Woman's Mug Shot Goes Viral Due to Her Fresh Box Braids

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Simply ask Jeremy Meeks: Generally having your mug shot on the market for the world to see could be a blessing in disguise. Charlotte, North Carolina-primarily based hairstylist Shia Milan Yearwood discovered this lesson after her mug shot — picturing her with a recent set of field braids and laid, artfully swooped baby hairs — set the Web on fire.

Yearwood, who spoke to Allure by Instagram direct messaging, was arrested on January three for violating an order of safety, in accordance with WAFB. However those who caught a glimpse of her mug shot really weren't fascinated with why she was arrested — they were trying to get the deets on her hairstyle. Yearwood posted the mug shot to her personal Twitter page and the requests for appointments got here rolling in.


"I needed to point out folks of Charlotte (as a result of they [sic] been following what's been going on) that regardless of how exhausting someone tried to break me, I used to be going to look good. You weren't going to see me on a mug shot with a black eye or trying sad or defeated," Yearwood defined. Yup, Miss Factor not only did not the incident get to her, nevertheless it seems it was additionally nice for her enterprise.


And are you able to blame folks looking for appointments? Her braids are severely crisp and her baby hairs are perfection.





Yearwood tells us she's been braiding hair since she was seven and would braid her grandmother's hair after she was concerned in a nasty car accident. She additionally notes that her godmother taught her every thing she is aware of about hair.

Yearwood's spirits are sure up regardless of every thing that is transpired. She even gave us some hair ideas. I mean, we needed to understand how she gets these edges so sleek!

"I take advantage of EcoStyler [gel] to put them down and once they dry, [I] simply spray some water on so it does not cause injury," she advises. "Braids are cute and enjoyable but they're made to guard your natural hair so you continue to should take care of them," she continues. "Moisturize your braids, oil your scalp, trim the frizzy [braid] hair (makes them final longer).

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