Curly + Natural Hair Blogger | Deva Advanced Stylist | Curly Hair Artistry Core Trained
Aishia Strickland is Beauty Blogger turned Licensed Cosmetologist, Co-Founder of Black Girl Curls and most recently the Co-Author behind Black Curl Magic: A Professionals Guide to Black Girl Curls, a multimedia E-book and video guide. She contributes regularly to blackdoctor.org where she has garnered over 1 million views for her article "7 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Using Coconut Oil and Shea Butter on Your Hair."
Aishia has made furthering her education and skills a top priority. In her short time as a stylist she has completed Cornerstone training with Curly Hair Artistry and Advanced Deva Curl Styling at the DevaCurl Academy NYC. She has also had the privilege to learn the Curl by Curl cutting technique from the Mother of Curls herself Author of The Curly Girl Handbook, Larraine Massey.
Along with administering and educating, Aisha also takes APPOINTMENTS at Curl Lab Chicago.
Curly + Natural Hair Geek | Deva Advanced Stylist | Curl Educator + Mentor
Hey ya'll I'm Aeleise, a nomadic hair stylist traveling the country giving fly curl cuts enhanced with amazing color. Every Amplified Curl Cut is a stylist + client collaboration executed with sculptural precision and I wield my KARG dry hair cutting shears like Edward Scissorhands.
A South Side Chicago girl at heart, I’m currently a practicing Georgia peach, crafting a cozy homebase near Atlanta with my culinary genius husband and side eyeing infant daughter.
I’m a Deva Advanced Stylist that understands ALL the curls in the imaginary curl alphabet. As the co-everything of The #30DayHairDetox, The Black Curl Magic Digital Guide, and theCut It Kinky Intensive, lingering in the Target multicultural hair aisle with a Starbucks Caramel Macchiato (coconut milk of course) is my favorite hobby. I can give you a dissertation comparing the finer points of UFD Curly Magic vs. Deva Ultra Defining Gel while you shop.
In addition to all of the above, Aeleise is also the Creative Director of The Strand Collective in Marietta, GA. She takes APPOINTMENTS at both Curl Lab Chicago and The Strand Collective, along with occasional appointments in Los Angeles/Oakland.
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