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VOLUME 1

ISSUE 10

September 2012

LaTreena Lambert Hairstylist of the Month

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Nubian Heritage

giveaway + INTRODUCING:

Events, Directory,

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Early Bird Price $35!!! Get your ticket today!

Tickets Include: • • • •

Admission to the Awards Show Dinner Mix & Mingle Midwest Black Hair Gift Bags- Including the Anniversary Issue of Midwest Black Hair Magazine • Pictures • and much more!

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AWARD CATEGORIES Best of Color Best of Cut Most Artistic Hair Stylist/Barber Most Artistic Barber Most Artistic Best of Natural Hair/Braids Make Up Artist of the Year Manicurist of the Year Barbershop of the Year Hair Salon of the Year 2012 Legend Award 2012 Best Barber Award 2012 Best Hairstylist Award

Best Colorist in the Midwest Best Hair Cut Stylist in the Midwest Most Artistic Hair Stylist in the Midwest Barber in the Midwest Best of Natural Hair/Braids in the Midwest Best Make Up Artist in the Midwest Best Manicurist in the Midwest Best Barbershop in the Midwest Best Hair Salon in the Midwest Award for someone that has been a Legend in the Hair &/or Beauty Industry Best Midwest Barber in 2012 Best Midwest Hairstylist in 2012

Award Nominations will begin 09/01/12 - 10/01/12, and voting will end on 10/31/12. All Nominations and Voting will be at www.BlackHairAwards.com. All persons/businesses nominated must be within the Midwest Region (MI, WI, MN, IA, ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, MO, IL, IN, OH)

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2012 Events

september october november december january 09/02 Hair Battle Tour/Sneaker Battle, Columbus, OH 09/07-09/09 Kansas City Black Expo

10/26-10/28 Oklahoma Natural Hair & Health Experience, Univ. of Central Oklahoma 10/28-10/29 Replinish Beauty Expo, Chicago, IL

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12/15: 2012 Midwest Black Hair & Beauty Awards Kansas City, MO

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this

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featured

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Bunheads:

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Hairstylist of the Month:

A Timeless Classic

LaTreena Lambert

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Au Naturale

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How did Alopecia Affect Me

Loving My Hair

Visit us at:

8 Upcoming Events 11 Letter from the Editor 46 Hair Professionals Directory 56 Job Postings 62 Classifieds

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Photographer: Steele Photos Make up: Raquel Lang, St. Louis, MO Hair: Nadine DeBose of Hair Happenings


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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: MALISSE LOCKHART-FORD

cONTRIBUTORS: NIKKI BINION KEYON “Noyek” WILSON CONTACT US: MIDWEST BLACK HAIR, LLC KANSAS CITY, MO 816-866-MWBH (6924) INFO@MIDWESTBLACKHAIR.COM

MWBH Model: (IN THIS ISSUE)

ASIA DIAMOND CHRISTINA RICHARDSON

Cover Photo Model: Asia Diamond Hair Stylist: Nia J Make Up: Nia J. Photography: Mr. Don , www. MrDonPhotos.com 10 www.midwestblackhair.com


To all the readers of MWBH Magazine: I would like to send a huge THANK YOU to all of our readers for helping us make this our 10th issue! We have tons of new ideas planned for upcoming issues, and we cannot wait to share those articles with you. Midwest Black Hair Magazine has recently added Ms. Nikki Binion to our staff as a contributor, and I would also like to give a huge welcome to our MWBH Models that have been in our last few issues, Ms. Christina Richardson, Ms. Asia Diamond, and Ms. Keyon “Noyek” Wilson. Our model Noyek is also a published writer, and we are glad to have her as a contributor in this issue as well. We have more to the MWBH Model family that will be introduced in our future issues, so keep an eye out for them. As we approach December, we will also be approaching our 1 year anniversary. In honor of our anniversary, Midwest Black Hair Magazine will be hosting the 2012 Midwest Black Hair & Beauty Awards to honor the magnificent hair & beauty professionals in the Midwest. I know there are thousands out there, so in order to be considered for the award, make sure you get your nominations in on time! Nominations open September. We are hoping to get a nice diverse group of nominees from all over the Midwest, so please be sure to share with colleagues, friends, and anybody that you know. Let’s make this special night a huge success! 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. Thank you, Malisse Lockhart-Ford Editor-In-Chief Midwest Black Hair Magazine

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Bunheads: A Timeless Classic By:

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.

