Call: 1-919-808-4050
Text: 1-919-576-9770
3801 Western Blvd, Ste 107
Raleigh, NC 27606
Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday & Monday Closed

Welcome to AfroLy Hair Salon

“Do you LOVE African Hair Braids and Natural Hairstyles that DO NOT hurt or cause edge loss? Then thank you for choosing us as your new hair service provider. “

Why Choose Us?

  • Hair Braids: Not Tight, Just Right!
  • 10 Day Braid Warranty
  • FREE Consultation ($40 Value)
  • Free Braid Styling
  • Netflix & Hulu
  • Clean & Fun Atmosphere
  • Customer Service Guarantee
I recently cut off my locs and am sporting a TWA. With my new job, I decided to get braids. I followed the directions and sent an email to Ly. I told her about my situation and she suggested I stop by to see if it were possible to get my hair done with the length I had. I met with her and she is such a sweet woman. I scheduled my appointment with her and prior to starting on my hair, she gave suggestions on how to maintain my hair, oils and products to use. No extreme tightness at all and y'all I'm tender headed - even when I had locs. Throughout the braiding she would ask it me if it was too tight and loosened when it did. She takes her time and is diligent. Make sure to read the booking directions in it's entirety as the website is user friendly. If you can not get in touch via phone, just send her an email. This is the first time I've gotten my hair done professionally and I had a great experience. I will be returning again! Thanks Ly!read more
Hunai Keepsitmoving Lynne
I enjoyed my experience at this shop and also how knowledgeable the staff is about hair care. I have been getting compliments on hair everyday. Thank you so much and I will be returning! 😊read more
Dominique Corse
Great experience at AfroLy yesterday! It was my first time getting braids/twists and I selected the right salon. Ly was awesome!! I also received a lot of valuable information during my hair consultation. I would definitely visit them more
Belinda Rayner
My first time going here was this past Wednesday 5/10/2017. I had an awesome experience!! My stylist (Ly) was on time, highly professional, and made me feel very welcome at her shop. She's very percise with her work and will give you more than what you pay for. I even had a free hair consultation with Seoul her business partner!! He gave me the best tips I've ever receive from any hair salon on how to grow my hair and treat it the correct way!! I'll definitely return here and refer others!! Thanks guys���read more
Starla Marie Neal
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!� Not only are my braids beautiful, Ly and Sol are beautiful people too!!� I had a lovely experience yesterday getting my box braids and I definitely will be going back and most definitely recommend AfroLy Hair Salon. Good Vibes and a good time ��read more
Brown Brown
Loveeee this shop! Highly recommend you try them out! Beyond informative on hair care, hair styles & basic hair facts! Thank you so much for amazing hair service!read more
Ari Coffin
I had a great experience and my Havana twists came out so good and for a good price. I'll be coming backread more
Shante Jones
I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you to Ly and Sol for the best hair braiding experience. They were friendly and professional. I received an awesome hair consultation while I was getting my hair done. I went with waist length medium box braids. And I have to say I love love love my hair!!� Not only are my braids beautiful they are very comfortable. I highly recommend this salon!read more
Stephanie Liles
I had my first appointment with them over a week ago and I will definitely go back to them in the future. The environment was friendly and warm. They really take pride in the braids as well as keeping me informed about my hair. Thank you! 🙂read more
Alex McCall
I love, love Afroly African Hair Braiding!! Ly Ly and Sol are sensational!! I will be back in the next month!!ThanksDr. Amy D. Linder ��read more
Doc Amy Linder
I researched where to get my hair done for MONTHS before deciding to get box braids, for the first time since I was a young girl. I kept coming back to Afroly, so I bit the bullet and booked an appointment. You are always nervous going to a new salon, but luckily I had picked right. Ly and Sol made me feel very comfortable from the time I walked in the door. I got a full orientation all about how to take care of my new hair while there. The customer service is absolutely amazing!! I was so happy with my braids, they never hurt, NOT ONCE! It was so nice to have a comfortable, easy to manage protective style for those two months. I would absolutely recommend Afroly if you are looking for any braids or twists!read more
Akira Williams
