Workshop – Hair care maintenance – the natural way


On March 23rd the YEAh Live event will be holding an  informative hair care workshop on maintaining natural hair.

The following topics will be covered in the 60-minute session hosted by Emma Ako and Naturally Simple founder, Merissa Hamilton:

  • How to maintain natural hair
  • Why use natural hair products as opposed to chemically infused (cheaper) ones
  • What should I do with my hair on off days (not reaching for the creamy crack)
  • Understanding your hair type
  • Foods for the hair
  • How to look after mix textured hair
  • Easy style demos with the finished styles featuring in the YEAh Live fashion show later in the day.
  • A short quiz at the end of the workshop where participants can win natural hair products from Naturally Simple and Mixed Roots.

Lorraine James, founder of YEAh Live, said of her natural hair journey: “I started my natural hair journey in 2002, but still wore my hair in a bob style weave for years after as I couldn’t embrace my natural hair and didn’t know how to style or maintain it. I wanted my hair to still look glamorous and glossy just like it was when it was relaxed. Eventually I discovered Sisterlocks which bridged the gap between being natural and having hair that could be styled to look glam. Talking to other women, I found that some still have issues with their natural hair and when they get frustrated, they reach for the “creamy crack” which is still around tempting us like the devil! So myself and some of the YEAh Live team decided to run a natural hair workshop to address these issues and hopefully teach and inspire the attendees particularly the young girls who are heavily influenced by the hair and beauty industry’s glossy adverts promoting weave, relaxer and products full of harmful chemicals.”

DATE: Saturday 23 March 2013 | TIME: 3.30pm – 7.30pm
ENTRY: £5 in advance via or £7 on the door
VENUE: Montgomery Hall, 58 Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SW