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2017 MODERN SALON 100: Cynthia Lumzy @cynthialumzy

Alison Alhamed | August 2, 2017 | 12:34 PM
Cynthia Lumzy (cynthialumzy)

This is probably not the first time you've seen Chicago-based wig master Cynthia Lumzy's name--and if it is, it certainly won't be the last. MODERN SALON has been following her since her following was itty bitty--and now it's climbed into the 200,000! See why she made the MODERN SALON 100 list.

Handle: @cynthialumzy

Name: Cynthia Lumzy

Salon: Studio 56, Hillside, Ilinois

Specialty: Creative color and wig making

Followers: 212K

Age: 40

One of Lumzy's most viral Instagram posts.
One of Lumzy's most viral Instagram posts.
Most viral post: A video doing a unicorn-colored wig designed for a celebrity—more than 1.5 million views

Favorite apps: Facetune, Splice, PicPlayPost, Cashapp

Favorite hashtags: #modernsalon #cynthialumzy #oligopro #designmehair #framar #wigmaker

I follow: @modernsalon @guytang @platinumperfection @tokyostylez

Pro tip: Know when your audience is on Instagram, post then, and always use hashtags.

Favorite products: Oligopro Blacklight Extra Lightener

How social media changed my life: Social media has given me a voice and the ability to inspire others in the hair community. It’s made me a stronger stylist and educator.

The first time I was featured on MODERN SALON: A fly short cut with a million colors in it.

SEE THE FULL 2017 MODERN SALON 100 LIST HERE!

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