Who is Susy Oludele?

This Brooklyn hair guru, better known under her moniker—HairbySusy, is the hands behind some of the most famous hairstyles in Hollywood. Susy Oludele’s Insta is flooded with pics of not only her eccentric hairstyles, but those from Lala Anthony, Zoe Kravitz, and Solange and Beyonce Knowles. Susy Oludele has built a name for herself in the hair community through and braids and natural hairstyles.

What makes Susy Oludele a Boss Woman?

Susy Oludele is a Boss Woman because she never gave up. Since the age of 16, Susy worked various jobs and convinced one of her old bosses to sell her salon building to her. With her go-getter attitude, Oludele made her mark when she received an email from Solange’s PR team, requesting her services. Soon after, Susy Oludele became a sought-after hair guru to many famous faces. 

The following article was originally published on BauceMag, a lifestyle site for self-made women.  

There’s power in being different and if anyone knows that, it’s Susy Oludele. If you haven’t met her in person, perhaps you’re one of her followers on Instagram. Her account is flooded with pictures of her flaunting aqua blue Afros, floor-sweeping faux locs and zigzag patterns etched on the sides of her head. The Brooklyn native is also known for her Afrocentric style, which she expresses through her art.

She’s built a name for herself in Brooklyn’s East New York neighborhood as the owner and founder of HairbySusy, a hair salon that specializes in braids and natural hairstyles. She’s popularly known for free handing intricate looks that pop in bright summer hues and bold accessories. But, after she received an unexpected email from Solange’s PR (yes, Queen B’s sister) requesting her services, Oludele became a sought-after hair guru to the stars. She’s worked with Lala Anthony, Beyoncè, Zoë Kravitz and Dawn Richards.

Click here to read more about Susy’s journey to being one of the most recognized hair braiders of this century. 


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