Born in Japan, Tomo Nakajima began his career in Tokyo Japan at the prestigious salon PEEK-A-BOO.
In 1998, he moved to New York and joined the SALLY HERSHBERGER as a senior hairstylist for 14 years. He is known for giving singer Joan Jett her rocker chic cut. His signature style is a shag, edgy short, bob and specializes in men’s haircut.
He has worked on an impressive list of celebrities, including KATE WINSLET, DIANE LANE, MIRANDA KARR, ANNA CLEVELAND, ELIZABETH DEBICKI to name just a few. His creations have been strutting down the runways of top designers such as NANEEN KHAN, MARC JACOBS, TOMMY FILFIGER and more.
Besides the love for the daily salon work at SALLY HERSHBERGER HUDSON YARDS in New York, Tomo enjoys DESIGNING SCISSORS, WORKSHOP and HAIR SHOWS for future and professional hairstylists in the U.S and Japan.