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“Sea The Barber” Wins Black History Month #BarberArt Contest…!

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BARBinc.com is proud to announce the winner of its first annual Black History Month #BarberArt Contest. Sponsored by BlackFacts.com, our winner is “Sea The Barber” (Instagram: @sea_thebarber) with an impressive portrait of Nelson Mandela…

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But, who is “Sea The Barber”…?

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“Sea” (not her real name) is the only female barber on staff at New York-based The Hustle Barbershop.

Cutting hair since 1998, Sea’s first BarberArt piece was a ninja cut (made with T-Outliners) that was posted on Instagram in August-2012 with the prophetic caption: “and so it begins…”

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It’s also obvious that Sea is very well-liked within the industry as photos with Lena Piccininni, Eric “Pacinos” Roa, Eli Da Barber and other top-level barbers are spread throughout her photostream…

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So… What’s Next…?

When asked what she would do with the $200 BlackFacts.com cash prize, Sea responds with true humility and professionalism:

“I believe in paying things forward so I plan on donating some money to a non – profit art organization for children. The rest will go to tools and art supplies that I’m in need of to help me advance in my work.”
    – Sea The Barber

We at BARBinc couldn’t ask for a better contestant/winner and we wish Sea the best in all her future endeavors..!

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About BlackFacts.com

BlackFacts.com is an online database of Black History facts for every day of the year. It consistently ranks as one of the top online resources for African-American trivia with over 100,000 unique visits and over 250,000 pageviews during every Black History Month. BalckFacts.com is the primary sponsor of BARBinc’s Black History Month BarberArt Contest.

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