"We help Natural Hair Stylists turn their passion into their profession."


Our Mission 

Rare Essence Academy is the first of its kind educating and empowering those who want to become natural hair Artist by teaching stylists the techniques of natural hair styling that help to build a foundation for success in the industry. 

Our Natural Hair Styling Training Platform along with our business coaching equip stylists with the skill and the business knowledge to become successful entrepreneurs. 

About Essence China


Essence China is an accomplished Natural Hair Artist and creator of the signature style “The Essence” feat. the “Biggie Smalls”. 

Her work has been featured on the cover of Essence magazine as well as other international publications.

In 2003, she fought the state board of cosmetology in the state of Arizona which opened the doors for all natural hair stylist to be able to operate without the regulations of the cosmetology board.

She is the also the founder of Rare Essence Studio in Phoenix, Az.

As the founder of Rare Essence Academy, she hosts tours, seminars, and online courses that are designed to help

  • Create Creative Hair Styles
  • Become a Wealthy Hair Stylists

Now you can be empowered, educated, and gain the experience you need to be more confident in styling hair, and build a business from it as well.

Become a Rare Stylist

We have helped over 1,000 hair stylists create eye-catching styles, and create income for their Natural hair styling business. Are you next?


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