Taliah Waajid began her Natural Hair care start up business at the age of 14. She has always been at the core of the natural hair movement and has inspired many others to follow in her footsteps. Taliah Waajid was the first to offer a complete line of natural, chemical-free hair care products. The products were formulated for consumers that chose not to use chemicals on their hair. The Taliah Waajid Brand now offers 4 collections of healthy hair product lines that range from Natural Hair Care, Curly Hair Care, Protective Styling and Children’s Hair Care. In 2018, she launched her men’s line, Uncle Jimmy Products, which is named after her favorite uncle.
The line consist of natural products for total grooming for all men.The Uncle Jimmy Brand includes products for hair, beard and body care. Taliah Waajid is also the founder and presenter of the Taliah Waajid Natural Hair & Healthy Lifestyle Event which is now in it’s 23rd year. The event brings in over 30 thousand attendees over the two day weekend. It is the first, the largest and the best event that celebrates natural beauty and healthy living. The show weekend also offers music, entertainment, over 300 vendors, over 35 consumer hair, business, DIY, fitness and health workshops and more. Taliah is dedicated, hard working and passionate about being a positive inspiration to the next generation. Her business is mostly family operated. Her family members and her staff both play a huge part in the success of her business. She knows that it takes a team. No one is successful on their own. In 2019 Taliah invested in a local female start up business and has grown that business over 200%. Taliah is passionate about family and community. She believes that given the right opportunity and tools, anyone that really wants to succeed, will succeed. Taliah is a strong believer in open communication about mental health issues in our community. She is excited about working with Grady Hospital on their new Mental Health Pavillion. I’m thankful for everyday that I awake and have the opportunity to make a positive difference in my life and in others.