About “PK”, Hair Stylist
-Professional Celebrity Stylist -Trichology Practitioner – Educator
Pekela ‘PK’ Riley, owner of Salon PK, is a graduate of the renowned Pivot Point Advanced Academy-Chicago. As a second generation hair stylist, her inspired passion, hard work and drive has propelled her to be recognized amongst the industry’s elite. As a master freelance hairstylist, Pekela’s hair art and attention to detail has been featured in nearly 20 various Big beauty brand retail campaigns. Her fabulous coiffures have graced the media and pages of Essence, Ebony, Sophisticate’s – Black Hair, Hype-Hair, Modern Salon and more. Pekela was also a beauty writer and contributor to Ebony Magazine, Beauty Editor for Kontrol Magazine and had styled for several Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week designer collections.
Highly skilled in pairing classics of style and unique flair , Pekela, the hair stylist, brings to every job an aptitude for organization, forward thinking and photo ready hair that has been showcased via celebrity for BET’s Black girls Rock, Dove Awards and the Stellar Awards. Her talent has served the likes of Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child) Black Girls Rock Founnder-Beverly Bond, Grammy nominated -Chrisette Michelle, CNN Journalist- Soledad O’brian, actress-Gabrielle Union, Victoria Secret model – Selita Ebanks, rapper -Sean Paul and many more. Although the glamour of the industry inspires Pekela, her greatest purpose is to fuel her industry by offering hair education classes to stylist who are eager to learn and grow within the beauty industry. As a seasoned master stylist and certified trichology practitioner, Pekela offers an array of cutting, coloring, hair care and freelance classes to beauty professionals seeking to advance their skill set and knowledge of hair and beauty industry. www.pekelariley.com