The Northwest Ohio Natural Hair & Beauty Expo is searching for Natural Hair Stylists, Models and Make Up Artists!

Held on October 15, 2011, the Expo will welcome consumers who are looking for the latest in Natural Hair Style Trends, Products, Services and Accessories.

The Hair Show will highlight the most unique and fashion forward Natural Hair Styles for Men, Women and Children.

The Categories are:

 Afros.This can be anywhere from the TWO to Full Blown Afros, fashioned in a variety of styles from cornrows, fro hawks, twist outs, combination styles and more

Locs. From baby locs to mature locs, Organic, Traditional, Sisterlocks, Brotherlocks, Interlocks fashioned in a variety of styles such as bantu knots, donut buns, basket weave and more

Transitional Styles. this is the only category where braids or extensions can be worn. No sew ins please. This is for loc extensions, genie locs, box braids and kinky twists fashioned into a variety of styles from french rolls to flat twists to pompadour updos. This is to show the versatility of styles that can be created with braids for the purpose of transitioning.

Stylists that specialize in natural hair textures, no chemicals except dye or unless transitioning, are encouraged to participate, however, because of the lack of licensing, talented stylists with the ability to create fascinating styles are encouraged to participate.

*Wardrobe stylists, make up artists and nail technicians are encouraged to participate as well. Please sign up using the Volunteer Form. Be sure to mark the volunteer box.

This is NOT a competition or contest. The Hair Show is for the sole purpose of displaying the best Natural Hair Looks for Expo participants and guests to enjoy.

There is no fee to participate. All models and stylists who are not renting a booth will still be required to pay a discounted admission to the Expo of $5.

Models can be of any age from babies to adults, male or female. All stages of the Natural Experience are welcome, from newbies to mavens.

If you are interested in  vending, please sign up here.

Submit inquiries, photos (optional), and contact information to or call 419.810.5996