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50 In 50: Black Owned Beauty Supply Stores Around The Country

By Rachel George

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Hair care is a multi-billion dollar industry, especially amongst the black community.  African Americans spend an average of $54 million on beauty and hair products alone, according to a 2018 Neilson report. Some of this revenue is attributed to the increasingly growing number of black-owned beauty supply stores. Each year, more black entrepreneurs are joining the beauty and hair care industry, opening doors for other black entrepreneurs and brands. The Black Owned Beauty Supply Association has helped open over 400 black-owned beauty supply stores around the world for the last 15.

If you’re looking for a Black-owned beauty supply store near you, search no further. Here are 50 of the best beauty supply stores, 1 from each state.

Alabama

KSR Hair And Beauty Supply

350 N Broad St, Ste G,

Mobile, Alabama 36603

(251) 434-8266

KRS Hair and Beauty Supply is known for their large selection of products from various brands and their friendly staff who go above and beyond to ensure their customers are taken care of.

Arizona

Get Sassy Beauty Supply

1368 N Arizona Ave, Ste 102,

Chandler, Arizona 85225

(480) 917-0014

Find your own sassy at this black-owned beauty supply store, filling the black hair care void in Arizona since 2009.

Arkansas

Hair Couture

1680 N. College Ave, Suite 4,

Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703

(479) 935-4852

With unique beauty and hair products serving men and women boutique-style, Hair Couture is owned by a mother-daughter duo in Northwest Arkansas. The company also has its own hair brand Forever Snatched sold in store and online.

California

The Girl Cave LA Beauty Supply

Stop by any one of The Girl Cave LA’s three locations across Los Angeles and Compton for all your hair, beauty, and makeup needs. Owned by wig lover and serial entrepreneur, Lia Dias, The Girl Cave LA now sells Edge Booster’s water-based pomade and  SCurls new Free Flow line, designed specifically for natural hair textures, in her stores.

Connecticut

Pelo Natural’e

166 Columbus Blvd

New Britain, CT 06051

Right now, crochet hair is 10% off at Pelo Natural’e hair and beauty supply store, where the perfect look comes at an affordable price. They have some of the best products for natural hair from Lotta Body, Curls Unleashed, Curly Kids and more.

Delaware

Tess African Hair Braiding & Beauty Supply

5910 Kirkwood Highway

Wilmington, DE 19808-5008

Stop by Delaware’s leading hair braiding and weaving salon for hair and beauty products from brands like Black Opal, Opi and more.

Florida

Annie’s Beauty Supply

920 22nd South St

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Check out one of Annie’s monthly hair-curated events including pop-up shops with brands like The Heiress Collection, natural hair meetups, demonstration classes and more.

Georgia

Cova Beauty

5248 N. Henry Blvd.

Stockbridge. GA

Enjoy over 6,000 sq ft of an endless supply of hair and beauty brands for men and women at the largest beauty supply store in Georgia. Owner Dianna Foster also does personal hair consultations at their vanity bar.

Idaho

Hair Bliss Beauty

6407 W Ustick Rd

Boise, ID 83704

Hair Bliss Beauty is the only ethic hair and beauty store in Idaho’s Treasure Valley area. Hair extension, braiding, hair, makeup, jewelry, clothing, and apparel for men and women can be found at this store.

Illinois

Jordan’s Beauty Supply

Chicago, IL

Jordan’s Beauty Supply is serving Chicago from two locations on E. 79th St. and South Kedzie Ave. Jordan’s hosts monthly natural hair care events and master classes on hair care at home. Don’t miss their product of the week announcements on Instagram.

Indiana

Chocolate Kinks & Kurls

2841 East State Blvd.

Fort Wayne, IN 46805

After reading some reviews, I’m tempted to try the Cocoa Créme Clay Wash from Chocolate Kinks & Kurls hair care line by Kurl Koach Juanita Henderson. It’s sold at her natural hair care boutique, offering 1-on-1 Kurl Koaching sessions, Kurl Talks, and now her very own hair care line Chocolate Kinks & Kurls. Catch them at your next beauty and hair expo.

Kansas

Star Beauty KC

13300 W 87th St Pkwy.

Lenexa, KS 66215

Anywhere I can get Shea Moisture products for under $10 a piece is a gem to me. Beauty begins with Star Beauty supply store in Kansas. Good prices, quality wigs, and bundle deals serving from three locations, including two in Missouri.


LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Shop mannequins are displayed in a hair and beauty store in Brixton on February 2, 2012 in London, England. The hair and beauty sector has fared well despite the harsh economic climate which can be attributed to people treating themselves to a little affordable luxury. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Kentucky

Exquisite Beauty Emporium

4113 Bardstown Road, Suite 101

Louisville, Kentucky 40218

Co-signed by Detroit Rapper Kash Doll, Exquisite Beauty Emporium is known for their large extensive hair and beauty collection and signature products such as their edge control.

Louisiana

Keiazkreationz Bundles & More LLC

8238 Jewella Ave Suite A

Shreveport, Louisiana 71108

Get your everyday slay at the first black-owned beauty supply store in Shreveport. Ther store carries cultural necklaces, jumpsuits and rompers, hair products and bundle and installment deals from Keiazkreationz Bundles.

Maine

Toni’s Touch Beauty Supply and Braiding Salon

26 Forest Avenue,

Portland, Maine 04101

Red, purple, pink, and turquoise are the newest colors added to their wig collection at this family-oriented beauty supply.  Toni’s Touch also sells braided wigs, clothing, jewelry, and other accessories.

Maryland

Beauty Plus

2107 N Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

“Everything to Keep you Beautiful from head to toe” is right here at Baltimore’s premier black-owned beauty supply store, owned and operated by HBCU power couple Quentin and Megan Lathan, encouraging the youth and building wealth within black communities.

Massachusetts

Head Games Beauty Supply

67 North Pleasant Street,

Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

Head Games plays absolutely no games as your natural hair solution, catering to every hair type and texture in Downtown Amherst. Protect your hair during the summer with a customer wig unit from store owner Erica.

Michigan

Crescent Beauty Supply

14000 Woodward

Highland Park, MI 48203

With recent renovations now complete, Crescent Beauty Supply store has begun their Sip and See series, unveiling a new partnership. First up Detroit based vegan hair oil line, iBlossom Organics.

Minnesota

Earth’s Beauty Supply

1453 University Ave W

St. Paul, MN 55104

651-644-9504

Spice up your life this summer with traditional African clothing, a variety of mink lashes and daily wig and bundle deals at this black-owned boutique.

Mississippi

Wonderfully Made Beauty Supply

8952 Mid South Drive

Olive Branch, MS 38654

Serving Desoto County, Mississippi and Memphis metro area, Wonderfully Made specializes in natural hair, wigs, braids and more. Check out their newly added products from Jamaican Mango and Lime, Design Essentials, and restocked Kaleidoscope Miracle Drops.

Missouri

Discount Queen Beauty Supply

4600 Chippewa Street, Suite Q,

St. Louis, Missouri 63116

(314) 224-5450

Customers will go out of their way to drive to Discount Queen Beauty Supply. Great prices, products, and excellent customer service for Missouri residents and visitors.

Nevada

Unbeweavable Beauty Supply

2900 Clear Acre Ln

Reno, NV 89512

Get an Unbeweavable look from the only black-owned hair and beauty supply store in Reno. Yes, the name is real and I cannot make this up.

@unweaveable.beauty.studio

New Jersey

Paris Hair & Beauty Supplies

1566 Edgewood Ave,

Trenton, New Jersey 08618

(609) 218-5883

What beauty supply store has their own anthem? Operation take our hair back is in full effect at this hair boutique. Dedicated to helping other black entrepreneurs, Paris Hair created Pitch to Paris, allowing you to pitch your natural hair & skin products for a chance to have your products stocked in a beauty supply store.

New York

iDa Beauty Supply Store

1 North Street

Middletown, NY 10940

Family owned company, iDa Beauty Supply, was built through faith and with passion in Middletown, New York. Show off your latest style or products with the hashtag, #IdaBeautyLooks for 10% off your next purchase.

North Carolina

Beaute’ Mark Beauty Supply

8906 Bellhaven Blvd

Charlotte, NC 28214

According to the Zoe report, CBD oil and cannabis-based products are the secret ingredients to long, healthy hair. So stop by Beaute’ Mark Beauty Supply for the new Eco Styler Cannabis Sativa Oil Gel. @prettygirl_postss

Ohio

Powell’s Barber and Beauty Shop

901 Nebraska Ave

Toledo, Ohio 43607

This black-owned beauty supply has been servicing Toledo for the last 40 years, providing quality hair care and products for men and women providing national brands like Mielle Organics, and local retailers such as Sonia Organic.

