A Textured Hair Fee?

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  • emilee
    emilee  2 days back

    Wow... this reminds me of when i take my cat to the groomers they charge me a fee for if she has matts in her fur and to get them out. Women with textured hair aren’t animals 😑

    • AMadi B.
      AMadi B.  3 days back

      Can I just say if your a hair stylist you should know how to do all types of hair

      • AMadi B.
        AMadi B.  3 days back

        I was booking an appointment at a hair salon and down at the bottom it said the prices depend on the hair texture and I was a little offended

        • Giselle Sori
          Giselle Sori  6 days back

          I get charged more to get hair color on my hair because it’s longer 😕

          • ElleSeller
            ElleSeller  1 weeks back

            I've been to 2 black owned and operated salons where the owners and technicians did not know how to care for natural hair. They stuck with old school techniques like perms, weaves and putting petroleum based products then using hot comb to maximize the heat. I handed the technician heat protectant before blow drying and heat styling and she looked confused. 🙄🙃. I asked the another tech to trim the ends of my hair in its natural 4c states and she made random snips here and there to it. Smh....We have so much more products, more knowledge and better techniques, and readily available YT videos, no excuse to be so clueless. Take a class or two. That's why I love my current stylist. She's always learning, and researching to stay abreast of styles and techniques. She even takes suggestions and asks questions. 😊

            • say wha
              say wha  1 weeks back

              if you gonna charge for longer hair they should get a discount for short hair

              • Global Citizen
                Global Citizen  1 weeks back

                If the salon is a quality spot and is skilled, there would not be an extra charge

                • Nina
                  Nina  1 weeks back

                  freaking love this show

                  • rebecca yonko
                    rebecca yonko  1 weeks back

                    Yes i would get charged double the amount because i have very long very curly very thick hair maybe some places even triple the amount and to be honest i understood because the time it would take would be double or triple the time, so i didnt think it was Discriminating, and im not person of color so i dont think its a race thing i just think they think about amount of time and product.

                    • Janae Young
                      Janae Young  2 weeks back

                      @MoKnowsHair

                      • Ashley Hendrickson
                        Ashley Hendrickson  2 weeks back

                        As a hairstylist, the only thing I gotta say is time is money
                        If it takes 3 hours to do someone’s hair because it’s thicker and to penetrate the color it takes more product then yea it’s gunna be more money
                        B/c we work just like y’all do and
                        If I could’ve gotten 3 clients in
                        The tone frame for one ima charge more to make the difference up or we end up loosing money
                        Now i don’t care what ethnicity you are
                        I’m well educated in all hair types and textures
                        I just think maybe see it as a stylist
                        Cuz we got bills to pay too
                        But yea I agree you can’t be charging someone extra if they come in for a service just b/c your not educated on their hair texture like no that’s not cool
                        Educate yourself first and For most
                        Anyone who sits in your chair should feel well taken care of

                        • YolieRose
                          YolieRose  2 weeks back

                          Textured hair doesn’t require more products!!! It depends on how thick and long your hair is. If you have to use a lot of shampoo, conditioner, or spray to do black peoples hair, you’re not doing something right.

                          • Renita
                            Renita  2 weeks back

                            Yeah, the salons in places I've lived... Whew.

                            • Eva WJ
                              Eva WJ  3 weeks back

                              Loni just looks soo good.

                              • Wit Beyond Measure
                                Wit Beyond Measure  3 weeks back

                                I’ve literally been turned away from a hairdresser when she found out I was black

                                • Denisha Deal
                                  Denisha Deal  3 weeks back

                                  As a licensed cosmetologist yes I am going to charge extra. If you someone took me an hour to do vs someone that’s going to take me 3 hours plus why would I charge the same I’m losing out on money. Time is money. That’s like you doing over time and not going paid for it.

                                  • Darlene Lewis
                                    Darlene Lewis  3 weeks back

                                    This is why I've learned to cut my own hair.

                                    • Esa Lisa 16
                                      Esa Lisa 16  3 weeks back

                                      I'm on a vecation in Gorgeia .. I'm sudanese and I have a curly hair..today I went to a 5 star salon ..this is the first time in my life feeling that I'm different ..it took 3 women and 1 man working togather to blow my hair and everyone is looking to my hair ..such a bad experiance💔

                                      • Hair By Akoni
                                        Hair By Akoni  3 weeks back

                                        I don't think the salon is wrong. I remember going to the salon chain in Walmart and they told me the same thing about using the hairdryer. It cost more for energy to using it and my hair texture uses more of it a lot longer than other textures. I can understand that from a business standpoint. More use, time, the product usually costs more.

