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50 in 50: Best Black-Owned Hair Companies In Every State

By Rachel George

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Summer is almost over, but protective styling is a year-round thing. Whether you’re transitioning, relaxed, or a full-fledged naturalista such as myself, protective styling is one of the best ways to help grow your natural hair.

Hair weaves and extensions have become a new way for women to explore various colors, styles, and textures without damage to their own hair. Here’s a curated list of black-owned hair companies in almost every state.

Alabama

With Owner Demetria Hill, you get The Bundle Attack. She can save your life as a family nurse practitioner and save your hair by offering affordable luxury hair extensions with class, style, and grace 

Alaska

Dive into the waves with Alaska Virgin Hair’s varied collection of premium body wave bundles. This hair holds curl beautifully yet remains full and thick for a natural body look.

Arizona

Looking for a cute short summer hairstyle? Shop for custom wigs at West Coast Extensions. Bob wigs are on sale as low as $150. Pixie wigs are $99.

Arkansas

Hair By Nessy NWA sells some of the best custom colored hair in Bentonville. They sell body wave and kinky straight Brazilian hair as well.


California

Mayvenn Hair company is reshaping the beauty industry and retail distribution. The Oakland-based company provides free hair installs for customers with the purchase 3 or more bundles. It also comes with a shampoo, condition, and style.

Colorado

When it comes to hair it’s ok to be a little “boogi”. Now you can be bad and boogi this summer with Boogi Beauty Bar Co. hair extensions, providing glory and confidence to every woman’s hair. 

Connecticut

All Indigo Hair Innovations hair extensions start at $75. The full-service hair company and salon also sells products dedicated to healthy natural hair.

Delaware

Dare to Have Hair extensions like your natural tresses with this internationally known hair company. Check out chart-topping artist Lizzo rocking their beautiful Indian Love Curl bundles.

Florida

Now you can have believably natural extensions and clip-ins for 3b to 4c hair textures. Haute Kinky Curly hair company is protective styling at its best, worn by celebs and beauty bloggers. Nashville based YouTuber La’Vonta Osborne created this naturally big style on her wedding day last September. 

Georgia

Snob Life is the premier hair retailer in Atlanta. Owned by beauty guru turned entrepreneur Ming Lee, Snob Life offers top quality Indian, Brazilian and Japanese virgin hair because their snobs deserve only the best.

Illinois

Nikki Nicole Hair Collection is your one-stop-shop for luxurious, virgin hair extensions for your hair and lashes. The owner Nikki Nichole from Black Ink Crew Chicago is known of her beautifully soft luxury wigs and styles for her head and your lashes.

Indiana

I’ve purchased hair quite a few times from Her Hair Company after catching one of their annual sales. There’s minimal shedding and it still maintains its body wave and shine, despite excessive washing or hair dying. Use their code HOTGIRL now for $25 off your favorite textures.

Iowa

Get a traditional sew-in for free when you buy 2 or more bundles as part of their Tranzitions Beauty’s Baddies & Bundles sale. The service is only available in September, so sign up quick.

Louisiana

Trina bout that hair life is providing New Orleans and surrounding areas with custom colorful wigs, “giving women the weave they dreamed of.” 

Maryland

Get your custom color wig units and lace frontals priced between $300-$500 from The House of Bundles Check out their regular sales, right now, you can get 3 bundles & a frontal for $175.

Massachusetts

Indique Hair, owned by Austin, TX native Ericka Dotson, opened its 19th location in 2016. They currently have a location in Dorchester, MA and offers affordable prices and beautiful textures of virgin hair extensions. The company recently launched a new wig line with legendary singer Chaka Khan

Michigan

Founded by owner, Malcolm Cason, Ultimate Hair Company is a premier hair extension brand providing 100% virgin human hair that is completely natural and of the highest quality. 

Minnesota

100% raw Flipino virgin hair that makes apparently matches our texture better than anything else on the market. Madali hopes to provide effective customer service and to-notch hair quality. 

Mississippi

Bring out your inner goddess with Goddess Length premium hair extensions from Jackson, MS. 30 inch bundles, 613 wigs, and a signature edge control tamer.

Missouri

Omega Virgin Hair specializes in celeb quality virgin hair at a reasonable price. Hair buyers praised their varied collection and great customer service.  

Nebraska

Come get slayed at Shee Nebraska Beauty Bar. The Flavor It Wig Collection varies from $250+ and $100 bundle deals. 

Nevada

Serving from 16 locations, including Sin City. Her Imports lets you buy bundles in installments. The first payment is due when shipping takes places, followed by 3 more payments every two weeks. 

New Jersey

Owner and entrepreneur Maggie Carrie opened her hair boutique in 2017, obsessed with hair extensions. Hair Like Maggie offers Brazilian, Malaysian, Cambodian, Peruvian, and Indian Raw hair textures.

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New York

The Vanity Box is probably some of the best Brazilian hair I’ve ever purchased. My bundles lasted almost two years before I had to get them on a wig permanently. They have storefronts in Brooklyn, Queens, Harlem and more.

North Carolina

If you’re ever in Charlotte, stop by Hunny Bun Virgin Hair on the 1st and 15th to get their same affordable online deals in store. 

North Dakota

Call and set up your free consultation for a wig unit using virgin by stylist and owner Crystal Williams. Velvet Secrets Hair Extensions also carries medical and hair replacement wigs for clients with hair loss due to cancer, chemo, radiation or alopecia. 

Ohio

BNicole Hair & Co. Up to 30 inches of premium raw virgin and MINK hair. Check their social media for updates on sales like Free shipping Fridays and anniversary sale.

Pennsylvania

Hair King is the go-to salon in Philadelphia, from the variety of hair textures to products to highly recommended customer service salon.

South Carolina

Rich Tresses provides selling raw Cambodian, Indian, and Sea bundles and custom-made wigs styled to perfection.

Tennessee

Personally, I’ve bought two wigs from TCC-(The Carissa Collection), both I still wear today. One is a cute bob and the other is sleek, long and has bangs. 

Texas

One of the top hair retail vendors She’s Happy Hair recently expanded with locations in Detroit and multiple cities in Texas.  Started by Marcus Bowers, a native of Houston, She’s Happy Hair offers 100% virgin Brazilian, Peruvian and Malaysian hair extensions ranging from 12″ to 40″ inches in popular styles.

Washington, D.C.

Johann’s Virgin Hair set the bar pretty high, regarded as the best hair in D.C. Looking for a 3-way part or a pre=plucked frontal? Here’s where you need to look.

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