About this Speaker
With over 26 years of experience, Felicia Leatherwood is the world's leading celebrity stylist and inspirational beauty speaker in regard to natural hair. With a social reach of over 250 thousand, she conducts hair care workshops for audiences around the globe under the brand and slogan "Loving Your Hair with Natural Care". The Loving Your Hair brand of workshops is in response to the thousands (literally) of questions received from people desperate for answers about their tresses. Felicia's solutions and work have garnered her the "Hair Whisperer" title, as she is known for miraculously restoring health, beauty and vitality to her clientele's hair.
Leatherwood's styles have been featured on such high profile acts as Oscar Award nominee Ava Duvernay ("Selma" director), Issa Rae of HBO's Insecure, megastar Will Smith, Grammy winner/R&B superstar Jill Scott, "Iron Man"/"Empire" star Terrence Howard, "Mad Men" star Teyonah Parris, "Black-ish" star Anthony Anderson, "The Color Purple" composer and Grammy/Tony Award nominee Brenda Russell, Maybelline supermodel Tomiko Fraser, actresses Nicole Ari Parker, Kim Coles and Kimberly Elise, Simone Missick (Misty Knight) of NETFLIX Luke Cage Series, as well as a host of entertainment executives, rising stars and beauty entrepreneurs. Her magazine cover and editorial spread exposure include Vogue, Variety, Essence, Elle, Ebony and more.
Whether online, on FOX's hit show "The Real" or in person, Leatherwood's message is rooted in the idea of holistic health and fundamentally loving yourself --- a true inside out approach to hair care. It is from these experiences that the idea of a specialized hair solution began to form.