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From Carson, California, Marva Stokes discovered her passion for beauty at age seven. With over 20 years of experience, Marva has become one of the entertainment industry's most sought-after hairstylists. She is a celebrity hairstylist, beauty expert, and entrepreneur who brings a blend of artistry and spirituality to her work.

Marva’s heart is as big as her talent. She passionately volunteers her skills to help survivors of sex trafficking and domestic abuse, offering them a fresh start with self-care and cosmetology services. She also empowers fellow stylists with her "Salon to Set Guide," teaching them how to break into the Union, and her AM Textured Courses, which educate on textured hair care.

A proud graduate of Aveda Institute Los Angeles, Marva is a lifelong learner, always staying ahead of the latest trends and techniques. Her dedication and keen eye for detail have led her to work on incredible projects like Iron Heart, Black Panther, Mixed-ish, and Liza On Demand. Dubbed “The Queen of Salon to Set,” she has styled stars such as Tracee Ellis Ross, Lupita Nyong'o, and Tika Sumpter.



Marva seamlessly balances working with clients and on productions throughout the entertainment industry. Known for creating tailored experiences and routines for each individual, Marva understands that to do their best, people must feel their best, often starting with her transformative touch.

Believing in the harmony of healthy hair, great style, and attention to detail, Marva is launching her own line of products and tools designed for a wide range of textures. Stay tuned for her chic and versatile collection created to inspire. 

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