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Beauty industry executive, CEO, consultant, Founder of the IRIE Mega Beauty Expo and instructor Colleen Garey has made her mark in the beauty industry becoming notably known as the “The Human Hair and Wefting Guru.” A pioneer in the industry, she has over 15 years of experience providing signature hair to some of world’s top iconic brands including World Cup Tennis Player Serena Williams and Raymone Bain, former publicist to Michael Jackson. Since the 1990’s Colleen has not only made a name for herself but has enhanced the lives of other seeking to start their own business in the human hair retail industry.
After attending the Manhattan School of Business and working as an office manager Colleen Garey started MyHairMade – a company that catered to individuals suffering from hair loss as a result of alopecia, female pattern baldness, or trichotillomania. Reaching international success since the inception of her first store in 1999, Colleen has been able to work with national media outlets including MSNBC and CNN to provide quality extensions to employees through her company I.R.I.Extensions Hair Enterprise. With an acronym meaning innovative, real, irresistible, extensions, the company has had the pleasure of collaborating with top national celebrity hairstylist,Vernon Martin, whose esteemed clientele that included Kerri Washington, Aretha Franklin, Michele Williams, Kelly Price, Gayle King and more, all in it’s first years of existence. With a commitment to making other people’s success a reflection of herself, Colleen began Colleen’s Hair Wefting Training. Colleen oversees the entire training course which gives every student access to her vast and extensive knowledge of the human hair business.Building a reputable brand in the human hair and processing industry and being one of the only manufactures she has been able to expand her business and retail her products throughout the United States and overseas positioning herself as one of the most sought after human hair wefters in the nationally and internationally. Because the interest in hair is universal, the demand for hair wefting and hair processing is worldwide, bring clients from England, Wales, Peru, Africa, and more.
Still having a dedication to changing the lives of others, Colleen Garey has founded two organizations. Wefts of Love, which donates hair wefting services for patients who have lost their hair due to chemo or radiation treatment, and Tress Up For Success, which supports women who are reentering the workforce.Her major goal with Colleen’s Hair Wefting Training is not only to become globally known but also to provide professional, yet personalized hands on wefting and human hair processing training, and preserving an unequaled standard of high quality training for years to come.