                                        • Panessa Mitchell
                                          Panessa Mitchell  3 weeks back

                                          Aveda is expensive because their products WORK!!!! EVEN ON TYPE 4 HAIR!!! IF YOU HAVE THICK HAIR, EXTRA LONG OR DRYER HAIR YOUR HAIR IS DRINKING UP MORE PRODUCTS
                                          THATS NOT RACIST THAT'S GOOD PRODUCTS!!!!

                                          • A S
                                            A S  3 weeks back

                                            Loni, yes!!!!!!! Lol


                                            And let that $10 fee be deducted from her tip.

                                            • Karen Escobar
                                              Karen Escobar  4 weeks back

                                              I think extra is fine if you tell that person up front because then they can decide to go somewhere else. I know, walking into a salon that my hairdresser will tell me it’ll be extra because I have fairly long and thick hair, but they will always tell me up front instead of me sitting in the chair or ready to leave and they’re tacking in extra fees

                                              • Yaritza Arias
                                                Yaritza Arias  4 weeks back

                                                I'm a half Puerto Rican and half Dominican female with naturally curly, sometimes unruly hair. My hair soaks up conditioner like I been living in the dessert with no hydration for years at a time smh.

                                                Anyways, I wanted my hair done so I went to this Dominican hair salon around the corner from my house one day. These ladies complained about everything, from women with long hair to kinky curls, etc...but one thing bothered the hell out of me. Every black girl that came into the salon and would ask for a blow out was immediately told they would also need a perm first. Their hair wasn't looked at, taken down or anything first. They were immediately dismissed back to their homes with more money for a perm they may/may not have needed. I found this extremely ignorant, considering my own hair resembled some of theirs'. Nobody said anything to the ladies who worked here though. And I was only 13. Needless to say, I told my mom I was never going back to that salon again.

                                                • KAT
                                                  KAT  4 weeks back

                                                  I love these women

                                                  • Sarah Lee
                                                    Sarah Lee  4 weeks back

                                                    In the hood if u get braids they ask u to come with blow dryed hair or they charged u extra. So it’s in the black community too

                                                    • Sandy D
                                                      Sandy D  4 weeks back

                                                      I have absolutely been changed extra for my hair texture many many times

                                                      • OMGiGi
                                                        OMGiGi  4 weeks back

                                                        Girl this happens in black natural salons! No thank you! I’ll do my own hair for free!!!!

                                                        • Chanel Davis
                                                          Chanel Davis  4 weeks back

                                                          I have gotten charged extra for my hair length

                                                        • Christian Shepreneur Academy

                                                          I have been charged extra by an African salon when I got braids because of my texture. They said it would be easier if my hair was relaxed.

                                                          • SHE SAID WHAT
                                                            SHE SAID WHAT  4 weeks back

                                                            There’s places that charge $200 for a curly haired cut vs $40

                                                            • Kiana Acorn-Lopez
                                                              Kiana Acorn-Lopez  4 weeks back

                                                              All I know is that salons charge me extra for my hair because it’s thick , but when I ask up front how much it will cost they give me a number but at the end they say it is more due to the thickness which meant more product.

                                                              • Nasibu Nyahunzvi
                                                                Nasibu Nyahunzvi  4 weeks back

                                                                I don't think them charging extra is a bad thing. But for them to call it "texture fee" makes it discriminatory. Just tell them the price and if they ask why, maybe it's high, then tell them that they use more products on your hair. And I mean this for like salons that aren't like necessarily for black hair.

                                                                • Yolanda Gallegos
                                                                  Yolanda Gallegos  4 weeks back

                                                                  She need to come to Atlanta 😎

                                                                  • chloeinheels music
                                                                    chloeinheels music  4 weeks back

                                                                    Y’all the conditioner cost more for us with curly/kinky/hair. It’s not that serious. Natural hair salons are usually more expensive as well. But she definitely should have been notified beforehand.

