Dani Tolliver also known as Vanity by Dani'T, is one of the southern region's leading protective stylist. As a licensed hair braider in Jackson MS, Dani's expertise focuses on low manipulation hairstyles, which promotes hair growth. She is the owner of The Vanity Factor, a private hair and makeup studio where she creates her one-of-a-kind hairstyles and custom wigs. Dani's love for natural hair started when she did the "big chop" in 2011. As her natural hair grew, so did her passion to master it. She dedicated her time towards perfecting her craft and learning all she could about natural hair and how to keep it healthy. In 2012 she installed her first set of crochet braids, posted them on social media, and since then her brand has skyrocketed. She has played a pivotal role in the resurgence of the prestigious Crochet Braids. Dani's unique styles, technique and passion for natural hair has made her the go to stylist for natural hair enthusiasts. In 2016 Dani became the brand ambassador stylist for the distinguished Curlkalon Hair brand, the first black owned company that makes pre-looped curls for crochet braids. With this title, she traveled the States giving women an effortless protective style, “The Vanity Pixie Cut”. Her talents have earned her so much attention that she is the Crochet Queen of the South.
She now has clients who fly and travel to Jackson just for her signature looks. Dani's personality and genuine love for the empowerment of Black women sets her apart from the rest. Sitting in Dani's chair is an experience like no other. Her life motto is, "Be the type of energy that no matter where you go, you always add value to the spaces and lives around you.”