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L.A.'s Top African-American Salons & What The Owners Swear By

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    The bond between an Angeleno and his or her hairstylist is deeply rooted in something we like to call "tress trust." So, rarely will someone divulge the deets of their locksmith for fear that the love affair will be experienced by many — and booking an appointment will become tougher than securing a table at Laurel Hardware.

    But, as you already know, R29 refuses to keep our finds under lock and key! We're always excited to share with you our stomping-ground secrets (take a peek at our Beauty Black Book if you haven't already!), including the best spots for African-American hair care. Considering there are so many salons in Lala Land (seriously, they're like Starbucks!), discovering the right stylist can be a daunting task for a woman with textured tresses.

    From weaves to treatments and everything in between, take a peek at the crop of hair-care pros around town whose knowledge of African-American manes are second to none.

    Photo: Via Facebook/Kimble Hair Studio

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