Call us and make an Appointment (510) 200 - 1723
6425 Shattuck Ave. Oakland, CA 94609
3300 Adeline St. Berkeley

We now sell hair and products to complete the services we offer!



MOST POPULAR BRAID STYLES

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CHECK OUT OUR PRICES

  • Synthetic Braiding
    $150 & Up
  • Human Hair Braiding
    $180 & Up
  • Twisting
    $175 & Up
  • Faux Locs
    $300 & Up
  • French Braiding
    $60 & Up
  • Loc Maintenance
    $60 & Up
  • Extensions
    $150 & Up
  • Kids Styles
    $60 & Up
  • Touch Ups
    $50 & Up
  • Takedowns
    $50 & Up
  • Natural Hair Care
    $25 & Up
  • Ghana Braiding
    $100 & Up
  • MON
    By Appointment
  • TUE
    By Appointment
  • WED
    By Appointment
  • THU
    By Appointment
  • FRI
    By Appointment
  • SAT
    10am - 7pm
  • SUN
    By Appointment

OUR SERVICES

BRAIDING

 SEE OUR STYLISTS

SYNTHETIC BRAIDING - $150 & Up

HUMAN HAIR BRAIDING - $180 & Up

TWISTING - $175 & Up

FAUX LOCS - $300 & Up

FRENCH BRAIDING - $60 & Up

LOC MAINTENANCE - $60 & Up

EXTENSIONS - $175 & Up

KID STYLES - $60 & Up

GHANA BRAIDING- $100 & Up

 

HAIRCUTS & STYLING

 

EYEBROW WAXING



PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP

PRICES, PAYMENT AND POLICES

• Cash only Unless you have discussed an additional form of payment with your stylist.
• All clients must pay a $25 non-refundable deposit prior to receiving service. Deposits will be credited to service. Cancelled appointments will not receive a refund.
• 48 hour cancellation notice is required to credit deposits toward a different day.
• "No Shows" will not be serviced by any Braid Bar Employee.
• If you are 15 minutes or more late to your appointment without a courtesy call your appointment will be canceled OR there will be a $10 convenience fee applied to your service. If stylist is late, a $10 credit will be applied to service.
• Prices do not include hair.
• Hair and beads are for sale. Additional fees will be applied on top of your braiding fee.
• Prices vary client to client. Thickness and length of natural hair are subject to alter price.
• All stylists are independent contractors which means prices may vary depending on stylist
• Please arrive with hair washed and blow-dried.

OUR STORY

The braid bar was founded in 2012 by Rika Ward - Hunter an Oakland Native. The Braid Bar offers complete hair care services specializing in hair braiding, twisting and extensions. We cater to women, men and children of all ages. All natural hair textures are welcome! Our mission is to help you achieve any look for any occasion. We will advise you on protective styles, long term styles and short term styles to help your hair grow healthy.
 
We now offer make up, waxing and lash extension services. Appointments can be booked directly with the stylist of your choice.


If you have any questions about our services, do not hesitate to contact us at info@braidbaroakland.com and let us know your wishes. We will be happy to answer your inquiries. Or call us at 510.200.1723.
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MEET OUR TEAM OF BRAID PROFESSIONALS

OUR BRAIDERS AND STYLISTS

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Rika
Cosmetologist/Braider
Rika picked up braiding at an early age . Receiving her first training from her mother Karen Ward-Fox, who was a braider, and a model in a braid book called The Braiders Bible by Cassandra Rachel. Karen relocated to Hollywood to become the personal stylist for Stevie Wonder. Rika then began braiding for various friends and family. At age 14 she began working in a braiding salon assisting Chantel Dudue former owner of Labelle African braids. Which was in the exact location of The Braid Bar. This is where she perfected her craft and learned various techniques, from natural hair care stylist from African countries such as the Congo, Togo, and the Ivory Coast. She took this knowledge and began renting a booth inside of Beauty Town, which was located in downtown Oakland at the age of 16 with another stylist. Rika specializes in braiding, twisting, and weaving of all types.
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Marsha
Esthetician/Cosmetologist
Marsha Henderson graduated from Bryman College in 2002 becoming a registered dental assistant. She persuaded that for 10 years then decided to go back to the school to follow her dream. To become a hairstylist and makeup artist. Marsha persuaded her dream and graduated from Marinello school of beauty in 2012. There is where she discovered haircare and makeup are not just her career it is her passion. She specializes in coloring, natural hair and facials.

Price list
Shampoo/blow dry $25
Shampoo/curl $40
Shampoo/press $50
Cut $15&Up
Deep Condition $15
Protein Treatment $25
Color- Consultation Required
Extension $175 & up
Extension maintenance $75 & up
Waxing: Brows $13 Lip $10 Chin $10
Makeup: Full face $50 ( includes lashes) Eyes & Lips $35 (includes eyeshadow, lashes and lip application)

415.696.9646
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Vivian
Braider
Vivian originally from Togo west Africa has been specializing in single braiding and twisting for over 20 years.
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Fatima
Braider
Fatima originally from Senegal Africa has been braiding for over 15 years. She specializes in various braiding and twisting styles.
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Pauline
Braider
Pauline is a Braider originally from Togo Africa . Pauline has 20 + years of experience in braiding and twisting .
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Tylea
Assistant Braider
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Arriyanah
Assistant
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Cristiana
Esthetician
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Sharé
Cosmetologist/Braider
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