Videos & Reviews

Video How To’s and product reviews show Design Essentials in action on various hair textures and lets you know what everyone else is saying about DE.

  • Design Essentials Natural Finger Twists Tutorial

    Follow this easy step by step demonstration to get beautifully moisturized curls by just using your fingers! It's easy to define and separate your curls when you're hair has been properly detangled and hydrated. After that a good styler helps curls last and hold.

    Products Used: Design Essentials Natural Almond & Avocado Moisturizing and Detangling Shampoo & Conditioner, Curl Enhancing Mousse and Coconut & Monoi Deep Moisture Oil Treatment for maintenance

  • Chemical Curl Restructuring & Virgin Relaxer featuring Alicia Bailey

    Design Essentials Global Educator, Alicia Bailey shows us a start-to-finish relaxer and style with Design Essentials products.

    Products Used: Application: Lo-Lye Relaxer with Olive Oil & Shea Butter, Calm Soothing Scalp Protection, Milk & Honey Neutralizing Conditioning Shampoo. Post Application: Restore Vitamin Treatment, Milk & Honey Neutralizing Conditioner Shampoo, Milk & Honey 6 N 1 Reconstructive Conditioner, Silk Essentials Thermal Strengthining Serum

  • Color & Shine featuring Yolanda Moses

    In this video, Yolanda Moses goes through a start-to-finish color application process and discusses effective ways to target hair through color treatment and post-maintenance care.

    Products Used: Color Application: Colaur, Demi & Semi Permanent Conditioning Hair Color. Maintenance: Almond & Avocado Moisturizing & Detangling Sulfate Free Shampoo, Bamboo & Silk HCO Leave-In Conditioner, Reflections Liquid Shine

  • Cutting Edge with Yolanda Moses

    In this video, Yolanda Moses demonstrates how to give a start-to-finish hair consultation, cut, and style.

    Products Used: Gentle Balance Sulfate-Free Nourishing Shampoo, Almond Butter Express Instant Moisturizing Conditioner

  • Blow Dry & Thermal Design with Candace Walls

    In this video, Design Essentials educator, Candace Walls demonstrates how to give an effective thermal silkening service without compromising the quality of the hair.

    Products Used: Oat Protein & Henna Cleansing Shampoo, Honey Creme Moisture Retention Super Detangling Conditioning Shampoo, Bamboo Silk HCO Leave-In Conditioner, Silk Essentials Thermal Strengthening Serum, Hydrience Argan Moisturizing Creme, Reflections Liquid Shine

  • The CUTEST Bun with Faux Bangs Tutorial – Jessica Pettway

    Just in time for Mother's Day, Jessica Pettway and her daughter share their bun with faux bangs tutorial with Design Essentials!

    Products Used: Design Essentials Natural, Coconut & Monoi line

  • DESIGN ESSENTIALS: 4 Quick Curly Hairstyles

    Curly Edgy is giving us summer vibes with these 4 amazingly coiltastic do's!

    Products Used: Almond & Avocado Moisturizing & Detangling, Sulfate-Free Shampoo and Leave-In Conditioner. Coconut & Monoi Curl Refresher with Sunflower Milk Protein & Chamomile. Curl Forming Custard with Honey & Chamomile.

  • DE Natural Perm Rod Set by LipsticknCurls

    This amazing Perm Rod Set by Lipstickncurls using Design Essentials Natural from start to finish creates long-lasting, soft, and bouncy curls. It's perfect for all textures.

    Products Used: Almond & Avocado Moisturizing Shampoo Almond & Avocado Moisturizing Conditioner Coconut & Monoi Moisture Milk Souffle Coconut & Monoi Deep Moisture Oil Treatment DE Natural Curl Enhancing Mousse

  • Twist Out Using Curl Stretching Cream

    "I am in love with this twisting cream from design essentials. I'm able to wear twist outs again."

    Products Used: DE Natural Curl Stretching Cream

  • pHusion Silkening Round Brush Vignette

    This style is ideal for anyone seeking a look of more body and a less definitive curl.

