Natural hair expos are the drivers behind the natural hair movement, connecting businesses, stylists and aficionados. But who are these women, what moves them and how do they do it? In a new series we feature the fabulous women behind the these hair expos. This week: Meet Dorcas Meyers the woman behind the Roc-A-Natural Hair Expo happening this weekend in New York for the 5th consecutive year.
The 2016 Natural Hair Show was epic and this year will be even more so. We have a bevy of beautiful models who will be showing show off hairstyles done by some of the most creative natural hair stylists in the business. Check out this year’s models and hairstylists who will be creating magic on the runway of the Going Natural Hair Show 2017 themed: Black Follicles Matter.
Are you a natural hair blogger, vlogger or instagrammer but never participated in a natural hair show? Well you should and this is your chance! Going-Natural.com, online for over a decade got her own hair show teaming up with the International African Arts Festival visited by thousands every year. The theme this year is Black Follilces Matter and we like to feature bloggers, vloggers, youtubers and instagrammers who are helping pushing natural hair change.
What is in it for you?
Not only do you get a once in a life time experience to walk the runway on the 4th of July in front of a colorful audience looking for styles and cheering you on, you also get:
1) A fabulous hair style worth at least $100 by one of the professional natural hairstylists taking part.
2) You will be on the catwalk showing off amazing Diaspora designers .
3) Exposure! Not only will there be hundreds of people cheering you on and taking pictures to share on social media, the press is also invited and photographers and videographers will be there to record the event.
4) Credible credits: You will be credited as a model on going-natural.com with a link to your profile on facebook, instragram or youtube which we will share with our 50,000 plus followers on facebook.
5) Video with credit and exposure. The show will be recorded so not only will you also be featured in the video, you will be able to use it for your blog to share the experience with your own audience.
To read about last year’s show see Report: The Back to the Future of my Roots Natural Hair show. If you are interested, please contact us.
Date: July 4th
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: Commedore Barry Park
After chemical straighteners, combing our hair causes the most damage to our hair. So if you’re going natural and maybe even more important, once you are natural, mastering how to untangle your hair is key.
On Sunday February 19, I had the opportunity to present my book Bad Hair Uprooted at Nicholas Brooklyn, a cozy Black owned store on Fulton street that sells natural health, wellness and artsy products, supporting many small businesses in the community.
We all remember the controversy of Gabby Douglas, the first Black gymnast to ever win Olympic gold. While the whole country fell in love with her outstanding performance a few Black people who are probably ashamed of nappy hair, made a fuzz about miss Gabby’s edges.
It has never been easier to create a beautifull defined twist out with lovely curls that last. WOW! Just follow Ebony’s instructions, America’s Next Natural Model season 2. The Going Natural Silky Shea Hair Butter has helped her achieve one of the best twist outs she’s ever had!
A picture speaks louder than a thousand words. So please take a look back at 2016 with highlights of Going-Natural.com’s 14th year online, celebrating Natural Hairstyles, Black Hair Shows & Events and tell us what you think.
Natural Hair Care & Styling Videos by Natural Hair whisperer, Master Barber, and Damaged Hair specialist Adenike. You can contact her for a consultation. Just click on the form: Natural Hair Consultation Form
Do you have a Hair show, Celebration, Workshop, Festival or other event that you like our 30.000 members, fans and followers to know about? Just send it to us and we wil add it to our calendar of events. We can also help you promote your event. Here is the list of the services that we offer. You con’t have to do anything but send us the info and we will make sure it gets to the right place:
Add your event to the Going Natural Calendar: $10
Promote your event in our newsletter: $75
Promote your event on our social media Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: $25 per week.
Just get in touch with us: Contact Us
If you are determined to turn heads this holiday season with your natural hair, consider this fancy hairdo. A style that will leave you feeling like the Queen you deserve to be, a style that sets you a part from everyone else: The Rolled Crown created by stylist Nicole Simson perfect for brides, special occasions, and formal events.
Seeking a protective style that includes protecting your ends besides for a bun? The Twisted Haven Style by Natural Hair and Damage Specialist, Adenike, is the perfect style for those who are seeking to fully protect their strands for an extended period. This timeless style Perfect for all occasions from professional settings and social events to leisure and active naturals, The Twisted Haven is an ageless classic.
If she’s not styling natural hair or managing Sabine’s Hallway, her beautiful Salon located on Nostrand ave in Brooklyn, NY, you can catch Sabine Bellevue supporting a charity, organizing Loc Appreciation Day, working on her annual Natural Aristocratic Tea event or running, training for another marathon.
Spunky, funky, and chunky, this creative style will surely capture anyone’s attention with its vibrant color, and free-flowing strands. It’s perfect for dinner dates, a night out with friends, a photoshoot, or if you are in the mood to shock others with your look. No one will forget this easy to do hairstyle.
A natural hairstyle for a special occasion should not only suit your face and just look good on you, it should stand out! Needless to say that finding that kind of natural hairstyle can be quite a challenge. We understand and gladly offer you inspirational, tips and tricks from an expert.