Meet JJ Savani, “The Dubai Barber” who travels the world regularly to groom the A Listers.
From the red carpet to catching the red-eye, you’ll rarely ever spot celebrities with a hair out of place. The credit, of course, goes to the hardworking hands of hairstylists who work behind the scenes to ensure that your favorite names look paparazzi-ready at all times, regardless of hectic schedules or humidity. One such personality who has taken session styling, skincare and fashion to a different level is JJ Savani, who is also an ace entrepreneur and an influencer.
Entrepreneur Jeet A Savani professionally known as JJ Savani. He is a British Session Stylist, Barber, Educator, and Social Media Personality. While many stylists have received praise for their work with celebrities, JJ Savani became famous for his innovative ideas and techniques. He is also part of the Ikon Man UK team as a Creative Director. Everyone craves fame, be it a beginner or a professional. The thing that people usually ignore is the capability to maintain that fame. And how will a person maintain that frame? “By upgrading yourself to the latest trends and being digitally updated.” says JJ Savani. Yes, Savani is an ace entrepreneur, well-known personality on the digital platform and a pioneering influencer in the world of fashion and beauty.
Originally established around the concept of being a go to service for men of all ages, Savani has quickly become the Industry leader for amazing Hair, Beards and skin. “I’ve always had a passion for hair and beauty, and I finally fulfilled it in 2006 when I started the concept of Ikon Man UK.” says Savani. Several individuals are trying to fit their identity molding in the world of success. However, very few are able to flourish with their ability or talent. JJ Savani the young entrepreneur cum influencer has proved that nothing is impossible if you are burning fire of passion.
The 32 year old barber from Northamptonshire, JJ Savani also known as Jeet A Savani of Ikon Man UK is also the go to barber for Dubai’s Elite and A Listers who has groomed celebrity comedians, bloggers, You Tubers and so on. Besides, sports personalities throng his services especially the players from Dubai’s football team Gulf Eagles. The turning point came in his career when he groomed Antonio Ventriglia in Dubai after which his career skyrocketed.
Having graduated from London School of Barbering and London School of Make Up with a Masters in Barbering, Hairdressing, Male Grooming and Make Up, Savani has struggled hard to reach where he is now. He had a simple upbringing and did not have success served to him on a silver platter. Savani uses social media to boost brand awareness and market products or services. In his colourful career till date, he has also received several awards and recognitions. He has been voted the best in the region by customers for the 2022 Business Awards. The Best of Northamptonshire Business Awards are voted for by customers, and it saw 60 per cent of the vote in the ‘Best Barber’ category go to JJ Savani. JJ Savani has been declared as a leading professional and verified not just within the Hair and Beauty Industry but also on an International Level. JJ Savani’s work has been showcased across the Globe, highlights include Salon International 2021, Great British Barber bash and Hair Evo 2019, London Fashion Week, Dubai Lifestyle Expo and other worldwide Salon and Hair expos.
As a session stylist, Savani has elevated himself to becoming an influencer and a content creator too. He is also a Lifestyle blogger and Fashion/Skincare Influencer for men. He is quite active on Instagram where he has more than 13K followers and he keeps them engaged with his posts. Sometimes he shares videos on clothing lines, fashion and session styling tips and so on; thus keeping his followers engaged with enticing content. As Savani provides immersive content and has diversity it creates great opportunities for brands to hold the attention of a passionate and influential audience. He has been accredited with the International Make up Association (IMA) and has also been tied up with brands such as MAC, NARS, Bobbi Brown, Urban Decay, Ingot, Illumasqua & more. Being highly resourceful has made him become one of the top influencer marketers and has been able to enjoy a high degree of trust with leading companies.
Dubbed unofficially as the “Dubai Barber” he regularly gets flown out of the UAE and other countries for 45 minute trims as well as to do various editorial works for the likes of Dubai Fashion Week & having just returned from the EU Barber Battles in Prague. “Hard work, dedication and not giving up is the key to success”, says Savani. Being an Entrepreneur and an influencer requires a lot of hustle and Savani is one!