Rare Essence Studio

Arizona's Premier natural hair care studio specializing in braids, twists and locs with over 20 years experience

Bringing you a sense of
self, confidence, and style

Rare Essence Studio is a natural hair studio located in Tempe, AZ. All members of our staff are natural hair care professionals and experts in the field of natural haircare and possess the talent and artistic flair needed to bring out the natural essence in each individual’s hair through braids, locs, or twists.

As a pioneer in the field of natural hair care, we have developed sound natural hair care techniques through time and experience that make our clients more than satisfied with their hair. We can assure our clients in Arizona a renewed sense of self, confidence, and style with every work-of-art we create on your hair.



Rare Essence Studio is committed to abiding by all health precautions to keep our clients and us safe.

All staff are required to complete the certification for proper sanitation practices administered by BARBICIDE®.

All Clients must:

  • Sign a provided health disclosure form prior to their appointment

  • Remain in their vehicles until their appointment time

  • Immediately wash hands and or visibly sanitize hands upon entrance

  • Wear masks at all times

  • Limit belongings-only bring in method of payment (wallet) & phone