Natural Hair Care Fair (photo series)

By Cynthia Ntinunu

On Saturday Oct. 27th at 11am Smith College held a natural hair care fair. This event was dedicated to people with natural hair or those interested in it. There were various tables that featured products, arts and crafts, and tables teaching people how to do different hair styles. Attendees were able to see instructors teach how to do box braids, wigs, twists, and flexi rod sets. Alongside this there were people selling their products like shea butter and jewelry. Also, the company Curls sponsored the event by giving out “free products.

Attendees gather around to see the various stations.
The instructor was showing off the hair that would be used to do the twists.
One station taught people how to do box braids.
One of the stations taught attendees how to make wigs.
The instructor was showing attendees how to start the box braid with the added hair.
There was a station for homemade shampoo.
One lady sold her shea butter products at the event.
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There was a table teaching attendees how to do a flexi rod set.
Attendees got to make collages.
Curls was the event’s sponsor.
Attendees used magazines like the one with Kerry Washington on it, to decorate their art profiles.
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