Faith Carey and Cassandra Taylor

Faith Carey has braided for the last 14 years. She learned to braid from her godmother, who operated a hairbraiding salon in North Carolina. Faith has a talent for braiding. She says, “I can just look at a style and do it.” For years, Faith has braided out of her home or in the homes of her clients. When her clientele became too large, she and her sister Cassandra Taylor leased space at a beauty supply shop. When, again, their clientele became too unwieldy for such a small space, Faith decided to open Faithfully Yours in Canton.

  • October 1, 1997    |   Economic Liberty

    Ohio Hair Braiding

    Challenging Barriers To Economic Opportunity: Hosey v. Ohio State Board of Cosmetology

    Under Ohio law, it was illegal to braid hair without a cosmetology license.  Obtaining the license required 1,500 hours of cosmetology school.  (Compare that to the 20 hours of training required to serve as a security guard with a firearm or the 130 hours of training to become an emergency medical technician, or even the…

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