This was my first visit to Afroly and I can say without a shadow of a doubt that I will be returning! I haven't been to a hair salon in years since I've heard so many horror stories from friends of people either being extremely rude or just simply not providing good service here in Raleigh.The atmosphere was great and definitely made me feel right at home here. They really do care about you here and it shows. I wish I could give more than five stars! 🙂read more
Jasmine Peterkin
My first time here and i must say Lea was Very proffessional , owner gave great consultation, and my senegalese twist came out beautifulread more
Aset Isis
I got my Senegalese twists done by Ly and I must say she is so talented!!! I had an awesome experience there, I was greeted at the door and the salon has a great atmosphere. I enjoyed laughing and talking with them the whole day. My head didn't hurt at all!!! I also appreciated how they educated me on my hair and how to take care of my twists. I will definitely be back!!read more
Lauren Kenion
I found AfroLy website during a local search with a link which redirected to their FB page... I wasn't sure what to do with my hair but needed a break from my relaxed hair...The previous reviews and their FB content left me feeling like I had a good starting point. I sent a message with a brief description of my current hair situation, pic of braid options and requirements to meet my lifestyle. To my surprise I received a response within minutes and all worked out in getting a same day appointment. I wish I could add a pic of the finished product! I absolutely love my new flow! Anddd it was the best hair braiding I have experienced - no Tylenol needed. It was such a pleasure meeting and doing business with Ly and Sol! You have gain a proud supporter and repeat customer in me. Cheers!read more
Keri Padgett
Lee did such a great job on my crochet faux locs on Friday. I will be back! Every one there is super nice & Sol is a trip super funny and nice! Thanks for the great job!!!read more
Rashida MsMoods Garner
Bout to be cold (eventually) so i had to do some protective styling...i gotta give a shout out to Afroly African hair braiding because I'm the most tender headed biggest punk ever when it comes to getting my hair braided...but is my head sore? Nope...was it ever sore? i have a headache? Nope! Thank God they're Heaven sent! I will definitely be back for my protective styling needs as well as bringing my daughter since i won't have to worry about her being in pain! She also gets to watch her choice of tv shows to keep her occupied during her service! I love emread more
Jessica Marie
This was my first time and I must say I will be returning. After a month of research and back and forth I finally decided to try them. The staff is awesome very friendly Fran the receptionist and oh Sol is just out this world. He went above and beyond to accommodate/book me. The consultation was very informative I learnt a lot about hair and especially how to care for natural hair for myself and my 12 year old daughter. She was super excited and Is very eager to return. I'm satisfied with my Senegalese twist done by Laura. Very neat!! No pain! They give you exactly what you ask for and try their best to make you super happy.. shout out also to Ly sweet lady very caring..Need more of these people in business..Thank you guys!!!read more
Serita Wilson
Let me tell yall...AfroLy African Hair Braiding Salon in Raleigh, NC is FANTASTIC! Words alone cannot and will not even begin to describe the service and warm, friendly atmosphere that this place provides. First off let me say everyone there is friendly and welcoming. It was my first time as a customer and I really felt as if I have been a customer for years. The hair consultation is very informative! Where else can you go and learn about the state of your hair as it presently is and ways to manage it or improve it? Nowhere that I've been. At least until I went here. I got micro braids done yesterday. Yes, it took some time to get them but the whole experience was by far one that I would gadly repeat. One thing that they don't provide though is the excruciating pain that we all have felt when getting our braids done. I believe that is element that we can gladly go without. The method that they use will ensure that there is NO pain and that your edges WILL NOT get damaged. Don't take my word for it. Go and find out yourself. You will be amazed! As for everyone at guys ROCKED it! Thank you, thank you, thank you!read more
Deena Debraux-Martin
This was my first visit to Afroly Hair Braiding. I am a very satisfied client. It was very easy to book an appointment online. They take a deposit which goes towards your service. My appointment was 9 am. I arrived about ten minutes early. The ladies (Dominique, Mikael, Tina) and Sol were already in the salon. The salon is very clean and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. Sol gave me a hair consultation that was on point. He is not only one of the owners, but very knowledgeable regarding proper hair care. Tina started my hair and Mikael finished it. Although Dominique did not braid my hair; she was also very friendly. The entire time they kept making sure that I was fine and that they were not braiding my hair to tight. My braids are secure and on fleek (as the youngins say). If I could give this salon 10 stars ,I would. I will definitely be returning to Afroly for all of my braiding styles. They truly live by their motto, "Not too tight; just right." So, if you are in the market to have your braids done, please go to Afroly. You will not be more
