Saturday 24th August 2013 marked the launch of The WITJ Natural Hair & Beauty Show, London. Tickets sold out, more were added, and they too sold out. Still people came, queued and hoped they would gain access through ticket sales at the door (Tickets are NOT available to purchase on the door). The WITJ Natural Hair & Beauty Show is definitely in demand and we are back less than 9 months later in Spring 2014 for our second installment of what we have coined the natural hair , beauty & lifstyle experience of the year.
Why The WITJ Natural & Hair & Beauty Show? Because we are more than just another hair or beauty event! We offer our guests an engaging interactive showcase that celebrates the modern day woman of colour. Educating, inspiring and offering an opportunity for attendees to discover new products and/or services that are geared to women of colour. We understand that the journey to health hair or returning to natural has more than one face, for that reason we strive show versatility. Organised by women that understand only to well how under serviced women of colour are in the UK/European hair & beauty industry.
Click here for full list of event program (workshops, seminars etc) and confirmed exhibitors
Hosted by culy girl Annaliese Dayes: We want to expose our attendees to as many inspirational women of colour here in the UK as we can. Can't get any more Brit than a Camden born Londoner. We are more than excited to have ANTM Cycle 18 contestant Annaliese Dayes on board to host the event. She has an AMAZING personallity and we know you will love her just as much as Team WITJ do...
Exclusive Meet & Greet (VIP Ticket Holders): 12:45 - 13:45
Tweet us all your question you would like answered using the hashtags #askWITJ and #thewitjshow. Active tweeters throughout the event will win some goodies from our show sponsors.
HAIR VALLEY DEBATES with Valley Fontaine - WHAT DOES HAVING PROFESSIONAL HAIR MEAN TO YOU? 14:00 - 14:30
'The Face of Natural' 2014 brand ambassador competition winner announced:
We want to represent YOU the modern day woman of colour in all that we do. That means involving the WITJ supporters in as many of our projects as we can. Through 'The Face of Natural' brand ambassador opportunity we aim to showcase the different “faces of natural” year on year. The Face of Natural brand ambassador will be an integral part of #TheWITJShow marketing campaign each year in celebration and recognition of YOU. WITJ aims to Educate & Inspire, so we want to know 1. How you have or intend to inspire those around you by going natural 2. Why you chose to return to natural. "The Face of Natural" 2014 sponsored by Hairfinity UK www.hairfinity.co.uk
How to enter: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “I am The Face” , letting us know 1. How you have or intend to inspire those around you by going natural 2. Why you chose to return to natural 3. Please attached 1 high resolution portrait image with your hair down in its natural state and 1 High resolution full length image. Entry deadline is the 21th April 2014. Shortlistedentrants will be announced 25th April. Winner announced and presented with their prizes at the 2014 WITJ Natural Hair & Beuaty show
Entry requirements: a. Must be aged between 18 and over b. Must reside in the UK. Available and already attending the eventin London 05/05/14 if shortlisted d. Be a loose natural, loced or transitioning to natural
Mainstage - Keynote speaker trichologist: 16:00 - 16:30
Event to be featured on www.essence.com, so dress to impress and get creative with those hair styles.
When & Where
Woman in The Jungle
Wunmi Akinlagun, Jane of this Jungle... OK founder will do
Woman In The Jungle is a UK based natural hair & beauty community here to inspire, educate and celebrate the modern day woman of colour check us out for more show information via - www.womaninthejungle.com
Check me out on Twitter @wunmiakinlagun & Instragm @womaninthejungle