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Essence Therapeutic Hydration Steam Treatment


Steam Hydration Therapy is simply put a deep conditioning style treatment involving a deep conditioner and steam.

The steam opens hair cuticles to allow for deeper penetration of the water vapor as well as the deep conditioner.

A hair steamer is like a hair dryer only instead of dry hot air blowing on the hair, steam blows on the hair.

Benefits of Steam Hydration Therapy

If you have constant problems with dry hair, your hair’s moisture retention is low and steaming your hair regularly once a week or twice a month can greatly improve your hair’s softness, manageability, and moisture level.

Steaming is great for natuaralistas with dreadlocks as well. Other benefits include:

increased circulation in scalp leading to better hair growth
cleanses scalp, removing dirt and dead skin
brings moisture to your roots and hair shaft
leaves your hair soft and smooth
great for people who suffer with dandruff
stops dryness and hair breakage
makes hair stronger and healthier
improves hair color treatments
can also act as a facial steamer

Hair Extensions
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Goddess braids


Essence will first pamper you with our complimentary therapeutic shampoo&conditioner by Paul Mitchel, followed by a soothing scalp message. Goddess braids can be done inverted or a Feed in cornrow. It is a great protective hairstyle that last for about 3 weeks.

Kinky twist


Essence will first pamper you with our complimentary therapeutic shampoo&conditioner by Paul Mitchel, followed by a soothing scalp message. Kinky twists are a type of hair style used by women with naturally curly or kinky hair. They are considered a "protective" hair style because it keeps the natural hair as is, without the use of harsh chemicals or heat tools. You use hair extensions to create a textured, even and full look around your head

Hair Styling
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Essence will first pamper you with our complimentary therapeutic shampoo&conditioner by Paul Mitchel, followed by a soothing scalp message.
Cornrows are braided flat to the scalp in rows of different designs, they come in small,med and large.
Cornrows range from $100.00& up

Crochet braids


Essence will first pamper you with our complimentary therapeutic shampoo&conditioner by Paul Mitchel, followed by a soothing scalp message. The natural hair can be twisted or braided, but is most commonly styled into cornrows before affixing the synthetic hair. Using a latch hook or crochet hook, the synthetic hair (in the form of loose bulk) is
Creative Crochet Braids.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I prepare my hair for an installation of crochet braids?

I have a relaxer, can I wear crochet braids?

Yes! Crochet Braids, like any other protective hairstyle (weave or individual braids), requires braiding of your natural hair whether it's permed or not. However, you should consider the condition of your natural hair before you install any long term protective style and make the best decision based off the current state of your natural hair. Relaxing your hair can render it hair weak. Putting braids on top offresh perm or hair in a weakened state can cause serious damage to your hair. I recommend two weeks after a perm before getting any long term protective style.
How many packs of hair will I need for a crochet braid hairstyle?

There are a few variables that determine how much hair you will need to purchase for an installation of crochet braids such as style, length, volume, and bulk hair choice.During your consultation we will discuss how much hair to purchase based on your style choice.
Can braiding hair be added to the cornrows?

Yes! I always add braiding hair to the cornrows to take stress off the natural hair.
Will I need a consultation before getting crochet braids installed?

A consultation is optional though highly recommended. In your consultation we will go over styling choices and hair options. At this time I can examine your hair to make sure it is healthy enough for braiding and take a mental note of what braid pattern I will use to give you your desired look.
What kind of hair do I need for crochet braids?

Synthetic or human loose bulk or braiding hair. This is hair that is not attached to a weft or track as with weaving hair.
What is the best brand of hair for crochet braids?

While I can't answer that questions with absolute certainty since every person has different standards. I can say with any protective hairstyle, the quality of hair does matter. A bad quality of hair will get you bad results. I can say there are brands ofsynthetic bulk hair that are more commonly used than other brands, to name a few: Freetress, Outre Batik, Model Model, Sensationnel, Femie and Janet Noir for Marley Hair.
Will I have visible parts in my head?

