Why Are Black Women Losing Their Hair?

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9780615115450: Why Are Black Women Losing Their Hair?

The first complete guide to healthy hair with contributions from medical experts. This book has everything from personal testimonies to complete chapters and full color descriptions on: hair loss prevention, holistic treatments, chemical destruction aids and prevention, natural hair care and hair growth remedies.

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Owner of the nationally-recognized Avant Garde Hair Gallery, Fletcher is an award winning stylist and educator whose classes and seminars are regularly sold out across the nation. Known for his technical approach to hair design, Fletcher has been placed at the top of his profession and is considered the stylist of the stars. His celebrity clientele include, Tina Turner, Maya Angelou, Carol Moseley-Braun, Toni Braxton, Chaka Kahn, Eartha Kitt, Halley Berry and Iman. Fletcher is an expert consultant to Essence Magazine, which ranked his salon one of the top five in the country.

Fletcher became known early on for his victories in the competitive beauty arena. In 1985, he won a Rolls Royce in the "New York Beauty Classic." Four years later he won the Oscar De Elegance award in Brussels. In 1994, Fletcher represented the United States in "World Hair Olympics" in London, becoming the first African American to earn a position on the U.S. Hair Olympic Team using a black model.

In 1997, the National Beauty Culturists' League presented Fletcher with an honorary doctorate for his innovaive educational methods and dedication to the industry. Through hair care seminars at major universities and appearances at black women's organizations, Fletcher's goal is to make black consumers aware of the need to properly maintain their hair.

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"Finally, a comprehensive hair guide for African American consumers that addresses medical and cosmetic issues concerning the hair and scalp." -- Cheryl Burgess, MD, Dermatologist

"Hair Zen master Barry Fletcher started treating my hair in a way tailored for my texture." -- Shirley Harper, Manager, FBI

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