Dark and Lovely Au Naturale partnered with the monthly brunch party Everyday People to bring good food, conversation and vibes to the Lower East Side of Manhattan. While there attendees enjoyed a live performance by Les Nubians, and special guest DJ sets by DJ Beverly Bond, DJ EKO, AND DJ Mpenzi. And, if that’s not enough, Au Naturale created a Style Suite loaded with giveaways, demos, and other hair goodies! Click through to see our favorite looks.
For almost 10 years True Indian Hair provided ladies with luxurious, 100% virgin hair culled directly from donors in East Indian Temples and Brazil. Now, entering a new era, the hair brand introduced its newest textures at a fall celebration where attendees enjoyed cocktails and light bites while networking and celebrating killer hairstyles. Take a look at our favorite looks from the celebration.
Noël New York Salon & Boutique closed out New York Fashion Week with a bang during the launch party of its Brooklyn flagship location. With music by DJ Angel Dren and guest appearances by Bisila Bokoko and Derek Blanks, guests enjoyed beauty bars and a chance to sashay down the gold carpet. Take a peek at the hairstyles of Brooklyn’s finest.
In the midst of New York Fashion Week, ESSENCE Beauty and Style Director Pamela Edwards-Christiani and Motions celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen hosted a style lounge at Salon SCK in New York for ladies looking for hair tips and new hairstyles for fall. Check out some of the fab tress moments we spotted at this sexy soiree.
CURLS kicked off its blissful tour with an all-inclusive yacht cruise featuring its CEO/Founder Mahisha Dellinger who shared how to succeed in the beauty industry, and tri-state hair and beauty bloggers who networked while relaxing down the Hudson and East Rivers. Live entertainment filled the yacht as attendees enjoyed brunch, giggles and hair conversations. Click through and share how you’ll wear your hair when sailing away this summer.
Echelon Hair partnered with Lifestyle Her, to bring a night of glamorous hair, makeup and extraordinary art. Ladies gathered at the Avant Gallery to enjoy cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres and conversations about hair and art with special guests including June Ambrose, LaLa and Estelle. While there we spotted a few fierce girls on-the-go—check out their looks here.
For the first time in over 17 years, Taliah Waajid, presenter of the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair, Health & Beauty show in Atlanta, brought the expo to New York City. Attendees sampled hair, health & beauty products while enjoying live music, spoken word and on-the-spot hair and beauty make overs. Here, we highlight the best looks from the 2-day affair.
We’re keeping the festival spirit alive with more photos of our favorite hairstyles in New Orleans.
One thing we know for sure: women come correct at ESSENCE festival. We found the chicest styles on bloggers, models, and fashion enthusiasts alike. Here, we hit the New Orleans street to find the coolest natural ‘dos during the city’s most influential weekend of music and culture.
Packing your bags for New Orleans and need a little hair inspiration for this weekend's ESSENCE Fest? Fabulous hairstyles were in abundance at last year's event—from braids and ombre to locs and curls, women gathered from coast to coast to spread hair love. Here are our favorite N’awlins looks.
NaturallyCurly and Curly Girl Collective unite the hair community for a one-day celebration in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York. Attendees gathered to enjoy music by DJ Hollywood, food trucks courtesy of Gorilla Cheese NYC, Desi Truck and Andy’s Ice, and games and gift bags. “We’re very excited to see our vision come to life,” said creative director, Curly Girl Collective Melody Henderson. “Curlfest is an event for everyone near and far who support this natural hair movement to come together and celebrate hair.” Take a peek at the stylish ladies.
From making natural products in the kitchen, to selling in hundred of targets, Karen’s Body Beautiful has come a long way in the industry. In celebration of 10 years, the natural hair care line hosted a white party filled with beautiful tresses. Take a peek at our favorites.
‘Tis the season for festival hair! Earlier this month Philadelphians gathered at the Odunde festival to enjoy the authentic African marketplace featuring vendors from around the world selling merchandise from African nations, the Caribbean and Brazil. From brightly colored turbans to long wavy curls, we spotted our favorite hairstyles. Take a look!