6 Fayetteville Hair Salons Featured in Hype Hair Magazine

Editor’s Note: if you are a professional cosmetologist and would like to be featured on our website and in publications worldwide. Check out the information at the bottom of the article or call Deirdre Clay at (910) 864-8777.

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If you live in and around the Fayetteville North Carolina area you may see a few familiar faces in the June 2015 issue of Hype Hair Magazine. That’s because 6 local professional hair salons in and around the Fayetteville area came together to participate in a UniversalSalons.Com hairstylist photo shoot recently. 14 hairstyles from these photo shoots are featured in the current issue of Hype Hair Magazine. These photo shoots are designed to showcase each hair salons vision for hot hairstyles and trends in the upcoming season. The photo shoots are produced by UniversalSalons.Com, one of the largest black hairstyles websites on earth. Not only will these hairstyles be featured in this issue of Hype Hair, (One of the largest hair publications in the United States by viewership) but they will also be featured on the Universal Salons website and possibly other national publications. 

Salons involved were Wave Links Hair Studio, Styles by Pinky Salon & Hair Gallery and Center of Attention Salon, all on Yadkin Road in Fayetteville, Marcus Doss Salon on Eastern Boulevard, Artistry Hair Gallery on Middling Drive, and L3 Salon located on Lillington Highway 210 in Spring Lake. Two other hair salons, A Perfect Image Hair Studio out of Hampton, Virginia and A Heavenly Place in Hair from Ft. Walton Beach, Florida are also featured in this June issue of Hype Hair. 

These photo shoots are a marketing powerhouse for forward thinking salon owners who want to introduce their artwork to the affluent and trendsetting African American hairstyles market. Through their connections with major hair publications across the globe and their own thriving image gallery with over 20,000 hairstyle images, Universal Salons has the ability to create stunning hairstyle images and distribute them across different platforms to millions of people worldwide. 

New Salon Apps

Recently, Universal Salons has added the ability for each participating hair salon to create personalized mobile apps. These apps are available in the Google Play Store and soon in the App Store. Other benefits of these photo shoots include…

  1. Submission to national publications like Hype Hair, Sophisticates Black Hair Styles and Trends, Sophisticates Hair Styles, Inspire Hair Books, and many more
  2. High resolution CD of your hairstyle images
  3. Make Up Artistry by nationally published artists
  4. Free online appointment booking with TEXT ALERT
  5. Hair salons also get the ability to blog on their personal website. 

Congratulations to all of the hair salons, cosmetologist and models that are featured in this issue. Here is a brief overview of each hair salon and their talented work. 

Wave Links Hair Studio Inc.

Wave Links is located at 5114 Yadkin Rd. Suite #136 in Fayetteville, NC. The owner, Deirdre Clay has been a regular fixture in national publications like Hype Hair, Sophisticates Black Hair Styles and Care Guide, Inspire Hair Books and many more. Dee, as she is known, has also been a platform artist for some of the largest black hair product companies in the US.  At the time of this photo shoot, Kim Chalmers was also a member of the Wave Links team. Kim is an accomplished makeup artist as well as a fantastic cosmetologist. Her work has been featured in countless publications as well. Below are the hairstyles created by the team at Wave Links Hair Studio.


Feel free to give the talented professionals at Wave Links a call at (910) 864-8777 to book your next appointment. You can also view more of their work on their website here.

Styles by Pinky Salon & Hair Gallery

Yvette Bullock is a Master Cosmetologist at Styles by Pinky Salon & Hair Gallery. Yvette’s work is regularly featured in Hype Hair and Sophisticates black Hair Styles and Care Guide. This particular hairstyle was shot some time ago and it’s good to see that the hairstyle is still making news in the industry.


Give Yvette a call at (910) 850-6631 in order to get this hairstyle for yourself. You can also check out the Styles by Pinky website here.

Center of Attention Salon

Jasmine Marie Ferguson created this elegant Afro-Centric look and it has already graced the pages of multiple hair publications. This is Jasmine’s first photo shoot with UniversalSalons.Com and we are honored to see the success her work has already brought her on a national stage.


Give the talented cosmetologist at Center of Attention Hair Salon a call at (910) 493-0006 or visit their website here.

Marcus Doss Salon

Marcus Doss is a longtime patron of Universal Salons services. Whether it’s been in a local Fayetteville photo shoot or some of the national invitation only photo shoots in Las Vegas or even Puerto Rico, Marcus Doss is there. As the owner of Marcus Doss Salon, Marcus makes it  a priority to stay ahead of the curve in fashion and trends and his latest work is a testament to his dedication.


Let the team at Marcus Doss salon create a work of art for your next hairstyle. Give them a call a(910) 483-3870 or go to their website here. 

Artistry Hair Gallery

Mikiko Boyd has graced the pages of national publications before and now she continues the tradition. Mikiko’s work is flawless and trendsetting and you can bet you will be seeing more of her artwork in the very near future.


You can reach Mikiko at (910) 850-9231 to make an appointment or feel free to check out her website here.

L3 Salon

L3 Salon is the home of Master Cosmetologist Shay Samuels and Denise Granberry. It is often hard to go to a store and pick up your favorite hair publication and not see some work from this hair salon. These two ladies are consistently called upon from top editors around the world to produce hairstyles that create the trends of tomorrow.


Give Shay or Denise a call to book your next appointment at (832) 660-7975.

The following hair salons are not from the Fayetteville area but they too were featured in the new June 2015 issue of Hype Hair Magazine. We would like to take this time to congratulate them as well.


A Perfect Image Hair Studio

Katrina Ammons is the owner of A Perfect Image Hair Studio and her work has been published in magazines for over 10 years. If you are ever in the Hampton, VA area, you should definitely give Katrina a call.


Katrina’s contact information is (757) 262-0021 or you can view more of her work on her website here.

A Heavenly Place in Hair

Tanisha Higgins is a Master Cosmetologist at A Heavenly Place in Hair Salon in Ft. Walton Beach FL. Known for fearlessly creating trends in the industry, here Tanisha boldly uses color to transform this models bob hairstyle.


Tanisha would love the opportunity to create your next signature hairstyle. Give her a call at (850) 243-2297.

if you are a professional cosmetologist in the Fayetteville, NC area, we would love for you to participate in one of our upcoming photo shoots. Check out the information on the flyer.


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