Ja'Maal Buster has become to eyelashes what Christian Louboutin is to shoes! World renowned for his eyelash artistry in the beauty industry, The Eyelash Guru To The ST☆RS™ creations have adorned everyone from Beyonce to Britney Spears.
Ja'Maal opened the very first salon, that was only detacted to eyelashes named 'Fab'Lous Lashes by. Ja'Maal Buster' in Dallas, Texas' prestigious Turtle Creek in 2003. The eyelash expert became the "go to" of Dallas' elite philanthropic and society set for fabulous faux lashes. His technique not only adds fullness and length to all lashes, but is also custom tailored to best enhance the unique features of each of his clients. In 2006, Vogue calls Ja'Maal one of World’s top eyelash experts. In 2007, Ja'Maal opened a second location on Atlanta's famous Peachtree Road in the exclusive Buckhead area. It wasn't long before his celebrity clients were beckoning him to Beverly Hills.
With the move to California, came new opportunities and a much bigger vision. Ja'Maal began to build his eyelash empire with the launch of his own couture eyelash line. This bold move enabled women around the world to do the same flawless faux lashes of his celebrity clientele and catapulted Buster into the lucrative retail beauty world. Buster took the same thoughtful approach in creating his signature faux lash line for everyday wear as he did with those he designed for the runway and Hollywood red carpet. He unveiled his new line alongside his good friend Martha Stewart on her top rated television show. The segment featured a panel of experts including Vera Wang and Frederic Fekkai sharing secrets on how to craft the perfect a-list wedding. The national exposure made Ja'Maal a household name!
The beauty expert soon landed the holy grail of retail deals with QVC USA! Where he became the first ever person to sell eyelashes on a home shopping channel and the first african-american male on QVC to have a beauty brand.
Ja'Maal became a fixture on the retail shopping network where he showcased his couture lashes and his revolutionary applicator. His lash line became a top seller on the network! Ja'Maal then was asked to launch his collection of eyelashes on QVC: UK, Germany and Paris in 2014. Ja'Maal has also introduced a more moderately priced brand, Just Lashes by Ja'Maal Buster, sold exclusively in the UK and Ireland at Boots drugstore chains. He then began to focus on having his lashes in retail stores in The US. He created rare Pop-up Lash Bars, where he would make personal appearances at high-end retailers like Barney's New York, Henri Bendel's, Fred Segal Melrose and Santa Monica and a host of other exclusive boutiques.
Dubbed "The Eyelash Guru to the Stars," Ja’Maal's artistry has been featured in international publications, such as WWD, W, People, InTouch Weekly, TV Guide, Lucky, Entertainment Hollywood, Dallas Morning News, FD! Luxe, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, LA-Story.com, Style Network and Beverly Hills People.
Ja’Maal is also a media personality, making appearances on The Martha Stewart Show, E! News, Ellen Show, The Wendy Williams Show, KTLA Morning Show, UPN 21’s The Daily Buzz, Good Morning Texas and Dallas' CBS11 Morning Show.
His clientele list reads like the Who's Who of Hollywood such stars as Beyonce, Rihanna, Paula Abdul, Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton just to name a few. With lash styles like Diva to Star Struck, Trophy Wife to Daddy’s Little Girl, Rodeo Drive to Madison Avenue and Gold Digger, Ja’Maal replicates the lashes he creates for his A-list star clientele. Ja’Maal’s extensive client list includes countless fashion icons, socialites, philanthropists, and celebrities, putting him in constant demand from coast to coast and around the globe.
Ja'Maal traveled with Rihanna from 2010-2014 on her 'Last Girl on Earth Tour, Loud Tour, Diamonds World Tour, and The Monster Tour personally doing her lashes for performances. She wore 'Daddy Little Girl', a signature pair of his lashes he designed on the cover of her album "Loud.” Her favorite lashes are 'Disturbia' which he designed for her on the set of the Disturbia video shoot.
During Beyonce’s I Am... Sasha Fierce World Tour, she religiously wore and still wears Diva and 2nd Date Guaranteed. Britney Spears batted Ja'Maal's famous lashes throughout her Femme Fatale Tour. Kim Kardashian's Make-up Artist Mario Dedivanovic also cherishes Ja’Maal’s lashes using Diva on his famous client. Taylor Swift swears by natural and soft Daddy's Lil Girl & Soap Opera. LaLa Vazquez can't live without Trophy Wife lashes and Ja’Maal’s revolutionary eyelash applicator, which makes application a flash. Lindsay Lohan adores Star Struck and Madison Avenue, the perfect day to evening lashes. Legendary beauty Raquel Welch won't go a day without Ja'Maal's lashes after meeting him at an in-store appearances in Barney's New York store in Beverly Hills.