Susy was born to be a creative. You have seen her work on Beyonce, Solange, and Zoe Kravitz which we know best as the “Lemonade” braids. As a hair stylist and media influencer, Susy who is also known as AfricanCreature , always thinks outside the box showing authenticity in her hair, her eccentric fashion, and her creativity that doesn’t go unnoticed. I caught up with Susy and we discussed her love for hair, running a business, and 3 things that expanded her business.
Did you always love doing hair or was it a growing passion?
What did you want to be as a child?
Which of your traits are you most proud of?
As the owner of HairBySusy, what’s the most important thing to do while running a successful business?
Has a mistake ever led you to success?
Name a professional challenge that keeps you up at night
Hair is art in many forms. What does it take to run a creative business?
You have to have a mind of its own and think outside of the box. You have to have a solid team that can also think outside of the box. Once you have a creative mindset to achieve your goals you are going to need to expand your roles in order to reach your goals.”
What do you like to do in your spare time?
What’s your most favorite thing about being a hair stylist?
Name 3 things that expanded your brand in a major way.
Susy (African Creature) is the founder/ CEO of Hair by Susy Corp and salon. She is the iconic hair artist best known for her Beyoncé Lemonade braids, Zoe Kravitz braids and always slaying Solange Knowles hair.