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Editor-In-Chief: Malisse Lockhart-Ford mford@midwestblackhair.com Contributors: Tiffany Harris Keyon Wilson Nikki Binion Kristie Kennedy Candise Fulton MWBH Models Christina Richardson Asia “Diamond� Mason Amel Kouture Tia Trammel Advertising Department advertising@midwestblackhair.com Human Resource Department hr@midwestblackhair.com

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Cover Photo: Model | Amel Kouture Photography | Mahesan Hair/Makeup/Wardrobe | Amel Kouture

Back Cover Photo: Photographer | Tiffany N. Cody Model | Tina Richardson MUA | Aisha Simon Hair Stylist | Aisha Simon Creative Director | Amanda Wilson Set Assistant | Allie Ewing

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the editor To all the readers of MWBH Magazine: I would like to personally wish all of our MWBH readers a very Happy New Year!!! We have enjoyed every issue in 2012 and look forward to all the exciting things to come in 2013. Our biggest news this month is our new Midwest Black Hair Magazine App. It will be available on iTunes 1/31/2013, and in all other App Marketplaces later in the season. We are constantly striving to better our magazine for you, and would love to hear from you. Please let us know if you have any feedback, suggestions, questions, or general comments that you would like to share with us. Feel free to email us at: info@midwestblackhair.com. Have a happy and safe holidays, and Merry Christmas! Thank you, Malisse Lockhart-Ford Editor-In-Chief Midwest Black Hair Magazine

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contributors

Keyon Wilson

Keyon ‘Noyek’ Wilson is a published author and model. As well, she is a hair care advisor for Indigofera Beauty.

Kristie Kennedy

Kristie Kennedy is a dynamic and inspiring creative artist across multiple platforms. She is passionate about inspiring women to be their best in every area of their lives. Her how to makeup videos are showcased on Tyra Banks TypeF.com and Style Videos on Ehow Style.com. www.kristiekennedy.com

Candise Loften

Candise Lofton is a native Detroiter with a passion for writing. She enjoys music and the arts. Candise has earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor in Written Communications/ Technical writer.

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Nikki Binion

Nikki Binion is a Chicago native cosmetologist, with an extensive background in fashion, runway, video shoots and special events. Her exceptional talent and creativity has made her a successful salon owner, an independent artist at Kanvas Salon & Spa II. Nikki’s vast experience and industry knowledge has given her the opportunity to become a regional freelance glam tech. She is a hairstylist, a lash and brow specialist and truly believes in the art of healthy hair. Nikki is a licensed Cosmetologist from Creative Hairstyling Academy and has a passion for making the everyday client look and feel like a star.

Tiffany Harris Tiffany Harris is from Cleveland, Ohio where she currently resides. She is an aspiring author and a family woman. Her favorite pass times are music and writing and hopes to one day be a world renowned publisher.

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2013 New Year Inspiration

Stepping Into The Future By: Carol Bruce-Lockhart

The door of opportunity is Opening for you. Don’t be afraid to step through it To catch on to all that life Has to offer you. The entry may seem dark and uncertain, But only by crossing its threshold, Will you be empowered to grasp The reality of your dreams. Don’t let anything stop you from exploring The opportunities that await you. Don’t be left wondering where your time went. For only you hold the keys to your life’s success. Hold tight to them and use them wisely, For you are the captain of your destiny!

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Follow Your Dreams...


2013 New Year Inspiration Life Flight

By: Carol Bruce-Lockhart The door was now open And the bird was freed She thought, and then she crept closer to see The wind brought a fragrence of the future that it held Then with a curious flutter-She expanded her wings and sailed All fear was smothered As she lounged toward the portal of what was to come She was the baby,the seedling, the very last one I stood transfixed As I watched her gracefully rise My impulse was to block her accent to the sky Instead, I smiled and quietly whispered... “goodbye� Goodbye to the safety of her well worn cage Goodbye to the sameness of her day to day

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Hello to a new life that awaits her now See her rise See her flow See her soar!

You'll Find Your Destiny There...

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hair African-American Women New Hair Color Trend: Hot & Sexy in Blond By: Marie Hines Recently, at every star-studded party and red carpet affair, we have seen the hottest African American female celebrities go glam in blond. This trend had taken over the fashion world for a while now and is showing no signs of slowing down. Women of color A-listers who sported blonde hair, include Beyonce, Mary J. Blige,Naomi Campbell, Eve, lil Kim, Keisha Cole, Tyra Banks, Keri Hilson, Christina Milian, Lala Vasquez,Wendy Williams and Cassandra Wilson, to name a few. Blond colored hair is a very popular trend among AfricanAmerican female celebrities nowadays whether they are famous singers, actresses, elite socialites or TV reality stars. It is quite a daring move that has been seen often lately on stage, or on the runway as well as the red carpet. Many mainstream fashion and hair magazines, as well as popular blogs and social media websites, highlight again and again the various blond hair color choices of women. This bold hair color trend has been made by many celebrities of African descent with various tone of brown skin, which is often considered by many, to be a daring beauty move and an audacious fashion statement. Today many women of African descent have decided to take a plunge into setting this trend, by changing their hair color from a less subtle dark tone to a more bold and bright hue: Blond and

