Amazon Natural Essentials, LLC Salon & Spa formally known as Amazon Salon, founded by Amazon Smiley originated in the late 1970’s in Chicago, IL.  Over the past 25 years Amazon Salon has become trendsetters in the Natural Hair Care industry. Continuing her legacy Amazon passes her knowledge and education of Natural Hair to her daughters Nadra Smiley and Tenee Smiley-Amico. They too, are quickly becoming legends in Natural Hair and Braid Art, expanding the family owned business with a new location in Maui, Hawaii.

Serving as educators and product consultants for hair care companies such as Soft Sheen, Johnson-Carson Products, AHBAI and Namaste Laboratories, Amazon Natural Essentials, LLC launched their own line, “Amazon Natural Essentials”, enriched with soothing botanicals and vitamins to nourish and promote healthy scalp and hair growth. 

Producing Seminars, Workshops demonstrations and the Annual Sankofa Natural Hair Health and Beauty Expo, Nadra Smiley Natural Hair Educator and CEO of Amazon Natural Essentials, LLC is dedicated to Natural Hair, Healthcare professionals and students seeking education and increasing their knowledge of natural hair and natural living.

As a leader in the Natural Hair care community thier reputation is irrefutiable. Styling for various movie sets, and being featured in Hair Care publications such as Essence, Ebony, Sophisticate Black Hair, Chicago Social and Salon Sense, for providing creative and professional styled braids, cornrows, extensions, locks, twist, and knotted styles, Amazon Natural Essentials, LLC Salon & Spa is the premiere natural hair care salon in the Midwest. Committed to professionalism, exceptional service and living naturally. Amazon Natural Essentials styling is unique and purposely created beautifully on everyone that walks through their door.