The Oprah Winfrey Network has announced a sneak peek of the new show, Houston Beauty, will air October 30th at 9pm. Houston's cosmetology school, Franklin Beauty School is the center of attention for this new television show. The show is set to air officially Sunday, November 2nd at 9pm. The Franklin Beauty School has been family owned and operated for nearly 100 years by the Jemison family. Glenda Jemison, family matriarch, is known for her tough love, it is this love and encouragement that drives the school's students towards their success. The show will feature Jemison and her students. Viewers will follow the lives of the cosmetology students and the difficulties they face in life.
Award winning Franklin Beauty School has been a part of Houston, training successful cosmetology students, since 1915. The school was officially licensed in 1935, making it one of the first cosmetology schools in Texas. Earlier this month stylists from the school styled hair for the Strut fashion show. Last month one of the school's students won first place in the National Beauty Cultures League students’ competition. Mrs. Eley, one of the star instructors, was featured in Essence Magazine this past August. The school is also known for giving back to the Houston community. Last year free haircuts were offered to the youth and makeovers were given to the homeless and battered women; looking their best men and women were given the gift of confidence.