“You’ve got so many celebrities wearing this type of hair now, and so many women want that look” said store owner Kehlin “Mr. Indian Hair” Farooq. Four women snatched and grabbed over $15,000 worth of hair from the racks in his store in Houston, Texas. The incident was caught on surveillance cameras (see video on this page) and four suspects have now been apprehended.
The average value for a bundle of hair is about $150 to 200 dollars.” Kehlin ‘Mr. Indian Hair’ Farooq, Entrepreneur
We know the economy is tight and people gotta eat — but dayyum. There are certainly better ways to get involved in the business of black hair.
This is one of the reasons why organizers are planning the first ever International Black Hair Summit: The Business of Black Hair. The event is scheduled for October 22-25, 2014 in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
What say you?