NEW from Cantu! The Mkoby accessories collection

A new collection of accessories & a stylish new look, to make styling easier and fashionable! Designed by artist Melissa Koby.

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Melissa Koby is a Jamaican born artist and illustrator living in Tampa Florida. She is a self-taught artist who started painting at the age of 4, when her mother gifted her a set of paint brushes and an easel. Melissa made the transition to full time Artist in 2020 when she gained attention for her inclusive and expressive illustrations. Through surface design, Melissa focuses on creating warm yet vibrant patterns which highlights the intricacies of texture and color. “I want everyone to be able to enjoy the warmth and vibrancy of my work. I want each piece to be worn with celebration and pride.” Melissa creates her patterns using digital as well as analogue techniques ( line drawing and acrylic painting). Her visual art has always been Melissa’s true passion and default way of self-healing. “My illustrations are a direct reflection of how I feel and a way for me to connect with people.” Follow me @mkoby_ on all platforms to learn more.

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Get to know Melissa Koby & the inside scoop on designing Cantu accessory patterns.

“My illustrations are a direct way of how I feel. I plan to literally illustrate the black experience whenever and wherever I can!” - Mkoby

Ways To Wear

Classic Easy Wrap

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Royal Tie Wrap

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Cantu Care for Kids Tie Wrap

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XL Satin Wrap

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Large Fabric Wrap

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The Story of Cantu

So, you did it. You made the liberating decision to embrace your natural hair and boldly own your unique style. Today, that style could be a beautiful fro. Tomorrow, intricate braids. Whether you’re rocking coils, curls, waves, or straight tresses, Cantu’s here, and we’re designing products specifically with you and your hair’s versatility in mind. Our collection of award-winning products is inspired by your beautifully textured hair in order to help you achieve any look you desire. That’s right—we keep your straight strands soft and lustrous and your curls conditioned and defined, and our special formula helps achieve everything from cutting-edge looks to classic styles.

It’s our mission to celebrate you in all your glory. Your hair, your skin, your light, and your beauty are all uniquely you. Own it. Love it. Live it.

My Curl. My Cantu.

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