Chianti Humphrey
Got my hair done yesterday absolutely love it, tina and the other girl were friendly and truly amazing. I love my hairread more
Victoria Rahnaya
Have you ever looked for a braiding salon that ACTUALLY cares & is knowledgable about hair/scalp/maintenance of your hair? AfroLy Braiding is the place! I am very peculiar with my hair since I have experienced bad hair/scalp damage from wearing weaves for so long. After I read all the positive reviews about AfroLy I inboxed them & sent the hairstyle that I was requesting. Since I have hair/scalp damage I wanted to make sure if the style that I was wanting was something I should get. Someone texted me & stated they would give me a call the next business day. And Sol did. I expressed my concern & he suggested that I stop thru the day before my appointment & let one of his hair care specialist look at my hair. So I did. There were 3 ladies present when I arrived & all were very nice plus professional. Tina looked at my style of choice plus my hair & stated the style was okay for my type of damage. Showed up for my appointment & Tina was already there & ready (I was so impressed). As I & another female were getting our hair done, Sol gave us both a hair consultation. HAIR CONSULTATION?!?! What braiding salon does this in Raleigh NC? Well AfroLy Braiding does! I learned SO MUCH about my hair & what type of products I need to use on my hair/scalp in order to bring my healthy texture back. The best part is NO PAIN! If you've ever gotten braids, you took pain meds either before or after but with AfroLy it's not needed. This place is awesome! They WILL see me again! PS..I do want to give a special shout out to did an awesome job! Thank you�read more
Gretchen Brown Sullivan
What can I say that hasn't already been said about Afroly Hair Braiding? It was pure luck that I found them. I am going out of town and needed my hair braided today. Last night as I was scrolling through reviews of places that braided hair I came across reviews for Afroly and I was intrigued because all the reviews said the same thing "no pain and not too tight". So I wanted to know if walk-ins would be accepted and I sent a message on Facebook at 11:00 pm last night. I woke up to a message from Sol saying that while appointments are better there was an opening. I did a little cheer because I was dreading having to settle for another salon where the best review I saw was "after a few days my headache went away". When I arrived I was greeted by everyone in the shop. I was tended to immediately and everyone was so friendly. While my hair was being braided (in cornrows) I noticed something. I wasn't doing the "my god are you tearing my hair out the follicle" breathing and movement. My braids were secure but without the instant facelift. And afterwards I was given instructions on how to care for my braids. I have to say that Afroly has a customer for life. You guys are amazing and I will be telling everyone about more
Afton Mosley Murray
I just got my hair done today and I love it! It wasn't painful like other places I've experiencedread more
Karisma Debraux
I have not had my hair braided since I was a teenager and was apprehensive about getting my hair braided. However, Ly and the other staff made the experience enjoyable and the time moved so quickly. My braids are beautiful and done very well. I also learned new techniques for hair care and how to maintain my more
Trina Torres-Smith
I got goddess braids put in today and let's just say I was more than pleased. Everyone in the shop was friendly. Lee was very sweet and mad talented. Sol, well Sol is just hilarious. Very knowledgeable about hair which is what I look for in a shop. I will definitely be going back!!!read more
Natasha Gintoki
Excellent Job! Wonderful knowledgeable people. It's nice to have your time and money respected. I will be Back! Thank yoread more
Veronica Brown
I've been a consistent customer of AfroLy since 2014. I've had Senegalese, Marley Twists, and Box braids done by Ly and I'veLoved every style. The environment is very inviting. There's always something to watch or something to talk about with Ly. Ly is very knowledgable when it comes to hair and proper braiding techniques. My styles are never too tight and always what I envision. Ly makes adjustments as she braids to ensure that you're happy with the thickness and size of the braid/twist and braids at the root to protect your edges. I LOVE AFROLY and after your first appointment you will too!read more
