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.
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."