Episode 31: We speak with hairstylist Kim Kimble, Kim is responsible for Beyonce’s iconic looks including her period styles for films like Dreamgirls, Austin Powers and Cadillac records. Kim chats about starring in reality TV show LA hair, how she started in film and what it takes to juggle staff, clients, a business, education and her own creative work.
Kim Kimble is building her brand into a bonafide beauty empire and bringing her expert knowledge to the masses.
She got her start in the hair care world while working as a shampoo girl in her mother’s salon at age 16. After discovering her natural knack for styling, she pursued her degree at the Vidal Sassoon Academy and Dudley Cosmetology University in North Carolina. She opened her first salon in 1995 and learned what it really takes to run a business while continuing to perfect her craft.
Kimble snagged her first Hollywood gig on the film, B.A.P.S. and has been turning heads with her hair-raising styling ever since.
Now, she is no stranger to the spotlight after appearing in countless magazines, feature films, television shows and rolling out her own line of hair care products on HSN.
Kimble has built her brand on her stellar reputation for innovative styling, high-quality products and unparalleled professionalism when serving her long list of celebrity clientele like Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Gabrielle Union, Zendaya, Mary J. Blige, Sanaa Lathan, and Oprah Winfrey among others.
Her work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Allure and Vogue, and she has worked with fashion photographers from Patrick Demarchelier and David LaChapelle to Annie Leibovitz. Her work has appeared in national campaigns for Pepsi, Neutrogena, Nike, CoverGirl and Beyonce’s award-winning project, Lemonade.
As the go-to expert for all things hair, Kim Kimble has become a household name and she’s ready to roll out her arsenal of secret weapons to the world with her own haircare line featured on HSN; making healthy hair attainable for everyone.