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Jabe was born in 1976 at Les Abymes, in Guadeloupe (French West Indies), and spent his childhood there, untill 16. Then he left for Paris for studying Art. That’s when he became fond of painting. His first exhibition took place in Colognes (Germany), he was only 18.
When he came back in Paris, Jabe decided to focus in make up and spent 2 years at Shu Uemura Cosmetics, where he learnt the basics.
In 1998, he started to work freelance. his work was seen in various magazines such as Vogue.it, Vogue Gioiello, Vogue Accessory, Vogue Sposa, Vogue Spain, L’Officiel Paris, Glamour Russian, Glamour Italy, Vanity Fair Italy, Marie Claire French, Marie Claire Japan, A Magazine, GQ, Jalouse, Wad, Zink, Easy Living, and so on…
As a makeup artist, he contributed to the development of advertising campaigns, catalogues and several fashion shows , for brands like Gucci, Nina Ricci, Kenzo, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Boucheron, Cartier, Lancaster, Lancel, Chloé, Christian Lacroix, Swarovski, Loewe, Azzaro, Ungaro, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jean Claude Jitrois, Silvio Beterelli, Massimo Rebecchi, Cristiano Burani, Brunelli, Darphin, Natura…
In 2011, he created the make up for the last 5 episodes of America’s Next Top Model-Cycle 16 (Bankable Productions).
In 2013 , Jabe began a new carreer as Creative Director for several magazines, cosmetics brands and he created an international avant- garde beauty magazine, called OOB Magazine which is sold worldwide.
In 2016, he started a TV show as a Beauty Expert for Elle Girl TV - Lagardere Group, launched in January 2017 (season 1 and season 2)
In 2017, Jabe achieved one of his greatest dreams by drawing a complete line of t-shirts. This collection that is a reflection of his travels and a mix of cultures, with a touch of urban mood.