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Afro Hair & Beauty Live is back this bank holiday weekend!

AFRO HAIR & BEAUTY LIVE: Shop and explore the largest selection of international and independently owned hair, beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands for people of colour

EUROPE’S BIGGEST and best exhibition for people of colour is around the corner. Get your tickets for this year's Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2019 at the Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street Islington London N1 0QH on May 26 and 27 2019.

Looking for something new, different, bold and fly? Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect. New products, live demonstrations, industry trends and so much more.

Shop the largest selection of international and independently owned hair, beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands for people of colour. Brand new Revlon Realistic launches all natural Blackseed Oil, Africa’s Best share tips on how to use their new natural hair care line. Aunt Jackie’s are back with samples and premium giveaways. Brand new from the Creme of Nature camp, the lush The Pure Honey collection.

New to the show Reinass Hair and HAIRporrn with promotions to slay that lace front so treat yourself to new extensions, weaves, closures & wig units. Shout out to the boys, because men have curls too! Twisted Sista will be offering styling hair tips & special offers. Sheldon Edwards, HD Cutz super barber to the stars, athletes and footballers will be cutting celebrity heads at the Celebrity Barber Booth sponsored by Toppik.

Inclusivity takes center stage in the AHBL fashion space. DIVERSITY19 by Haiti73 Agency tackles beauty standards. Celebrating black hairstyling and a strong inclusive cast of models in all shapes, sizes and ages supported by glam team Josh Hair & SO Aesthetic Makeup.

Twenty stalls featuring arts & crafts, accessories, and new designers including Nzingha, Kelis Africa, Beauty of LDN & Cowrie Design. DIVERSITY19 panel discussion covers Beauty and the Myth, Fitness, What About Curves and How to Grow Your On-line Business. Don't miss the half-time performance by Chantell Nandi (ITV The Voice 2018).

Stage Time
Live performances include catwalk shows, music, dance, special guests, and competitions. Don't miss singers affected sickle cell anaemia, the beloved Britain's Got Talent chorus B Positive Choir and the NHS screening team and gospel singer, pastor Roger Samuels from hit show, The Voice UK.

Take your seat and witness what it takes to bring clippers to life in our annual, S-Curl Battle of the Barber AND Beard Master competition, f.r.e.s.h and clean cuts every time! And VOTE for who slayed it best in the third Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE Instagram Hair Stylist competition #Bestshot2019

Head over to the Lusters stand and enter the Face of Pink #NewFaceofPink competition in collaboration with Black Beauty & Hair Magazine. Lusters Education Team will also be there to school you on new styling techniques, healthy hair tips & hair analysis.

One lucky winner and their bestie will be going Afro Punk Paris to see Janelle Monae, Little Simz, afrobeat giants Burna Boy and Tiwa Savage and plenty, plenty more. Enter the As I Am at Afro Punk festival experience competition on the As I Am stand!

Hustle Motivate Seminar Series
This isn't a sprint it’s a marathon. #ABHL2019 seminar space presents discussions that will empower your knowledge and understanding of the Black Hair & Beauty industry. Founders Talk is the Q&A session for future hair and beauty founders. Help is on hand to get you started and learn about what it takes to get started in the industry. Knowledge grows by sharing.

Hair loss in afro-textured hair epidemic. Take action now with the guidance of certified Trichologist Lorna Jones. Queens come in all shades light, dark and everything in between. CIAD & Co clapback at colourism. You don't want to miss any of this! We’ll be giving you access to the brains behind the brands and the entrepreneurs creating the movements.

With so much variety, new brands and great products. What better way to spend our bank holiday. There’s something for everyone at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2019.

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