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Countdown to Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017: A sneak peek

READY TO GO: Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017 will return to the Business Design Centre in north London this month

TAKE SOME time out and treat yourself at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017 on Bank Holiday weekend (28 and 29 May) at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington London N1 0QH.

Discover new brands and new products at #AHBLIVE to refresh your Spring/Summer 2017 beauty and fashion wardrobe.

Here's a preview of some of the things you can discover that Bank Holiday weekend:


Hands up if you think beauty looks better with big hair! Get new looks look, buy your ready-to-wear styles and learn how to make your own bespoke wigs live at the Wig Boutique sponsored by Big Beautiful Hair by Outre.


photo credit: Sherry's Life

Take a look at new products from Portugal Muxima for curlies and those with textured hair who are championing the #NATURALHAIRMOVEMENT. Muxima means 'heart' in Kimbundu, an Angolan language. First-hand experience led to the creation of a premium range of products celebrating all hair textures. The team will be on hand with hair care advice to teach you how to create high-end hair design.


Brand new to #AHBLIVE is All Shades Covered, the London-based hair and beauty e-retailer founded by Forbes 30 Under 30 winners Tommy Williams and Sanmi Ogunmola. The team will be exhibiting straight, body wave, curly, kinky straight and kinky curly hair extensions as well as their own range of hair care products.


photo credit: Beardaholic

For the man who looks after himself - look out for grooming products in the Afro Man Space, the brand new destination for male grooming, hair and lifestyle products. Visit facial hair specialists like Bump Patrol and Mane Love, purveyors of beautifully scented beard oil. 100% pure, natural and organically proven to stimulate the growth of your beard hair - #sensualseducation bae!


Be amongst the first in the UK to watch My Hair Bar's exclusive live demonstration of The Man Weave technique, as previously featured in The Voice, the non-surgical hair unit for men.


This year our regular barber competition needs your clippers to be ready for Lusters SCurl Battle of the Barbers and Battle of The Beard Stylist.


For 40 years Palmer’s have used cocoa butter, nature’s super beauty ingredient as their foundation, for its superior healing properties and skin moisturising properties. Visit the Palmer’s stand to discover more, including their body and hair care ranges and the New and Improved Palmer’s Olive Oil Formula Hair Care with Jamaican Black Castor Oil!

Find out how to feed your mind, body and skin with Phyto Botanicals, an independent luxury skin and haircare brand, hand-crafted with the finest plant extracts and essential oils.


photo credit: Flori Roberts

When your skin and hair are flawless, your make-up should follow suit. Let the glam squad help you achieve the look. Kushty Cosmetics brings you cosmetic brands from around the world including Flori Roberts, L.A Girl, Atelier Paris and K.Co. Be sure to get in line for tips to refresh your make-up for Spring/Summer ‘17


#AHBLIVE says 'good luck' to the finalists of Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE's Instagram Hairstylist and Mr & Mrs Black competitions. Get your tickets and front row seats for Sunday 28 May to watch both finals on stage.

Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE FREE

These seminars are brought to you by our exciting education hub, run by trusted experts and professionals. Get in line to be inspired and empower your hair and beauty routine. Carol Brown The Hair Doctor, Camille Rose Naturals, Nourish Naturally and multi award-winning hair stylist and colourist Victoria Akuagwu of Ziuzo. Tickets to all seminars are free, so get in line early to secure your seat.

With so much variety, new brands and great quality products there’s something for everyone at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017!


For adults and children over five, £12 advance tickets are on sale via Black Beauty & Hair Magazine and can also be bought for £14 on the door.

Doors open 10.30am - 6:00pm on Sunday 28 May and Monday 29 May.

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