Naturalistas take over Brooklyn at the “Let Your Hair Down Expo”


Naturalistas take over Brooklyn at the “Let Your Hair Down Expo”

Design Essentials® Master Educator Ketlie Hyacinthe, Jenell Stewart (Kinky Curly Coily Me!) and Claudette Whyte of Design Essentials®


April 26, 2013 (BROOKLYN)- 

Over 1,500 women gathered at theLet Your Hair Down Expo on Saturday, April 20th at The Villian in Brooklyn, NY. The event was created by award-winning natural hair bloggerJenell Stewart (Kinky Curly Coily Me!) and Design Essentials®  Natural was the signature sponsor.


One of the highlights of the expo was the sold out Design Essentials®Natural VIP CHIC Styling Workshop led by Design Essentials® Natural Master Educators Ketlie Hyacinthe and Claudette Whyte.


Photo highlights from the Expo are provided below.  To request access to hi-res images and/or video highlights, please contact Camila Crews at 646-500-9028.

During the Design Essentials® Natural VIP CHIC Styling Workshop Claudette Whyte shows attendees how to keep a flexi rod set fresh. Using simple tools like hair combs, bobby pins and a satin bonnet will allow this easy style to last for several days. Photo credit: James Pray, Supreme Team Photography
Braids and dreadlocks were some of the trends of the day. Naturalistas showed the versatility and beauty of their natural hair with several different styles. Photo credit: James Pray, Supreme Team Photography
Brooklynites show off their style. Everything from short and cropped to twist outs and extensions. Brooklyn girls definitely know how to rock their natural hair.  Photo credit: James Pray, Supreme Team Photography