Orin Saunders CEO

Renowned stylist and educator, Orin Saunders is the founder and CEO of Locks N Chops salon in teh heart of Manhattan in NYC, Orin created Locks N Chops  with a goal of setting a new standard within the natural hair salon industry. Has been featured on Our Lives w/ Gwen Adams TV Show and featured stykist at the Master Pioneer Hair Show
Maintaining a contemporary edge, Orin  is known for his versatility and creativity, and exuding  a special passion throughout his career.for providing sound hair care advice, and creating an environmnet in his salon that is warm friendly and profesional

Folami: The Heiress

Sr. Stylist / Manager
Folami is a third generation stylist; notably the daughter Orin Saunders, co-founder of the longstanding hair institution Locks ‘N Chops . Born into a tradition of exhalation of natural hair, she not only has a deep seeded passion for maintaining the legacy, but the drive to create 
industry standards that will propel natural hair into the global conversation. This Anthropology Major sees the direct connection between history and how hair tells its own story. 

Thando Kafele: The Legend

Sr.Stylist / Master Loctician
Kafele has been in the Natural Haircare for over fifteen years and he is well respected amongst the industry. Under the tutelage of master legend Ademole Bandele and Orin Saunders, Kafele took the “comb technique” and pioneered it to the world. This internationally recognized stand-out at many mainstream hair shows has transcended the Natural Hair Community. He was among the first lock stylists at the IBS Show,.
The Premiere Show, and long-standing Bronner Bros. Show. This legend has produced various branded products and is one of the most published and awarded natural hair stylists in the game—responsible for some of the most memorable Natural Hair Presentations……

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Website: www.thandokafele.com

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Ona Osirio – Maat

Master Loctician
Creator of the LockSmyths Method” an ancient Egyptian inspired hair locking technique Ona has been a  locktian for 25 years and the former owner and CEO of LockSmyths Hair Salon. Combined with many other accolades including working with some of the top hair models and hair magazines.
 Ona has also been involved in many ongoing professional educational seminars where she has worked continually to disseminate information regarding the latest in natural hairstyling trends and hair locking technirues

James Tracy aka JT

Professional Hairstylist
With over 20 years of exceptional experience styling celebrities, executives, and exclusive clientele who demand the very best in cutting edge hair styling and hair care, James Tracy or “J T,” as he is known throughout the industry has prided himself in service and technique that is equally personalized as it is flawless; his elegant, modern, easy-wear natural hair styles have been featured oin several fashion shows
With a wealth of knowledge and expertise, JT , is revered as a top natural hair stylist. His list of celebrity clientele includes Hip Hop artist  Ty $, Pro Football superstar Deon Sandera , R&B vocalist Freddie Jackson and several others. A master Barber & Loctician JT has positioned himself as aleader in the industry

Visit Website: www.naturalhairbyjt.com/

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Duogène J Emmanuel

Sr. Stylist/Loctician
Emmanuel is a licensced cosmetologist and image consultant. Specializing Natural hair care and styling.
Emmanuels unique approach o styling can be seen at many fashion events as well as gracing the pages of several magazines


Professional Hairstylist

Ramila is an extroadinary young talent making a name for herself in the industry. Her work has been featured at the “Know Your Rootss” fashion Show. She is a specialist in natural hair care and hair locking techniques, and childrens cuts