Welcome to the 1st Annual Los Angeles Natural Hair Care Expo. Experience all things about Natural hair care and holistic health; organic body & skin products, green living workshops, afro centric hair products, accessories and fashions, styling demos with look and learn classes.
Whether you are Natural, Straight, Transitioning, wearing Hair extensions and Wigs, Gray, Thinning or Balding, Professional Cosmetologist, Barber, Natural Stylist, Loctician or Consumers the LA Natural Hair Care Expo is designed to Educate, Demonstrate and give information on up to date Natural trends for you.
Our educators and panelist have been hand picked for you. They are leaders in the Nautral hair community worldwide, includes World known Felicia Leatherwood, Dr. Kari Williams, Titi Branch, owner of Miss Jessies, Dr JoAnn Cornwell, creator of Sisterlocs,Christelle Kedi (UK) Make up Artist of the Year, Africa / Europe Fashion Week and author, James Mac, Master award winnin Barber and top educator, stylist and entrepreneur, Sam Enon, founder Black Owned Beauty Supply Association with Workshops and Professional Classes from Norm Bond (Marketing Guru, Google, NAMD) and Jessyca Marshall, with an indept class on Microlocs ( maintenance and repair) for all who want to learn.
Entertainment and talks will continue throughout the day on the main stage. Three Pavilions include 1) Hair care and tips 2) Healthy living, nutrition 3) Culture with IBH Film Series featuring international award winning short films including "My Nappy ROOTS" by film producer Regina Kimbell. THe Beauty Lounge will have classes all day on a 2nd stage designed for demos, tips and roundtable and panel talks.
The International Black HAiritage "State of the Natural Union" will be held at 11:30AM on Sunday Morning. All are welcome who want to understand the state of the global economy and how Natural hair is becoming a key player in the Multi Cultural Ethnic hair care Industry. How can this be an opportunity for the new entrepreneurs to start to build generation wealth for their family and community
The Urban Bohemian Hair and Fashion Show caseand 'only' Natural Hair Competition" is a tribute to early LA Naturista Carina Chimdi Nwagbara. Everyone is invited to the FREE Salsa and Naps After-Party starting at the close of the Expo@8:00 PM in the Hacienda Hotel
Be sure and go to NAppywood LA for weekend events throughout the weekend
August 2 - Inkwell Beach (Pico Blvd & the Ocean) 6-9PM Donation
August 3 - Business Series Classes facilities include The Mooney Twins or
How to do a Business Plan - Rich Wallace , President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce - Bring your questions Free Consultations all day
How to drive people to your Business & (Social Marketing), Bring your phones, laptops, tablets and ipads
How to bring your idea, product to market with April Brown , owner of Ssimply Wholesome
Building Generational Wealth- East Finance tips with Guy Walker, Financal Consultant
SPECIAL GUEST MAke up Artist of the YEar book reading and talk about African adornment and SANGRIA SOCIAL hosted by Black Women for Wellness
August 4 The Natural Hair Care Expo, Educations, Demos, Tip s for healthy hair and wellbeing
Is there Parking at he hotel?
The street parking is only $4 and very limited street parking.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This is a family event, but because of the space, we will not be able to accomodate strollers this year. Adults
are $15 at the door, Children over 10 and seniors are $10. Children under 10 are free. Queens and Kings over 75 years- only $5