About Tippi

Voted a "beauty genius" by Elle magazine for two years, Tippi Shorter is a veteran hairstylist, beauty educator, and now, creator of HAIR by Tippi SHORTER. Tippi describes hair as the ultimate accessory. She has been bringing her "health before style" philosophy to the hair community for over sixteen years. Her passion for hair and beauty led her to create her "signature balanced" approach. Tippi creates highly specialized styles while never sacrificing the health and integrity of the hair itself in order to achieve the latest trend.

Always ahead of the curve, Tippi is a premier colorist and the go-to source for African American hair care and education. As the owner of Luxe Studio in New York City, she was booked for months in advance. For four years her salon was successfully known as the go-to place for unique cuts and striking hair color. Over the years, Tippi has also been sought-after by the biggest names in beauty for her expertise, with a client roster that has included Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, and Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Lady Gaga, among other actresses, musicians, and supermodels. The demand for Tippi's skills skyrocketed since in her decision to sell Luxe Studio in 2005 and focus on the next level of her hair-care career.

Always a respected source for hair and beauty information, Tippi Shorter has made several national television appearances, and her beauty transformations have graced the covers and editorial pages of trendsetting magazines like Elle, Essence, In Style, and Vanity Fair. Her beauty tips are often quoted in weekly magazines like People and Life and style. Tippi is the ultimate go-to person for contemporary women in search of beautiful hair.