Rhonda Stroman O’Neal was born and raised here in Houston, Texas. She is one of the leading hairstylist and grooming expert to the stars. Her work has appeared on television and films such as Gangster Squad, Dreamgirls, Pirates of the Caribbean, NCIS :LA, Modern Family, Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23, and many others.
She has been a personal hairstylist to our very own Solange Knowles, Condaleeza Rice, Shaun Robinson, Garcelle Beauvais, Roshumba and many others. With over 30 years of experience, Rhonda began her beauty career here in Houston at her mother’s salon, Mrs. B’s Beauty Salon in the Hiram Clark area, at the age of 17. At the age of 21, Rhonda opened the first black salon on FM 2234 in Missouri City called The Hair Masters.
In her own words, Rhonda will be bringing to the Forward Times readers each week the world of beauty from Hollywood.
You will receive the best hair and makeup tips from one of the premier hairstylist of Hollywood.
As I was sitting on my sofa watching the celebrities walk the red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards the first thing I notice being a hairstylist is always the HAIR ! The one that I rated A+ was Halle Berry like always her hair is superb. Her hairstylist, Neeko always does superb work on her most recognized short haircut. When I did the BET Awards ’12 in July I had the pleasure of styling BET’s correspondent, April Woodard and I must say myself it wasn’t too far from Ms. Berry’s famous « DO ».
Tip for Week : The Do’s and Don’ts of Heat Styling
DO take your time and work in sections to get a better end result.
DON’T skip steps-it will only damage your hair.
DO make sure you cleanse with a good lathering shampoo and rinse very thoroughly every week or every 2 weeks depending on how much product you use on your hair daily.
DON’T flat-iron wet hair unless the iron is specifically made to do so.