About Us

The Nappy Hutt is Savannah’s first exclusive Natural Hair Care salon and Braid shop. The owner, Shawntel Waajid has contributed to the Natural Hair & Braid industry working directly for and alongside Taliah WAAJID (“”Queen of Natural, Curly, Coily Hair Care”) as previous stylists of the Taliah WAAJID Natural Hair Care Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Shawntel M. Waajid

Shawntel M. Waajid, is a cosmetology graduate of Atlanta Technical College in Atlanta, Georgia, and has been licensed professionally since 2003. She specializes in Loc Maintenance, Extended Styling and Natural Hair Care. She has been braiding since she was 7 years old. She is a previous stylist of the Taliah Waajid Natural Hair Care Center in Atlanta, Georgia. From April 2009 to present, She has held the position of Assistant and/or Lead Stylist for the Taliah Waajid 3-Day Natural Hair and Braid Seminar held annually in Atlanta, Georgia. Teaching healthy hair care techniques to other professionals is HER PASSION! You can most often find her instructing classes within Bronner Brothers, Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair Health and Beauty Show, Kevin Kirk”s Jam Session, Premiere Beauty Shows, and a host of others throughout the year. In support of her own brand, she holds classes in her salon located in Savannah, Georgia at various times throughout the year. Her goals in the cosmetology industry are to open up her own hair academy, own a chain of Nappy Hutts across the country, and distribute her hair products and skin care for men and women across the country!

Chrystalyn Paulin

Assistant Salon Instructor. Specializing in Locs, Extended/Protective Styling, and Natural Hair. Team Photographer and future filmmaker. Now booking in Savannah, Georgia and Bayonne, New Jersey (by appointment only)

Melissa I Bynoe

Master Loctitian and Natural Hair Care Provider. Now taking bookings for Dallas, Texas

Jibril Waajid

Co-Owner. Master Loctitian and Natural Hair Care Specialist. Taking appointments for Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia. 

Salon Philosophy: Exude an unparalleled quality of work and excellent customer service. The salon is quaint, yet cozy, MATURE, soothing and PROFESSIONAL! Enjoy free Wi-Fi a cup of coffee/tea, or a beverage while you await your service or while under the dreaded dryer, Salon customers receive a thorough hair analysis and in-depth consultation , education on how to maintain healthy, strong hair, and healthy styling recommendations. We will not overbook, we will call you if there is a scheduling conflict or delay with your appointment, and we will honor agreed upon pricing. We promise you an UNBEATABLE salon experience. We look forward to serving you and being BLESSED with your patronage.

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4425 Skidaway Road (Located inside of Jelani Beauty Supply Store)
Savannah, GA 31404


Tue - Friday :   9:30am–6pm

Saturday :   8:30am–6pm

Sun/Mon :  By Appointment Only

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