Jennifer Gladden

Owner, Lead Makeup Artist, &  Hairstylist


Jennifer forwent a full-ride college scholarship to begin her career in hair at the age of 18 – and she hasn’t looked back since. With a personality as big as her heart alongside extraordinary expertise, Jennifer is continually building her diverse clientele and portfolio. After spending 13 years in her own salon, at the request of her clientele, in 2012, Jennifer created Jenn by Design, an on-location hair & makeup company, specializing in flawless looks for special events and weddings. Since then, Jenn by Design has grown to a team of 5 artists that cater to the Greater Houston area.

A superb stylist, Jennifer has over 15 years of experience in the beauty industry. A master in cutting, coloring and styling, she began her career in 2000 at one of Northwest Houston’s premier color salons as their youngest color specialist. In 2003, Jennifer took a leap of faith and went in business for herself. This actually was a blessing not only because it allowed her to cater to her clients in the salon, but also allowed the flexibility for her to do hair and makeup for on location wedding, photography, and modeling events.

This Texas-native is highly involved in creating all aspects of style. A stickler for perfection, she personalizes looks for each client who graces her chair. She is meticulous in the process of creating hair masterpieces and elegant faces. Consulting with each client, Jennifer takes face shape, skin tone, body type, hair texture, and your event into account, before choosing the style that works best for them.

Jennifer is known for her updos, specialty styles, blowouts and flawless makeup application. She is available for all events and will give you that perfect look that lasts. Not only is she affiliated with numerous prestige cosmetics’ pro teams, but is a certified Dinair Airbrush Artist. Whether you’re going out on the town, going for a crown, or walking down the aisle, she will have you looking the best you ever have. She and her team of artists offer these services on-location, for your convenience.