Natural Hair Care and Braiding

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Milady Pub., 1998 - Health & Fitness - 264 pages
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An excellent resource for students and hairstylists wanting a better understanding of the holistic approach to hair care. This instructional handbook introduces the technical and creative aspects of braiding, styling and grooming naturally textured hair. Covering the professional consultation, appropriate holistic hair care products, braiding and sculpting techniques, the author teaches hairstylists how to empower clients to appreciate their virgin texture through gentle and natural services free of chemical and thermal processing. Just some of what you will learn includes:-Techniques for basic, fashionable, beginner braiding styles with and without extensions -The science of textured hair -Care and maintenance of braids to keep them looking good between salon visits, and much more

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Honored as a "Master Pioneer" and "trailblazer of the natural hair care industry" with over 25 years of experience, Ms. Bailey has positioned herself as an innovator and standard bearer for natural hair care. She has influenced the creation of new textured hair fibers, hair styling techniques, developed semantics, systems, and procedures that have been groundbreaking throughout the industry. Ms Bailey has previously authored three books, Natural Hair Care and Braiding, Braiding-Easy Styles for Everyone, and Natural Hair Care- Easy Styles for Everyone. Ms. Bailey contributed to the book Milady's Standard, a Textbook of Cosmetology. These books are sold worldwide and are instructional texts for professional trade schools and reference guides for the consumer. Ms. Bailey is currently a natural beauty consultant for Design Essentials Natural by McBride Research Laboratories and Shea Moisture by Sundial Inc.; she has developed workshops that feature the product line and demonstrate natural hair, locks, protective and transitional styling techniques.As an Adjunct Professor, Ms. Bailey taught and wrote the curriculum for "Fundamentals of Braiding" at Medgar Evers College for the adult education program, in the City University of New York. Appointed by the Secretary of State, Diane Bailey served five years on the New York State Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee. She was the first African American to be appointed to the committee in 1992.

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