Joey P. Ryan, “The Hair Whisperer” was born to create. He loves what he does and it shows.  He started his career in NYC in 1997 working alongside Shalom Sharon; assisting Lawrence La Cause; freelancing in the Village and most recently managing the Patricia Field Salon on the Bowery for 5 years. He is currently in his own space at Phoenix Roze in the West Village where he has a devoted following of clients. Joey’s passion for hair and beauty has brought him much success in the industry. 

An expert at every aspect of hairstyling and specializing in haircutting, styling and color chemistry, he is also a very much in-demand wig stylist for a variety of entertainers. 

He is trained in and has worked with several product lines including Paul Mitchell, Wella, Alterna, Framesi, Matrix and many more, Joey received his certification at the Learning Institute For Beauty Sciences (now known as Empire Beauty School) and continues to educate himself by attending beauty workshops. 

Joey proudly uses eco-friendly Color Insider by Matrix, a PPD and Ammonia-free product line.

When Joey is not styling hair, he is a superstar, MC and high-energy acrobat performing weekly at Lucky Chengs as Paulina, Princess of Power.


Notable Events:

  • Hair Stylist for The Red Party hosted by the Women's Mafia to benefit Habitat for Humanity.
  • Hair Stylist for multiple events at House of Field
  • Hair Stylist for fashion shows (Patricia Field), weddings and special events
  • Soon to be seen on Say Yes To The Dress as hair stylist to the Bride
  • Charity work includes donating stylist services to Gay Men’s Health Crisis; Callen-Lorde