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C Essentials
26 Madison St, Oak Park, 60302
4.9
18 reviews
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C Essentials

26 Madison St, Oak Park, 60302

Services


    Popular Services

    • Loc re-twist

      Additional charges may be added depending on amount of Locs.
      $60.00+
      1h 30min
    • Men’s haircut

      Men’s haircut comes with complementary wash.
      $30.00
      50min
    • Blow out

      Price varies based on length and thickness. Trim may be added to this service as well.
      $35.00+
      50min

  • Men’s services

    4 services
    • Lining

      $10.00
      15min
    • Mens braids

      Varies
      2h
    • Razor shave with hot towel

      $20.00
      30min
    • Men’s haircut

      Men’s haircut comes with complementary wash.
      $30.00
      50min

  • Women’s services

    6 services
    • Regular women’s Haircut

      This is for a womens trim as well as any haircut that is still shoulder length or longer.
      $25.00
      30min
    • Women’s short haircut

      Short women’s cuts include short bobs, pixie cuts, buzz cuts, and any form of fading.
      $30.00
      30min
    • First time silk press

      This service is for first time silk press clients and includes a trim and deep conditioning along with the press.
      $85.00+
      2h 30min
    • Blow out

      Price varies based on length and thickness. Trim may be added to this service as well.
      $35.00+
      50min
    • Blow out with iron

      $60.00+
      1h 45min
    • Silk press

      For curly/coily hair. Pulls 100% texture out of the hair leaving your hair silky straight and weightless. Includes wash, condition, blowdry, and press. Additional charges may be added depending on length and thickness.
      $75.00+
      2h

  • Color services

    11 services
    • Color extraction

      Removes unwanted semi permanent color from hair to give you a fresh pallet for color or to transition back to natural color.
      $35.00+
      1h 30min
    • Gloss/fashion color/toner

      Gloss adds shine to your hair and gives conditioning effect. Can be added on top of color or natural hair. Toner eliminates brass for blondes. Fashion color includes any bright fantasy colors. Additional charges may be added depending on length and/or thickness.
      $30.00+
      45min
    • Men’s gray blending

      Men’s gray blending will blend your gray hair so that there is no harsh grow out line.
      $65.00
      1h 20min
    • Root touch up (single color)

      Touch up your new growth to keep your color consistent! Includes touch up, wash, condition, and blow dry.
      $65.00+
      1h 30min
    • Single color

      One color all over. Additional charges may be added due to length and/or thickness.
      $80.00+
      1h 30min
    • Root touch up (blondes)

      Root maintenance for blondes should be between every 4-6 weeks for an even toned blonde! Additional charges may be added depending on length of grow out.
      $90.00+
      2h
    • Partial highlight

      12-15 foils gives brightness around the top of the hair. Additional charges may be added depending on length and thickness.
      $85.00+
      2h 15min
    • Full highlight

      Gives maximum brightness with a seamless blend. Additional charges may be added depending on length and thickness.
      $100.00+
      3h
    • Partial balayage

      Adds brightness and allows for a natural looking grow out. Additional charges may be added depending on length and thickness.
      $90.00+
      3h
    • Full balayage

      Maximum brightness with a natural looking appearance and grow out. Additional charges may be added depending on length and thickness.
      $150.00+
      4h
    • Lighten and color

      For clients looking to do a double process color. Additional charges may be added depending on length and thickness.
      $120.00+
      2h 30min

  • Loc services

    5 services
    • Loc re-twist

      Additional charges may be added depending on amount of Locs.
      $60.00+
      1h 30min
    • Traditional Starter Locs

      Traditional starter locs can be done with coils, braids, or twists. Additional charges may be added depending on size of locs desired.
      $80.00+
      3h
    • Loc detox

      $60.00
      1h 30min
    • Crochet method starter Locs (instant Locs)

