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Say Hello To Oakland’s Coolest Hairstylist, And Peep Her Get-Pretty Tips

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    You know the girl you pass on the street — the one with the show-stopping style, the glowing skin, and a killer haircut that puts your bedhead to shame? Well, that’s Shimeko. The Oakland-based tress stylist and all-around badass has her beauty game on lock, with a look that transcends time and skills that are so profound, it’s no wonder peeps are lined up at the Marquee Salon to get their locks lifted.

    Since we were so intrigued by this gal, we ventured out to her East Bay abode to get the scoop on her flawless skin, favorite beauty products, and more. Read on for some stunning pics and her get-pretty 411 — you’re going to want to grab a pen and pad, people. This stuff is too good.

    Photographed by Maria del Rio

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