Jabe was born in 1976 at Abymes, in Guadeloupe (French West Indies), and spent his childhood there, untill 16. Then he left for Paris to follow art studies. From this time,
he became fond of painting. His first exhibition took place in Colognes, 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. Its work was seen in the magazines 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, Red Collector, Palace Costes, A Magazine , GQ , Please !, Trucco & Bellezza, So Chic, Jalouse, Wad, Zink, Easy Living, Verve, Bon, Essential Homme…
Jabe became ambassador for Shisheido and JeanPaul Gaultier Parfums at the Cannes Festival in 2005 and 2006 and he was selected by SEPHORA to illustrate their international range packaging Sephora Professional Make Up Line.
As a makeup artist, he contributed to the development of various advertising campaigns, catalogues and several fashion shows , for customers such as 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, Jabe has done the make up in 5 episodes of Americas 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.