Jamaican-born woman fulfils dream of opening hair salon in Derby

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A Jamaican-born woman, who came to England at the age of nine, has fulfilled her dream of opening a hair salon in Derby.

Monique Murphy's salon opened for the first time in Nightingale Road, Allenton earlier this month.

The 28-year-old specialises in cuts for men and women with afro hair, using techniques like braiding, box braiding, and weaving, which she started to learn from a young age.

Monique said: "Growing up in Jamaica, I was interested in hair and was always around people that braided hair as I loved to watch them as they styled their clients. I soon picked up the skill. 

"I moved to England at the age of nine to live with

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