Europe’s Largest Afro Hair and Beauty Expo to be Bigger and Better!


Europe’s largest ethnic hair and beauty exhibition, Afro Hair & Beauty Live, is set to take place at one of London’s most vibrant and stylish venues, Alexandra Palace, this Spring Bank Holiday weekend – in association with leading ethnic hair care manufacturers SoftSheen-Carson.

Afro Hair & Beauty Live 2009, which runs from 24 – 25 May, will bring together some of the worlds leading hair and beauty brands, as well as top hairstylists and beauticians, for a spectacular weekend of demonstrations, pampering and stage shows.

Experts in the industry will showcase the latest innovations in hair and skincare products including lace front wigs, whilst leading hair technicians will offer consumers key tips and advice for weaves, extensions, braids and natural hair.

Also launching this year is a series of exclusive educational seminars, Talking Heads delivered by celebrity and award-winning stylists including Derrick Mullings (Suave 2000) and George Kosit, which will equip salons with an array of hands-on skills to enable survival during these challenging times.

The annual event now in its 27th year has seen the likes of Grammy Award-winning trio Destiny’s Child, international singing sensation Estelle and Hollywood actor Idris Elba, and continues to attract audiences of over 13,000 from all across the world.

Event Organisers, Afro Hair & Beauty Live commented: “This year we have a jam-packed weekend in store, including makeovers, amazing stage shows and professional seminar programmes; facilitated by some of the UK’s top hair stylists and business consultants. In light of the current climate, we believe that it is imperative that we offer innovative ways for businesses to increase revenue and save money. Afro Hair & Beauty Live 2009 is an event not to be missed, providing businesses, as well as consumers, with value for money, education and all-around entertainment.”

Guests will also be treated to special live PA’s, giveaways and stunning stage shows including College Freestyling, Stop Watch Styling and Sensationnel Icon – celebrating unique hair styling talent within the UK.

Doors open at 10.30am and close at 7pm. For tickets or further information, visit

Region: All
Start Date: 24/05/2009
End Date: 25/05/2009
Start Time: 10:30 to19:00
Venue: Alexandra Palace
Venue Address: Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London
Press Tickets: Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
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Name: Jessyca Sarpong
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8555 2200