by Samantha Perez

For decades, New Orleans has been known as the Voodoo Capital of the world. The most powerful voodoo queen was called Marie Laveau, a mixed woman who disguised herself as a local hair dresser in the town. As she cut and dyed hair, customers confessed secrets. 

Therefore, this made her well-informed of the individuals who roamed the c

ity. She used to knowledge to perform magic in certain hot spots and live a fairly private life. Laveau was also the very first person to combine voodoo with Catholicism. After her death in 1881 at age 87, her daughter, Marie Laveau II continued her legacy by practicing magic. Today, many TV shows and movies depict the life of this Voodoo Mistress such as American Horror Story: Coven.