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Feb 16

Business Now- Afriroots Hair Salon

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 9:38 AM by Communications Department

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Afriroots Hair Salon is a business that specializes in braids and natural hair styles.  The business opened in 2011 and is located at 605 Newmarket Drive, Suite 25 in the Plaza at Newmarket.  Owner Ms. Ade-Bimpe has over two decades of experience in the cosmetology industry.  Both her mother and grandmother were hair designers and inspired her to be creative in the art of hair braiding. After years of working in the industry, she decided to open the shop at its current location. 

2-16 hair salonThe business offers a variety of hair styles to fit each customer’s needs.  Some of those styles include twist, braids, dreadlocks, weaves, sew-ins, cornrows, and natural styles.  They also offer natural hair treatments to improve the growth and conditioning of the client’s hair and to assist those who have experienced dry scalp, thinning, breakage, and hair loss. The business also offers free one-on-one consultations to help customers decide what style best suits their facial structure and lifestyle. 

To learn more about the business, please visit their website at