Opening PlatinumBlack in November 2019, Michael Haase was still building his team when COVID-19 caused a six-month shutdown and three-fourths of his team left. Find out how this resilient owner is focused on rebuilding his Los Angeles business.
Boozer is a celebrity hairstylist, image consultant, hair care educator, and salon owner in Los Angeles. Her celebrity roster includes Gwen Stefani, Eve, Mariah Carey, Kerry Washington, and Missy Elliot.
She serves as the primary stylist on all of Beyoncé’s film, television, and music projects, in addition to working with celebrities like Zendaya, Taraji P. Henson, Shakira, and Mary J. Blige. Get to know what inspires her.
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.