Author Archives: mane.ediTS

Meet Abby

  Earlier this year I had the pleasure of meeting Abby who is a member of The Sandbox organization located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Sandbox is a non-profit organization which serves families with children fighting cancer and other life altering illnesses.   I was introduced to Abby and The Sandbox through photographer Ebony Stubbs […]

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Mrs. United States – North Carolina

    Happy to check pageantry hair off of my hair styling bucket list.  I had the pleasure of styling hair for Ashley Streeme, Mrs. North Carolina United States, during the 2016 Mrs. North Carolina and Mrs. South Carolina – United States pageant. After getting to know Ashley and learning that in addition to community […]

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Ask Dr. Austin Newsome

  Practice: Dermatology Education: East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine ___________________________________________________________________________________ Ask Dr. Newsome 1) I’ve been transitioning to natural and have been trying many different oils and hair regimes such as co-washes.  I’ve noticed my scalp gets tender in areas and even pimple-like bumps appear.  Why may this be happening? This is a […]

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Ask Dr. Carly Hampton

  Practice: Physical Therapy Education: Old Dominion University ___________________________________________________________________________________ Ask Dr. Hampton 1) I am a fairly new hair stylist in a busy salon.  I’ve noticed at the end of a long day sometimes my back may mildly ache. I’ve overheard one of the more seasoned hairstylists mention they see a chiropractor for their back […]

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Ask Nutritionist Dacia Whitsett-Morrow

  Practice: Nutritionist Education & Training: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University B.S. Food & Nutritional Sciences (Dietetics) M.S. Food & Nutritional Sciences 1. When looking for vitamins as a young adult, I always hear biotin is what grows your hair. Other than biotin vitamins, are there other vitamins to consider for healthy hair […]

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Ask Dr. Brittani Smith

  Practice: Family Medicine + Obstetrics Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Training: Tulane University + Virginia Commonwealth University Ask Dr. Smith: 1) Is it safe for me to have chemical hair services performed such as permanent hair color, hair relaxing or a hair perm while being pregnant and breastfeeding? Exposure to the various chemical […]

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The Focus is the Scalp

  Like most luxurious and elaborate architecturial structures, the primary focus for the blueprint was the foundation.  Once a solid foundation is achieved the design options are infinite.  Think about some of the magnificent architectural structures you see around the world today, Effile Tower in Paris, Taj Mahal in India and Golden Gate Bridge in […]

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Carolina Panthers Top Cat Hair

Often times as a hairstylist when attending NFL or NBA games I always find myself looking at the cheerleaders and dancers and wondering who is behind the hair.  I’m excited to share that I have been a hairstylist behind a few memorable looks for Carolina Panthers Top Cat cheerleader Dr. Frajovon.  Check out my work in […]

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Mary and Sam – Their Love Story

  With 2016 just hours away, I have already started gearing up for the upcoming wedding season. Every opportunity I am given to style the hair of a beautiful bride on a day so meaningful to them I feel absolutely honored. This held true with the wonderful couple Mary and Samuel (Sam). When I first […]

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New York Fashion Week / SS16

  As the year nears it’s closeout, I wanted to make sure I still shared my New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 experience. I’m certain fashion industry professional’s, fashion guru’s and spectators are still smiling at the memories of yet another successful showcase. With the announcement that Mercedes Benz will not be hosting this year, […]

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