No! My specific crochet braiding technique gives you a braid pattern that give you ample coverage of your cornrow base.
What kind of volume or fullness will I have with crochet braids?

You can have as much or as little volume with crochet braids as you like. We will discuss how full you want your hair in your consultation so you know how much hair to purchase. One of the benefits of having crochet braids is if are unhappy with the volume of your hairstyle after an installation you can remove or add as much hair as you need to achieve your desired look.

How do I maintain my crochet braids?

Wear a satin scraf or bonnet to bed each night to keep hair looking fresh. Treat synthetic or human hair with a conditioning spray for human/synthetic hair to prevent tangling, dryness, and frizzing.
How long will my crochet braid style last?

Crochet braid hairstyles last between 4 to 8 weeks or longer depending on the intricacies of your braid pattern, quality of hair installed, and your maintenance routine.



Essence will first pamper you with our complimentary therapeutic shampoo&conditioner by Paul Mitchel, followed by a soothing scalp message.
Faux locs come in a semi-permanent form in which natural hair is wrapped with yarn, synthetic or human hair. This temporary system lasts up to 2.5 months and is often called a protective style because it doesn’t require you to alter the chemical or physical state of your natural hair. The permanent form of faux locs is just as it sounds— permanent. So don’t enter into this venture lightly. For this style, human hair is wrapped around your natural hair or actual human hair locs are attached to your roots. That’s right, dreadlocks from another person’s head are attached to yours. Our natural hair can be re-twisted and turns into a loc as the hair grows.
Since you have human hair, synthetic and yarn fiber as options, be sure your stylist evaluates the strength of your natural hair. Yarn is the most lightweight and will not pull the hair down as much. Human hair is more dense and allows a bit more flexibility. Synthetic, which is the most popular, comes in numerous textures and offers the most flexibility, but is heavy. Be sure, if you opt for a large size faux synthetic loc, you leave perimeter hair strands out to alleviate hairline stress.
Faux locs are the ultimate protective style because they literally “loc you in” for a period of time. With that said, pick your color wisely! Warm brown and red tones are great for fall and often come blended with a dark brown or black. Going darker means it will blend well with your natural color and be less shocking of a transition .
The longer the loc, the heavier the load. Regardless of fiber, be careful when choosing the diameter and length of your faux locs. For ones like Ciara, go for a diameter of a dime or nickel and a length of just below shoulder length.
The term protective style doesn’t mean neglected style. Hair care and maintenance is a must for faux locs! You should oil your scalp daily, wash and condition at least bi-weekly, and take a daily vitamin. You’ll be surprised to see the luxurious glow your hair has after its faux locs transformation!

There are 2 must-have items for taking care of your lovely faux locs, we highly recommend Eusoyah almond oil tonic and our hair freshener Dry shampoo.
short $250.00
long $350.00

Senegaleese twist


Essence will first pamper you with our complimentary therapeutic shampoo&conditioner by Paul Mitchel, followed by a scalp message.
There are a variety of ways you can use extensions to twist your hair. The most common are kinky twists, Senegalese twists and havana twists. This post will explain the difference between the three.

Kinky Twists

Kinky twists, also known as marley twists, are simplest of the the three. It is usually done with marley hair which comes in pre-separated section. I recommend Equal and Janet Collection marley hair because I’ve used both these brands before. To install kinky twists:
Havana Twists are also done with marley hair, but differ from kinky twists in that the place where the marley hair is attached to the hair is undetectable. Though you can do kinky twists as big as you want, havana twists tend to be bigger than kinky twists. To install havana twists:
Senegalese twists, also known as rope twists, are done using the same method as havana twists, except usually Kanekelon jumbo braiding hair is used. It’s straighter than marley hair and most times your’e able to see where the synthetic hair is attached. You can use marley hair, but depending on how big you do them, they would essentially be the same thing as havana twists.


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