BIANCA LYDER is a Master Stylist with more than 30 years of experience in hair extensions, weaving, interlocking, braiding, and hair design.
Born in Trinidad, Bianca immigrated to the United States at the age of 12. After years of doing hair for family members, she became a hairstylist and barber’s apprentice, all at the tender age of 14. Bianca brings her Caribbean roots and American sense of style to each and every hair creation. She is the owner of New Horizons Hair by Bianca. Bianca’s vast knowledge is evident in her work.
Renowned Manhattan stylist Joseph Plaskett of Hairstyling by Joseph took Bianca under his wings in her early years. It was there Bianca added standard hair styling and maintenance to her repertoire that already included braids and weaving services.
Bianca’s artistic and creative styles were featured at other established salons including Yves Claude, Nardi’s, and Black Hair Is. She has conducted grooming workshops at Harbor Junior High School in Manhattan empowering teenagers in self-esteem and self-love.
Some of Bianca’s clients over the years included Diana Ross, Iman, Lauryn Hill, Janet Jackson, and Donatella Versace, among others. Photos or her work have appeared in numerous publications and trade journals including Black Hair Digest, Modern Hair and Style, Good Housekeeping, and Black Salon Client Guide. Bianca’s current work is published in Bella Magazine and an online blog.