How Do You Locate African American Hair Salons?

One way of searching for hair salons that cater to African Americans is to search the salon directories on websites specializing in ethnic hair care. Examples of such websites include and Because African American hair is fragile and prone to damage and injury, it is a good idea to go to a professional hair stylist to minimize hair damage, especially when using relaxers, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Lori Fisher founded the BestDooz in 2001 and operates as an online resource for ethnic and natural hair and beauty, as stated on the website. Apart from the directory, the website features the latest hairstyles, tips and advice for hair care.

The following shows one way of accessing the salon directory on

  1. Go to the website
  2. Type into the browser and then press Enter.

  3. Proceed to the Salon Directory
  4. Click on the U.S. map on the Search the Salon Directory panel on the left-hand side of the homepage. Alternatively, click on the Salon Directory option on the main menu on the homepage or hover over it to select from the categories on the sub menu for a more specific search.

  5. Start searching
  6. Click on a state to view the list of African American hair salons in the state.