Meet Jamenia

Jamenia is a graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University were she earned a degree in Family & Consumer Science.
She started her loc journey in 2009, not knowing where that journey would take her. After becoming a Natural Hair Care Specialist and Instructor in 2012, she made the decision to leave Corporate America and pursue her career as a Loctician full-time. 

Jamenia has taken several classes including InstaLocks, Permanent Loc Extensions, Loc Styling, Loc Repairs and Reattachments, and is proficient with installing and maintaining all types of Locs from Braid Locs, Traditional Locs, Interlock, Instalocks and MicroLocs. 

In 2020 she opened Cultivate Salon in Downtown Raleigh where in addition to starting and maintaining locs she sold her special blend of oils to add moisture to her clients hair, prevent breakage and add shine. As Co-founder of Before Anything Else Jamenia along with Alex and Kim are able to provide an array of amazing hair and skincare products to the world.