Biography

The short version

Jordana David is a Los Angeles-based hair and makeup artist and the owner of JDBC, Jordana David Beauty Collective. David has earned a reputation for her well-rounded beauty experience and a signature blend of clean, effortless, yet "expensive-looking" beauty looks. Her credits include Keke Palmer, Nia Long, Storm Reid, Jeremy Piven, Cloris Leachman, Rachel Roy, and Jordana Brewster.

Details

Here’s the Whole Story

Jordana David is a Haitian American, born and raised in Rockland County, New York. She gravitated towards makeup while dealing with severe acne and hyperpigmentation as a teenager. Her passion for artistry expanded when she began performing in the school theater. ​

While studying media communications at CCNY, David decided to pursue a makeup certification program at Empire Beauty school, hoping she could make a living at a MAC counter while completing her bachelor's. After a couple of photoshoots and fashion shows, David realized her 4-year plan wouldn't end anytime soon. ​

Jordana David relocated to Los Angeles after five years of artistry in NYC. During her decade in Hollywood, David has worked on union and non-union productions, glammed celebrities like Keke Palmer, Nia Long, and Tyrese Gibson, and trained for L'Oreal Paris and other brands. ​

David is known for her emphasis on clean, beautiful skin, creating effortless-looking transformations, a calming and supportive attitude, and her passion for educating her clients and artists.

The story of JDBC

JDBC is a beauty consulting and staffing agency servicing corporations nationwide with local and traveling talent. After years of her clients demanding a "clone" replacement when unavailable, David began booking beauty talent to guarantee a "Jordana David Experience." Since then, JDBC artists have catered to corporate clients throughout North America, including Mexico, the Caribbean, Miami, Aspen, and New Orleans.

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