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the most effective way to do so is to bleach the hair. However bleaching dark or black hair isn’t very healthy, as it does generate a lot of damage to the hair strand’s natural state. So opting for a blond hair unit is one of the easiest and safest ways to go blond without using hair bleach. Choosing a full lace hair unit in any hairstyle and any length in any blond color variation, has never been easier considering the wide range of 100% human hair lace wigs available on the market nowadays. However knowing which blond hair color tone will work best for women of color can be a challenge. How to Pick the Right Blond Hair Color for your Skin Tone First, learn how to pick a hair color that will look best with your skin tone by understanding that everyone has a specific undertone within their skin tone and certain hair colors will complement those tones, allowing the wearer to look younger, refreshed, glowing or in adverse effect causing the wearer’s face to look ashy, dark or older. Photo: Bet.com

Also you will need to decide whether to want a single solid blond hair color or just blond highlights. As you may have noticed, some celebrities have opted for lighter blond tone highlights to frame their face, while choosing to have a gradual warmer blond hue proceed from the crown to the nape. Choosing the right Blond Hair color The important thing to remember thing about choosing a fitting blond hair color is that you want to have some contrast between your face and the blond hair color tone you are sporting, so having a bronze tone or light brown skin tone will show up well with light blonde hair color shades. Photo: KeyshiaCole.com

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Other things to consider is your clothing choice, because very busy prints , as well as heavy stitching or bright almost neon like colors can compete with your hair color in a unflattering fashion, so it is best to wear neutrals or pastel colors as well as solid fabric clothing when picking up dresses, tops , jacket and even jewelries . First you will need to decide on what Blond color Tone you will go with, so check the blond color chart below to see the various blond hair color tone listed below: • Golden Platinum • Pale Golden Blonde • Honey Blonde • Brownish Blonde • Platinum Ash Blonde • Butterscotch • Dark Blonde • Light Beige Blonde • Light Ash Blonde • Light Golden Blonde • Pale Golden Blonde • Strawberry Blonde The decision to go with a light or dark blond will also depend on various factors like your lifestyle, your mood or your wardrobe style or even the occasion (e.g. summer time or/and vacation time, entertainment shows)

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Some of the most popular blond hair color tones suited for a wide range of brown skinned tones is: Strawberry Blond (color #27), Golden Blond (color #22) and Platinum Blond (Color #613) (For more information on hair color chart, simply click on the link below) http://www.fulllacewigsbyhottipsfashion.com/chart-of-hair-colors Is Hair Color only a Fashion Statement or more? Blonde hair on black women can be strikingly beautiful and can be sported in many ways from classy to fashion stricken to sporty and casual, however being African-American or of African descent and sporting blond hair is often considered by most to be a daring beauty move, interpreted by many as rebellious and against accepted society norms.

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Indeed, hair colors are said to be used, by some people as a tool to send a message to the world that one is now willing to take control of one’s own life whether it is by a risk-taking move or a non-conformist attitude or even is some cases by a conservative approach. What Does Your Hair Color Say About You? Many times you will hear people say that blond hair makes a person look younger. However it is also known, that as a person reaches a certain age (blondes included) the need to cover grey hair causes to resort to dying their hair in dark color tones or even black.

Can the color of your hair really cause people to stereotype one’s character and traits? For instance people say red heads are hot blooded and blondes are air heads and brunettes are smart. Whereas those who sport a blue, pink and green hair color are considered misfits, anarchists or outcasts from the society due to the non-conformity of their hair color choice. Thankfully, our way of thinking are changing and society now does recognize that a person’s hair color, nowadays, can just be one of many ways to express one’s personality facet. Wearing blond hairstyles can just mean that you are fun and like trying new things, and it can just be like wearing a new fun pair of eccentric designer shoes. It can also be a way of showing that you are a true trendsetter. So keep in mind that, whether blond or not, hair color is just that — hair color. No matter if you are a woman of color, who wants to sport strawberry blond hair or a woman of Caucasian descent who wants to wear blue hair: “It’s your prerogative” (thanks, Bobby Brown). Remember to always stay true to yourself and to sport the hair color you like. And always do so because you want it to be that way — not because someone else says that you should or shouldn’t look the way you do. Because hair color, although sometimes stereotyped, is just hair color. Who need yet another physical attribute to divide us more within our gender — or a race? For more info, please go to: http://www.fulllacewigsbyhottipsfashion. com/

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MWBH

Bloggers Spotlight

Over the past few years, Bloggers have become a very influencial voice to the hair and beauty industry. They give an everyday approach to products reviews, share tidbits of wisdom, and so much more. We would like to share some well worthy blogs for you to check out, so take a look at who made the cut for the MWBH 2013 Blogs of the Year...

