Umar-Al-Duha is a native Texan. While born in San Antonio, he quickly relocated to Houston after attending the Elegance International Academy in Los Angeles, California (1999). Before obtaining his cosmetology license in 2002, Umar received his make-up certification from the Elegance International Academy in 2000. Towards the end of 2002, Umar was employed as a makeup artist, where he expanded his fascination with colors, textures, and cosmetics. With the goal of gaining as much experience as possible, Umar also completed training with Sensia Japanese Studio where he learned French cutting techniques, razor cutting, application of color styling and Japanese thermal straightening. He discovered his own personal motivation that resulted in the creation of his brand, Beauty By Umar.
Umar continues to strive for excellence by providing his Guests with both high performance and result driven products that sustain and maintain optimal health of their hair. Umar specializes in Color Correction, Toning, Highlights, Baby Lights, Money Piece,and Balayage. He is proficient in the latest cutting and razor cutting techniques,application of color, and is a professional educator within the beauty industry.
Umar understands the importance of maintaining overall self care and self appearance, even if circumstances have rendered one immobile. Therefore, performing mobile services to many of Houston’s surrounding hospitals allows for Umar to reach Guests on a more personal and discretionary level. The end result is a list of thousands of satisfied Guests in and around the Houston Montrose, Galleria, Rice Military, River Oaks, and Memorial Areas.