Lavender Locks specializes in creating beautiful locks and braids to suit your everyday needs. At Lavender Locks, a variety of services are offered including Sister locks, dreadlocks, braids, and styling. Book a free consultation today to unlock your gorgeous locks.
Joyce Adom CEO of Simply Go Natural Cosmetics. Simply Go Natural Cosmetics makes organic plant-based hair and skin care products to help the health-conscious have healthier and effective natural alternatives.
Martha Mutale taught herself how to braid at age twelve. Fast forward Martha has a thriving hair business. She specializes in yarn braids and twists; protective styles such as box braids, twists, faux locs, crochet, and weaves, natural hair styles such as cornrows, singles, and other requested styles. Since 2017, Martha has added dreadlocks to her services. She installed her own and through her journey has noticed a major movement in Halifax with more people wanting to get locs installed in their hair. She also does locs styles, and is planning to become the first professionally trained sisterlock technician in Nova Scotia by 2021 once it is safe to travel again.
“I am passionate and committed to this natural hair industry that has blessed me for the past 35 years. I am determined to uphold the standards and the integrity of this industry I love” – SLP
In a career spanning over three decades, Susan L. Peterkin is currently a senior cosmetologist, Hair Loss Specialist, and natural hair care professional in the states of Maryland and New York. Susan has dedicated the past 35 years of her life to one of her many passions in the industry — having licensed or certified natural hair care professionals and ensuring they receive the proper educational tools and resources. By being at the forefront of numerous platforms within the natural hair industry, Susan plans to stay committed and focused to achieve this goal.
Elaine Thompson – Natural Hair Products: Hair + Purpose
Embracing your natural hair care as a process to owning yourself and embracing your curls and your authenticity. Your hair is beautiful and so are you.
Come learn how to build a process that allows you to simplify your hair routine from the bedroom, to the boardroom to the beach.
Natural Hair Products: Elaine has spent the last 9 years wearing her natural hair through all 4 seasons while living in Edmonton. Her personal preference is just to wear her natural hair instead of braids, extensions or wigs and so far she has been able to do that with no damage to her hair.
She enjoys traveling and going to the beach when she is in the tropics and switches her hairstyles seamlessly between any event with as little amount of time as she gets dressed. She enjoys simplicity in hair care and she enjoys sharing her secrets with others.
Nilo is a Natural Hair Care Specialist by trade who has worked exclusively with loose and loc’d afro-textured hair for the past 11 years. She is the owner of Afrodisiac Naturals, which is a product line as well as a Natural Hair shop based in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. Afrodisiac Naturals is a socially conscious brand that spearheads and finances a multitude of community events such as: We Lit Afro-Indie book fair – through Melanistic Magazine; Afrodisiac Market – a Black-vendor centered market and Kiskadee Community Garden – an Afro-Caribbean community garden. NiLo believes that hair is one of the central connectors in the Black Community.
Dr. Nadine Wong, Ph.D., Dr. Tri, I.G.M, HOM is the C.E.O of the Alabaster Wellness Clinic.
Wong is an immigrant from Jamaica, who has called Canada home for over 30 years. She is a Wellness Practitioner who specializes in Hair Mineral Analysis as the means to determine possible causations of autoimmune disease, mental health, and hair and scalp and their disorders. Alabaster Wellness Clinic offers services in natural medicine, through non-allopathic methods stemming from individual hair minerals analysis results and then proving that the body has the ability to heal itself. The results from the mineral analysis are paired with nutritional minerals and cognitive behavioral therapy to obtain complete wellness of the mind, body, and sensitivity. Nadine Wong is the creator of Alabaster Beauty Medicinal Ointment Cosmetic Products, an author, a host of “The Now Talk Show” & holds many other accomplishments she triumphed in her career.
Is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and certified Trichologist. She is the Founder and Creative Director of the Earthtones Naturals product line, a premium Canadian hair and beauty product line formulated to address many of the needs unique to women with naturally curly and kinky hair. Susan’s goal is to help women love their natural hair and hosts hair care workshops, events and Love Your Hair™ parties to accomplish this. She has been a speaker and workshop presenter at various national and international conferences including the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair Health and Beauty Show in Atlanta, the Toronto Natural Hair Show, The Canadian
Naturalist Hair Expo and the Natural Hair Congress in Montreal.
Abigail is passionate about all things hair and scalp care. I love a good blowout and enjoy working with curls of all types and bringing them to life. I believe that every person should look and feel their best no matter how they choose to wear their hair and I am here to facilitate that in a non-judgmental environment. I enjoy making guests feel and look amazing while also giving them the tools and know-how to properly care for their hair at home. I am a licensed Red Seal Cosmetologist and also certified through the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC). I have over 10 years of experience both behind the chair and in an educator role. I am the owner of The Beauty Collective by Abigail in downtown Edmonton. We are a conglomerate of top-notch stylists that can provide your every hair need. You can use firstname.lastname@example.org, you can also add my website www.thebeautycollectivebyabigail.ca.