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RachelOBeauty.com The Blogger Behind The Blog:

Website: http://rachelobeauty.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/makeupbyrachelo

Blogger and beauty enthusiast, Rachel Odem, was born with a love for the industry. Rachel discovered that her calling was to set out to create a more diverse landscape in the world of beauty. She has thrived as a Ford Model, a beauty consultant for top level cosmetic companies, and has also become a board certified esthetician. With a wealth of knowledge under her belt, she decided to launch her own company, Rachel O. Beauty, which has grown into a full-service beauty event and esthetics company. Along with her informative online beauty blog, she has also created the Chicago Natural Beauty Meetup. It is my pleasure to announce that RachelOBeauty. com is one of our MWBH 2013 Blogs of the Year.

TheGoodHairBlog.com The Blogger Behind The Blog:

Known to her bloggers as Alexandra, this blogger simply has a love for all things natural. She started the blog in 2009 to document her personal natural hair journey, and has developed into an online natural hair networking community. She makes it known to her readers and followers that healthy hair is good hair. With tons of informative material on several different natural hair subjects, as well as how-to videos and product giveaways, this blog well deserves to be noted as one of the MWBH 2013 Blogs of the Year. Website: http://www.thegoodhairblog.com/ YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheGoodHairBlog Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGoodHairBlog

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TheDiaryOfANaturalGal.com The Blogger Behind The Blog:

Natural hair blogger and event consultant, known as Jamila, created a lifestyle blog along with other contributors to share secrets to help others with their natural hair journey, personal fashion, beauty, love, and real life topics. Along with the blog, Jamila has created the meet-up group, The Diary of a Natural Gal’s Naturalistas in the City, for the chance to touch base with other natural gals in the DMV area that would like to build a sisterhood & enjoy one another. Jamila is taking her lifestyle blog to another level and is well deserved to be honored as one of the MWBH 2013 Blogs of the Year. Website: http://thediaryofanaturalgal.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheDiaryOfANaturalGal Twitter: https://twitter.com/naturalgaldiary Instagram: @thediaryofanaturalgal

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Nik Scott, the blogger behind LHDCTV.com has created a site that showcases her book, ‘10 Easy Steps To Go Natural Without Cutting Your Hair Off!’, recipes and do it yourself tutorials, along with post on style and inspiration. Her YouTube channel has become a huge hit amongst hair enthusiast, and her followers are growing everyday. Her knowledge and love for hair is clearly shown in all of her post and videos, and is one reason why we have named LHDCTV.com one of the MWBH 2013 Blogs of the Year. Website: http://www.lhdctv.com/ Book Website: http://www.10easystepstogonatural.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LHDCtv Twitter: https://twitter.com/inikscott YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/longhairdontcarellc

Pretty-Girl-Rock.com The Blogger Behind The Blog:

Veronica C. is the beautiful and talented writer behind the Pretty-Girl-Rock.com blog. Along with tutorials on natural hair, her blog is filled with wonderful post on make-up applications. Product reviews, delicious recipies, along with encouraging words can also be found on Pretty-Girl-Rock.com. This lifestyle blog hits a homerun in many other categories besides hair, which is why it has made our list as one of the MWBH 2013 Blogs of the Year. Website: http://www.pretty-girl-rock.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Veronica.PrettyGirlRockBlog Twitter: https://twitter.com/OhYesItsVee YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/DuchessWright Instagram: @OhYesItsVee www.MidwestBlackHair.com

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CharyJay.blogspot.com The Blogger Behind The Blog:

CharyJay is a Natural Hair lover out of Detroit, MI. Her slogan is “Putting the fun back into Natural Hair Care”, and that is exactly what she does. Not only does she have exciting and informative videos on her YouTube channel, but she offers a Personalized Style Card service where for a fee, she will send you personalized instructions you need to re-create the styles that she post, and also allows her to get to know her followers better. CharyJays unique and exciting approach to hair is one reason why she has made our list as one of the MWBH 2013 Blogs of the Year.

Website: http://charyjay.blogspot.com/ YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/160Days2Lose2 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/CharyJay/252825614745663

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fashion Dress Down in the Streets: Old Man Winter By: Tiffany Harris

For a lot of us winter time means bulky, frumpy, unflattering clothes. It’s hard to even want to put an effort into getting dressed when you think of going out and facing the elements of “Old Man Winter.” Dressing warm doesn’t mean you have to lose your sexy Dress Down is here to prove it to you . One of the best things you can do in the winter is layer right? Layering doesn’t have to mean coat, on top of jacket, on top of sweater, on top of t-shirt. Playing around with some of your summer wardrobe may give you more options than you think when you add a basic long sleeved tee that you can find just about anywhere for any size. Jeggings are a year round clothing item and if you find that they alone don’t keep you warm a thin pair of tights underneath may do the trick. Last but not least if the snow isn’t too high out there throw on those ankle booties and strut your stuff like weather is the same as Miami’s! Accessories can make all the difference in an outfit going from “grocery store” to “night out”. Scarves are our best friends in the cooler climates. They can be dressed up and they can be casual as well. Bracelets, and earrings are a must have accessory when you are trying to make your outfit stand out. Some of us would rather take the risk of catching the flu than to mess up our fresh hair-do that we spent a pretty penny and several hours in the shop for, for such ladies the fashion industry is putting a spin on some classic necessities. Cute, fun inexpensive head wraps, ear muffs and scarves are popping up everywhere. Bedazzled ear muffs are my favorites this season and they can definitely put a spark in your outfit and some pep in your step. There you have it the winter weather dress down! Stay warm and stay cute ladies!

