celebrities that operate their own hair company

Celebrities That Operate Their Own Hair Company That You Need to Watch!

Level Up and Start Your Hair Company

Hey babes! I know I'm always writing a variety of articles about you starting your own hair company or taking a leap in trying a new hairstyle. I write content like this because I feel it's essential that we as women encourage each other to do things that we may sometimes think are not for us or our impossible. Nothing is impossible, and if you put your heart and your determination into it, you can achieve anything that you desire to. This is why I'm writing this article today about a few fantastic celebrity women who have created their own hair companies and are doing pretty well. If you've been on the fence about starting your own company because you're afraid of the unknown I can tell you that these women have set a standard for you will be able to follow. We all look for mentors that can give us a blueprint for success, and I believe the women I chose can do precisely that. They are from all walks of life and vary in age. Instead of telling you to press play on a playlist, play one of my favorite songs by Jennifer Hudson which is “I Got This” because I know you've got this!

Boss Chicks Making Moves in the Hair Industry

These Boss Chicks took their love or extensions to a whole different level by starting their own hair companies. Below are my top who have added a revenue stream to their portfolio.

1. Porsha Williams

Porsha Williams is an entrepreneur, actress, and reality television personality. With all she has going on, she still finds time to be an integral member of the Dish Nation team. She is enjoying success with her hairline “Go Naked Hair.” Her hairline offers luxury hair extensions for women who believe “clothing is optional...hair is not”. Below is a list of the featured products on the home page.

The Catwalk Collection

This collection promotes luxury 100% raw imported hair you can use for a variety of style options. The hair is unprocessed, chemical free, and comes for a single donor. There is minimal to no shedding, and the company guarantees the hair is tangle free.
  • Go Naked hair options (not all available styles are listed)
  • Brazilian Body Wave starting at $75/bundle
  • Cover Girl Curly starting at $115/bundle
  • Peruvian Straight starting at $115/bundle
Closures are available on the site as well.

2. Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox is a beast when it comes to the entertainment industry as well as entrepreneurship. We all know her from various roles on television as well as the big screen. In 2009 she teamed up with Amekar Industries to launch the Vivica A. Fox Hair Collection. In 2011 Beverly Johnson decided to make her extensions available under the Vivica Fox Hair Collection, and they are all now known under the Vivica’s collection. If you step in any beauty supply store, I can guarantee you will see Vivica's wigs, braid hair, and hair extension. She continues to expand her product line as the hair industry evolves and this is why I respect her hair company. When you go to her website, you will see the options are diverse. Whether you want extensions, wigs, or braid hair she's got it. Let me give you an inside look into the Vivica A. Fox Hair Collection.

The Bang and Pony

The Bang and Pony are two styles in one. It allows you to wear your ponytail with a nice bang and gives you the volume that you want. It comes in two different styles, so you have an option of the type of ponytail that you want to wear,

The SMART Weave

The smart weft weave is revolutionary. The benefits of using the smart weft weave are it is super thin, maintains its shape, is made of a breathable fabric, is reusable and tightly sealed. The hair is cuticle Remy hair and is tangle free and saves you a lot of time.

Swiss Lace Front Wig

The swiss lace front wig gives you the most natural look by blending with your natural skin tone. The lace is transparent, can be parted on any side, and gives you a lot of versatility.

Pure Stretch Cap

The pure stretch cap gives you all day comfort because it's fully adjustable, stretches throughout the entire perimeter of your head, and allows your scalp to breathe and stay cool.

Cornrow Pro Cap

The cornrow pro cap is the solution for protective styles because it makes the installation of protective styles much easier. It also eliminates tension around your hairline. As you can see her collection is extensive and you can find what you need.

3. Candiace Dillard

Candiace Dillard is the co-owner of Prima Hair Collection. Candiace is the newest housewife on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Potomac.” Prima currently as the following extensions available:
  • Catalina straight Brazilian
  • Kulali curly Indian
  • Lima body wave Peruvian
Closures are also available for purchase.

4. Angela C. Styles

I am a fan of Angela ’s for many reasons. I think it's her confidence, her Chicago swag, as well as her unwillingness to give up on her dreams. You may know her from LA Hair which she starred on with a host of other stylists as well as the incomparable Kim Kimble. She is not only a talented hair stylist, but she's also a fantastic educator and author of a new children's book entitled “Hair.” Her hair company, Conscious Curls, main mission is to provide quality extensions and support women who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy. I love her company’s motto which is “buy ours so they can keep theirs.” Extension options are:

Comfort -

Deep wave Indian hair that can be straightened or colored up to medium blonde

Energy -

Body wave hair which is the loosest texture available. The hair is 100% virgin Indian extensions.

Power -

The tightest texture available, can be straightened, and chemically colored. The hair is 100% virgin Brazilian extensions.

Strength -

Relaxed texture can be chemically lightened and straightened. The hair 100% virgin Indian extensions.

Peace -

Brazilian curly hair perfect for a wet and wavy look. The hair is 100% virgin Brazilian hair.extensions. Closures and frontals are available on the website and remember when you make a purchase 15% of profits Angela is donating to charity.

5. Mushiya Tshikuka

Mushiya is the business woman you want to be once you can harness all your power and confidence. I must admit she is my favorite Boss Chick from the reality show “Cutting it in the ATL” and it is her fierceness and love for family that is so endearing. Mushiya wears a lot of hats and entrepreneur is one she wears well. Mushiya is the owner of Runway Curls which is the premier hair extension company with sass. All of her extensions are 100% Virgin Ethiopian natural textured extensions (unless otherwise noted). All hair is tangle-free, able to be colored, and has minimal shedding. Check out the variety Runway Curls offers below:
  • Weft Hair (starting at $95/bundle)

Dirty Girl -

The tightest textured curl which you can straighten

Rude Gyal -

Medium loose curl pattern

Skarlette Rouge -

Loose ringlets

Straight Natural -

A kinky straight texture which you can straighten
  • Bulk Hair (pricing starts at $22)
All hair is a blended hair in naturally textured coils

City Afro Rough Ryder

Afro Puff

  • Clip-ins (pricing starts at $165)

Dirty Girl -

The tightest textured curl which you can straighten

Play Boi -

Tigh spiral curls

Skarlette Rouge -

Loose ringlets

Straight Natural -

Kinky straight which you can straighten

The Blueprints for Hair Company Success

Each of the women that I featured in this article has come into the hair business in different ways. Whether it's Vivica A Fox, who has her care company as a brand extension to Angela who has her company to empower women and little girls, these celebrities are making a positive impact. As you begin your business, remember the desire for money cannot be your primary reason for starting your hair company. Just like the women above, connect to a cause or your purpose and let it be the driving force toward success. As always, you know we are here to support you! Feel free to check out our extensive resources available to help you establish an excellent hair brand. Comment below with any questions. Please feel free to post your experience with any of the hair companies listed above. Remember, don’t worry about proving the haters wrong! It’s all about you proving yourself right!
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