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By a vote of 34-0, the New Jersey Senate approved a bill Sunday that would eliminate the state’s expensive and time-consuming license requirement for African-style natural hair braiders.

In New Jersey, braiders can only work legally if they are licensed cosmetologists. That license takes at least 1,200 hours of training, while tuition at cosmetology schools can cost upward of $15,000. Adding insult to injury, many cosmetology schools do not teach African hair braiding techniques, which are all-natural and shun the use of potentially hazardous chemicals.

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Evalyn "Evie" Johnson has traveled the world to share the hair care techniques she's honed over 20 years....

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Tuesday, 02 August 2016 07:01

New Service Brings Beauty Salon to Your Home

Imagine having not only a stylist come to your home to do your hair, but a stylist that specializes in your style and hair type. Enter Yeluchi.read more...

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A Birmingham, Alabama native, and a 10-year veteran in the hair industry, MiMi Luvshair is creating a name for herself through education, salon management, and events. MiMi’s work speaks for itself as a winner of several hair competitions across the industry, and as a member of Patric Bradley’s Team Hollywood. She has worked alongside celebrity fas...

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Monday, 21 December 2015 08:03

Mattapan salon stands test of time

Josette Guerrier’s Paradise Hair Salon has been a stalwart in Mattapan Square for over 25 years. For most of that time, Guerrier was the force that kept the business going, but in the last several years her daughter Sandra Guerrier-Clark has taken the reins. That, combined with a recent move to a larger location, is helping to ensure that the s...

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Monday, 21 September 2015 08:00

A Fresh Cut For a Fresh Start: Designed for Success

Fresh Cut, Fresh Start is a back to school event that has been held for the past seven years. The event, held at Joey Cuts Barber Salon (@JoeyCuts) in Kansas City, MO, focuses on giving kids a fresh start for the new school year—young men are given free haircuts, book bags, school supplies, and genuine words of encouragement to help them succeed. S...

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law, legislation that fully deregulates the practice of natural hair braiding and repeals the occupational license aspiring braiders were forced to obtain before earning an honest living braiding hair. This puts an end to nearly 20 years of conflict.The effort to deregulate natural hair braiders follows a...

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 08:00

Will you spend your rent on weave?

With the low-income levels of Black women living in Miami’s Upper East Side and the rise of the Black natural hair movement, some question the viability of the new, luxury hair extension boutique Indique that opened in the Miami Modern district last month....

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 08:05

Christopher Amira Studio open at new location

Even during the grand opening, stylists continued to service their clients. Quincy Jones said she loves her stylist, Jonathan Worley, who has worked at the studio for awhile....

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Erinn Danielle loves being a hair stylist. There is nothing the founder of Simply Erinn’s Unisex Salon in Cambridge would rather do with her day than help her customers feel great about their hair. But running a business is another thing and it wasn’t until she finally focused on the business end of things — a decade in to owning her salon — that t...

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