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Booties – Just Fab $39.95 Jeggings – Forever 21 $14.50

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Around the World: Beauty From The Netherlands

Left & Right Photos: Photographer | Remon van den Kommer www.remonvandenkommer.nl   Hairstylist | Felitia Jongaman   Make up Artist | Yachar dabboussi www.yacharmakeupartist.com   Model | Sippora @ Mod.s Agency www.modsagency.nl

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beauty Great Tips for Effective Eyelash Growth

Š www.123rf.com Back in the old days, women have been trying different methods to make eyelashes appear longer, ticker, and fuller by using mascara and curler. Even if it seemed like a little part of the body, women have found that eyelashes add up gorgeous beauty to the eyes. While eyelashes actually grow even in adult years after losing out thru falling away, applied science has also discovered ways to reinforce the natural

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growth cycle of eyelashes to promote healthier, longer, and fuller eyelashes. Below are the various ways of enhancing lash growth. Natural Way for Promoting Longer Eyelashes Of course, there’s no other better way to promote healthier and longer eyelash growth than acquiring proper diet and nutrition. Having a proper amount intake of foods rich in protein, calories, vitamins

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C and E, and minerals is the basic way. The first way to start the process of enhancing the growth of eyelashes is through the application of olive or castor oil at the base of the eyelashes using an eyelash brush, cotton bud, or Q-tip. Another ingredient to use by dabbing a small amount on your eyelashes is Vitamin E in oil form and Vaseline. These are effective eyelash conditioners that promise best results within a month or two after a constant use every night before going to bed.


One thing you must also understand is the benefit of regularly trimming your eyelashes. You don’t have to worry about losing your lashes because just like the hair of your head, it can promote growth both in the sense of width and length. Do not freak out if you loss an eyelash during the procedure because of the fact that lashes grow back within one to two months. Chemical Aid for Promoting Growth of Eyelashes Another mechanism to enhance eyelash growth is through the aid of chemical agents such as medications. These medications contain mainly of synthetic chemical ingredients specifically made to promote longer lashes. There are some medicines manufactured for lash growth enhancement that includes specialized brush for the lashes. The reason behind this alternative way to grow longer lashes arose from the discovery that once glaucoma patients achieved longer eyelashes due to the medications that they were taking. The medicine they were taking was named Prostaglandin Analog. Since then there were

more researchers and innovations made to improve the drug and make it specifically and exclusively for stimulating longer lash growth. Guard Yourself from Allergic Reactions When You Follow Different Mechanisms for Lash Growth It is an imperative thing to consider certain brands and ingredients if you choose to purchase various lash growth enhancers. You must be wise enough to do some research and be well-informed about the ingredients to know if they will have some adverse reaction with your eye because you want to improve your lashes not make them worse. Some adverse effects have an unpleasant effect affecting even the eyes. Though eyelashes growth products are widely available in almost every department store and online, every individual has unique characteristics and health conditions and has unique reactions to the chemicals. It’s always best to find what suits your own eyelashes’ needs. You also have to consider the side effects of each product. There are several reviews claiming a change in the color of the eyes and

skin discoloration after excessive application of a certain lash boosting product. Always bear in my mind that the main function of the eyelashes is to protect the eyes more than just cosmetic purposes. So it’s best to consult your physician in assisting you with using chemicals for eyelash growth. Source: http://www.a1articles.com/ great-tips-for-effective-eyelashgrowth-2434021.html

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NOW HIRING • Looking for a new job? • Or a new opportunity to build your portfolio? • Check out the following FT & Intern Postings...

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Midwest Black Hair Magazine Advertising Sales Agent Job/Internship type: Paid/Commissions Company/Publication Name: Midwest Black Hair magazine Location: -Description: Midwest Black Hair Magazine is a monthly publication that is devoted to showcasing African American hair styles, promoting local hair and beauty stylist, supporting local small businesses, putting a spotlight on hair & beauty events in the Midwest, and providing hair, beauty, and health information. We are looking for Advertising Sales Agents across the Midwest to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating new and servicing existing accounts, sales experience a plus. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, responsible, self-starter. *This position is based solely on commissions. Contact: Applicants can send a resume and cover letter to Malisse Lockhart-Ford at hr@midwestblackhair.com

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Midwest Black Hair Magazine Marketing/Advertising Intern Job/Internship type: Unpaid Internship Company/Publication Name: Midwest Black Hair magazine Location: -Description: Midwest Black Hair Magazine is a monthly publication that is devoted to showcasing African American hair styles, promoting local hair and beauty stylist, supporting local small businesses, putting a spotlight on hair & beauty events in the Midwest, and providing hair, beauty, and health information. We are looking for a Marketing/Advertising Intern to join our team. Candidate would be responsible for assisting with marketing and advertising campaigns for the magazine. Candidates should have the following: Experienced with social media Creative ideas for advertising marketing and campaigns *This position is UNPAID and is also VIRTUAL Contact: Applicants can a resume and cover letter to Malisse Lockhart-Ford at hr@midwestblackhair. com  

