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Who told you your dreams weren't possible?

Essence China


Who is Essence China?

Essence China is an accomplished Entrepreneur Speaker, and Educator. She is most notably known for her victory in the case Essence Farmer vs. the State Board of Cosmetology in Arizona, where she challenged the State Board concerning their regulations on Natural hair stylist. Her victory opened the doors for all natural hair stylist to be able to operate without the regulations of the cosmetology board. Upon this great undertaking, she opened her first salon, Rare Essence Studio in 2006. She later founded Rare Essence Academy in 2013 where she teaches stylist (on and offline) across the globe how to style natural hair and become successful. As a hair stylist and salon owner Essence has had the privileged of being featured in, and on the cover of Essence magazine and countless other international publications. Her signature work is also featured in the National Museum of African American History & Culture, in Washington DC.  Essence vision is to educate and empower women through her story as a speaker and educator.


Building Connections

We are only limited by the things that we allow to limit us. The keys to success and living a purpose filled life are already in our pocket. You just need someone to show you the lock and encourage you to open the door. 


Workshops and Keynotes Presentations

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Salon Ownership  
  • Self Worth, Overcoming Failure
  • Branding/ Social Media 
  • Tapping into your GREATNESS
  • Leadership
  • Team Building

Success is your Birthright


The degree to which you believe in yourself is the degree to which you will experience lasting success. Success is inherently ours however, it is our responsibility to access it through belief in ourselves and our God given gifts. There is a direct correlation between the two. What we believe about ourselves is closely related to our behaviors which ultimately determine our future.


Watch how your life changes when you change your mind! SUCCESS IS YOUR BIRTHRIGHT.....

Featured in ESSENCE Magazine


Essence China's signature style featured in Essence Magazine has (top left) has become one of the most recognized natural hair styles of all time. Not only was it featured in Essence but also in international publications. It continues to be the most requested style of it's time.

Who you were created to be....


The REAL you is trapped inside of you! I know because I myself was once trapped and buried by other people's opinions of me. The day you decide to throw off the opinions of others is the day you become free! Essence has trained over 10k stylist and styled over 20k crowns in her 20 year career. She is a salon owner of 12 years at Rare Essence Studio. Her focus now is educating and empowering natural hair stylist to become successful business owners through her speaking and teaching. 

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Questions or Comments?

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