My Hairstory 


Born in the Bronx and raised in Staten Island, New York, Monica has been happily married and a proud mother of 5 college graduates. 

She has been Braiding and Styling Natural Hair for over 2 decades. 

Her work has been displayed in Hair, Beauty

and Fashion Magazines in the United States

 and Internationally.

Publications :

African Braiding in America

Hair Talk 101

Braids International

Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

She has also taught at various Beauty schools and several Salons the Basics of Braiding. She received her Barbering license in 1989 at Wilford Academy School of Beauty in Staten Island, New York.

While pursuing her career as a Barber, Braider, and Merchandising for several Beauty Supply Stores in the Upstate and  New York City area, She received her Master's of Science in Chemistry at New York University in 2000. 


Now residing in Rochester, New York in her spare time she loves to volunteer at Organizations to help Women in Transition and Teens at Risk in both Rochester 

and New York City. 

In the future, she would also like to expand her services which includes :

Natural Nail and Skin Care

Creating her own Natural Hair Care Line

And last but not the least off her list

workshops for Women in transition and teens at risk in her community.

Her personal motto : 

" Thanks For Stopping By Hope Your Having A Happy Hair Day"

                                                                        ~Braids Infinity

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