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Name, where do you come from, where do you live?
My name is Ncumisa Duma. I’m well known as Mimi. I was born from the Eastern Cape but was raised in Joburg since the age of 2. I currently stay in Joburg CBD.

When did you start doing other people’s hair? Has it always been a passion?
I started in primary school…..it’s always been one of my passions

Share an interesting hair style you have done on a client (Please include pictures, links etc.)
Sliq of the Fashion Rebels occasionally rocks his pony tail that I created for him…my most interesting style I’ve done this year.
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How do you stay consistent?
I’m always looking for ways of improving my skills by creating new ways of doing things and doing things in a different way & I also do advanced training courses.

What do you specialize in?
I’m trained and qualified in all hair types but chose to specialize with African hair
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Do you name your client’s crowns?
I sometimes do name the crowns lol

What would you like to see changing in the hair business?
Black people empowerment in black hair care……..#knowledge

Name people that own their crowns unapologetically?
My fashion rebels.. as I am responsible for their looks
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What does owning your crown mean to you?
That you are in control of the window to your soul & you can decorate it as you want,it’s just a matter of being comfortable in your own skin.

Describe your Crown personality
My crown is unapologetic. I don’t suffer From “bazothini abantu” thoughts Lol I do all emotions with my hair…..proudly.
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How often do you change your Crown ?
I change every 2-3 weeks

How do you take care of your Crown?
I do intensive treatments every month. I use natural ingredients for my hair. No sulphate
I use essential oils for my scalp and as sealant to the deep moisturizing shea butter that I used & I spritz with a moisture spritz daily.

Do you mind when people touch your Crown?
People can admire my hair without touching it 😅

Please share some of the comments you get from people 😂
This comment I always get is: “You are brave…..it suits you…..I would never”😂

Social media handles
for now only @urban_mimz insta
@nicethingsza

Your Work
– April/May crown https://ownurcrown.wordpress.com/april-crown/
– June/July crown http://wp.me/P70VRt-4o
– Drum hair magazine make overs
– Drum online video tips
– other work will be revealed in a few months
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Mimi’s contact info
Urban Zulu hair salon (shop 137 corner Fox & Kruis street)
Cell number: 072 684 8251