Oklahoma

Go Natural 24/7

4721 SE 29th Street,

Del City, Oklahoma 73115

(405) 819-5048

Go Natural beauty supply and salon offers everything from quality customer service to high-quality hair, skin and beauty products including health supplements, organic oils, herbal powders and more.


Oregon

Brixton Beauty Supply

12503 SE Division St, Ste C,

Portland, Oregon 97236

(503) 719-6367

Need black hair care products in Oregon that are not locked away? Stop by Brixton Beauty Supply. The owner and staff go above and beyond assuring each customer is offered the best products and services for their hair.

Pennsylvania

Big Apple Beauty Supply

5224 Milford Rd,

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18302

(570) 588-7200

The largest wig selection in northeast Pennsylvania is right here at  Big Apple Beauty Supply store, serving from two locations. The company is very influential in the community hosting turkey giveaways, scholarship programs and recently charitable prom giveaways.

Rhode Island

Two Brothers Unique Beauty Supply

752 North Main St

449 Smith St,

Providence, Rhode Island 02904

For the last 20 years, the owners of Two Brother Unique Beauty Supply store, selling hair extensions, natural hair products, cosmetics and human and synthetic wigs suitable for cancer patients.

South Carolina

Diva Beauty Supply

3237 North Pleasantburg Drive

Greenvile, SC 29609

(864) 467‑0790

Since opening seven years ago, Diva Beauty Supply has had to expand their inventory and their store to accommodate their growing number of customers.

Tennessee

Roots Hair & Beauty Supply

816 Madison Sq

Nashville, Tennessee 37115

Aside from offering a variety of hair and beauty products, the outstanding helpful customer service is what keeps people coming back to this beauty supply. Upon their grand opening earlier this year, they brought in over $50,000 in sales in the first three hours.

Texas

Cal’s Beauty Supply and Salon

6448 East Highway 290 Suite F106

Austin, TX

Right now, you can get $50 off your eyebrow micro blading if you mention this post here. Cal’s has a great variety of products for personal and professional use from brands like CHI, Keracare, Syntonics, Naturally Silk2, Nairobi Professional and more.

Utah

Baraka Beauty Supply

Hair Extensions I Hair Tools I Accessories I

7074 S Redwood Rd

West Jordan, UT

Baraka Beauty Supply is getting ready for their annual kids hair summer camp, teaching kids the ins and outs of hair maintenance like styling, braiding, etc.

Vermont

HAIR R US

1140 Williston Rd

South Burlington, VT 05403

Since opening in 2015, Hair R Us has had a 5-star recommendation rating from customers on Facebook. They provide “a hassle-free way to create looks that will fit your style and personality” for women of color, with wigs, weaves, extensions and a curated selection of hair care products.

Virginia

Envy US Beauty Supply

508-D S. Van Dorn St.

Alexandria, VA 22304

Naturalista and CEO of Envy Us Aesha Ray catered directly to the DMV’s natural hair community, providing a “warm, welcoming space designed with black women in mind.

Washington

Marsh + Mane

529 S. 4th Street

Philly, PA

Natural Beauty supply and lifestyle boutique Marsh + Mane offers an unmatched unique cultural hair experience like no other. Sign up for their upcoming Head Wrap workshop with Cee Cee’s Closet next month.

@marshandmane

WISCONSIN

Savanna Beauty Supply

1712 Eagan Road

Madison, WI 53704

608-422-4001

Customer drive from the east side of town to the west to support black-owned businesses like Savana Beauty Supply, carrying some of the biggest natural hair brands like Shea Moisture, Carol’s Daughter, Eden Body Works, Creme of Nature and one of my favorites As I Am.

West Virginia

NONI Beauty Supply

917 20th street

Huntington, WV 25703

Here at this black-owned beauty supply store, if they don’t have it, they will order for you. Dashiki leggings, African skirts, hair and beauty products. Ask for Latoya at the Braid Studio for roller sets, braids, extensions, wigs, you name it.

WYOMING

Wyoming doesn’t seem to have any Black owned beauty supply stores yet but don’t worry, Denver isn’t too far away. If you’re up for a short drive, visit Wigs and Beauty Supply located at 5145 Chambers Rd Unit D in Denver, Colorado. They have a great assortment of products including braid hair, wigs, hair care and more.

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