Nobody celebrates everything amazing about Black beauty like we do and in 2019, we’re taking things to the next level with our official ESSENCE Beauty Carnival three-city tour. Obsessed with all things beauty? Click here to get early-bird tickets for the ESSENCE Beauty Carnival in NYC! An immersive event bringing all the ways Black women shine across the globe in the beauty space right to your fingertips, the ESSENCE Beauty Carnival tour will include a marketplace, panels, tutorials, a Museum of Black Beauty and much more.  For those who want the ultimate Beauty Carnival experience, our fabulous ESSENCE Beauty Bungalow will feature relaxing beauty services, delicious refreshments and a limited-edition VIP gift bag. Read more about what’s in store below.


A VIP ticket purchase will grant you access to complimentary refreshments, pampering stations, a limited-edition tote filled with must-have products and more. VIP experiences available at all three Beauty Carnival tour stops.

The Beauty Bungalow Upgrade your ticket and soak up some royal treatment in our Beauty Bungalow! Get exclusive access to pampering stations, lite bites, sips, and more. Plus, take home a limited-edition tote filled with must-have products!

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"I enjoy seeing all the vendors and being able to register for all the prizes and free gifts." - Sandra Miller-Ivy of Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The Shop ESSENCE Marketplace Drown in your obsession with all things beauty! Explore our retail shopping experience featuring vendors with the hottest products on the market.

The ESSENCE Beauty Stage Get ready to take notes and learn a few priceless beauty hacks as you grab a front-row seat to real-time demos, beauty chats and more with your favorite hair, makeup, skincare and all-around beauty gurus! The 2019 Beauty Carnival will touch down in a total of three cities including New York, NY and New Orleans, LA, with a third city to be announced in the coming months. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our official Beauty Carnival website HERE.


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