Janis Levy

Janis Levy

Creative Director

London

www.hair-development.com

Hair Development UK

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Janis Levy MTTS is the Creative Director at Hair Development UK, the longest-established human-hair extension and replacement experts in the country.

Janis is a member of The Trichological Society and passionate about the hair industry, continually striving to create and establish new methods, allied goods and training in hair replacement and enhancement.

Janis Levy MTTS is the Creative Director at Hair Development UK, the longest-established human-hair replacement and extension experts in the UK. HD are honoured to have become members of the prestigious Leaders Council and alongside HD HQ in the glorious heart of East London, are excited to introduce their second HD location in the Essex city of Chelmsford

Career Overview

Hair Development UK was founded by CEO Stanley Levy MTTS. Stanley, of blessed memory, was an incredible force in the world of hair replacement and pretty much single-handedly dragged the industry kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Hugely respected and responsible for many pioneering and revolutionary techniques since 1960, the beloved Stanley passed in 2018. Janis first became involved with the business in 2002. This followed over twenty years of working in show business as a model and actor. It was the iconic TV commercial for Cadbury's Flake, the longest running of all time, that led to Janis being placed under contract to NBC, living and working in Hollywood in TV, film and stage for more than a decade. This gave Janis insight into both sides of the camera with some of the work that Hair Development carries out with celebrities and showbiz stars. This has previously included work on designing and supplying the hair for feature films such as Pirates of the Caribbean and Lord of the Rings, the original Spitting Image, including Stanley's hair design for Her Majesty the Queen, Miss Piggy and Margaret Thatcher, Strictly Come Dancing and 42nd Street.

Janis and managing director Mark Burns MTTS, who are cousins, have taken the helm and seen the business grow to next level, having both trained for many, many years under the guidance and expertise of Stanley.

Janis is a member of The Trichological Society and passionate about the hair industry, continually striving to create and establish new methods, allied goods and training in hair replacement and enhancement. The expertise of Hair Replacement has a direct impact on mental health, caring for people that have undergone chemotherapy, alopecia or genetic hair loss, celebrities wanting fabulous hair, people who are transitioning, supplying salons across the UK and worldwide with hair extensions and undetectable systems and for every person who wants beautiful hair. HD supply wholesale and retail, including Laser Hair Re-Growth therapy and Miraculous Hair Replacement Systems, and have a training academy at HDHQ to enable people to become certified in the art of Hair Replacement and extensions.

Making people look and feel better and helping to restore their confidence, Hair Development really is the way ahead.

Listen to Janis Levy's Leaders Council podcast.

In the News

“My years in the City of Angels”: The story of Janis Levy’s Hollywood Years

News | Published December 13th 2021, 1:44 pm

In this second chapter of Janis Levy’s life, we look back at her Hollywood Years to discover how she adjusted to life 6,000 miles from home yet always kept her family close, came face to face with her namesake, and how the arrival of her daughter, Tallulah, would change her life all over again.Read more →

“Homeward bound”: How Janis Levy went from showbiz to biz and traded Hollywood for Hair Development

News | Published December 13th 2021, 1:41 pm

In the final chapter of The Leaders Council's three-part series exploring the unique life and career of Janis Levy, we uncover how the arrival of her daughter prompted a move back to her roots, and how she made the transition from a successful model and actor to an expert businesswoman in the family trade.Read more →

“I’d always wanted to be a writer…but modelling and acting seduced me for a while”: The story of Janis Levy, the most famous face on TV whose name you didn’t know

News | Published November 30th 2021, 11:47 am

In a three-part series, The Leaders Council explores the unique life and career of Janis Levy, the Hair Development Creative Director who starred as the iconic Cadbury Flake girl and enjoyed a 14-year career in Hollywood. Read more →


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