What a Stylist Wants You to Know Before You Get a Curly Pixie Haircut

Have you ever knew or dated a guy with a Napoleon complex? You know, the “under 5’7” type that walks around like he’s the “Biggest Boss That You’ve Seen Thus Far.” Petite yet powerful, such a man is quite a paradox. Now the female “Napoleona complex” is constructed by styling a fierce short curly hair […]
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Why Do We See Texture In So Many Mainstream Ads Today?

Have you noticed lately that whenever you see a TV commercial or magazine ad with a black woman, she is rocking some gorgeous “texture?” It’s like these companies came right over to a NY Essence natural hair shoot, and said “can we borrow that model to make our commercial pop, because we need some of […]

Celebrity Natural Hairstyles…Slay or Nay?

You know the natural hair movement is on a world class stage when our favorite celebrities are breaking the internet with their naturalista looks. When I was styling at NY Fashion Week, natural hair was the highlight of many shows. We’re getting all types of “Hella Texture” and loving every bit of it. Texture is […]
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The 12 Slays of Christmas

At Salon PK, we indulge in the most provocative conversations that give us life as a woman. We’re like a Sorority, Praise & Worship Team, and Glam Twerk Squad all in one lol! So as we bring in the Holiday Spirit of Joy and Happiness, here are our collective “12 Ways to Slay” this Christmas for our […]

3 Transformational Hairstyles To Bring Out Your Alter Ego This Year

Right around this time, a couple of weeks after wearing that sizzling hot sequin dress at the NYE party to bring in the new year, gravity seems to set in, and my ego is shot. The current challenges at the beginning of this year seem like the same ones I tussled with last year. The […]
Pekela Riley Wins Curlbox "Stylist of the Year"

Pekela Riley Wins Curlbox “Stylist of the Year”

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 10, 2017) – Pekela Riley, Celebrity Hairstylist and Owner of SalonPK, won “Hairstylist of the Year” at the curlBOX Awards in Las Vegas, an event that recognizes vanguards within the beauty industry during the Cosmoprof Beauty Trade Show. Over the past year Riley has been a key hairstylist for numerous national hair care […]