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Ft. Walton Beach, Florida has long been known for its pristine white beaches and emerald green coastline. Known as one of the greatest vacation and spring break destinations on the Gulf of Mexico, Ft. Walton Beach is also gaining a reputation as a hotspot for fashion forward and trendsetting black hairstyles. Over the last few years, hundreds of the hairstyles that you’ve enjoyed in some of the largest black hair publications in the world originated from the Ft. Walton Beach area. Magazines like Sophisticates Black Hair Styles and Care Guide, Hype Hair, and Inspire Hair Books. Local cosmetologists are gaining this national exposure by participating in professional hair stylist photo shoots with UniversalSalons.Com. UniversalSalons.Com is the recognized leader in the production and distribution of high quality hairstyle images.
Recently six of the most popular hair salons in the Ft. Walton Beach area created 29 trendsetting new hairstyles that are already gaining national attention. The hair salons participating in the shoot were Greg’s Professional Barber and Beauty Salon from Mobile, Alabama, Hair Explosion Salon from Panama City, Florida, and Girlfriends Hair Salon, A Heavenly Place in Hair, Godly Image Hair Studio, and Lady T’s Lovely Loc’s all from Ft. Walton Beach.
These photo shoots are a marketing powerhouse for forward thinking salon owners who want to introduce their artwork to the affluent and trendsetting African American hairstyles market. Through their connections with major hair publications across the globe and their own thriving image gallery with over 20,000 hairstyle images, Universal Salons has the ability to create stunning hairstyle images and distribute them across different platforms to millions of people worldwide.
New Salon Apps
Recently, Universal Salons has added the ability for each participating hair salon to create personalized mobile apps. These apps are available in the Google Play Store and soon in the App Store. Other benefits of these photo shoots include…
- Submission to national publications like Hype Hair, Sophisticates Black Hair Styles and Trends, Sophisticates Hair Styles, Inspire Hair Books, and many more
- High resolution CD of your hairstyle images
- Make Up Artistry by nationally published artists
- Free online appointment booking withTEXT ALERT
- Hair salons also get the ability to blog on their personal website.
Congratulations to all of the hair salons, cosmetologist and models that are featured in these images. Here is a brief overview of each hair salon and their talented work.
Greg’s Professional Barber and Beauty Salon
Pam Webster is one of the most published cosmetologists in the hair industry from any part of the country. Greg’s Professional Barber and Beauty Salon located at 1917 Duval Street, Mobile, AL 36606. The four hairstyles shown below are some of Pam’s newest work. You can click on any of the hairstyle images to see each hairstyle in greater detail.
The Super Coily Ponytail (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This look was created using curly hair extensions and hair color. You will also need styling gel, hair ties, a leave-in conditioner, a wide toothed comb and a boar bristle brush.
Lobster Tail and Waves Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
One of the hottest hairstyles trending across the nation. This is a multi-colored mohawk with a braid and a ponytail.
Elegant Bow” Kid’s Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Pamela Webster adds a touch of color to this updo kid’s hairstyle. this look is great for any social or family occasion.
Deep Wave Black Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Pam takes this models natural hair to a whole new level with this deep wave, updo hairstyle. This look is both stylish and professional.
If you would like to have Pamela Webster create that perfect look for you, feel free to give her a call at (251) 473-9575 or visit her website at http://www.universalsalons.com/gregs-professional-barber-beauty-salon/.
Girlfriends Hair Salon
Girlfriends Beauty Salon is located at 501 Mary Ester Cut Off NW, Suite 3 in Ft. Walton Beach, FL. Tracie Esmond is not only an accomplished cosmetologist, but a nationally published make up artist as well. Tracie presents four hairstyles that show her versatility and style. with hairstyles ranging from long hair extensions to elegant updos to precise tapered haircuts. Make sure you click on any hairstyle image that you like to see the style in greater detail.
Cropped Side with Curls and Color Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This hairstyle incorporates long hair extensions with hair color as well as a tapered and shaved side.
Fierce & Flawless Updo with a Bang (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Tracie added a swept bang to this updo and also added a braid around the bun for accent. It looks sexy while still maintaining a professional look.
Fashionista Long Curls with Extensions (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This is another example of Tracie Esmond’s artistry with hair extensions. These gorgeous loose curls will have you feeling confident and sexy.
Long Sassy Siren Ombre Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
From the runways to the red carpet to your local grocery store, the ombre look is everywhere. And it looks like it’s here to stay!
Tracie would love the opportunity to create a signature hairstyle for you. Give her a call at (850) 226-6300 or check out the salon website at http://www.universalsalons.com/girlfriends/
A Heavenly Place in Hair Salon
Shae Thompson and Tanisha Higgins are two talented cosmetologist that always create fashion forward hairstyles.Their salon is A Heavenly Place in Hair located at 437 Mary Ester Cutoff, Unit – I Ft. Walton Beach, Fl. the extraordinary team at A Heavenly Place in Hair created 10 breathtaking new hairstyles for this gallery. Make sure you click on any hairstyle image that you like to see the style in greater detail.
Short Fantastic Voyage Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This first hairstyle from Shae Thompson is a short quick weave hairstyle with added hair color. The feathering of the style and the added accent color give this look some extra pizazz.
Updo Kid’s Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
After the summer, when it’s time to get your little girl “back to school” ready, this cool twisted updo would be a perfect choice.
Kid’s “Sunshine” Ponytail (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This kid’s hairstyle is an improved version of the classic pigtail ponytail. It carries with it a touch of class and style allowing the kid to appear well put together and very confident.
