Legacy & Beyond: Hair and Now!

Join the Natural Hairstyle & Braid Coalition (NHBC) in partnership with NYBWPC x Mission Accomplished Transition Services at the forefront of revolutionizing the Natural Hair Care Industry. Held during the NYSABPRHAL's 53rd Annual Legislative Conference, join us as we continue the legacy of shaping the future of natural hair licensing in NYS and sparking a true texture revolution.

February 17, 2024 | Albany, NY

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legacy and beyond

Embracing Your Roots: Exploring Natural Hair Journey and Our Hair Identities

Celebrating the New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislators, Inc. ‘s 53rd Annual Legislative Conference!

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion that delves into the profound impact of beauty on the health of Black women, forging a commitment to ensure beauty wellness for generations to come. This enlightening discourse will navigate the historical context unpacking the impactful role of chemical relaxers on the overall health of Black people. Our panel aims to illuminate the holistic impact of beauty on health, fostering a collective shift towards natural and empowering practices.

Saturday, February 17, 2024 | 9:15 A.M. -10:30 A.M. 

Legislative Office Building Room 742, Albany, New York

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2023 Overview

The Lurie Daniel Favors Show

Past Events


A Look & Learn Beauty Wellness Event with Our Community Partner NYBeauty Suites! 

June 22, 2023

Our event sponsor @edenbodyworks donated lovely peppermint shampoo and conditioners in beautifully packaged gifts! Our drink sponsor @simpleecbdteas, provided  us with a delicious Island Spice, a hemp-infused sorrel Ice Tea, and our lite bites of lemon squares were sponsored by  @gigislemonsquares

Vendors Diane Da Costa @simpleebeautifulbrands was on hand with the DryGlove, an innovative game-changing hair, a quick-dry, super absorbent hand towel, and HairTAIs, Debra Hare Bey @_omhhinc displayed an array of vegan haircare and body products!
Special thank you to #NHBC member, hairstylist, educator, and trichologist @courtneyfosterbeautyllc for imparting her knowledge to the attendees who learned so much! 
Thank you to Sabrina of @naturalpartnersincrime for being our model for the evening and sharing your journey with us! We learned so much about #seborrheicdermatitis!
A special thank you to @NYBeautySuites for always supporting the industry and the community by partnering with us to produce these informative events! 
Last but not least thank you to everyone who came out to support, learn, and grow in the community!  Health is beauty!  See you at the next one!

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