My name is Maria Okpeh I started Nia Soule Salon® (Ouchless Hair Braiding®) in the basement of my home during the 2008 recession.

The salon has grown to its third retail location around metro Atlanta and plans to open a 4th in Dallas,Texas June 2018.

We are on our way to becoming the first Braiding Salon to transition into a Franchise.

I am a single mom to a 9yr old boy.

The vision to be an entrepreneur started brewing while in college (typical Nigerian parents wanted me to be a Medical Doctor)
A couple of factors motivated me;
1. All around me there were no black owned business that had longevity beyond 3years or a major employer of labor like Walmart.
2. Businesses in Nigeria really had no customer service focus...

Not knowing what kin...

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My name is Maria but by now everyone calls me Nia... am privileged by my Lord Jesus Christ to have started and run Nia Soule Salon since 2008 from the basement of my old house in the midst of the recession. After working from the basement of my house for only 18 months I stepped out in faith and rented a salon Suite with just enough to pay the rent.

Today we have 3 locations Norcross, GA & Fayetteville, GA and Snellville , Ga since 2009 when I stepped out by faith.

Our team has successfully grown a formidable 16 stylists strong team and we are still hiring only the best.Against popular beliefs I abandoned traditional idea to be a doctor and followed Psalms 1:3 which says whatsoever a man does (including braiding...

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Naturally every God given vision comes way bigger than your natural abilities. Fear will tell you to back out because you are not competent. Faith says "greater is He that is in me" ...I can do all things through the power of Christ in me"

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Fayettville, GA

108 Banks Rd #108,

Fayetteville, GA 30214

Phone. 678-927-8405


Norcross, GA

5316 Buford Hwy #102,

Norcross, GA 30071

Phone. 678-949-4231


Snellville, GA

2400 Wisteria Blvd. Ste. G,

Snellville, GA 30078

Phone. 470-353-7860


Bedford, TX

2101 Harwood Road, Suite 126,

Bedford, TX 76021