There are still plenty of hot natural hair & beauty events happening in Chicago to keep summer sizzling. Both educational and entertaining, there are a variety of gatherings for every natural to enjoy.
In Our Heads About Our Hair Movie Screening
This Sunday, August 4, Black Harvest Film Festival will host a screening of “In Our Heads About Our Hair” followed by a panel discussion featuring Rachel O., Dr. William Yates, Lakeisha Gray Sewell, and moderator Britt Julious.
Black hair is a subject that comes with its own history, politics, practical issues, and loads of emotional baggage in director Hemamset Angaza’s illuminating documentary. Learn more about the film and purchase tickets to the screening here.
Gene Siskel Center
164 N State St
Luv & Learn Your Hair – Chicago
YouTube personality Taren Guy will be speaking on the deeper meanings and issues of natural hair and what it means to her at “Luv & Learn Your Hair” in Chicago on Thursday, September 12. Joining Taren will be New York City hair care expert Jennifer-Rose, giving valuable tips on how to be free, playful and versatile without compromising one’s hair health.
This event has plenty of entertainment in store including a Q & A session with Taren Guy and Jennifer-Rose, a natural hair fashion show, hair demonstrations by the Motions stylist team, raffle prizes and giveaways.
Attendees can also expect a panel discussion titled, “The Deeper the Roots”, featuring moderator Taren Guy, Jennifer-Rose, The Monroe Sisters, and one lucky event attendee.
Get your tickets here to celebrate the beauty of natural hair at its best at Luv & Learn Your Hair – Chicago.
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
632 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60654
2nd Annual Industry Standard Natural Hair & Beauty Fashion Show + EXPO
The Monroe Sisters will be hosting the second annual Natural Hair and Beauty Fashion Show in Chicago’s South Loop on Saturday, September 21. With nearly 100,000 collective YouTube subscribers and 3.5 million video views, The Monroe Sisters have developed a viral presence on YouTube with videos ranging from Natural Hair Tutorials, Product Reviews, Lifestyle, Fashion and Beauty, to name a few. These ladies are consistently sought after as positive, inspirational forces in the Online Natural Hair Community.
The purpose of this event is to empower women of color and to encourage self-awareness and pride by showcasing only the most positive, distinguished images of beauty. The Monroe Sisters hope to provide a sophisticated and fun social atmosphere for naturals and fashionistas who are seeking inspiration.
The 2nd Annual Industry Standard Natural Hair & Beauty Fashion Show + Expo will feature this season’s hottest natural hair styles, fashion, live performances, music, gourmet catered refreshments, open bar and optional VIP seating. Purchase your tickets here to experience this event.
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lacuna Lofts (in the Reverie Gallery)
2150 S Canalport Ave
Chicago, IL 60608