Born Giovanni Giuseppe Grisaffi, John Jay’s career has earned him recognition worldwide.


John Jay has just concluded an unprecedented twenty-three years as President of Intercoiffure, an organization which sets and mantains the standards of elite salons throughout the world. He was also the Vice-president of Intercoiffure Worldwide. For his work and in recognition of his talent, he has been elected to Intercoiffure’s “Hall Of Fame”, the Clairol Haircolorists Council, The North American Hairstyling Lifetime Achievement Award and voted one of the Top Ten Salons by Salon Today.


John Jay has been featured in Elle, Seventeen, Vogue, Mademoiselle and Harper’s Bazaar. He has styled countless dignitaries; Mrs. Ford, Mrs. Kennedy, Mrs. Bush and a list of celebrities that has brought him National and International acclaim, yet he still remains a hands-on stylist. “I need to work with real people, with real hair problems,” declares the native of New Orleans.

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