Bri-Anna Lewis
Ly was awesome! She took the time to talk to me about my transitioning hair. I Love my braids! She did not braid tight and I know my edges will still be there when I take my braids out!read more
Ebonie Hicks
This was my first time ever getting braids done so I went to Ly and the service was great everybody that worked in there had great customer service there is no soreness or pain at all Ly go by her saying not to tight just right which is true I will be coming back in the future for braids I couldn't have ask for anything better thanks for the wonderful experienceread more
Kimberly Wilson
Ly is the best! I will not go anywhere else to get my daughter's hair braided. Ly is friendly and very knowledgeable when it comes to hair braiding. Customer service is awesome!read more
Tina Jones-Howard
This was my first time going to Ly today. I was crunch for someone to do my hair before leaving for out of the country. She put me on the schedule even though she normally is off and did a wonderful Job ! If you need your hair braided please see her ! Thanks again Ly. Great customer more
Erica Brown
Ly is absolutely amazing at what she does! She is definitely my go to person, if I am in the mood for a protective style. She takes her time and has a very good braiding technique that never leaves your head sore or scared to look at your edges after removing your braids. Lol. I highly recommend her if you are looking for someone who is professional and knowledgeable about hair! Thanks again Ly! I am already planning my next visit to you! See you soon!read more
Michelle Strange
Nothing but the best to say about this place. I would definitely recommend AfroLy to anyone who wants to be treated with special care! A woman's hair is very important and who she allows to do her hair sometimes comes with making a hard decision. My experience with AfroLy was great!!! Ly was very careful with my hair both for my install of senegalese twist and my take down. She is patient and so sweet! I felt very comfortable in her shop and she definitely sticks to the moto "not to tight, just right." I will definitely be going back in the more
Iris Downey
Best hair braiding experience I have ever had. Before starting my hair Ly gave me a natural hair consultation. She made sure to take her time and make my hair near without being tight! I probably won't ever find a salon as great as this one! Great customer service and great results!read more
Marissa Disla
I really enjoyed my experience with Ly. I was worried that my braids would be too tight or it would hurt, however she made sure it was painless. I am definitely looking forward to coming back again. Thanks again. I love my hair and so did the hubby!!!read more
Wendy Matthews
I got my hair done yesterday and I absolutely love it. Ly does a excellent job! She is one of the nicest and most professional hair stylist I have ever met. She wants to educate you about how to take good care of your natural hair, your braids, and how to style your braids. She did her best to make me feel comfortable while I was with her. I would recommend her to anyone who wants their hair more
Zaneta Gaston Mungai
I can't say enough good things about this salon. Ly is not only an amazing stylist, but also so pleasant and professional, making my 15-yr-old daughter and myself feel welcomed and comfortable in her salon. My daughter has very thick hair, and we've had many challenges achieving styles she feels good about, as well as maintaining manageability. We were both thrilled with her new box braids and extensions! I've tried many salons over the years, and Afroly is the best that I've ever found. Try them out for yourself. You won't be more
Judy Mills
Amazing Experience. Five stars. My first time getting box braids and I wouldn't have wanted the experience with anyone other than Ly! She is knowledgeable, accommodating, and just down right talented. I also just had a lot of fun during my session. Thank you for everything!read more
Martika Rush
I got mt hair braided yesterday and honestly this is one of the best experience ever. Ly and Sol was very professional and I received great information about hair care. I will definitely be returning to more
Chyvonne Fields
This place was AMAZING. Super helpful and accommodating and even helped me come up with a color that I get comments on all of the time. It didn't hurt at all and the staff were professional but also super personable. Overall this was a great experience and very highly recommend. I will be going back for sure!read more
Dionna Marie
