Urban Beauty & Wellness Event

Sunday, October 23, 2016 | Impact HUB Oakland

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About the Event


Urban Beauty Network is bringing together the best brands and beauty & wellness professionals to showcase their products and services during our 3rd Annual Beauty & Wellness Event. Our guests will enjoy an afternoon of shopping, education, entertainment, delectable hors d’oeuvres, free flowing beverages, and fantastic give-aways! Women of Color from around the SF Bay Area will connect with one another while discovering great new brands in hair care, skincare, cosmetics,fitness, wellness, and more.

CHARITY

We are hosting our event during breast cancer awareness month to bring awareness to the importance of maintaining our health. A portion of the proceeds will go towards supporting The Rapunzel Project. For more information visit: http://www.rapunzelproject.org/

EMPOWERMENT

This event will kick off our #BlackBeautyMatters tour. We want to empower our community to thrive by empowering women of color and beauty entrepreneurs to raise the bar when it comes to the black beauty experience.

Speakers


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Angela Stevens

    Celebrity Hair Stylist | Educator |Entrepreneur | TV Personality

    Meko White | @MekoMyMUA

    Entrepreneur/ Celebrity Makeup Artist

    Felicia Leatherwood | @LovingYourHair

    Celebrity Hair Stylist | Educator |Entrepreneur | Consultant

  • Rita Owens | @UrbanBeautyINC

    Event Host & CEO of Urban Beauty Network

    Dawn Shaffer

    Co-Founder of Natural Splendor

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Angela Stevens
Celebrity Hair Stylist | Educator |Entrepreneur | TV Personality
Celebrity Hair Stylist, Educator, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and TV Personality, Angela Christine is a mogul in the making.  Best known for her role on WE tv’s reality TV show, LA Hair, Angela, has been capitalizing on the show’s success to build a name for herself in the beauty industry. Her 10 year professional career as a beauty expert has positioned her to be well versed in several aspects of the industry. Her work can be seen on celebrities such as Eve,  5th Harmony, Rita Ora, Ciara, Rihanna and many others. She is currently the Sr. Creative and Educational advisor to The Good Hair Salon (NYC), has served as a brand ambassador for beauty brands such as Olive Oil ORS and Girl + Hair, and is a key influencer for major brands such as AJ Crimson Cosmetics, Kenra products, Indique, and several others. Additionally, Angela's new company Conscious Curls, is also a reflection of her desire to positively impact others through philanthropic giving. By teaming up with the Rapunzal project, Conscious Curls donates a portion of each sale to helping chemotherapy patients keep there own hair, through a method called cold cap therapy!
Meko White | @MekoMyMUA
Entrepreneur/ Celebrity Makeup Artist
Meko White is a Celebrity Makeup Artist, Beauty Expert, and Entrepreneur known for her endless creativity, and ability to produce makeup art that is trendy and transformational, yet always with a natural appeal. Some of her known clients have included Nicole Ari Parker, Betsy Brandt, Michael Madsen, Candice Huckeba of Radio Disney, Alicia E. Brown, Tameka Raymond, Lil' Mama, Maxine Jones, Tee Marie Hanible, Noah Galloway, BeBe Winans, Catherine Brewton-VP of BMI and one of Def Jam's top recording artist, Jhene Aiko. Meko has also worked behind the scenes on film productions for Google, FOX, Pixar Studios and Christopher Coppola. She earned the new title of "Lead Makeup Artist" during the FOTS (Fashion on the Square) 9th Annual Event, where she worked alongside the legendary Fashion Designer, B Michael.    
Felicia Leatherwood | @LovingYourHair
Celebrity Hair Stylist | Educator |Entrepreneur | Consultant
Felicia Leatherwood is an internationally renowned celebrity stylist, natural hair advocate, consultant and educator. She is founder of the Loving Your Hair with Natural Care Workshop, a seminar designed to educate and empower women by teaching the importance of self-love and promoting natural beauty through natural hair care. As a celebrity stylist with over 26 years of experience Leatherwood has lent her expertise to the entertainment industry styling Hollywood notables such as Oscar Award nominees Viola Davis (actress) and Ava Duvernay ('Selma' director), megastar Will Smith, Grammy winner/R&B superstar Jill Scott, 'Empire' leading actor Terrence Howard, 'Mad Men' star Teyonah Parris, 'Black-ish' star Anthony Anderson, 'The Color Purple' composer and Grammy/Tony Award nominee Brenda Russell, Maybelline supermodel Tomiko Fraser, actresses Nicole Ari Parker, Kim Coles and Kimberly Elise as well as a host of entertainment executives, rising stars and beauty entrepreneurs. Her magazine cover and editorial spread exposure include Vogue, Variety, Essence, Elle, Ebony and many more, which can be viewed at www.FeliciaLeatherwood.com/Press.
Rita Owens | @UrbanBeautyINC
Event Host & CEO of Urban Beauty Network
Rita Owens is the Founder & CEO of Urban Beauty Network, an online beauty & wellness concierge service for Women of Color. She is both a trained Beauty Professional and Advertising Executive with over 12 years of experience. Her passion is providing Women of Color a safe haven for discovering beauty & wellness products and services tailored to fit their unique needs.
Dawn Shaffer
Co-Founder of Natural Splendor

Pricing


Become a Vendor


For information on how to become a vendor, please send us an email . Space is limited. Email: Rita@UrbanBeautyNetwork.com

Venue


Impact Hub Oakland

2323 Broadway Avenue Oakland, CA 94612

For more info:

Rita@urbanbeautynetwork.com