      Starting Locs with crochet hook results in the appearance of locs that are fully mature. You skip the process of waiting for your hair to loc up all together! Additional charges may be added depending on desired size of locs.
      $100.00+
      4h
    • Loc styling

      Please include a picture of desired style in a message with your name and desired appointment date! Price varies based on style.
      Varies
      1h

  • Children’s services ( 10 and under )

    3 services
    • Children’s haircut

      $20.00
      45min
    • Children’s blow out

      Additional charges may be added depending on length and thickness.
      $25.00+
      45min
    • Children’s detangling

      For excessive tangles. The charge is by every 30 minutes.
      $45.00+
      30min

  • Braid services

    5 services
    • Traditional box braids

      Classic box braids great for protective styling. Please message me with a picture of desired style for price. Hair can be provided.
      Varies
      4h
    • Passion Twists

      Hair can be provided!
      Varies
      3h 30min
    • Knotless box braids

      Natural looking braids that give the appearance of your real hair. Please message me a picture of desired style for price. Hair can be provided.
      Varies
      4h
    • Children’s braids

      Includes wash, condition, and braids. Braids for children double as a protective style as well as tucking the hair away to avoid needing to comb and brush. Children must be able to sit by themselves. No extra guests are allowed except the parent. Additional charges may be added depending on if extra time is needed to complete service.
      Varies
      3h
    • Feed In Cornrows/ Stitch Braids

      Please include a picture of desired style with your name and desired appointment date in a message for price. Additional charges may be added for length and amount of braids.
      Varies
      1h 45min

  • Natural Hair Services

    4 services
    • Wash and go set

      For naturals looking to style and dry their natural curl. Gives definition to each individual curl reducing any frizz and leaves you with a flawless wash and go.
      $40.00
      1h 30min
    • Comb coils

      Comb coils can be worn as a style or pulled apart to create beautiful bouncy curls. Not recommended for anyone transitioning from relaxer. Additional charges may be added depending on desired size of coils.
      $45.00+
      1h 30min
    • Twist out/Braid out

      For naturals looking to give more definition to their natural curl. Twists/ braids can be left up as a style or dried and taken down to wear as a curly set.
      $55.00+
      2h
    • Flexi rod set

      Flexi rod sets are great for transitioning naturals or if you just want more elongated curls. Additional charges may be added depending on thickness of hair.
      $60.00+
      2h

  • Promotions

    2 services
    • Valentine’s Day braids (hair added)

      All styles with hair added. Comes with wash, blow dry, trim (if necessary), braids, and your choice of accessories from my selection or you can bring your own.
      $100.00
      4h
    • Valentine’s Day braids (no hair added)

      All styles no hair added. Comes with wash, blowout, trim (if necessary), braids, and your choice of accessories from my selection or you can bring your own.
      $75.00
      3h

