By Naomi Fisher
Over the weekend I used to be taken again to my childhood in additional methods than one. Reminiscing about being excited to rise up for Sunday college with my contemporary silk and wrap . The numerous tales I’d hear from sitting within the magnificence salon all day on Saturday with my mom and sisters, and the way going to the salon felt like visiting prolonged household. Because of Elizabeth Davis from Cleveland and Alisha Brooks from Kansas Metropolis for creating The Black Hair Expertise situated in Atlanta, Ga and shortly to make its solution to DC and plenty of different main cities in several states!
The Black Hair Expertise is a spot the place you may go to not solely have a good time Black Hair however you and your pals or members of the family can create nice picture oops for Instagram or running a blog with every open spaced theme that displays the method of what Black Girls have handled their complete lives to take care of lovely wholesome hair. When talking to Elizabeth I requested her what impressed her and Alisha to create such a cool and artistic house, her reply was they needed a spot “the place we might come and see ourselves and have a good time our tradition!” They have been spot on. She additionally stated they needed to create an area that was “for us and by us” I need to say they executed that so nicely. This was such an unimaginable expertise not just for myself however for my teen daughter that accompanied me and took some superb pictures as nicely.
I used to be in a position to share along with her my reminiscences as a toddler with getting my hair pressed and curled, and the way enjoyable it was (but typically draining after being within the store for hours) to see all the lovely Black girls from totally different backgrounds, totally different beliefs, all shades of brown, with totally different textures of hair come to the salon and really feel secure to launch and let go no matter happened earlier than getting into that door. Seeing their lovely smiles or typically their cries and the way every girl might relate to what they have been experiencing. It was comforting and teachable!
The Black Hair Expertise gained’t be in Atlanta lengthy, so get cute, seize your women and even your loved ones, buy your tickets when you can and luxuriate in this superb house that was created for us.