This year, we’re taking our love for all things Black beauty on the road with our first-ever ESSENCE Beauty Carnival tour, stopping in a total of three cities.
Obsessed with all things Black beauty? Click here to get tickets for the ESSENCE Beauty Carnival tour!
From a pop-up Black beauty museum, to a new podcast dedicated to all things Black beauty, we’ve got a ton of magic in store.
Scroll through for a look at a few new things you can expect to see at the ESSENCE Beauty Carnival tour in 2019 and then be sure to grab your tickets HERE to join us. Talent announcements and additional details coming soon!
A Pop-Up Museum Of Black Beauty
Get ready to celebrate everything amazing about the past, present and future of Black beauty with our first-ever integrated Black beauty pop-up museum. At each of our three-city Beauty Carnival your stops, each pop-up will highlight a different aspect of Black beauty, its origins and its evolution. First up, we'll be taking you on a journey through the history of iconic Black hairstyles and hair trends at our NYC stop.
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A Red Carpet Photo Moment
What's a celebration of Black beauty without the perfect photo op? You'll have a chance to strut your stuff and pose for the cameras as we bring you a red carpet photo moment to remember at all three Beauty Carnival tour stops.
A Live Taping Of Our New Podcast, 'The Color Files,' Celebrating All Things Black Beauty
Hosted by ESSENCE Beauty Director Julee Wilson, be there for live tapings of our new podcast, The Color Files, dedicated to celebrating, discussing and highlighting all things Black beauty. Lookout for The Color Files podcast at all three Beauty Carnival tour stops!
Our glam squads will be on the lookout at all three Beauty Carnival tour stops to help a few lucky recipients take their looks to the next level with our ambush makeovers.
Curated Food Experiences
While you feed your need for all things Black beauty, quench your thirst and satisfy your taste buds with curated food experiences at our New York and New Orleans Beauty Carnival events.
New VIP Experiences
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.