity hairdresser and, Beyoncé’s “Mane Man”, you definitely need to be!

Farinah’s impeccable work will grace the cover of Essence magazine’s June edition. He’s swept Mary J. Blige’s golden locks off her face into a sophisticated braided up-do, complimenting her summer glow.

Farinah has been publically known as Beyoncé’s primary hairdresser but, he’s been expanding his celebrity clientele with assistance from Balan Inc.’s expert booking squad.

He has worked with some of the most notable artists in the music business such as: Melanie Fiona, Oh Land, Keri Hilson, Mya, Solange and Kelly Rowland.

When Neal isn’t traveling the world maintaining the beautiful hair of a world-class musician, he can be found in New York City at his self-titled salon ‘Neal Farinah’. Neal states: “As Beyoncé or any of my clients hits the stage, street, even subway, I am fully confident that their hair will enhance, compliment and sustain their personal platform.”

Farinah’s work has been featured in numerous print publications such as Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Instyle and Marie Claire. His national ad campaigns include Beyoncé’s Emporio Armani Diamond fragrance, American Express commercials and various House of Dereon print advertisements.

Neal is represented by Balan Inc., a premier booking agency that represents a plethora of wardrobe stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists and photographers.