Edge Education

Sat. 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Room: Australian 1-2

Instructor: Tamika Turner

This carefully curated class is designed to educate stylists, mothers, fathers, and teens on proper techniques to prevent traction alopecia. You'll also receive education on proper texture and product knowledge.

Let's Get Some Closure: Weave Techniques to Keep Hair Healthy & Strong

Sat. 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Room: Australian 3-4

Instructor: Ruth Hayes

Become educated on the benefits of protective styles as you focus on the attributes of a Full Weave Install. The class will cover proper weave installation techniques, proper care for hair before, during and after a Protective Hair Style, and more. Open to both professionals and customers.

Quick Makeup Looks

Sat. 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Classroom: Italian 1-2

Instructor: Icess Pettaway


Strips or individuals? Microblading or tweezing? Let this workshop be your guide as we cover lash extention application and the tools you need to get started. Gain information on the benefits of microblading and discover your target consumer for this semi-permanent brow sculpt. Maximize your income by learning a 20-minute, on-the-go, transitional beat for your clients.

Weave Help!

Sat. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Classroom: Australian 1-2

Instructor: Tomeka James

Are you already weaving but need a little help and guidance perfecting your technique? Don’t worry; we got you. Come to this class with your questions on Lace Closures, Frontals, and Special Track Placements from Tomeka James and the Weave X-Perts International Team. We also cover fast application methods, mixed techniques, client conversation and much more.

New Age Styling: With a Natural Flair!

Sat. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Classroom: Australian 3-4

Instructor: Sonya Gilkey (Sistah Nandi)

Ride the new wave of innovative hair styling with Sistah Nandi ,a Natural Hair Care Culturist. Be progressive and learn the latest trendsetting techniques for curling, twisting, braiding, and styling locs and natural hair.

Let's Link Up: Microlink Extensions

Sun. 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Classroom: Swiss 1-2

Instructor: Aria Sims

Though there’s a lot to love about hair extensions, issues like itchy scalp and bumpy braids can definitely ruin the romance. Come to this class to learn how to reignite your clients’ relationship with extensions by applying Microlink Extensions! This all-new undetectable extension method delivers pure extension bliss without braids or glue.

Quick Makeup Looks

Sun. 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Classroom: German 3-4

Instructor: Icess Pettaway

Strips or individuals? Microblading or tweezing? Let this workshop be your guide as we cover lash extention application and the tools you need to get started. Gain information on the benefits of microblading and discover your target consumer for this semi-permanent brow sculpt. Maximize your income by learning a 20-minute, on-the-go, transitional beat for your clients.

Step Up Your Prep: Enhance Your Technique

Sun. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Classroom: Kenyan 1-2

Instructor: Dominique Stroman

Take this crash course in the important preliminary steps of natural hair styling, consultation, proper shampoo/ conditioning/ detangling, and setting the tone for a positive salon experience at the bowl with spa-like treatments. You'll also sharpen technical skills to create clean, polished, long-lasting, salon-quality natural hair styles.

Lace vs Links: The Newest Protective Styling Trend

Sun. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Classroom: Swiss 1-2

Instructor: Tiffany Arnold

Your clients are always looking for new and innovative style while giving their natural hair a rest . Come and gain the knowledge you need to be on the cutting edge of the Protective Styling hair trends. Learn to identify if Lace Frontals or Microlinks are the best fit for your natural hair clients. Not only will you be provided with fresh and unique styling options, you’ll also learn how to price the services so that you make a profit and solidify your next appointment! The hair game is changing, come learn how you can get ahead of the trend and go straight to the bank.

Inside a Braider's Mind: Creativity, Professionalism and Innovation

Sun. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Classroom: Spanish 3-4

Instructor: Tiffany "Typhs Braids" Poles

Join celebrity braider, Tiffany "Typhs Braids" Poles, as she dives into the details of a braider's mind. It's not just about the hair! The class will touch on creative braiding styles , how to be a better braider, and taking your brand to the next level!

New Age Styling: With a Natural Flair!

Sun. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Classroom: Italian 3-4

Instructor: Sonya Gilkey (Sistah Nandi)

Ride the new wave of innovative hair styling with Sistah Nandi, a Natural Hair Care Culturist. Be progressive and learn the latest trendsetting techniques for curling, twisting, braiding, and styling locs and natural hair.

Weave Help!

Sun 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Classroom: Australian 1-2

Instructor: Tomeka James

Are you already weaving but need a little help and guidance perfecting your technique? Don’t worry; we got you. Come to this class with your questions on Lace Closures, Frontals, and Special Track Placements from Tomeka James and the Weave X-Perts International Team. We also cover fast application methods, mixed techniques, client conversation and much more.