About Kim Kimble

Kim Kimble is a third-generation hair stylist, having started as a shampoo girl for her mother at the family salon in Los Angeles. She has a formal education in hair care, training professionally at both Vidal Sassoon Academy and Dudley Cosmetology University in North Carolina. In 1995, Kim opened her first salon, Phaze II, in Los Angeles. Her work on B*A*P*S,starring Halle Berry, led to more jobs in the entertainment industry where she worked with Brandy on the TV movie Cinderella and Beyoncé on Austin Powers: Goldmember.

To this day, Kim serves as the primary stylist on all of Beyoncé’s movie, television and music projects in addition to working with celebrities like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Shakira, Mary J. Blige, and even the iconic Miss Piggy. Some recent highlights include doing Beyonce’s hair for the 2013 Super Bowl, and Shakira’s hair for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Kim also works with up-and-coming stars like Zendaya and Iggy Azalea.

In 2000, Kim opened her second salon, Epiphany Hair Studio in West Hollywood, California and launched Kimble BeautyTM, a full range hair care line designed to address the needs of women of color with various hair textures. In 2013 she developed K2 BeautyTM, a line of professional hair care products designed to augment the Kimble BeautyTM brand.

Kim’s hairstyles and innovative techniques have been featured on the pages of Vanity Fair, Allure and Vogue, to name a few, and she has worked with fashion photographers from Patrick Demarchelier, David LaChapelle and Gilles Bensimon to Mario Testino and Annie Leibovitz. Her work has also appeared in national ad campaigns for brands like Pepsi, Neutrogena, Nike, CoverGirl, McDonald’s and L’Oreal. In addition to her work behind the scenes, Kim has appeared in front of the camera as a hair expert on numerous television shows, including Oprah,Steve HarveyRicki LakeTabatha’s Salon TakeoverHow Do I Look? and Shear Genius. She is a Pantene Global Ambassador and her reality show LA Hair, will launch its fourth season on WEtv in 2015.

You have now entered the world of Kimble Hair Care–Enjoy!


22 thoughts on “About Kim Kimble

  1. Cynthia says:

    Hi Ms.Kimble!I love your work and admire your accomplishments in the beauty industry. How can I get started in the same field. Please respond,Thank You!

  2. Bernice says:

    I love love all you’re creativeness with hair. What are some of your main products outside of your own that you love to use. (Such as chemical products, maintenance products ETC.) love your products by the way!

  3. colleen@beautikafe says:

    Hi Kim,Loveeeeeeee your work I’ve been a fan of your work before dream girls.I amire your style but most of all the way you stay humble,sweet,and God fearing.keep up the Good Work.

  4. John Bivins says:

    Hi! You’re Amazing and I’d like to send you my press kit via email so that we can one day work together.

    Celebrity Barber JayBee

  5. andreanay says:

    Hi Kim, first let me say that I am a HUGE fan of your work and your story! I wanted to know what brand of adhesive do you use for you lace wigs? Ive been using Ultra Hold and its drying out my skin around my hairline really bad, then leaves discolored print behind where the adhesive was..Please help! Im in need of some professional advise.

  6. Connie Harbour says:

    Great blog! I followed you on twitter. I had no idea that you were on Shear Genius. Unfortunately Ido not watch much tv. I will check back to see whats new! If you are ever in Dallas & need a great nail professional, CALL me! Find me on Facebook & Twitter @ cuticles dallas!

  7. Tamara says:


    I’m a fan of your work; however, I live in the Chicagoland area. Can you recommend a stylist in my area that can cut well. I’m going for a Bob style.

  8. LaToya says:

    Hi Kim,
    I think your a great person, I love the work you do, and the advise you give. Your a great role model and inspiration to others that aspire to work in the beauty industry. Thank you

  9. Soraya Elizabeth Asfari says:

    Hey Kim!
    Are you really the one who does Beyonce’s hair? Wow, that is SO cool! No wonder her hair always looks FABULOUS! 🙂 Seriously, though, great job! You are amazing! :DDD

  10. Deniece says:

    Ms. Kimble, I saw your show L.A Hair and you do fabulous work and are definitely my inspiration. I am going back to school for cosmetology and I definitely aspire to be like you. You are really making black women look good.

  11. Karen felton says:

    I am an avid fan of L.A. Hair!!! Would be honored to meet you one day !! May God continue to bless you and your family!! Respectfully Submitted, Karen Felton, R.N.

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