Trying out a new natural hair stylist takes the saying ‘leap of faith’ to new levels. If you’re lucky, you’ll walk out feeling on top of the world because you found your new curl therapist. But if you’re running low on luck you could be running out crying with feeling unsatisfied with your stylist experience. After all, not everyone understands or has the skill to care for natural hair.
Fortunately, there are apps that allow us to access the latest and greatest hairstylist at the palm of our hands. So, say goodbye to unintentional big chops because we got you covered. Here are a few apps necessary for download if you are in need of a new natural hair stylist.
Founders: Jihan Thompson and Jennifer Lambert
Why we love it: Swivel is a beauty app which matches you with the perfect hairstylist you can trust for your kinks, coils and curls. You can search by hair style, hair type and city. The a app can be used to locate dope stylists in the New York, Washington D.C. and Chicago.
Founders: Maude Okrah and Simone Tetteh
Why we love it: Bonnti is a source of hair inspiration, community engagement, and stylist connections. Bonnti is helping women of color understand hair industry politics by creating a community for hair support and professional growth.
Founders: Regina Gwynn and Octavia Pickett-Blakely
Why we love it: TresseNoire gets personal and private allowing women to create an amazing beauty experience in the privacy and convenience of their home or office. Hairstylists that come to you – we will take that any day of the week.
Founder: Debra Shigley
Why we love it: For busy women on the go, Colour is the personal hairstyling service that helps you look and feel your best every day. The app showcases in home/mobile hairstylist in Georgia.
Founders: Merhon Berhe and John Eke
Why we love it: Bantu is an app that allows you to search local stylist by price and style. You can visit stylist profiles and chat with your potential stylist. Find stylists in Canada, the US, France and England.
These apps are removing the struggle from finding a great stylist who can work with your natural hair texture. No more scrambling to find a potential stylist or bombarding strangers to ask who did their hair. You are now fully equipped with the right weaponry to slay the day.