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BOBSA is the premier national organization that provides African American's the platform to demonstrate competitive leadership in the $9 billion dollar Black Hair Care & Cosmetic Industry nationwide and internationally.

BOBSA's mission is to establish African American and Black owned beauty supply stores (Worldwide) nationally and internationally. We are advocates for black institutions that depend on beauty supply stores and their

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To All Bobsa Members.
|This is your chance to take your products directly to the consumer at the largest African American Holiday Hair Shopping event in the USA.  Nzuri 6th Annual Natural Hair, Health and Makeup Show, December 13 and 14th.  This end of the year show will bring you much success in the new year.  Space is truly limited.  Expecting over 10K naturals this year!

Bobsa Special:

  • Free Full color 1/4 Page ad in Nzuri Souvenir Guide
  • Discounted rates on Hotel
  • Free participation in the Hairventure Hunt -
  • Nzuri's version of Scavenger hunt that guarantees patrons stop by your booth to get their cards stamped.



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The Disappearing Black Power Base                             MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS The Disappearing Black Power Base of Formally African American Owned Manufactures of Afro Designated Hair Care Products There have been several major acquisitions as of late involving black owned firms that are now owned by majority and foreign countries firms.  However, this trend is not new, […]

The Disappearing Black Power Base

If you are looking for more information on Black Owned Beauty Supply Store locations, where to purchase hair or have a product question, send us a note through BOBSA’s Help Form located at the bottom of the page. We are glad to help you in your quest for great hair care solutions. Source Article from […]

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Expand Your Income Potential-New Investment Opportunity The Box The Black Box Barber Caddy® is the first of its kind to allow Barber Shops and Salons servicing male clients the opportunity to purchase hair care products during their routine appointments. Specializing in products for men, The Black Box Barber Caddy® saves clients time and extra trips […]

Jheri Curl pioneer, Comer Cottrell passes away at 82

Comer Cottrell, creator of the Curly Kit, an in-home hair treatment that allowed users to get the Jheri Curl hairstyle popularized by Michael Jackson at a reasonable price, died on October 10 at the age of 82. Click to read more Source Article from Curl pioneer, Comer Cottrell passes away at 82 BOBSA Connection […]

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