Usually people tend to keep their eyes open for the hottest trends in hair, makeup, and fashion. Women's hairstyles of the 1940s’ have made a comeback. Lately it seems this season’s hair trend goes for the timeless classic, the high bun. Seen on women like Evelyn Lozada, Beyonce Knowles, and Kim Kardashian, just to name a few, who wouldn't want to be the next on the streets seen with this do?

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Order your issue of Midwest Black Hair Magazine today at

www.MidwestBlackHair.com The look today is sleek, sexy and classy and can be worn a number of ways. No longer opting for the tight ballerina bun, its presented with texture, curls, and even adorned with braids. Who thought something so simple would hit this big? For crying out loud there is even a television show named Bunheads. Let's just say this up do is no longer just for cutesy ballerinas. To add your own unique flare, add some hair jewelry or head bands to spice things up. So next time you’re in a hair jam grab your utensils brush that hair up and put your bun in place. No one would ever know that your day started out grey! Stay glamorous! Nikki B.

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September Giveaway Nubian Heritage is the sponsor of our giveaway this month, and we are giving away a Nubian Heritage set which includes: • Evo & Moringa Repair & Extend Syling Custard • Evo & Moringa Reparatice Hair Butter.

To enter contest, please go to our Facebook page at facebook.com/MidwestBlackHairMagazine, and click on the contest ad

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LaTreena ambert

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Photo Credit: Jazmin Posey; Makeup Credit: Myisha

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Midwest Black Hair Magazine would like to Congratulate Ms. LaTreena Lambert for being our Hairstylist of the Month for September!!! Check out her Bio below... Ms. Lambert has been a Hair Professional in the Kansas City Metro area since 1999. Though she has a natural talent to create hair masterpieces, she is gifted in the art of nurturing healthy hair. Ms. Treena, as she is commonly referred to by her clients, styles relaxed and natural hair using multiple techniques including the use of hair extensions, including sew ins, quick weaves, fusion and custom wigs for men and women, and other trendy and up to date hair techniques.

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Dedicated to her craft, Ms. Treena stays on top of the “what’s new” in the industry that she loves. She teaches all of her clients how to actively and proactively maintain their hair. Outside of the salon, she also lends her artistry to fashion show and professional photo


shoots, local charity events and other client specific needs. There is nothing too big or small for Ms. Treena to perform when it comes to the artistry of hair. Her desire to stay current and relevant in her industry gives her the ability to travel to various hair shows across the country and even host local networking events in the Kansas City areas. Ms. Treena also lends her voice to several publications throughout the country including The Dallas Examiner Newspaper in Dallas, TX. She delivers quality, upscale and professional services with only the best hair care products and tools. She has assisted many clients who suffer from damaged hair, hair loss and alopecia, by rebuilding their confidence and glam-

our assurance. Her ability to style goes beyond just hair. Ms. Treena also offers beauty services such as waxing and make-up tips. She believes in partnering with photographers, makeup artists, designers and promoters to give a client the look they never expected but will always remember.

Photo Credit: Jazmin Posey; Makeup Credit: Myisha

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“Oh my goodness, how long have you been natural?!” One of the many questions I’m met with by another that’s crazed with the natural hair trend. Exactly, a trend. My answer, as always, is “since birth.” Here is usually where I’m met with that “yeah, right” face. As of late, natural hair has been the talk of the town. Numerous pictures of Solange are everywhere followed by a caption describing her on a scene sporting her natural tresses. Even Vogue has jumped on the bandwagon, giving a full spread to those of a “Nappier Root”. By the way, Kudos to new Covergirl Janelle Monae, holding it down for the natural sisters. Now, am I mad that it’s a trend? No, of course not. My only hope is that this trend, turns into a movement until it has morphed into a way of life. The beauty of your natural tresses is beyond explanation. Sporting your natural hair sends the signal, I know who I am and I know I am beautiful, naturally. Quite honestly, I have been natural since birth, no relaxers or texturizers of any sort, but I have not always been happy about it. In my adolescent years, I cried for a relaxer, I cried to have hair like

