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Do You Ever Feel Guilty Choosing One Stylist Over Another?

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By Veronica Wells The lore of Black men feeling unhealthy and irrational attachments to their barbers is not reserved only for them. Black women have our own struggles separating from beauticians and stylists who have been doing our hair for some time. I’ve seen women tolerate bad attitudes, ugly styling, stagnant hair growth and even damage for the sake of…

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Hairstylist & YouTuber Janay Mickles Shares Her Secrets to the Perfect Silk Press!

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Silk press by Janay Mickles   By Kanisha Parks  There is something so satisfying about witnessing shiny, flawless, bouncy, and flowy silk press results! As the resident at-home hair stylist to my three sisters and mother, it is a technique I’ve tried and failed a countless amount of times. We’ve purchased multiple flat irons—Chi, FHI, and the cheapie ones you get at…

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How Barbers And Stylists Are Saving Lives In This Brooklyn Community

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Salon owners Nelson Urraca and Hermione Fraser of Brooklyn By Tiffani Greenaway It was 25 years ago, and just a few months before he died from complications from AIDS, that tennis champion Arthur Ashe created the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health. He realized that African Americans were dying from preventable diseases like HIV/AIDS, and others, and to change that,…

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