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Midwest Black Hair Magazine Graphic Design/Media Intern Job/Internship type: Unpaid Internship Company/Publication Name: Midwest Black Hair magazine Location: -Description: Midwest Black Hair Magazine is a monthly publication that is devoted to showcasing African American hair styles, promoting local hair and beauty stylist, supporting local small businesses, putting a spotlight on hair & beauty events in the Midwest, and providing hair, beauty, and health information. We are looking for a Graphic Design intern to join our team. Candidate would be responsible for assisting the Editor and Art Director with the design of the monthly issues, photo editing, and assistance with promotional merchandise. Candidates should have the following: Very Creative Multi-tasked Good communication skills Ability to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines Experience with Adobe CS4/CS5 Knowledge or open to learn Adobe Premiere Pro Candidate should have access to a computer with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. *This position is UNPAID and is also VIRTUAL Contact: Applicants can send a resume and cover letter to Malisse Lockhart-Ford at hr@midwestblackhair.com

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Midwest Black Hair Magazine Freelance Contributor Job/Internship type: Unpaid Freelance Company/Publication Name: Midwest Black Hair magazine Location: -Description: Midwest Black Hair Magazine is a monthly publication that is devoted to showcasing African American hair styles, promoting local hair and beauty stylist, supporting local small businesses, putting a spotlight on hair & beauty events in the Midwest, and providing hair, beauty, and health information. We are looking for freelance contributors to join us that have an interest in the hair & beauty industry, and also have a passion for writing. Candidates should have the following: Creative Open to write about different subjects Be able to bring your own article ideas to the table Skill set in writing and editing Familiar with the African American hair and beauty industry Contact: Applicants can send samples of their writing along with a resume and cover letter to Malisse Lockhart-Ford at hr@midwestblackhair.com  

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MWBH Directory ILLINOIS Timeka’s Hair Design 646 Fifth Ave. Aurora, IL 630-585-1441 Joyce Hair Braiding 581 Sundance Dr. Bolingbrook, IL 60440 630-759-0405 http://www.joycehairbraiding. com/hairstylesalbum.htm Glo On Braids & Natural Hairstyling Chicago, IL 773-643-8299 www.glo-onnaturalhair.com My First Salon (Kids Salon) 1724 East 71st Street Chicago, IL 60649 773-363-1000 www.myfirstsalon.com Soul Salon Spa 4256 S. Cottage Grove Chicago, IL 60653 773-268-3390 www.soulsalonspa.com AJES The Salon 628 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL (312) 454-1133 Time Hair Gallery 943 W. Randolph #2W Chicago, IL (312) 421-5097

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Black Pearl 7126 Ridge Chicago, IL (773) 338-9311 Blyss Full Service Salon 1703 E. 87th Street Chicago, IL (773) 768-8955 Christian Fields Style Bar 6550 S. Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 288-5627 Desi’s Full Service Salon 2130 West 95th Street Chicago, IL 60643 (773) 445-8300 DiAnne B. Natural Hair 1610 West Highland Chicago, IL 60660 (773) 764-5127 www.DianneBNaturalHair.com Freedom Hair Salon 1518 N. Ashland Avenue Chicago, IL 60622 (773) 252-4247 Hair Dare You 1459 E. 53rd St., 2nd Fl Chicago, IL 60615 (866) 384-9386, (773) 288- 0000 www.hairdareyou.com Amazon Salon, Inc. 5548 S. State St Chicago, IL 60621 773-256-0500 http://www.amazonsaloninc. com/

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Kings & Queens Natural Hair Studio 4519 South Calumet, #1S Chicago, IL 60653 (708) 323-8260 (773) 895-4968 Mane Abstracts 16 N Morgan Street Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 666-999 Nappy Headz 4141 North Broadway Chicago, IL (773) 549-2664 Red Karma 3523 S. Indiana Avenue Chicago, IL (312) 842-3482 The Tribesman 4459 S. Indiana Avenue Chicago, IL, 60653 (773) 268-6900 Time Hair Gallery 943 W. Randolph Chicago, IL, 60607 (312) 421-5097 Toss Hair Salon 60 E. 13th St Chicago, IL 60605 (312) 986-8677 Why Knot Concept Salon 805 W Randolph Street 203 Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 421-6580 Desi’s Full Service Salon 2130 W. 95th Street Chicago, IL Phone: 773-445-8300


The Abyss Salon 67 E 16th St Chicago, IL 60616 (312) 880-0263 Amazon Natural Look Salon 5548 S. State Street Chicago, IL (773) 256-0500 Eshe Day Spa & Salon 8 S. Michigan Ave. Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60603 312.629.0376 http://www.eshedayspa.com/ The Hair Source 197 Peterson Rd. Libertyville, IL 60048 (847) 573-1993 A Salon Bizz 9834 W. Roosevelt Road Westchester IL, 60154 708.681.9834 http://www.asalonbizz.com/

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INDIANA Ego Styles 7325 Mallard Ln Schereville, IN 46375 219-759-EGOS (3467) http://www.styleseat.com/egostyles Adaru 6524 N. Carrollton Indianapolis, IN 46220

