Rare Essence Studio opened its doors in May 2006 in downtown Glendale with a vision to empower people to wear their hair proudly in its natural state. In April 2009, Rare Essence relocated to a larger main street location to further accommodate clientele and offer more services. Rare Essence Studio has catered to NFL players, Major Emcees in the Hip-Hop industry, and the community at large. Helping all who want to express their natural essence by promoting healthy hair and giving them style like no other. Our talents have been recognized world-wide, in 2011 Rare Essence Studio took 1st place at the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta, GA has been featured in Tresse magazine, Sophistacates Black hair, and Essence. Anyone who has been seeking the art and talent you can only find in an experienced natural hair stylist have come to the right place. With our variety of styles to choose from, possibilities are endless. If braids, locs, twists or any other natural style are what you desire, you can stop looking and book an appointment with Rare Essence Natural Hair Studio!