Fish Tail with Hair Color Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
An elegant ponytail with a braided back. The hair color adds a touch of excitement at the front whereas the backside retains the neutral black color to create a balance.
Mid Length Natural Hairstyle with Color (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This hairstyle brings feistiness to your outward appearance. Also a quick spunk-do can be used for events like prom and it doesn’t take long to create.
Sew In Hairstyle with Highlights (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Shae is known for giving high quality service, whether she’s working on your own natural hair or giving you a totally new look with hair extensions.
Bonded Bob Hairstyle with Hair Color (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Shae created this Bob hairstyle using hair extensions with a vibrant red color. The hair is cut to a short length and given that bob look.
“Hot Chocolate” Sew In Weave Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
A long hairstyle with soft,dangling curls is the perfect frame for this models face. This is a look that can be worn anywhere and anytime.
Children’s Updo Hairstyle with Twisties (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Now it’s Tanisha’s turn to show off her children’s hairstyles. This look is easy to maintain, while keeping their child’s hair healthy.
“Mint Caramel” Updo with Hair Color (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Color is added to this updo to add some extra spice.
If you would like for Shae or Tanisha to create a new signature hairstyle for you, feel free to give them a call at (850) 243-2297 or visit their website at http://www.universalsalons.com/aheavenlyplaceinhair/.
Godly Image Hair Studio Inc.
Godly Image is located at 1500 Freedom Self Storage, Suite 12, Ft. Walton Beach, FL. The cosmetologist who make upthe team of Godly Image designers are well known for creative and artistic hairstyles and creating a beautiful Christian atmosphere you their clients enjoyment. The next 7 hairstyles are a testament to both their skills as a cosmetologist, as well as their understanding of current fashion trends.
Long Hairstyle with “Glamorous Texture” (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
The front half of the hair is braided into three French braids, pompadour style and the surrounding hair is left loose. You can do this style using spiral braiding hair (attached using the crochet method) or by curling your actual hair in ringlet-type curls.
Natural Twist Ponytail Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This hairstyle is perfect when you’re trying to protect relaxed hair. You may need to blow out natural hair in order to get this smooth look.
Long Curly Hairstyle with Extensions (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This hairstyle was created with crochet braids. Crochet braids are a good option because the application process is far quicker than that of a traditional sew-in, box braids, or even twists.
Rasheeda Berry’s “Red Carpet Edge” Formal Updo (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This is a glamorous and trendy hairstyle. This is a great look for those with long, straight or wavy hair. However, it is also easy to get the look by flat ironing the hair and adding a few extensions.
“Afro-Centric” Natural Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This retro fabulous hairstyle adds twist and hair color to update the afro.
“Soft Textures” Curly Asymmetric Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
This style is perfect, chic and also provides a style that lasts all day! It is also incredibly flattering for any face of any shape because of its volume and overall length.
‘Purple Shock” Ponytail Updo (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
A braided ponytail with an accent of purple hair color. This style is perfect for a prom, a night out on the town, or any type of special celebration.
The cosmetologist at Godly Image are truly talented and very artistic. Give them a chance to create their magic for your next major event. You can reach Rasheeda, Marie or Ashley by calling (850) 862-3200 or visit their website at http://www.universalsalons.com/godly-image-hair-studio-inc/.
Lady T’s Lovely Loc’s
Natural hairstyles are trending now more than ever. Tonisha Kenty is one of the most accomplished Natural Hair cosmetologist in the Ft. Walton Beach area. Tonisha is located at Lady T’s Lovely Loc’s, 437-I Mary Esther Cuttoff, Ft. Walton Beach, FL. The next three hairstyles are a testament to Tonisha’s talent and artistic vision.
Box Braids Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Give your hair a rest from all the chemical processing, flat irons, curling, and other treatments. This hairstyle gives the client that option as well as being beautiful and trendsetting at the same time.
“Swirls of Fun” Dreadlocks Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Dreadlocks remain a centerpiece of fashion forward hairstyles. These locks have added hair color and placed in an updo to create this look.
“Spring Time Curls” Dreadlocks (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
Dreadlocks and Sisterlocks are definitely the most sought after and popular natural hairstyles around. adding curls to these looks enhances the creativity of the hairstyle.
Tonisha Kenty and the talented staff at Lady T’s Lovely Locks looks forward to servicing your hairstyle needs. feel free to give them a call at (850) 243-2297 or visit their website at http://www.universalsalons.com/lady-ts-lovely-locs/ .
Terresa Murray is one of the most published cosmetologist in the black hairstyles industry. Her work is always featured in national publications and she is currently in the two largest black hair publications in the United States. Terresa is the owner of Hair Explosion Salon, located at 1214 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,Panama City, FL. This hairstyle is Terresa’s newest entry into her vast hairstyle collection.
“Corkscrew” Curly Hairstyle (Click the image to see the hairstyle in more detail.)
The Corkscrew Curly Hairstyle is a spunky way to show modest attitude and personality. This curly doo is is also a great way to protect your hair from those humid days on the beach.
Check out more of Terresa’s work on her website at http://www.universalsalons.com/hair-explosion/. You can make an appointment with Terresa by calling (850) 763-0883.
Universalsalons.Com would like to welcome each of these new hairstyles to our style collection. We hope you, the viewer, not only enjoys each new look but that you will also give each of these talented cosmetologist a chance to create your next new look.
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