                                                                    • SamAsm
                                                                      SamAsm  4 weeks back

                                                                      I've never been charged extra for having kinky hair because I go to black hair salons. If I go to a white hair salon, I ask if they have someone who does black hair, if they don't - I leave. I also live in NYC. Maybe "textured hair" is more of an issue elsewhere? Do white, curly-haired women pay the fee too? Lemme watch the other four minutes of this video...

                                                                      • Tiarra Williams
                                                                        Tiarra Williams  4 weeks back

                                                                        They were wrong to a certain extent. I have thick long 4b hair. This takes more hair products and more time if the beautician takes care of the hair and doesn’t just rake through it. I can understand why we sometimes can get charged more but I don’t think it’s fair at all

                                                                        • sam simon
                                                                          sam simon  4 weeks back

                                                                          Dominican hair salons low key racist too. Even though some of them share the same dna as African Americans

                                                                          • Chantel Robinson
                                                                            Chantel Robinson  1 months back

                                                                            Some of the topics on here do not need to be discussed, simply because not all of them are relatable and ppl that can’t relate have so many opinions 🤐.

                                                                            You don’t relate what possibly could you comment or have a opinion about 🤔🤔

                                                                            • Hannah Elizabeth
                                                                              Hannah Elizabeth  1 months back

                                                                              Loni just said it takes way longer to do textured hair in a salon and then went back and said they shouldn’t charge extra? Girl if it takes so much more work, why wouldn’t you charge extra? I’m confused

                                                                              • Maria Cancel
                                                                                Maria Cancel  1 months back

                                                                                Speaking as a hairdresser for 18 years , the reason it is more is because Usually hairdressers run on a schedule especially if it’s not a walk-in salon .If it is a salon where you make appointments this hair is taking up time for another appointment because it’s longer or a has a different texture we have to charge more because were taking up more time out of our schedule ,that is what people don’t get.What is sounding crazy to me with that these girls are saying is that there is no difference and that it is not more work in comparison to someone that doesn’t need to be flat iron just a quick blow dry it absolutely takes longer let’s get real here people.The reason the more ethnic salons do not charge more is because they already have their time and their price set knowing that is the type of hair they will be doing because that is what most of the clientele has.Me personally I have clients that have curly or very tight curls and if they want to come in and straighten it I just block off more time for and there is already a set price for curly hair so nobody ever complains because they get it.

                                                                                • Frances Martinez
                                                                                  Frances Martinez  1 months back

                                                                                  I do hair and we charge based on time . However to say you charge for someone’s “texture” is not cool .

                                                                                  • nreynolds75243
                                                                                    nreynolds75243  1 months back

                                                                                    For years, my cousin was charged for the "length" of her hair. This was in the 90's. But for the "texture" of your hair, never heard of it.

                                                                                    • Bebe D XO
                                                                                      Bebe D XO  1 months back

                                                                                      3:41 my favorite part😂😂😂

                                                                                      • Amanda Camille
                                                                                        Amanda Camille  1 months back

                                                                                        This is stupid. "Extra product" makes sense for LONGER hair...not a different type of hair...🙄...use a DIFFERENT product. It's 100% discriminatory.

                                                                                        • elle lee
                                                                                          elle lee  1 months back

                                                                                          I definitely get charged extra for extra bowls of color on my long, pin- straight "wonder bread white" hair. It says it on my receipts. It's made me contemplate cutting my hair. So, I guess charging for extra product use I can understand. BUT, BUT, BUT this should be explained prior to the service and never described as a "texture fee". It's just like ordering more food and paying for the additional "products".

                                                                                          • C m
                                                                                            C m  1 months back

                                                                                            I feel privileged not having these kind of hair problems....

                                                                                            • Meh M
                                                                                              Meh M  1 months back

                                                                                              Go to an Ethiopian salon if you have one near by... I guarantee you will be happy! They’re used to all types of textures.

                                                                                              • La Reina
                                                                                                La Reina  1 months back

                                                                                                Lmaooo Adrienne spoke facts about the Dominicans salons in nyc😂 Listen I was always charged a length fee and texture fee by them because many Dominicans have the same textured hair as black women but shamefully don’t know how to do their natural hair and ours. This is why I stop giving them my money cuz I knew it was completely unfair to charge me a hair texture I can’t control. Completely disgusting. Just go to black owned natural hair salons for expert professionals and fair prices 🗣👏🏾