    Products Used: HCO Leave-In Conditioner, Silk Essentials, pHusion Pro Blow Dryer

  • Natural Hair: Two Strand Twists

    This style is perfect for clients with lots of shrinkage to stretch their curls and create more volume.

    Products Used: HCO Leave-In Conditioner, Compositions Foaming Wrap Lotion, Detail Extra Hold Setting Lotion, Silk Essentials, Reflection Liquid Shine, Formations Spritz, etc.

  • Pixie Short Style

    The Pixie Short Style is the perfect style to achieve a textured, avant garde style.

    Products Used: HCO Leave-In Conditioner, Compositions Foaming Wrap Lotion, Detail Extra Hold Setting Lotion, Silk Essentials, Reflection Liquid Shine, Formations Spritz, etc.

  • Design Essentials Curly Wavy Review

    Truthfully, I usually don't use an edge control product. You are probably going to love the custard =)

    Products Used: Natural Almond & Avocado Leave-In, CurlForming Custard, Edge Tamer

  • What I’m Loving

    This is my go-to gel at the moment! What stylers do you use to achieve your curly hair wash & go?

    Products Used: Natural CurlForming Custard

  • Thanks soooo much

    Thank GOD for Design Essential's Daily Moisturizing Lotion and conditioner!

    Products Used: Daily Moisturizing Lotion

  • Design Essentials is an amazing product line

    I have 3 different looks in my photos, all of which are 2 strand twists that were achieved by using Design Essentials Products and the Design Essentials Natural Curl Stretching Cream.

    Products Used: Natural Curl Stretching Creme

  • No Matter What Style I Try.. Love It

    I used the Daily Moisturizing Lotion, Curl Stretching Cream, and Twist and Set setting lotion!

    Products Used: Daily Moisturizing Lotion, Curl Stretching Creme, Twist & Set Lotion

  • NaturallyCurly.com: Editors Choice Award

    I have tried a lot of mousses with mixed results. Some I love. Some have too much crunch. And some have no hold.

    Products Used: Natural Curl Enhancing Mousse

  • Quick Natural Hairstyle: Game of Thrones Inspired

    I didn't have to use as much product as I normally have to use.

    Products Used: Curl Cleanser, Moisturizing Conditioner, Twist & Set

  • Curlicious Curls in Under 2 Hours!

    Just to be able to do all that stuff in a reasonable amount of time I think is awesome! Especially if you are like me, a mom on the go!

    Products Used: Curl Cleanser, Moisturizing Conditioner, Twist & Set, Curl Enhancing Mousse

  • Quick Defined & Fluffy Twist-Out

    I've never been able to wash, condition, detangle and style my hair in less than 5 hours.

    Products Used: Curl Cleanser, Daily Moist. Cond, Curl Enhancing Mousse

  • Natural Hair: Save Styling Time

    I'm serious when I tell you it saved me sooo much time!

    Products Used: Curl Cleanser, Moist. Cond, Daily Moist. Cond., Curl Enhancing Mous., Twist & Set

  • Design Essentials Natural Coconut & Monoi Deep Moisture Collection

    Beauty Blogger and Hairstylist MariaAntionetteTV Reviews the Design Essentials Natural Coconut & Monoi Deep Moisture Collection.

    Products Used: Coconut & Mono Deep Moisture Collection

  • Natural Hair Transformation Ft. Design Essentials Coconut Monoi

    See the Coconut & Monoi Deep Moisture Collection in action on multiple textures.

    Products Used: Design Essentials brand new Coconut & Monoi line.

  • A Week of Natural Hairstyles by Chary-Jay

    Follow Chary Jay as she takes us through a week of Natural styles and tips using Design Essentials while on vacation.

    Products Used: Almond & Avocado Leave-In Conditioner, Natural Defining Creme Gel, Natural Honey Curl Forming Custard, Natural Curl Stretching Cream and Sleek Edge Control