Hair Specialist Saskia de Jong
Saskia de Jong is the founder of Hair Consultancy Bussum and the creative force behind the business. She lives, thinks and feels in terms of hair.
Saskia started off as a hairdresser. Having completed the hairdresser teachers’ training in Utrecht, she started teaching at the Haarstylisten College in Haarlem where she later became director. At the same time she was attending the fashion academy Charles Montaigne in Amsterdam. In 1993 Saskia started to concentrate on making wigs and hair pieces; in 1997 she went her own way in the realm of hair works and set up her own studio where she used only the very highest quality hair. Hair Consultancy Bussum had come into being and brought about a change in the hair works world. Haute couture in hair works!
Saskia’s love of both hairdressing and fashion is the perfect combination in her present work. Apart from overseeing the daily activities in her company, she gives lectures and presentations all over the world, making a wider public acquainted with her work and its medical and cosmetic applications. Saskia is a regular speaker at the international conferences of the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery), ISDS (International Society of Dermatologic Surgery) and AACS (American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery). She is a member of SVE (Stichting Vrouwelijke Entrepreneurs) and Federatie Zakenvrouwen. In 2001 she was nominated for the Entre Prix (Promising Businesswoman of the year). She works as a volunteer for the Dutch Cancer Research Foundation.
Because of her enthusiasm she starts work every day with pleasure and passion, making her an inspiration to others.
She does what makes her happy: creating beautiful hair for people who need it – or think they need it.