The countdown is on to this year’s Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2018 #AHBL2018! Over two days, (27 and 28 May 2018) Europe’s biggest afro hair, beauty and lifestyle show returns to the Business Design Centre, Islington with ‘the Ultimate Experience’ to help you unwind while catching up on the latest trends in hair and beauty for women of colour.

Afro Hair & Beauty Live
All Shades Black

With more than 60 exhibitors, Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE is THE place to be this bank holiday. Beauty aficionados, get ready as a range of quality brands will be on hand, including Palmer’s new body range – perfect for summer glowing skin and keep your hair well moisturised with Twisted Sista’s Clear + Nourish – whilst your there, make sure you pick up an invitation to their exclusive lounge, The Kink Back with Treasure Tress and influencer, Hair Is Simba. Look out for promotional offers from Camille Rose Naturals, Revlon Realistic and As I Am.  Popular global brands including Luster’s, Avlon and Cantu will be offering free expert tips from award-winning guests, including Mille Organics founder Monique Rodriguez.


Exclusive Debuts – International Glow Getters

Get up and personal with some exciting newcomer. Make like Eva Marcille, Teyana Taylor or Fantasia and get to know US-based brand Urban Skin Rx – the award-winning melanin skincare experts specializing in skincare for darker skin tones and those with common skin problems. For luscious shea butter formulations, visit R & R Luxury – all the way from Nigeria! From essential oils, soaps and home fragrance – they have something for all the family including children and babies.

Afro Hair & Beauty Live
Teyana Taylor


Afro-Pop Up

Fashion designers from the UK, Europe and Africa will be waving the flag for ‘brand Africa’ by bringing you the latest styles and trends in this year’s Afro Pop-Up brought to by Agnes Cazin (Haiti73 Agency). Check out super cool accessories from Joydesioux and art-obsessed Dorcas Creates to Continent Clothing, authentic African clothing handmade by artisans in The Gambia. Debuting the show will be Eloli (meaning “it is beautiful”), award-winning luxury African fashion brand by three sisters from Cameroon offering original designs for both men and women.

Afro Hair & Beauty Live
One of the brands exibiting: R&R Luxury

Discovery and learning are the themes of the day in the experiential lifestyle lounge produced by Head Fashion curator, Agnes Cazin (Haiti 73 Agency). Engaging talks will cover everything from mental health (Manhood & Womanhood Academy), the business of fashion (MNN agency), busting beauty myths with Black Skin Directory and special guest, June Sarpong MBE (author of new book, Diversify) will lead a talk on literature alongside the authors of Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible.



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