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If we start at the very beginning you find a 7 year old girl showing her mom her new haircut, an extreme a-line trying to match the style of T-Boz from the group, TLC. That girl knew all the way back in 1992 that she wanted to become a hairstylist and she was determined to do so. 

Fast forward 12 years and our owner, Christen Barrs, was starting her apprenticeship with the first extension artist in Utah. She fell deeply in love with hair and the impact it could have on lives. However it didn't take long after receiving her license that she learned there was a dark, toxic side to the industry.

She did her best to fit into that world but it didn't work. The things she saw and learned did not fit with her core values and so she stepped away from the chair. Disappointed in the world she found and "breaking up" with her passion.

It starts with hair

A salon for artists created by artists

Christen didn't plan on opening a salon when she moved to Maryland from Japan in 2021 but she quickly learned that her ideas of transparent pricing that was based on time, was gratuity-free, and left out gender; her demand for low-toxic products that were safe for artists and clients alike, and the freedom to create the lifestyle you want, was missing in almost all the salons around her. She wasn't the only one who craved this artistic and lifestyle freedom, it was time to create a space for other artists to experience the same support and flexibility. Thus Good Hair Collective was born.

However, that break up didn't last long. Christen loved doing hair and knew that she could create her own mini world that fit her values and that's exactly what she did. She created a lifestyle for herself that was surround with non-toxic practices and products. She forged a path that she thought was just her own, but quickly learned the road was big enough for more.

Hair

  • Sustainable Products + Practices
  • Time-base Pricing
  • Gratuity Free
  • Gender Incluse
  • Cashless
  • No Front Desk
  • Affiliate Links for Retail
  • Artist lead services

The recipe of GHc

  • Station Sharing
  • Unlimited time off
  • Open Door Policy with artists and clients
  • No non-competes
  • Commission Pricing Structure
  • Artist choose their pricing
  • Monthly Coaching with a Destroy the Hairdresser coach
  • 1% of GHC's profit donated to local charity

So what makes Good Hair Collective unique, forward-thinking, and future proof?

GM Reverie 

Cult & King

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"I just wanna be myself
And I want you to love me for who I am
I just wanna be myself
And I want you to know, I am my hair
I've had enough, this is my prayer
That I'll die living just as free as my hair"
- Lady Gaga