If you haven't heard already, Hay Queen! will be in full attendance to the 5th annual Kansas City Natural Hair Expo! *begins celebratory happy dance* I am the official blogger of this year's expo, and couldn't be more excited! This weekend will be jam packed with special guests, giveaways and insightful classes. But just in case you need more convincing as to why you should attend, I'm giving you seven reasons!
#1 This year's expo is bigger!
Held at the Jack Reardon Civic Center in Kansas City, Kan., the KCHNE has doubled its size all around in location and attractions. With a numerous amount of sessions that range from hair technique classes, fashion shows, teen summit, and a luncheon!
You either gotta go big, or go home this year!
#2 The Kinks & Curls Luncheon
The Kinks & Curls Luncheon will feature a panel of hair stylists, bloggers and natural hair enthusiasts (including yours truly). Answering your natural hair questions and concerns. Not to mention, a decadent lunch will be provided! We'll be feeding your mind more knowledge on natural hair, and your tummy- it's a win-win!
#3 Men's natural hair will be celebrated!
Oftentimes the natural hair community forgets to include men, when in reality African-American men have embraced their non-relaxed more consistently than we have! There will be male models sporting their naturals, as well as hair segments featuring male tresses. So grab your male friends and let them know that they can learn about their hair as well!
#4 Plenty of giveaways and freebies!
Enough said. Featuring mainstream and local products catered to natural hair! There's also a chance to win in a giveaway!
#5 Hair and wellness classes!
From hair braiding and turban tying, to yoga classes! This weekend is jam packed with many life wellness events.
#6 You'll meet me!
I'll be there all weekend, sitting on panels, blogging, and taking selfies! So if you see me, stop by and say hi!
#7 Mingle with other KC naturalistas
What better way to become emerged within the Kansas City natural hair community than to attend the annual expo? You'll meet stylists, companies and enthusiasts, all present to support your beauty!
So did I convince you? Click here to purchase your tickets!