The woes of finding a reputable hair stylist to style your kinky, coily, or curly tresses can be a bit daunting. This is even more so intensified if you’ve just moved to a new city. Thankfully, the masterminds behind the Bantu App have created a platform that effortlessly connects women with expert natural hair stylists.
Meron Berhe, Bantu’s team member, states, “Hair stylists are in salons, working from home, or are traveling stylists, but the problem presented was that women didn’t have an easy way to access this network of hair stylists. Word-of-mouth tended to be the way that most stylists were discovered, which posed a challenge if you didn’t have a network to help you out”
As of now, anyone in Canada, France, the U.K., and in the U.S. can use the app. The Bantu App let’s users seamlessly search and book appointments. You are able to choose multiple features such as the desired city, choice of style, price-point, and proximity. This app takes things a step further and lets users compare prices, contact stylists via phone or email, as well as view service ratings and photographs of the stylist’s work.
The app’s name was inspired by the Bantu tribes of Southern Africa. This group of people’s essence embodies everything about how the creators of the app wants their users, both clients and stylists, to feel. Unfortunately, the majority of hair stylists aren’t trained to properly style, treat, and cut highly textured hair. Many women with natural hair have relied on self-styling with the assistance of various Youtube tutorials and natural hair blogs. This revolutionary app empowers hair stylists by providing free tools that will assist in growing their business and empowers clients to effectively and efficiently select best stylist in their local area.