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Meet RashidaDiva Shabazz of The Transformation Oil in Burbank

Today we’d like to introduce you to RashidaDiva Shabazz.

Thanks for sharing your story with us RashidaDiva. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
I’m originally from the Bronx, New York. I grew up with hair like a lions mane! I’m tender headed and the torture of getting my hair done sparked my interest in hair. I started doing my own hair at the age of 10. It was normal to be that young taking on a big responsibility like the care of your own hair.

Back then in the Bronx there weren’t any real hair salons that specializes in natural hair care like they do today. As time grew, I became really good at styling, maintaining, and growing mine and other people’s hair. The older people would say I had growing hands. This natural gift from God assisted me greatly in the years to come. When I went to college, I never had to send home for money (which was a blessing because my mom didn’t have it to send me) because I was always doing hair. The more I kept at it the more I learned and knew things through trial and error. I opened my own salon in upstate New York which I owned and operated for over 14 years. During that time, I created The Transformation Oil to stimulate hair growth especially for people who lost their edges. I had more and more clients who were experiencing hair loss and I had to come up with something. The Transformation Oil is made from all-natural ingredients and essential oils. My clients loved it and their hair grew back in a few months to a year (depending on the severity of their hair loss).

Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
Small business always have ups and downs! The road to success hasn’t always been smooth but it’s been very worth it and rewarding to see the renewed sense of confidence my clients have when they look in the mirror and see that those thin: bald spots are filling in. Once I released my salon in New York to relocate to California, I had to revamp my product and marketing strategy to fit the requirements of my clients here in LA. The wonderful thing is that hair is hair no matter where you are in the country and most people’s needs are the same when it comes to growing their hair.

Please tell us about The Transformation Oil.
What I do is give people confidence. When your hair is right everything else just seems to fall into place. I’m known for my positive outlook. I’ve had clients whose hair has been damaged for years to the point that they thought their hair follicles had died. One of my main advice to my clients is “you have to know it will work, and it will!”. I’m proud that I’ve been able to keep the ingredients short and simple. I’ve been able to keep the integrity of the product over the ten plus years I’ve been making it. The Transformation Oil stands out from other products in its category because each bottle is hand made with love. I say a prayer over each batch thanking God for the growth my clients will experience,

If you had to go back in time and start over, would you have done anything differently?
I would have started promoting The Transformation Oil as soon I was done making the first batch!


  • 1 oz regular strength Oil $35
  • 1 oz super strength Oil $45
  • 2 oz super strength Oil $80

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