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Au Naturale

By Keyon “Noyek” Wilson

Photo By: G Laury Photography

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my older sister and best friend. So, my mom pressed my hair and I knew I was the hottest little lady walking the halls, that was until after P.E. class. This continued through junior high. It wasn’t until high school, one day my best friend and I were washing my hair, after toweling it. She pointed out my curl pattern. I had been doing this for years but had never took the time to actually take a look at my hair and behold what I had. Instead I whined and cried to have my “nappy hair” beat into submission. However, that day sparked a change in my view of my hair and in my attitude. From there, the presses became less often and I focused more on finding the right routine to make my curls more definitive, not as frizzy and dry but shinier and springier. My mom was happy that I’d finally embraced my natural curls as she is natural as well. She made it clear that she wasn’t budging on her decision for my hair. Her response to my recurring question regarding a relaxer had always been, “yes you can have one, as soon as you get out my house.” Well, its five years later, I’m out her house with a couple bills in my name, so I guess that makes me grown. However, I am still natural and loving it as we all should. Join the movement, embrace your beauty, get in touch with your roots and maintain your natural. It’s more than a trend; it’s a way of life.

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How did Alopecia Affect Me By Cayla Staples

“How did Alopecia affect my life”? Every time I hear that it makes me think of fewer friends, being depressed all the time, feeling weird or covering up what I don’t want to but have to. When I was first diagnosed with Alopecia I was in the 2nd grade and really didn’t care a lot because I was so young and not thinking about what people thought of me. The doctors said it was caused by stressed but the only thing I stressed about was my family because then we always fought and my sister wasn’t really there. Then it went away for 4 years. I thought it was gone but in 6th grade it came back, it wasn’t as serious but I was losing a great amount of my hair. That was really a tough time for me because I was making new friends and it was hard to balance family, school and my hair loss but luckily I still had enough hair to cover up my bald spots. So my parents put me in counseling. I was there for 6 months then I stopped because I thought I was better. When the alopecia went away I was ecstatic. So my whole 7th grade year it was good, I had no problems and no worries until……..8th grade. I remember how sad and

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hurt I was when I saw that bald spot in the middle of my hair. I wanted to die, I felt like somebody told me that I was dying. All I could think about was “I’m in 8th grade, I’ve been looking forward to this since 5th grade and now this. What am I going to do”? I was hurt and felt sick in the heart. Everybody I knew felt sorry for me. They kept telling me “Inner beauty never falls out” or “you’ll get through this its ok”. My parents put me in counseling again but now I like it a lot. Somebody once told me “Alopecia isn’t you, it’s happening to you; you are Cayla Nicole Staples not Alopecia”. So because of that I have a little more confidence than usual because she was right and those words were the most helpful words that I’ve ever heard since this journey. In school, I finally got the courage to tell some of my classmates abut Alopecia. In my AVID class, my teacher told us that we were going to


Alopecia Awareness Month do a passion project, where you pick something that you are passionate about and want people to know about. I decided my passion would be to make my class aware of Alopecia. During my presentation, I was able to answer questions and tell the class that I had alopecia. I was so happy to get that off of my chest. I have even done an interview and photos shoot for Encore HD Hair Magazine. Because of that, even more people ask me about my condition. I believe that maybe if I make people aware, they won’t be afraid, think I am sick, or just stare so much.

So how has alopecia affected my life? It’s taking me on a Journey of Wisdom... and Courage. This journey is so hard sometimes, but even though I have really hard days, I keep trying to stick with the journey, knowing that things will get better. Dr. Amerson 2304 W. Pioneer Pkwy., Suite 6 Arlington, Tx 76013 1-817-265-8854 www.hairandscalpessentials.com

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Have an event that you want us to advertise for FREE? Let us know, and we will include it in our next issue, along with posting it on our website and Facebook page.

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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/

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/

Hair & Beauty Directory

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 47


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 48

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/

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

Hair & Beauty Directory

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 49


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/

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

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/

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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 51


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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 B STREET DESIGN SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL HAIR STYLING - 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 B STREET DESIGN SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL HAIR STYLING - MANHATTAN 512 Poyntz Ave. Manhattan, KS 66505 Phone: 785-776-4794 Fax: 785-776-4482 Bill Hancock, Owner http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ manhattan.asp B STREET DESIGN – OVERLAND PARK 10324 Mastin Overland Park, KS 66212 Phone: 913-492-4114 Fax: 913-492-2597 http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ overland-park.asp B STREET DESIGN –TOPEKA 3602 S Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66611 Phone: 785-267-7701 Fax: 785-266-7411 http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ topeka.asp B STREET DESIGN - WICHITA 1675 S. Rock Rd., Ste 101 Wichita, KS 67207 Phone: 316-681-2288 Fax: 316-681-2368 http://www.bstreetdesign.com/ wichita.asp

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 54

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

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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