Pekela “PK” Riley is quickly becoming one of the industry’s most sought-after beauty and fashion stylists. As a key hairstylist for House of Versatile Styles at the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and a member of Ebony Magazine’s Beauty Board, her career shows no signs of slowing down. She owns Salon PK in Jacksonville, FL.
A second generation hair stylist, PK’s desire to fulfill shared dreams of her late mother fuels her passion and respect for styling. With boundless energy and attention to detail, her fabulous coiffures have graced the pages of Essence, Ebony, Sophisticate’s Black Hair, Hype-Hair, Salon Digest and other notable publications. She is also a popular freelance writer in the beauty industry.
PK’s celebrity hair stylings have been showcased as the key hair stylist for numerous award shows, including multiple BET’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK broadcasts. Her hands-on skills have been displayed onstage with “last looks” expertise on ‘Destiny Child’s’ -Michelle Williams, Actress -Nia Long, Model- Selita Ebanks, and the Black Girls Rock Founder- Beverly Bond. Her work can also be seen in musical artists Janelle Monae’s” Electric Lady”, Sean Paul’s “Other Side” & J Dash’s “Wop” video and many more. Forever the Renaissance woman, she is well on her way to the top.