More of the beauty bosses you love are joining the first-ever ESSENCE Beauty Carnival tour!

Obsessed with all things beauty? Click here to get early-bird tickets for the ESSENCE Beauty Carnival in NOLA!

We’ve already given you a sneak peak at our lineup for our Beauty Carnival tour stop in New York and of course, our New Orleans tour stop will be just as lit. Joining us to celebrate all things Black beauty as we commemorate 25 years of ESSENCE Festival in NOLA  will be:


Entrepreneur & Beauty Guru Raynell “Wuzzam Supa” Steward


Beauty Icon & Activist Jackie Aina


Model & Author Liris Crosse


Beauty Entrepreneur Christina Rice


Beauty & Skincare Expert Felicia Walker


ESSENCE Fashion & Beauty Director Julee Wilson

In addition to highlighting the issues that matter most to Black women in the beauty space in the areas of hair, skincare, makeup and health & wellness, the ESSENCE Beauty Carnival tour will also play host to our first-ever ESSENCE Museum of Black Beauty pop up. Black women have always set trends and taken the lead on innovative self-expression through our evolving hair journey. For our first installation, the ESSENCE Museum of Black Beauty invites you to honor the evolution of Black hair through a powerful, timely, exciting experience that will take Beauty Carnival attendees on a journey through some of the most iconic social, political and pop culture Black hair moments. The experience will also explore the transformation and continual renewal of the many signature hairstyles that Black women have created, perfected and reinvented over the years.

The Museum of Black Beauty will also showcase rare Madam C. J. Walker artifacts and highlight the role ESSENCE has played on the extraordinary Black women hair journey.

For more information and to grab your tickets today, visit our official webpage HERE.

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