Episode 68: How Felicia Leatherwood Became the Hollywood Hair Whisperer

Felicia Leatherwood Side Hustle Pro

Today in the Side Hustle Pro guest chair is leading celebrity stylist, Felicia Leatherwood. Felicia’s hair styles have been featured on such high profile stars as Issa Rae of HBO’s Insecure, Oscar Award nominee Ava Duvernay, Grammy winner Jill Scott, as well as a host of other celebrities, entertainment executives, rising stars and beauty entrepreneurs.

With over 26 years of experience, Felicia also conducts hair care workshops for audiences around the globe under the brand “Loving Your Hair with Natural Care.” Felicia’s solutions and work have garnered her the “Hair Whisperer” title, as she is known for miraculously restoring health, beauty and vitality to her clientele’s hair. She went so far as to conceive and manufacture her own Detangler Brush that allows easy detangling of all natural hair types.

On today’s show, Felicia gets into:

  • How she got her start doing hair
  • How she started working with celebrity clientele
  • And the biggest and most expensive mistake she made in her business

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