Today we’d like to introduce you to Fakhriddeen Merrit.
Hi Fakhriddeen, we’re thrilled to have a chance to learn your story today. So, before we get into specifics, maybe you can briefly walk us through how you got to where you are today?
I started doing hair when I was 17 years old. I came from Fashion design actually. With receiving an associate in Fashion design and merchandising, I still felt like I should’ve been. Doing something else. Hence me getting into hair, it was making me so much money in just a time frame of 5-6 months of me still In college. After I’m which I just stuck with the hair journey, I started out with doing affordable low budget hairstyles, just to get my name out there. Once I did one person’s hair, it was like everyone needed and wanted their hair done by me. I went on to pursue my career in hair by sourcing out certain A-list celebs or influencers. From Asian Doll, Patience Foster, FLYYSKYY, DontCallMeWhiteGirl, Mazin Lee, and other well-known industry influencers. Hair was the only thing that made me feel like I was actually getting somewhere and I’m glad I stuck with it because it has gotten me very far.
Can you talk to us a bit about the challenges and lessons you’ve learned along the way. Looking back would you say it’s been easy or smooth in retrospect?
Nothing good comes easy, nothing worth having is gonna just be given. I wouldn’t say it has been smooth or even hard but just a challenge. Each day you deal with different personalities nevertheless that’s the best part because you get to understand how others view their own beauty. The whole purpose of any beauty talent is to allow yourself to be open so that your clients are open. Everyone won’t want to open up but after all, your hair stylist is your therapist and if you create that safe place and space for your client, it’s not hard not easy but just life teaching you lessons and how to be the best version of yourself.
Appreciate you sharing that. What else should we know about what you do?
I am A Hairstylist. I specialize in Weaves. I would say I’m mostly known for anything weave or extensions I personally love my bobs that was my first love. Cutting hair I love the texture the shaping the building something from nothing.
I’m most proud of my growth more than anything each day something gets thrown at me, I’ve learned to allow it to transfer into positivity so that I can keep the momentum of allowing that growth to transpire.
Is there anyone you’d like to thank or give credit to?
The only person who I can thank is “Adrianne Jackson” ‘(MINNIE) @Sewin2u
She was one of my first supporters and the talented iconic hairstylist who perfected my craft. She showed me the ropes and allowed me to show her what I can do. She truly has taking everything she knows and taught it to me. And she is the reason that I went so hard for hair.
- $195 Closure Install
- $265 Frontal Install
- $300 Full Lace Wig
- $1500 1 on 1 Classes
- $3500 3 DAY Class Course
- Website: Www.FHHCollection.Com
- Facebook: @Sam Hassan
- Instagram: Whodafakh
- Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCDwhh6OpAZKX1l4kI82Mc1w