About Us

Who We Are

Marabou Hair Designer specializes in Hair care for African-American, Ethnic, Natural and Caucasian hair types. We offer hair services, chemical services, conditioning treatments and Keratin treatments to help keep your hair looking and feeling healthy and beautiful.


Established since 2013, Marabou Hair Designer is operated by Marie Carmel K. who works as an Independent Contractor in Gurnee. She has been with Essence VIP for many years.  

After many years of study and experience in the industry, Marie has mastered a unique style. Her extensive training and wealth of experience ensure the perfect cut or color.

Our Products

Marabou Hair Designer uses the best natural styling line products. We are trained to prescribe a regime that is customized for each client.

We are specialized in Dream Catchers Hair Extensions. This is the unique method of adding extra length or volume without damaging your hair - no glue, waxes, or heat.  The  hair extensions are  maintained around a bead in your hair without damage.


SCALP WELLNESS TREATMENT  is extremely important for your hair because there are invisible minerals from the water attach to the hair shift and causes dryness, dandruff, itching and sensitive scalp. It helps with the environmental pollution, chlorine and medications. The scalp wellness treatments has vitamin C & E to make your hair look and feel Amazing.


The products we use to obtain these results are Vegan and Sulfate free. We use only the best product lines for Relaxers and Keratin treatments to reduce frizz, loosen tight curls and keep your hair looking fabulous. 

  • Relaxer by Avlon 
  • Color lines:
    • Goldwell Topchic Permanent Color
    • Goldwell Colorance Semi-Permanent 
  • Shampoo & styling:
    • Aquage Goldwell Karasilk 
    • Scalp Wellness Treatment Malibu 
    • Keratin Smoothing Treatment Chi Enviro