Welcome to the first edition of the Locks N Chops Ezine
Orin Saunders, CEO
Locks N Chops Authority is a committed community of aestheticians and entrepreneurs in the business of providing aesthetic direction, training and business development in the natural hair care industry. Locks N Chops maintains the highest standards of creativity, integrity, honor and dignity in all aspects of our business.
An important aspect of our mission has been involvement in cultural, economic and social development in the communities wherever we operate. Many gifted artists have graced our salons with their vibrant expressions of art, poetry and design. Many of our alumni have gone on to establish successful businesses in diverse fields.
If you are new to us we welcome the opportunity to make you part of the unique Locks N Chops family. Our salons have always been more than just places to get your hair done. Even in our earliest days we encouraged full participation and self-expression. For all the years that we have been in business, Locks N Chops has always involved itself in the whole community, partnering with other progressive businesses and community organizations. Hosting events like our annual Kwanzaa celebration, making our shop available to poets, painters, writers and being involved in community activities is as much a part of the Locks N Chops identity as servicing your personal grooming needs.
We at Locks N Chops are thankful for the support that has made us leaders in the Natural Hair industry, a company recognized internationally for its leadership in artistic flair, innovative techniques and first rate service. You, our clients and friends, have been stellar in your patronage, encouragement and inspiration. Thank you.
This year Locks N Chops celebrates 15 years of serving, nurturing and educating our community in the arena of beauty, versatility and care of Natural Hair.
2008 is a big year for change and the big change this year at Locks N Chops is creating a strong and effective community online.
As we are changing so is the world around us. A man of African descent has a very good chance of making history by holding the most powerful office on earth.
Are we really heading into a post-racial country or world? What does it mean to be "Black" or "African" in today's world?
This is a time for change. And what a change it would be if if there was an African woman in the White House sporting a natural hairstyle! Or does stuff like that really not matter?
How much should skin colour or hairstyle matter in choosing our identity?
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What are your stories about making the change to a natural hairstyle? Do you know someone - a colleague, family member, partner - who might be getting all twisted about changing to a natural hair style? A consultation with us at Locks N Chops might just be the answer. For many years we have helped many clients make their own big change. Professional athletes, entrepreneurs, bankers, lawyers have benefited from our advice and services in wearing natural hair styles with confidence, pride, grace and flair.