I was very pleased with my hair. Sorry, I did not post a pic because I know that's helpful. But I recently moved from VA so we don't know anyone here who does hair. I have been natural for about 1.5 years now and don't know the best things to do to my hair. Afroly gave me a hair consultation so that I will know how to properly care for my hair. Ly braided my hair with care and perfection and I absolutely LOVE my senegalese twists!! I was very happy with the conversation and LOVED the fact that they held conversation with me the entire time I was there. That's very important and often forgot about when getting braids. Will definitely be back!! Thank you!!read more
Antoinette Ethridge
Tonight my daughter got Havana Twist done by Ly. They are absolutely beautiful. The best part is that they are not too tight, so I'm not worried about how her edges will look when we take them down. In addition to high quality twist, they provided a consultation on how to care for the twists and how to care for her natural hair once she takes the twists down. Our experience at Afroly was amazing. We will definitely be more
Regina Barrett Atkins
I had a great time and experience getting my braids done. Ly had a sweet spirit and excellent technique. Im in the process of making an appointment for my edges. The braids are lasting nicely and upkeep has been easy and my edges look good and I feel good about going back. Kudos to Afroly and the staff!read more
Monique Yvette Gary-Porter
Anytime I've had my hair braided is was by a friend or a friend of a friend. Since moving to NC I have been hesitate going to a shop just because...When I went to this shop in Henderson it didn't help my apprehension, but I needed braids so I googled braid sites and Afroly caught my eye. It addressed my issues as far as the braiders speaking their native language, hair care after getting braids and of course having wi-fi (since you're there at 6 hours). The website was the appointment and paying GREAT. And let me not forget to give thumbs up to Ly, friendly, informative and professional. Thanks for the experience. I'm a lifer. Signed,60ishread more
Shelley Davis
My first hair braiding experience that didn't result in me having a headache from the braids being to tight. They were very professional even giving me a hair consultation which has never happened at any other hair braiding shop that I have been to. I have found my new "GoTo" braid more
Carolyn Sneed
I got my hair braided a week ago today and I love my braids! Everyone in the shop is super nice and educated on hair care and maintenance of the braids you are receiving. This is the reason why I went to this shop and the reason why I can write an honest review. My braids are not tight at all, my scalp is not sore, or tender, OR RED! I love my edges and there is no style that will make me give them up lol! My hair wasn't even tight after my appointment, and that's why I will go back! I will give another update after I take my braids down but at this point? #HappyCustomerread more
Tawanda Carlton
Loved the shop and the customer service. Friendly, and caring hair service. I enjoyed every minute of my experience. I am definitely going back. Booking my appointment NOW!read more
Nicole Patrice
Thank you for the quick turnaround and making my braids look fabulous! #summerbraids #loveitread more
LaToya Goins
This was a great hair braiding experience. Everyone was friendly and personable. I was able to have a very helpful hair consult w/ Sol, before Ly and her employees started working on my hair. I'm tender headed, but it wasn't painful. My braids aren't too tight, they're very neat, and they were able to match my hair color perfectly. I watched Netflix while my hair was being braided as well. Also, I was taught how to take care of my braids to help them last longer. Very satisfied and I will be going back! 🙂read more
Kula Sackey
Senegalese twists on point...not too big...not too small...and NO HEADACHES FROM TIGHT BRAIDS!!!!read more
Jeannie S. Roberson
I absolutely love the service and crochet braids by AfroLy Braiding! They took the time to provide a very detailed orientation of their philosophy and natural hair care recommendations. The customer service was phenomenal!read more
NeSonya Parker
I had a really great experience here at Afroly, for everything was handled in a very professional and orderly manner. Ly is so friendly, and takes her time to make sure your needs are met. I defintely plan on becoming a regular customer. So if you're looking for a great braiding shop in the area, look no further!!read more
Latishia Kenan
Afroly was an amazing place to get my hair braided. I got crochet braids and it turned out beautiful! They were very informative about my hair and scalp and what to do to take care of my hair, I was offered water and tea and was able to watch Orange is the New Black on Netflix to pass the time! Leigh was very nice and easy to talk to, and didn't braid my hair too tight. I have a lot of hair, and she took her time to make sure it was done correctly! I have never been to a better braiding shop and I will return to get my hair done!!read more
Joy Rena
