Featuring case studies of clients who came to her looking for a hair fix, and informed by her own story from apprentice to business-owner, this book will dispel common hair myths and give you the knowledge and tools to attain good hair health.
Packed with expert advice, nourishing recipes and top maintenance tips, this is a celebration of the unique beauty and history of black hair.
Hairstylist and Hair Salon owner, Charlotte Mensah, is the go-to authority on Afro, curly and textured hair and, in 2018, after 30 years of service to the industry, became the first black woman to be inducted into the British Hairdressing Awards Hall of Fame. She is the owner and artistic director of the Hair Lounge salon, and founder of the Charlotte Mensah Manketti Oil products. She trained at the London College of Fashion in the late ’80s, under the guidance of ‘The Godfather of British Afro Hairdressing’, the late Winston Isaacs. She welcomes a constant tide of devoted clients, from the business, music and TV worlds.
Good Hair The Essential Guide to Afro Textured and Curly Hair by Charlotte Mensah is out this week on 29 October 2020 | Penguin Life | Hardback | Price £14.99
FYI: The book was featured in the Observer Magazine last weekend and you can read more here