****Warning: Lengthy review ahead****I'm going to try to make this short as possible(if possible). Ok, I first found out about this salon by watching YouTube videos. I was in desperate need of a stylist who specialized in Natural Hair Care, so I decided after watching videos to book an appt. w/ stylist Narada Hayes(AfrikanHairGod, on YouTube). I contacted him via email and he then told me to contact the owner Henny Dorsey to book an appt. No problem. I contacted her and booked an appt. for the following Saturday, at 1:30. I told her what services I desired and she then told me the prices. Let me back up a min....She has a YouTube video titled: "Why Y'all so expensive", basically ranting on how people call and ask for services and ask the question "why are you so expensive" when she tells them the price and other things that "bother" her when ppl ask about prices. Well, I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND why ppl ask that question. I was BLOWN away when she quoted me the price, however, I DID decided to go ahead with my appt. and pay the RIDICULOUS price...Yeah I said it!! I arrive at the salon approximately 2-3 mins before 1:30. I walked in and I said hey, b/c I wasn't greeted AT ALL. She(Henney) then says "Ericka", I say "Yes". That's it...no, have a seat Narada will be w/you shortly, NOTHING! So I sit down and wait...not a long wait though. A few mins later, Narada comes in, and I hear Henney say "Ericka is hear". He finishes what he's doing then comes and greets me and tells me to have a seat in his chair...ok, now I'm getting excited. He's friendly, personable, and very knowledgeable and seems like a very eager learner(as he is still in school). He's very professional looking. Oh yeah about that...let me go back. Ok, first off, If I'm going to spend a lot of MY HARD EARNED MONEY, I expect to have decent, professional looking people doing my hair. Now, I'm going to try my best NOT to be mean and insulting. I walk in the salon and there's a stylist who's a plus-sized lady who apparently doesn't know how to dress for her body-type...that's all I'm going to say, if I say anything else I'd be insulting, and I don't want to do that. Henny, the owner is walking around in socks!! Are you friggn' serious, dude?...Socks, really? And not only that, she isn't dressed professionally AT ALL!! Now my stylist Narada, a breath of fresh air. He has on jeans, a shirt (which I must add was tucked in), and a stylist's apron!! Yaay Narada!! I'm sitting here the whole time thinking, "but you're(Henny) the one who makes YouTube videos about unprofessionalism, and ppl asking questions about the expensiveness of her services"...SERIOUSLY!! Ok, this is long enough. I'm going to cut it short. Narada is an excellent stylist! Would def. go back to him for another style but mos. def. NOT at The Griyn Thumb Salon!! Narada himself gets a 5 star rating!! Narada, keep up the good work and continue to be professional. Don't let the unprofessionalism of The Griyn Thumb Salon rub off on you! P.S. I actually don't like giving bad reviews...but if the shoe fits....
I've been going to Lee Cobb for years, long before it was Lee Cobb Hair Design. He is an expert at cutting my hair, and he has my complete trust and faith should he decide to "branch out" and give me a different look. I've never been disappointed. As for color or highlights, he has also done many years of highlights on my hair and he does THE most beautiful color. Never seen any more beautiful, and never disappointed with anything I've trusted him to do with my hair. I drive from Marietta to Decatur, but the dirve is sooooooo worth the expert care. There are cheaper, sure, but why trust your hair to a "chop shop"??
I thought this place was great! No pain and no complaining about my hair when it needed to be combed. Narada did my hair and I watch him on youtube alot, so I was def pleased that he was also great in reality. The only thing is that it is expensive to get your hair done, and as a black college student with limited resources and no family wealth I cannot afford to go often, but when I do I will def go here. I payed 50 bucks for a wash cut and blowdry. I have fine strands, med density, type 4 hair, that is always breaking off. PS-Henny needs to ask people before she starts taking videos of people.