Journey Magazine November 2019 Journey Magazine November 2019 - Page 4
Shine On Hairstylist
Muslim & Making It
Dickerson is the owner of QueenStylista’s
Mane Artistry salon in Philly
Dickerson Speaks because we have hair that
"Muslim women are needs care and maintenance
overlooked because we are like everyone else.
My proudest achievement
not the beauty industry
standard. Our religion does thus far definitely has to be my
classes. I have to be honest:
not take away from how
dope we are as artists. Teaching was something that I
did not want to do, but I knew I
There are so many
Muslim stylists that go would be called to it.
unnoticed and even more Teaching takes me out of my
Muslim women that need comfort zone. I hate people
our assistance. Someone gawking at me and critiquing
has to be the voice for our my work. I’m so happy I stepped
Ummah (Muslim out on faith and I’m very proud
Community) of myself for doing so."