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Essa's African Hair Braiding is the premier provider of African hair braiding in Kansas City, MO. We offer an extensive selection of braids and braiding styles to choose from, all customized to suit our clients’ needs. Whether you want bob braids, or invisible braids, you will get a hair stylist that has the technical training to give you the chic and trendy look that you have been wanting.

Our hair stylists are also excellent when it comes to hair care. We have very experienced hair braiders who can not only execute any style you bring to us but we make sure your hair is well taken care of in the process. We use the best products and follow the most efficient techniques to ensure you are getting the most out of our services.

We expertly perform all braiding styles including micro braids, box braids, cornrows, fishtail braids, blocky braids, etc. When you feel like something a little different, our experts shine with natural hairstyles as well. You won’t find more experienced stylists for African American hair anywhere in Kansas City, MO or the surrounding area.  Our most popular options included box braids, micro braids, and cornrows, but we also specialize in French braids, invisible braids, spring braids, and kids’ braids. Braids can be done on your own hair, or extensions can be added. The size and density of your braids can also be determined upon your consultation.

Our prices are competitive and affordable. We want everyone to be able to afford the beauty and glamour that African hair braiding can provide. Get ready to spend a day of relaxation and fun at our conveniently located hair salon, and then walk away with a whole new, more beautiful you! At these prices, there is no excuse to not look your very best!

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Essa's African Hair Braiding

Business Address:
4231 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO 64124

Business Hours:
Mon-Sat 8:00am - 7:00pm
Sun By Appointment