By Marcelle Hutchins
Hairstyles have continued to change throughout the years, yet sales of weaves have remained profitable. Mintel, a market intelligence agency, reports weaves and hair extensions remain an important part of African-American hair culture despite the natural hair movement. Over the past couples years the dialogue and topics surrounding this movement continues to grow as more and more women transition from relaxed to natural.
Yet weaves see growth with 70 percent of women say they have worn weaves compared to 53 percent who say they’ve worn braids, and four out of 10 who have worn locks. In this short video, Shellee Mendes, owner of Hair Salon Monet on Newbury Street gives a step-by-step process of how to install weaves.