06-05-2013, 04:54 AM
Join Date: Jun 2013
Natural Hair Week UK
A NATURAL SYNERGY!!! Event Launch: NATURAL HAIR WEEK UK
Officially Natural & I Grew it Long Bring you the First Ever NATURAL HAIR WEEK
The first national UK event dedicated to celebrating naturally kinky curly hair textures in the UK. Founded by Diane Hall (Author of How I Grew it Long Naturally & 65 Tips to Healthy Hair Growth), and Vinna Best (Founder of Officially Natural), this 6 day event will be held in 6 cities from 15 – 20 July 2013; in Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Bristol, Birmingham and London.
In recent years there has been a surge in women returning back to natural, little girls loving their tresses, and men noticing that curly hair is attractive too! The social web has played a significant role is uniting such women worldwide, including the creation of hair care blogs, how-to YouTube videos, posting hairstyle photos on Instagram, and natural hair debates on Facebook and Twitter.
Natural Hair Week UK 2013 aims to bring together the experts, brands, salon owners and bloggers to produce an exciting natural synergy of entertainment, education and encouragement. The event offers the chance to mingle with the professional, established and the emerging in the natural hair industry – in a series of exciting sessions, exhibitions, hair demonstrations and networking receptions
A competition to find the best Natural Hair Salon will be run by NoScrunchie who is the official competition sponsor (www.naturalhairweek.com/awards to enter). The salon with the highest reviews will be the winner of Natural Salon Awards with winner being announced at the finale of Natural Hair Week UK, London on Saturday 20th July 2013
Diane states: “Our aim is to promote and increase the awareness of the beauty of curly/afro textured hair in its’ natural state as well as educate and address other health issues that are linked to healthy hair growth.”
Vinna said: “Our collaboration demonstrates our commitment to also celebrating natural hair and beauty. This partnership allows us to add value for attendees as different elements of the hair and beauty industry will come together under one event.”
Date: 15 – 20 July 2013
Venue:Leeds | Manchester |Nottingham | Bristol | Birmingham| London
The event will incorporate leading hair stylists, speakers, top bloggers & hair demonstrations as well as competitions & product giveaways. Details of the full agenda and speakers will be released in the coming weeks. For more information on Natural Hair Week UK, visit www.naturalhairweek.com.
Join the conversation at #NHWUK and follow us on Twitter (@NaturalHairWeek) and Facebook (NaturalHairWeek).
About Officially Natural & IYOKA Boutique
Officially Natural was founded by Vinna Best. Officially Natural is a London based natural hair and beauty website primarily dedicated to inspiring those with or transitioning back to natural hair. To date Officially Natural has over 12,000 members collectively via the social web.
IYOKA Boutique was created with the vision of creating wearable art relating to natural hair and beauty that tells a story and inspires naturals through design and creativity.
For more information please visit: www.officiallynatural.com & www.iyokaboutique.com
About I Grew it Long
The paperback ‘How I Grew it Long Naturally’ was launched at the Afro Hair & Beauty Show in June 2012 and was a sell out! Since publication, Author, Diane has presented at many natural hair shows/events, provides consultations on natural hair care, retails products for natural hair & her second book ’65 Tips to Healthy Hair Growth’ (Kindle) was published in January 2013. For more information about Diane Hall at I Grew it Long, please visit: www.igrewitlong.com