Great experience, I absolutely love my Senegalese and this was the first time I actually fell asleep while having my hair braided (no pain), they made sure I was comfortable at all times and I had a lot of fun laughing and talking with Sol, Le, and Shelly also I was taught how to take care of my hair during and after the braids very helpful information, truly a wonderful experience and I will be back...and a special thanks to Le and Shelly for the time and effort they put in doing my hair...Greatly appreciated!!!!read more
Anyadria Johnson
The ladies are nice .there place is really clean will Be returning oh yaeh ! My hair is hot .......thanks ladies!!!read more
Mary Hamilton Graham
Ly did an amazing job. I absolutely love my braids. It was such a relaxed atmosphere. I definitely will be returning in the future. Thank you Ly for making me look more
Michelle Jones
Thanks AfroLy for my Marley twist.. the most professional braiding salon ive ever encountered! Ly is bomb... no headache, no pain, and she didnt try to grip my edges (dont play bout my edges lol).. #mediumszedhavanatwist #braids #raleigh #success #naturalhairread more
Courtney Overby
Ly did an amazing job with my Senegalese twists. She took her time despite my extremely thick hair and explained maintenance and optional styles. The atmosphere was wonderful. I had such a great time with her and more
LaToya Neal
Currently sitting at Afroly getting my hair RIGHT!! For anyone looking for a stylist that does braids..look no further. This is definitely the spot to be. The customer service is superb! The environment is both comfortable and! I'm so impressed by the professionalism and the timeliness of the work that gets done. This is my 3rd time back.. I absolutely love my braids each time I come to get them done. Come once and you will be hooked! Pictures will be coming more
LaToyla Bates
Very well organized establishment. Very professional and well educated on there craft. Would highly recommend them. Love your Motto!read more
Sebrina Knight Lewis-Ward
Thanks for the lovely twist! You guys are super nice (and professional!!!!!)
Faraha LaVoe
Ladies if you are looking to get your braids done in Raleigh, Afroly African Hair braiding is the place you want to go. Very professional, organized, clean and fun atmosphere. No loud talk and was even asked to select a movie i wanted to see on netflix. I also got a follow up call about a week later to see how i liked my more
Nallah Cole
They did a Wonderful job and the atmosphere is great as well and i definitely will be going back!!! Thanks alot you more
Natasha Holmes
my 13 year old wanted to get braids so I googled hair braiding salons and found afroly hair braiding salon. I called to inquire about pricing and to my surprise I was given a professional pre consultation on what to expect. I got an appointment that same morning. Upon arrival I was impressed on the location and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Ly and her staff Soul were very professional. My daughter was able to choose what color hair she wanted which was great and also choose a movie to watch. It was a great first time more
Shonta Perry
I've almost had my box braids for 2 months now and I still receive great compliments on them. Thank you for making my experience with getting braids for the first time a pleasant one. The next time that I decide to get braids again, I'll definitely be back. In the meantime, I will continue to refer people to you who want amazing looking braids while in a pleasant environment. Best wishes for continued success!read more
Jazmine Monae
Afroly is the best braiding salon I've been to in Raleigh the customer service is excellent the salon is well kept and clean they are also very friendly and inviting and you can rest assure that they will put at ease about your hair not being braided too tight.Lee is excellent hair braided so I will definitely be coming back more
Tiffany Miller
This was the best experience EVER! I've been telling everyone about this best kept secret. I loved the follow up prior to my appointment and the consultation before Ly even touched my hair. She gave me some great advice, I was comfortable the entire time, no awkward moments wondering if I'm being talked about. We enjoyed several Netflix movies & best of all.....I left with out a headache! The brief moments of comedic relief were good too! Go check her out! You won't be sorry!read more
Kenya Ward Holt
Everyone in the shop was so friendly, professional, and knowledgable! They gave me great advice on natural hair care as well as braid maintenance. This was my best experience! I sent a picture I received exactly what I asked for the results were great! The conversation was great and the option to watch what I wanted on Hulu or netflix! Their motto is true my hair is not braided to tight especially around my more
Cherissa Alston

No Pain, No Edge Loss, High Quality Braiding

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