Nedjetti Harvey’s touch as a celebrity hair artist and men’s groomer in the entertainment industry for 14+years accounts for her ability to switch up and make music with her fingers no matter what texture she runher creative hands through. Proudly, Nedjetti has accomplished all she has without a PR firm or managerattesting to Nedjetti’s passionate, relentless and determined vision in fulfilling her Godly calling. Taughtby her loving mother, Nedjetti has been passionately styling hair since age seven. Nedjetti’s maternal grandmother was a cosmetologist and paternal grandfather was a barber, affirming why styling hair is the essence of her core, her soul.
Nedjetti is also a NJ based salon owner, competition judge, int’l natural hair key note speaker and a L’Oreal Soft Sheen-Carson platform educator.
With delightful pleasure, Nedjetti has styled and groomed the tresses of Ilyasah Shabazz, Cedella Marley, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Melba Moore, Marsha Ambrosius, Genevieve Gorder, James McDaniel Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Marcille, Mos Def, Clarke Peters and Adepero Oduye among others.
Nedjetti’s hair art and hair care tips has been featured in over 50 hair, bridal and fashion magazines including TIME, O MAGAZINE, ESSENCE, PAPER, UPSCALE, BRIDES NOIR, SOPHISTICATES BLACK HAIR, DEMETRIOS, COLURES, PRESTIGE INTERNATIONAL and BLACK BEAUTY and HAIR including twice in The New York Times.
Yes, Nedjetti styles all hair types during her jobs within the industry, but as a renowned natural hair care guru of 20+ years, Nedjetti promotes and celebrates the essence in wearing your hair in its beautiful organic state. Nedjetti’s heartfelt philosophy has paved the way for her to become LOreal’s Soft Sheen-Carson natural hair specialist and a respected innovative hair artist within the beauty industry.
In 2010, along with other women professionals, Nedjetti volunteered her time to speak to 10 year old girls from Little Sistahs in the Know, Inc during career day in Maplewood, NJ. It was one of Nedjetti’s most memorable moments to share with them the importance in celebrating, embracing and loving their versatile natural tresses. One of the girls was a client of Nedjetti’s and as a future hair artist herself, she was honored to also be mentored by Nedjetti.
Nedjetti’s was Dept Head Hair for Director Spike Lee’s “Red Hook Summer” 2012 feature and Aug 2011, Nedjetti was key hair to Opera vocalists Laura Aikin, Myrto Papatanasiu and Sunhae Im for their amazing performances at Jazz Lincoln Center for Don Giovanni with conductor Ivan Fischer.
Nedjetti believes in paying it forward and has volunteered her hair services to organizations such as The Flow Affair, Imperial Court of NY ‘The Night of a Thousand Gowns’ and The United Negro College Fund 1st Fashion show ‘The Evening in Fashion’.
Nedjetti gave her time as a proud contributor in 100 Words of Wisdom for Women: a book and 31 day journal consisting of inspiring reflections from 40 of the most powerful and eloquent women of our time, including Madam CJ Walker great, great granddaughter and author A’Lelia Bundles and iconoclastic commentator & president of Bennett College Dr. Julianne Malveaux. All proceeds went to the national Lend Me Your Hand Domestic Violence Campaign.
Nedjetti relishes in styling hair for film, TV, runway, print, celebrities, commercials and red carpet and enjoys evolving on a daily basis. With every given opportunity, she exercises her 4 innate p’s throughout her walk in life, professionalism, promptness, precision and personality and she will bring a ray of light onto any creative job.
Nedjetti believes, “we’re all here to be spiritually happy, find your niche and pursue it, you’ll thank God for revealing your purpose.”