Khristopher J. Brooks

At Michelle's, a tough economy means the customer is always right about her own hair, even when she's wrong:

Hairstylists at Michelle’s aren't on salary; they split their fees with the salon, to help cover the costs of doing business.

Bio: Khristopher J. Brooks has been a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald, the Bristol (Va.) Herald Courier, the Associated Press, and NYTimes.com. A Detroit native, he is currently studying Literary Reportage at New York University. Follow him on Twitter.

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At Michelle’s, a tough economy means the customer is always right about her own hair, even when she’s wrong

Hairstylists at Michelle’s aren't on salary; they split their fees with the salon, to help cover the costs of doing business.

Nov. 18, 2011

 
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Saturday at Michelle’s: At a Bed-Stuy salon, Beyonce, Halloween and ‘full sets’ dominate the agenda

Wall to wall, Michelle's is about the size of a middle school classroom.

Oct. 11, 2011