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MWBH Directory KANSAS Reflections 8255 Craig St Indianapolis IN 46250 317.596.9200 http://www.reflectionsindy. com/index.html Bourgeoisie Hair Gallery 2707 N. Tibbs Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46222 Brunette Salon 6531 Ferguson Street Indianapolis, IN 46220 (317) 253-9540 Divine Hair Design 3673 W. 86th St Indianapolis, IN 46268 Do or Dye Hair Studio 916 N. Shadeland Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46219 Phone: 317-375-1008 Natural Solutions by Kristy 4460 Keystone Ave Indianapolis IN 46205 Phone: 317-541-9600 Cheveux Hair Salon 1315 Mishawaka ave South Bend, IN 46615 574.234.1455 http://www.itsallaboutthecut. com/Cheveux/Welcome.html Salon Fabulous 4102 E Michigan St Indianapolis IN 46201 Phone: (317) 357-4322

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Black Panther Beauty Salon 926 North West Street Wichita, KS 67203 (316)943-3327 Girlfriends Salon 2059 East Santa Fe Street Olathe, KS 66062 (913) 764-8988 http://www.girlfriendsthesalon-ks.com/ Double Take Stylist- Rashida Bonds 13459 Switzer Road Overland Park, KS 66213 (913) 814-7200 http://doubletakesalonandspa. com/ KC Braids 4301 State Ave Inside Midway Shopping Center Kansas City, KS 66102 http://www.facebook.com/KCBraids Meika 347-404-4070 Tanisha 816-695-2667 Braid Creations 2862 W. 47th Ave Kansas City, KS 66103 (913) 362-9858 Khadim Afircan Hair Braids 6249 E. 21st Street North, Suite 104 Wichita, Kansas 67208 316-618-0515 http://khadim.us/

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Maasai Braids & Gift Shop 122 Grant Avenue Avenue Junction City, Kansas 66441 785-238-1677 http://www.maasaibraids.com/ Center Stage Unisex Kuts & Style Salon 606 Washburn Ave Topeka, KS 66606

MICHIGAN

Happy To Be Nappy Salon & Spa 18945 Livernois Ave Detroit, MI 48221 313-340-HAIR www.happytobenappy.com Rooted Salon & Spa 22313 Kelly Rd East Pointe, MI 313-587-6000 www.rootedsalonandspa.com The Hair Diva 2956 W. Davidson Detroit, MI http://www.facebook. com/pages/Detroits-HairDiva/318046111548410?sk=wall Shades of Ebony 15153 Gratiot Avenue Detroit, MI 48205-1324 (866) 462-9659 http://www.shadesofebonydetroit.com/ Everette’s Cornrows 16094 E. 8 Mile Rd. Detroit, MI 48205 313-527-2884 http://www.everettes.com/ Locks 4 Life 26125 Greenfield Rd Southfield, MI 48076 248-552-6288 http://www.locks4life.com/


Riccardo’s Place 10333 West 8 Mile Road Detroit, MI 48221 (313) 342-330 Weave Got You Covered Southfield, MI 48075 249-688-5683 http://www.weavegotyoucovered.com/ B Unique Hair Boutique 21700 Greenfield Suite 412 Oakpark MI 48237 248-967-9383 http://www.buniquehair.com/ Sy’s African Hair Braiding 20761 Kipling St Oak Park MI 48237 (248) 254-2189 http://www.sysafricanhairbraiding.com/ Harold’s Place The Hair Salon for Children and Families 2663 W. Grand Blvd. Detroit, MI 48208 (313) 972-4141

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Babe’s Beauty & Barber Salon 20359 Conant Detroit, MI 48234 (313)779-3246

MISSOURI Tresses Au Naturale 3914 Indiana Kansas City, MO 64130 816-778-5414 BestTresses Barber Salon 1656 E. 63rd Street Kansas City, MO 64110 (816)-500-0740 www.MidwestBlackHair.com

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MWBH Directory Your Natural Image 216 West 39th St. Kansas City, MO (816) 695-3563 http://www.yournaturalimage. com/ Leons Cutting Edge 621 Mock Unit – B Blue Springs, MO 816) 878-8229 Beauty by Design 2951 Patterson Rd. Florissant MO 63031 (314) 830-3222 Creative Cuts & Locks Barber & Style 1723 S New Florissant Rd Florissant, MO (314) 524 –4266 Head Turners Hair & Nail Designs 6342 Lucille Ave St. Louis, MO 63136 314-381-8880 http://www.headturnershair. ypgs.net/ http://headturnershair.com (for retail) Jeannine’s Hair 4211 Virginia Saint Louis, MO 63111 (314) 353-7807 Napps 6267 Delmar Blvd. Saint Louis, MO (314) 727 -0312

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Natural Hair Reigns N Style 2944 Derhake Rd. Florissant, MO 63033-3900, (314) 838-9990 Salon Indigo 2319 Woodson road St. Louis, MO 63114 314-374-7124 www.salonindigo.org

