Beyonce Recalls Being Inspired By Her Mom’s Salon.

Beyonce felt inspired by the people she met in her mom’s salon.

The 42-year-old star told Essence magazine, “My mom had a roster of amazing clients at her salon, and while the environment was therapeutic for them, it was also for me.

She admitted to having worked in Tina Knowles’ hair salon during her younger years, and admitting that it’s been a huge inspiration to her throughout her adult life.

“She found a therapist for me, during a period when I was extremely introverted and hardly spoke. It was in her salon that I realized my dreams of being a performer inspired by one of her clients who happened to be an opera singer. I was captivated by her stories of a recent trip to Germany. In awe, I distinctly remember telling my mom that I wanted to be just like her client.”

Before launching her new hair care line, Cécred, the music icon opened up about the personal significance of her latest business venture, explaining how doing her hair has been a ritualistic and therapeutic process since she was a child.

Beyonce believes that those experiences have helped to shape her character and her sense of style.

The singer who was born in Houston, Texas shared: “So much of the fabric of who I am came from her salon. It is something that just connects to all of my senses, and it’s a beautiful place to grow up.

“That’s my foundation and I think as an artist, so much of my bold experimentation with hair comes from being inspired by art and sculptures; getting creative with braids; figuring out new techniques; and exploring ways to maintain hair growth with protective styles and wigs, while still feeling fabulous. It all stems from my experiences growing up in my mother’s salon.”

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