It’s official. Shanghai has its very first salon catering exclusively for African Caribbean hair. Other Chinese first tier cities like Beijing and Guangzhou already have established locations where you can walk in and get your hair treated just like back home.
But, surprisingly, in Shanghai it has long been the same old story of hunting down that number from a friend for that recommended
person who can do black hair privately. The brainchild of two Jamaican entrepreneurs, Studio recently opened its doors to a first full weekend’s worth of clients all eager to try out their new service. “We’ve been planning for this for over two years and this summer, all the plans seemed to fall into place for us to open our black hair salon,” said co-founder Byronie Richards. The salon had back-to-back appointments on its first day where, inside, everyone was in a celebratory mood as both staff and client all had welcoming glasses of champagne to mark its grand opening.
READ FULL ARTICLE HERE Studio – Shanghai’s First Black Hair Salon Nov 2012