Kreyol Essence

Kreyol Essence

Kreyol Essence

Yve-Car Momperousse remembers waking up on Saturday mornings dreading to get her hair braided by the next door neighbor. However, she loved having her mom wash her hair in the kitchen sink. Whenever Yve-Car’s hair was breaking, mom pulled out the magic oil that seemed to solve everything for everyone in the house.

Like most girls, Yve-Car wanted to be seen as beautiful. She did all types of things to her hair to make it look good: chemical straightening, weaving, and braids, to mention a few. Over the years, Yve-Car did lots of damage to her hair for the purposes of style. After each “haircatastrophe”, she knew exactly what to do to regrow and repair her mane— call Mom and ask for a bottle of Haitian Black Castor Oil.

In 2008, after growing her hair naturally, Yve-Car went to a hair dresser and asked to have her hair pressed. The Hairdresser took one look at her enormous afro and said “I am going to need significant heat to straighten that hair.” It turns out that the beautician burned Yve-Car’s hair by using an iron that was too hot.

Once again, Yve-Car needed Haitian Black Castor Oil, so she went to natural and West Indian stores in Philadelphia in search of the product. To her dismay, no one had the organic oil available. Yve-Car decided to make sure that she, and anyone else who needed the oil, could have access to it by creating Kreyol Essence (KE).

The creation of KE was also fueled by Yve-Car’s vision to stimulate economic activity in Haiti. As a long-time activist in the Haitian community, it was clear to her that the people of Haiti needed jobs instead of aid. On Jan. 12th, 2010, when a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, Yve-Car said to her mom “We should put the business on hold and focus on providing emergency care.” Her mom said to her “Now more than ever, our people will need jobs and a way to be self-sufficient. When the donations stop, how will the country survive? I need you to persevere in making this dream a reality as the lives of many are at stake.”

It is with the livelihood of others that KE was birthed.
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Haitian Black Castor Oil Growth Shampoo
$ 25.00
Haitian Black Castor Oil  Growth Conditioner
Haitian Black Castor Oil Growth Conditioner
$ 25.00
Haitian Black Castor Oil  Goat + Coconut Growth Hair Milk (Krem Ak Let) 100% Natural
Haitian Black Castor Oil Goat + Coconut Growth Hair Milk (Krem Ak Let) 100% Natural
$ 25.00
Pomad Kreyòl Natural Scalp Treatment 100% Natual
Pomad Kreyòl Natural Scalp Treatment 100% Natual
$ 20.00
Haitian Shea Butter Hair + Body Butter 100% Natural
Haitian Shea Butter Hair + Body Butter 100% Natural
$ 25.00
Haitian Black Castor Oil  Haircare Essentials
Haitian Black Castor Oil Haircare Essentials
$ 35.00
Haitian Black Castor Oil  Growth Shampoo +  Conditioner Duo
Haitian Black Castor Oil Growth Shampoo + Conditioner Duo
$ 45.00
Soften, Hydrate & Seal Duo: Growth Hair Milk (Krem Ak Let) + Haitian Shea Butter
Soften, Hydrate & Seal Duo: Growth Hair Milk (Krem Ak Let) + Haitian Shea Butter
$ 45.00
Haitian Black Castor Oil  Growth Shampoo 2 oz
Haitian Black Castor Oil Growth Shampoo 2 oz
$ 17.00
Haitian Black Castor Oil  Growth Conditioner 2oz
Haitian Black Castor Oil Growth Conditioner 2oz
$ 17.00
Haitian Black Castor Oil  Goat + Coconut Growth Hair Milk (Krem Ak Let) 100% Natural 2oz.
Haitian Black Castor Oil Goat + Coconut Growth Hair Milk (Krem Ak Let) 100% Natural 2oz.
$ 17.00
Haitian Moringa Oil Nourishing Face & Hair Oil 100% Natural  15ml
Haitian Moringa Oil Nourishing Face & Hair Oil 100% Natural 15ml
$ 25.00
Haitian Moringa Oil Nourishing Face & Hair Oil 100% Natural  3.4oz (Deluxe Size)
Haitian Moringa Oil Nourishing Face & Hair Oil 100% Natural 3.4oz (Deluxe Size)
$ 85.00
Haitian Moringa Oil  Facial Cleanser  100% Natural  2oz
Haitian Moringa Oil Facial Cleanser 100% Natural 2oz
$ 25.00
Haitian Moringa Duo Haitian Moringa Oil + Haitian Moringa Facial Cleanser  100% Natural
Haitian Moringa Duo Haitian Moringa Oil + Haitian Moringa Facial Cleanser 100% Natural
$ 45.00
Haitian Hand & Body Crème French Lavender 100% Natural
Haitian Hand & Body Crème French Lavender 100% Natural
$ 30.00
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Haitian Vetiver 100% Natural
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Haitian Vetiver 100% Natural
$ 35.00
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Mango Rhum Punch 100% Natural
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Mango Rhum Punch 100% Natural
$ 30.00
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Cafe Au Lait 100% Natural
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Cafe Au Lait 100% Natural
$ 30.00
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Cafe Au Lait 100% Natural 2oz.
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Cafe Au Lait 100% Natural 2oz.
$ 20.00
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Mango Rhum Punch 100% Natural 2oz.
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Mango Rhum Punch 100% Natural 2oz.
$ 20.00
Haitian Hand & Body Crème French Lavender 100% Natural 2oz.
Haitian Hand & Body Crème French Lavender 100% Natural 2oz.
$ 17.50
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Haitian Vetiver 100% Natural 2oz.
Haitian Hand & Body Crème Haitian Vetiver 100% Natural 2oz.
$ 20.00

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