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Amenities

  • Parking space

  • Credit cards accepted

  • Child-friendly

Reviews

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4.9/5
18 reviews
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Loc re-twist
by Chanelle silmon
Excellent & professional service will be coming back !!
Replied: May 19, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much! Happy to help any time I will see you soon!
Children’s braids
by Chanelle silmon
On time, ver professional. Works very well with the kids and she is very patient. My daughter had a scalp issue and she was able to fix it and tell me... how to fix it. My baby hair is beautiful 😍 Show more
Replied: May 14, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much! Always happy to help☺️
Men’s haircut
by Chanelle silmon
Great cut and the rinse at the end was amazing. Fair prices. Will definitely return and bring my kids!
Replied: May 4, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much! See you soon!
Men’s haircut Lining
by Chanelle silmon
Chanelle is great! Highly recommend her to anyone!
Replied: Apr 19, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much!
Regular women’s Haircut
by Chanelle silmon
Outstanding talent! Chanelle is always open to the creativity in hairstyles which is very appreciated! Been a long fun journey with my hair and glad t...o have her as my luminary 🙌🏾 Show more
Replied: Apr 18, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much always a pleasure to see you🥰
Feed In Cornrows/ Stitch Braids
by Chanelle silmon
Chanelle was very professional. She educated me on hair care and products. She did a nice job on my hair. I like how she doesnt overbook and she sched...ules accordingly to the service. A big plus. She wasted no time while doing my hair. Her price was reasonable for the sevice i received. Show more
Replied: Apr 17, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you I appreciate you!
Children’s braids
by Chanelle silmon
She was awesome and patient and very knowledgeable. Coming back for sure. This is my first time Getting coil twists and it was great also my 3year old... daughter went here. 👍🏽😬 Show more
Replied: Apr 10, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much!
Loc re-twist Loc styling
by Chanelle silmon
I love my hair this is the second time I came to this shop. The service was great. I love coming here . Great people . I always enjoy myself here . I... will keep coming back. This shop is the best. Show more
Replied: Apr 2, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much!
Blow out
by Chanelle silmon
Chanelle was friendly and informative. I enjoyed my experience. And will definitely book again!
Replied: Feb 26, 2022
C Essentials
I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you so much!
Loc re-twist Lining
by Chanelle silmon
I loved it I’ll definitely be back
Replied: Feb 15, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you Daryl I will be seeing you again!
Loc re-twist Loc styling
by Chanelle silmon
I loved the vibes and my beautician was awesome . Thanks for your help today I was looking like a queen when I walked out from the store. I will be ba...ck again for another service can’t wait to come back. I enjoyed myself today I give the shop 100% thumps up. Chanelle did a great job with all the services I needed on my hair. I finally found a job. Thanks again love my hair . Show more
Replied: Feb 12, 2022
C Essentials
I appreciate this review so much! I am blessed to have been able to meet you today and service you and I will see you next time!
Traditional box braids
by Chanelle silmon
Chanelle was fast, cool, and did great work. My traditional box braids have lasted a month and literally still look good- they’re shown in the picture... at one month old. I had slippage in the back but I always do. She also gave insight on how to care for my hair. Show more
Men’s haircut
by Chanelle silmon
Nice and clean environment! Chanelle told him how to care for his hair and scalp until his next cut! She also washed his hair after his cut! Now that’...s a rarity and a nice incentive! Show more
Replied: Feb 1, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you this is highly appreciated! Always happy to help.
Children’s haircut
by Chanelle silmon
Chanelle is wonderful. She is always professional and gives an amazing haircut! She truly listens to what you are looking for in a haircut/style and ...always does her best. I highly recommend. :) Show more
Replied: Feb 1, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much! I truly appreciate that. I’m so happy to service you guys and can’t wait for our next appointment!
Loc re-twist
by Chanelle silmon
She was very professional and very punctional she performed a retwist and style on my 16 year old nephew she exceeded my and my nephew's expectations.... My nephew now has his new loctician and she has such a pleasant and inviting oarar the salon space and atmosphere is so peaceful and relaxing i highly recommend her services and one more thing the lining she put on my nephew was flawless and she didn't use black spray he absolutely loves his hair. Show more
Replied: Jan 31, 2022
C Essentials
Wow thank you so much Xavier! I appreciate this and I can’t wait to service you guys again!
Traditional Starter Locs Men’s haircut
by Chanelle silmon
Channel was very nice and she did an amazing job with my hair.
Replied: Jan 21, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much Calvin. Can’t wait for our next appointment!
$60 Silk press Promotion
by Chanelle silmon
Chanelle was wonderful! The building was large, very clean and professional. I’m very satisfied with my silk press and will be returning.
Replied: Jan 17, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much! Can’t wait to see you again☺️.
Regular women’s Haircut
by Chanelle silmon
Very professional, clean, and relaxing environment. She’s the only person I’ve allowed to trim my hair for over a year! Chanelle really focuses on th...e health of the hair (especially natural hair) which is rare these days. Highly recommend Show more
Replied: Jan 17, 2022
C Essentials
Thank you so much! Can’t wait to see you again😌