Established in 2008 in Jonesboro, Georgia. Shea Locs stylists have over 20 years combined in natural hair care. Working with many celebrities to include Queen Latifah,  Anika Noni Rose, Michael Rainey Jr, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, and Zoe Renee. Shea Locs is now one of ATL's premier hair salons. Specializing in cultivated locs, loc extensions, Sisterlocks©, protective styles and luxury wash and go services; natural hair care is Shea Locs number one priority. 

Founded by  Master Cosmologist and Loctician Vernice Samuels, Shea Locs has three brick and motar locations in Georgia with satellite services in Dallas, TX and pop up services nationwide. 

Our staff takes pride in delivering exceptional services while educating our clients on how to care for their natural hair

Our Services

  • Cultivated Locs

  • Sisterslocks™

  • Loc Extensions

  • Loc Styling

  • Loc Color

  • Twists

  • Braids

  • Haircuts

  • Twist Outs

  • Press N Curl


IMG_0168 copy-2.jpg
  • Weave SEW-IN’s

  • Quick weaves

  • Straw/Rod Sets

  • Natural Hair Styles

  • Transitioning Styles

  • Hydration Treatments

  • Big Chop

  • Color

  • Children

Shea Locs CEO : Vernice Samuels

Master Cosmetologist/Loctician and founder of Shea Locs Natural Hair Studio; Vernice “Shea Locs” Samuels was raised in Baltimore, Md.  At the age of 20 she was part-owner/loctician of SAMOR Natural Hair Salon located in Baltimore City. In 2005, she relocated  to Atlanta, Ga to complete a higher education in business. She obtains an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Atlanta Metropolitan College and a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Marketing from Georgia State University.

Vernice has 15 years of professional experience with cultivated locs and natural hair of all textures and wave patterns. Her passion for educating and mentoring black women in her community and the natural hair industry into becoming entrepreneurs is what drives her to continue to grow. 

Vernice has work alongside an array of celebrities. Her work has been featured in the motion picture Barber Shop: The Next Cut, as well as Lee Daniel’s t.v series “Star”, and BET’s series “The Quad.