Hair Units For Men, Is It The New Trend?

Men Wearing Hair Units As I scroll Instagram, I’m seeing more and more men wearing hair units. One day I decided to read the comments under one barbers post. I couldn’t believe how many black women were bashing the men for wearing a unit! Am I crazy to think that the women bashing the men who wear hair units are hypocrites? How can the same … Continue reading Hair Units For Men, Is It The New Trend?

Client & Beauty Professional Relationships

Should a beauty professional who provides services to the public have a friendship with their clients? This is a conversation that I had a little while ago with two well-known beauty industry professionals. They both stated that a hairstylist shouldn’t develop a friendship with their clients and clients shouldn’t have their hairstylist personal cell phone number. I disagreed with them both! When I owned my … Continue reading Client & Beauty Professional Relationships

The First Millionaire African-American Hairstylist and Barber

Annie Turnbo Malone You have heard of Oprah Winfrey? Sure, who hasn’t? How about Madam C.J. Walker? No brainer. I can see heads nodding up and down all over the place.    How about Annie Malone? Blank stares. Silence. Crickets chirping. Never heard of her…    Yet, before Madam Walker, Rosa Parks, Mary McLeod Bethune, Oprah Winfrey or Cathy Hughes there was Annie Turnbo Malone … Continue reading The First Millionaire African-American Hairstylist and Barber

The Next Cut At The Barbershop Should Be The Occupational Licensing Red Tape — Bossip

The Illinois state law that would apply to the fictional Calvin Palmer Jr. requires would-be barbers to first acquire an occupational license, pass an exam, and spend 1,500 hours in training that can cost as much as $20,000. For perspective, $31,000 is the median annual earnings of an Illinois barber. This sad situation doesn’t make… via The Next Cut At The Barbershop Should Be The Occupational … Continue reading The Next Cut At The Barbershop Should Be The Occupational Licensing Red Tape — Bossip