"It’s about texture… and texture doesn’t have a race."
In the days following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the despair being shared by so many also served to propel Rodrick Samuels, a barber, educator, and owner, into action.
This internationally acclaimed hairstylist didn’t intend to choose beauty as a career, but it became the space where his self-taught skills could shine. Now, François helps individuals all over the world embrace the shape, volume and personality of their hair’s true texture.
What do a bridal stylist, a salon owner and a traveling educator have in common? They’re all beauty pros who persevered in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, MODERN SALON Artist Connective members share what success looks in the face of adversity.