Two days before she planned to return to work, stylist Fiorella Castro was in a severe car accident. She is now recovering and plans to return to work thanks to the support of fellow stylists, family, friends and her own tenacity.
"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.
On National Hairstylist Appreciation Day, we asked the ones we appreciate, love and miss--the stylists--to share their thoughts on their life's work.
"The connection and the creativity. Both are my therapy."
During the COVID-19 crisis, this stylist looks forward to being back with her clients and her team. "There is a lot of anxiety now so I want to be part of a safe space where clients can be heard and cared for."
Goldwell Ambassador Frank Cini is best known for being the owner of Taz Hair Co in Toronto and his editorial styling expertise. Find out how he is flexing his skills when he can't be in the salon or on set.
It's a hot-button topic. During salon shutdowns caused by COVID-19, some stylists and salons have been offering their clients hair color for at-home use---and some stylists and salons have not. Hear from those on both sides of this debate.
This stylist loves doing hair so much, even after a devastating accident, she fought to get back into the salon. Today, the same strength and determination is helping her move through this new coronavirus crisis.