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Become a Swella Braider

At Swella we aim to provide a convenient and luxurious hair braiding experience. At Swella we believe that having the talent to braid is more than enough - Swella is here to handle the details! Read more below.

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Our promise

As a braider, we promise braiding is enough. You can focus on your craft and leave the rest to Swella. We offer a limited-service menu to ensure every braider is comfortable, confident and fearlessly GOOD at our offering list.

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Pre-vetted Clients

At Swella, we manage your bookings. We do the heavy lifting (social media, marketing, scheduling), so you don't have to. As a Swella Braider, you provide us with your availability and leave the rest to us.

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Braider Development is a Priority

At Swella, we offer a limited menu of styles. For the styles we offer, we equip our braiders with expert training from a Master Stylist to help braiders braid more consistently and efficiently.

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Fully Equipped Luxurious Facility

Swella is a full-service salon that offers wash and blow-dry services to customers. We also encourage wireless headphones - whatever you need to do your best work!

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The Swella BraidBar Experience - from the perspective of a stylist

Ki, a stylist at Swella Braid Bar - Philly, shares what it's like to work at Swella! 

Customer Reviews

I was pleased with the service and the atmosphere. There were no surprises or added fees. My appointment was pleasant.

Kind and friendly staff, clear policies, clean establishment, and fast service!

Comfortable Atmosphere, timely response and easy scheduling, great customer service and styling options

The experience was great and i love my hair.

Shampoo included, hair included, amazing customer service. What more can you ask for!

I like the ambience of the establishment, the fact that it is Black American owned and operated, clean and professional.

Kia was very understanding and willing to come up with a solution for my thinning edges. She was extremely quick and professional!

Braids came out beautiful, setting of Swella is amazing and the staff was great!

I was pleased with the service and the atmosphere. There were no surprises or added fees. My appointment was pleasant.

Very nice atmosphere. Very professional. Kamara did an excellent job on my hair

Respect people's time, friendly, great service, accommodating.

Everyone was professional and friendly. My stylist did a amazing job!

The first impression of the salon, down to the hair washer and the Braider.. the overall appearance of the salon

The salon was so clean everyone was very nice and attentive. My braids are impeccable. Porche my braider was amazing! I will definitely be back.

2nd time with this company and equally as pleased

quick and efficient service, nice stylists, caters to needs

Great environment and amazing braider! Very warm and welcoming.

Excellent customer service which is priceless!!!

Convenient, luxury experience, really great service, patience with my daughter's very thick and long hair. Cost is not unreasonable.

Very nice braider! Definitely made my experience good