The unconventional Kelis knows how to make a statement both on and off the stage. Since her “colorful” debut in 1999, this Harlem-bred songstress continues to keep heads turning with her risk-taking tresses. We caught up with her longtime NYC hairstylist, Dickey, to get the 411 on the trendsetter’s most memorable dos over the past decade.
By Bridgette Bartlett
“Just look at Kelis from the start of her career, which was that kaleidoscope, rainbow hair. It’s very inspirational for me to have somebody open like her who is ready to go that creative mile. My challenge is to be able to make all those changes and still keep the hair healthy,” says Dickey, who has been styling hair for more than 20 years.