MINNESOTA Realistic Manes Salon Concepts 2020 Nicollett Ave. S Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-827-8117 http://www.realisticmanessalon.com/ Malobe Natural Hair Salon 915 West Lake St. Minneapolis, MN 55408 612-823-8626 http://www.malobe.com/

NEBRASKA

Catrynas Braiding Studios Nebraska (402) 578-7747 http://www.catrynas.blogspot. com/

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OHIO

The Loc Shoppe 3700 Avalon Shaker Heights, OH (216) 921-5410 DJ’s Image Beauty Salon 500 Ross Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45217 (513) 641-3333 Salon Favor 7370-G Kingsgate Way West Chester, OH 45069 (513) 779-2147 Reverence Salon 3649 Lee Rd, Upper Level Shaker Heights, Ohio (216) 921-4242 Jennifer Wells - Stylist 3138 Lee-Washington Blvd Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-320-9675 The Hair Cafe 3964 Mayfield Road Cleveland Heights, Ohio (216) 644-5431 Exquisite Barber & African Hair Braiding 3140 S Hamilton Road Columbus, OH 43232-5657 (866) 632-3561 http://www.exquisitehairbraiding.com/

OKLAHOMA

Phat Headz Salon 4528 S.E. 29TH Street Del City, OK (405) 741-7006


Platinum Salon 6808 S. Memorial Dr., Suite 206 Tulsa, OK 74133 (918) 286.8634 http://www.platinum-salon. com/

SOUTH DAKOTA Please send in your loacal salon information!!!

WISCONSIN New Waves Hair Styling Studio 4481 N 76th Street Milwaukee, WI 53210 (414) 464-7780 Oluchi, LLC 5010 N. 26th Street Milwaukee, WI 53209 414-610-5646

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COSMATOLOGY PROGRAMS Dudley Beauty College 1756 West 95TH Street Chicago, IL (773) 445-5765 Empire Beauty School 3810 E Southport Indianapolis, IN (317) 489-5656 5750 Crawfordsville Road, Speedway Super Center Indianapolis (317) 204-4562 www.empire.edu www.MidwestBlackHair.com

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COSMATOLOGY PROGRAMS CONTD. House of Heavilin Beauty School 5720 Troost Avenue Kansas City, MO 64110 (816) 523-2471 http://kc-hair.com/ ERIC FISHER ACADEMY 6727 W. Central Wichita, KS 67212 Phone: 316-440-5555 Fax: 316-440-4985 http://www.ericfisheracademy. com/ info@ericfisheracademy.com ACADEMY OF AESTHETIC ARTS, LLC 10316 Shawnee Mission Parkway Shawnee, KS 66203 800-996-7335 or 913-397-7546 FAX: 913-962-7560 http://www.academyofaestheticarts.com/ elite7546@hotmail.com MARINELLO SCHOOLS OF BEAUTY - LAWRENCE 1601 W 23rd St Lawrence, KS 66046 Phone: 785-832-2600 Fax: 785-856-0619 http://www.bstreetdesign.com bhancock@bstreetdesign.com

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BELLUS ACADEMY 1130 West Loop Place Manhattan, KS 66502 785-539-1837 & 1-800-6961765 Fax: 785-539-1651 http://www.bellusacademy.edu MARINELLO SCHOOLS OF BEAUTY- MANHATTAN 512 Poyntz Ave. Manhattan, KS 66505 Phone: 785-776-4794 Fax: 785-776-4482 Bill Hancock, Owner http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ manhattan.asp MARINELLO SCHOOLS OF BEAUTY – OVERLAND PARK 10324 Mastin Overland Park, KS 66212 Phone: 913-492-4114 Fax: 913-492-2597 http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ overland-park.asp MARINELLO SCHOOLS OF BEAUTY –TOPEKA 3602 S Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66611 Phone: 785-267-7701 Fax: 785-266-7411 http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ topeka.asp MARINELLO SCHOOLS OF BEAUTY- WICHITA 1675 S. Rock Rd., Ste 101 Wichita, KS 67207 Phone: 316-681-2288 Fax: 316-681-2368 http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ wichita.asp

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COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 125 S. 2nd St. Arkansas City, KS 67005 Phone: 620-441-5315 - 800-5932222 Ext. 5284 Fax: 620-441-5350 http://www.cowley.edu/departments/business/cosmetology.html mauzey@cowley.edu DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COSMETOLOGY DEPT 2501 N. 14th Avenue Dodge City, KS 67801 Phone: 620-225-0288 Fax: 620-225-2353 http://www.dccc.cc.ks.us/ artnails@dc3.edu 1barb@dc3.edu ENTOURAGE INSTITUTE OF BEAUTY & ESTHETICS 12004 W. 95TH Lenexa, KS 66215 Phone: 913-888-2800 Fax: Fax: 913-322-0747 http://www.entouragebeauty.com/ skennison@entouragebeauty.com FT SCOTT COMM COLLEGE – FT. SCOTT COSMETOLOGY DEPT 7 S. National Fort Scott, KS 66701 Phone: 620-223-5220 Fax: 620-223-5240 http://www.fortscott.edu/ FT. SCOTT COMM COLLEGE PITTSBURG Associate Dean Judy Collins 813 N. Broadway, Suite B Pittsburg, KS 66762 Phone: 620-231-4497 Fax: 620-235-1754


