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Theora Stephens

Beauty Inventions By Black Women

Source: iOneDigital / HelloBeautiful

Looking to create a more efficient way to style hair, hairdresser Theora Stephens invented the pressing/curling iron. She was granted a patent in 1980. There is very limited information on Stephens, but one thing is clear, today’s beauty culture would be the same without her contributions.

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