Business & Technique Classes


Coming this Fall, 2020 the San Antonio Natural Hair Society under the direction of Davette will be conducting classes in Natural Hair Style Techniques.  Check this page for exact starting dates.

Skills Evaluation & Business Consultation

Davette will evaluate & consult with you:

  • Your current level of natural hair style experience
  • Sanitation training
  • Basic business status & potential

Learn the 5 Key points of running your own Natural Hair Studio:

  1. Know Your Rights
  2. Sanitation- Clips & Combs
  3. Professional Practices
  4. Braiding, Locing & Weaving- Definitions & History
  5. Common Sense Marketing

Natural Hair Styling Techniques include:


Braids are attached to the scalp in flat rows. They can be divided into layers to increase fullness, longevity and versatility.

Longevity: 2- 6 months depending on the number of layers.


Single braids are attached to the scalp in small sections which creates total styling versatility.

Longevity: 3-6 months


Micro Braids are the same as individual braids, but much smaller in size. They are easy to care for and very versatile. This style will last and last; touch-up required

Longevity: 4-8 months


Extra large individual braids

Longevity: 4 – 8 weeks


Up to four large cornrow braids combined to form one braid. Extensions are not needed to wear this style.

Longevity: 1 – 2 weeks

Classes are between 4 to 8 hours in length each day for the duration of the course.  Contact Davette for specifics.