GARDEN CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 801 Campus Drive Garden City, KS 67846 Phone: 620-276-8713 Fax: 620-276-9630 http://www.gcccks.edu pati.pfenninger@gcccks.edu HAYS ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN 1214 E. 27th St. Hays, KS 67601 Phone: 785-628-6624 Fax: 785-623-4870 http://www.haysacademy.com len@haysacademy.com INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY COLLEGE COSMETOLOGY DEPARTMENT 200 Arco Place Suite 308 Independence, KS 67301 Phone: 620-332-1410 Fax: 620-332-1412 http://www.indycc.edu dcussimanio@indycc.edu JOHNSON COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE COSMETOLOGY DEPT 9780 West 87th St Overland Park, KS 66210 Phone: 913-469-8500 or 913469-2390 Fax: 913-649-1050 http://www.jccc.edu apankalla@jccc.edu LA BARON HAIRDRESSING ACADEMY 8119 Robinson Overland Park, KS 66204 Phone: 913-642-0077 Fax: 913-642-0077 - Call First http://www.labarononline.com labaronop@att.net

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COSMATOLOGY PROGRAMS CONTD. KANSAS CITY KS COMM. COLLEGE TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER 2220 North 59th St. Kansas City, KS 66104 Phone: 913-627-4100 Fax: 913-627-4109 http://www.kckcc.edu kknaus@kckcc.edu manderson@kckcc.edu MITSU SATO HAIR ACADEMY 9062 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66212 Phone: 913-341-7286 Fax: 913-341-3411 http://www.mitsusatohairacademy.com macademy@att.net NORTHWEST KANSAS TECHNICAL COLLEGE 1209 Harrison PO Box 668 Goodland, KS 67735 Phone: 785-890-3151 Fax: 785-890-5711 http://www.nwktc.edu/ kclouse@mail.nwktc.edu PAUL MITCHELL THE SCHOOL – OVERLAND PARK 8731 W. 95th Street Overland Park, KS 66212 Phone: 913-381-5757 Fax: 913-381-5858 http://www.paulmitchelltheschool.com

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PAUL MITCHELL THE SCHOOL - WICHITA 3242 N. Rock Road, Ste. 106 Wichita, KS 67226 Phone: 316-630-0600 Fax: 316-630-0602 Clint and Schrene Davis, Owners http://pmtswichita.com REGENCY BEAUTY INSTITUTE - OLATHE 12517 South Rogers Rd. Olathe, KS 66062 Phone: 913-538-5087 Toll Free: 800-787-6456 Fax: 913-538-5088 http://www.regencybeauty.com REGENCY BEAUTY INSTITUTE - TOPEKA 1930 SW Wanamaker Rd, Suite A. Topeka, KS 66604 Phone: 785-272-0784 Toll Free: 800-787-6456 Fax: 785-272-7586 http://www.regencybeauty.com REGENCY BEAUTY INSTITUTE - WICHITA 8227 E. Kellogg Dr. Wichita, KS 67207 Phone: 316-681-0950 Toll Free: 800-787-6456 Fax: 316-681-9943 http://www.regencybeauty.com SEWARD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1801 N Kansas Liberal, KS 67901 Phone: 800-1373-9951 http://www.sccc.edu sscheib@sccc.edu

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SIDNEY’S HAIRDRESSING COLLEGE 200 E. 3rd Hutchinson, KS 67501 Phone: 620-662-5481 FAX: same number - call first http://www.sidneyshair.com billwyer@sidneyshairdress.kscoxmail.com TRENDSETTERS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY 1957-1961 N 63rd Dr Kansas City, KS 66104 Phone: 913-514-2827 trendsetterskcks@email.com VICTORIA’S SCHOOL OF NAIL TECHNOLOGY 1813 N Broadway Wichita, KS 67214 Phone: 316-264-4663 Fax: 316-264-1070 kimnguyen43@cox.net XENON INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY 3804 W. Douglas Wichita, KS 67203 Phone: 316-943-5516 Fax: 316-943-7244 http://www.xenonintl.com kmcintosh@xenonacademy.com XENON INT’L ACADEMY 1215 E. Santa Fe Olathe, KS 66061 Phone: 913-782-4004 Toll Free: 800-998-9645 Fax: 913-782-0449 http://www.xenonintl.com lmiller@xenonacademy.com Z HAIR ACADEMY, INC 2429 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 Phone: 785-749-1488 Fax: 785-749-6070 http://www.zhairacademy.com


Z HAIR ACADEMY, INC 14471 Metcalf Overland Park, KS 66223 Phone: 913-402-4700 Fax: 913-402-4790 http://www.zhairacademy.com Vatterott Coloege 3550 West Clay Street, St. Charles, MO 63301 Toll Free: 888-553-6627 3131 Frederick Avenue, St. Joseph, MO 64506 Toll Free: 888-553-6627 11818 I Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68137 Toll Free: 888-553-6627 3609 North Marx Drive, Quincy, IL 62305 Toll Free: 888-553-6627

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