About Us

Sankofa Braiding & Natural HairCare was established in 2010, here in the east bay. Cynthia (Owner) has been in the beauty business for over fifteen years and work with great team of BRAIDERS & STYLIST with phenomenal knowledge in hair care. 

She is a CERTIFIED TRICHOLOGIST, LICENSED COSMETOLOGIST & HOLISTIC HEALTH COACH. Scalp & Hair care is our very first approach into all our HAIR EXTENSION and STYLING.


Cynthia Obleton is Certified Trichologist, AMCA Certified Hair Loss Practitioner, a member of United State Trichology Institute and a California Licensed Cosmetologist.
She is a member of the American Hair Loss Council and a member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.

Originally educated as a Cosmetologist, Ms. Obleton has over 15 years experience in advising people suffering from hair loss and scalp problems. Her passion for helping her clients led her to pursue her successful career in Trichology. Cynthia started her beauty carrier in Ghana, West Africa where she helped friends and family established, run their businesses until the age of 17 years. She open her every first owned beauty salon in Tema, Greater Accra region. Cynthia is an entrepreneur, and received most of her gift from her grandmother( who gave her herbs and organic natural hair growth treatment product for hair loss) before she pass at the age of 105 years.

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