Khembe’s Return To Your Roots Birmingham Festival [press release]

by mediabeast
23rd March 2018

Return To Your Roots Birmingham

Khembe’s Return To Your Roots Birmingham Festival takes place on Saturday 5 May and Sunday 6 May 2018 at the?H Suite, Edgbaston. Celebrating natural hair and wellbeing.?


February 2018

?Black women do not wish their curly or kinky hair to be airbrushed out?


We are in the midst a revolution. It?s personal and political. Men and women of the black diaspora are making a huge shift. A shift in their approach not only to their hair care but in terms of wellness and lifestyle. Black men and women are reclaiming their birthright, embracing their natural hair texture, and the mainstream is struggling to catch up.

Remember the fiasco of Lupita Nyongo whose natural hair was photo-shopped by UK Grazia magazine? The photographer later apologised and hopefully realised that Black women with naturally curly or kinky hair do not wish to be airbrushed out.

Return to your Roots?Birmingham is a natural hair and beauty festival established by Khembe Clarke promoting the power of natural hair movement. The festival, in its fifth year. It is a glorious mix of workshops on protective styles, natural hair products. It also shares vital advice on how to move from chemically treated hair to healthy natural hair.

?The growth of the natural hair movement has been incredible,? says Khembe, Founder of Return to your Roots.?There is a strong interest in going back to natural hair styles and products.? I believe it?s deeper than trend. ?I feel it?s about black women and men reclaiming our heritage and realising we are beautiful without needing to conform to a Western version of beauty.?

Kids Workshop and Dads & Daughter?s workshop

The coverage of last year?s show was picked up by the BBC in Midlands who filmed the show?s Kids Workshop and Dads & Daughter?s workshop which went viral: http://bbc.in/2E3qKf4

On Saturday 5th May & Sunday 6th May, entrepreneur and esteemed natural hairstylist, Khembe Clarke will host her fifth festival: Khembe?s Return to your Roots: Natural Hair, Beauty, Health & Well-Being. Return To Your Roots is expecting more than 1,000 people to attend the event. Attendees will receive expert advice on how to achieve the healthiest natural tresses.

Special Guest: Ms Lady Lox, licensed Cosmetologist. She is the owner of Unique Naturalz Salon, Atlanta will be sharing her wisdom, hair magic and unique style!

As well as fabulous hair demos, and a fashion show, more than sixty?stalls will showcase tantalising displays of African clothes, fabrics, jewellery, books as well as a range of health and beauty products. Get your ticket today if you?re on the journey to natural hair. Or have you already made the step and need advice about hair care, products, styling? Join us and take part in lively discussions or seek inspiration about the unique versatility of natural hair.

Will you be attending?Return To Your Roots Birmingham?

Related:?2018 UK Hair Related Events So You Never Miss Out


Return To Your Roots Birmingham

Notes for Editors:
  1. Tickets available: www.roots2018.eventbrite.co.uk ?- kids under 16 go free
  2. The venue for Khembes, Hair, Beauty & Wellness Festival is: The H Suite, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 0AA.
  3. For sponsorship enquiries contact: Khembe Clarke ? 07886 305842?or email: info@khembes.com www.khembes.com
  4. For media interviews please contact Suzy Rowland: email: hello@everywordcopywriting or call 07947 801044 www.everywordcopywriting.co.uk
  5. More info: http://www.returntoyourroots.com

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