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makeup artist edmontonAnthonia is an Eveline Charles certified makeup artist, with a deep-rooted love for the beauty industry. Originally from Calgary, she moved to Edmonton to not only pursue a bachelor of science degree but to continue to grow and develop connections and networks with clients and coworkers as a makeup artist. Anthonia was privileged to display her artistic talent at African Fashion Week Edmonton as well as Western Canada Fashion Week this year. She specializes in runway shows, special occasions, graduation, and bridal makeup. Get in contact today to book your dates for Edmonton and Calgary.

Phone: 587.224.5622

Email: a.anowai@hotmail.com

Bantu App

bantuBantu is a simple, elegant app that makes it easy to find hair stylists in your area who can style natural or relaxed hair. Download the FREE app to view hair stylists’ profiles, which you can sort by price, proximity, and desired hairstyles. You can also view hair stylists’ ratings. Your hair is your crown. Let Bantu help you wear it well. Choose your next hair stylist with confidence and ease—use Bantu App!

Are you a hair stylist or know someone who is? List your business on Bantu and grow your clientele.

DOWNLOAD THE APP at www.bantuapp.com/download!
Website: www.bantuapp.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com/bantuapp
Twitter: www.twitter.com/bantuapp
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bantuapp
Email: hello@bantuapp.com

Coils and Glory

adeola1Adeola Adegbusi is the creative founder of www.coilsandglory.com, a natural hair care website for beginners with highly textured hair. Aside from her website, Adeola has also shared her knowledge with Naturals around the world through websites such as Black Hair Information, Bella Naija, Black Girl Long Hair, Curly Nikki, Kinky Curly Coily Me, Natural Hair Kids, and Naturally Curly. Adeola is passionate about helping newbie Naturals to understand their hair better. She can be reached via her website for further inquiries.

DB Hair & Beauty Supplies

db hairDB Hair & Beauty Supplies opened in 2009 and has been the best-kept secret in Millwoods…till now! We specialize in high-quality human and synthetic hair, lace wigs, hairstyling tools, and beauty products. We’re located at the Tawa Center on 66 street and 30 avenue.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DB-Hair-and-Beauty-Supplies-118090084872337
Phone: 780.757.3588

Emmy’s Elite

Emmy's Elite
Emmy’s Elite is a place where we make our clients feel special and treat them like Royalty. A Royal house where your hair is pampered and treated by professional stylists to maintain a healthy looking hair. Once you experience what Emmy’s Elite Extension has to offer, you won’t be disappointed.

Hair Flaire Cosmetics & Beauty Supply

Hair FlaireAt Hair Flaire, our main objective is creating beautiful hair for men, women, and children. Wether you have African or Caucasian, natural or chemically treated hair, our skilled technicians will help find a signature look which will define you. Our stylists are the masters of hair techniques which include braids, weaves, cutting, styling.
Website: www.hairflaire.ca

Images & Shades

Images and Shades
With over 5,000 products and coast-to-coast distribution, Images & Shades Cosmetics Ltd is the largest supplier of ethnic beauty products in Canada.
Website: www.ImagesAndShades.ca

JRex Entertainment

JRex Entertainment

JRex Entertainment brings the latest in African entertainment and cultural activities to Edmonton and cities across Canada.

Mana Jewelry

PrintEco jewelry handcrafted with exotic wood off cuts & bamboo Using reclaimed pieces of exotic Hawaiian Koa, locally sourced Cascadian hardwoods, and sustainably harvested bamboo, Mana Jewelry Designs strives to create a unique and innovative line of handcrafted wearables that are stylish, versatile, and ecologically responsible.
Website: www.manajewelrydesigns.com
Instagram: @mana_jewels
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ManaJewelry

SYS photography

Vanessa1I am a professional event and personal photographer based in Edmonton. I have over five years experience with film and photography companies, as well as freelance work. I founded SYS photography two years ago while photographing abroad. I have since been furthering SYS in Canada. For Rates and Scheduling, please contact via the email below. You may also call during office hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Phone: 587.532.8732
Email: lady.vanessacc@gmail.com
Website: www.stimulateyoursensesphotography.com

That Girl You Should Know

Nichola1NiLo is a natural hair stylist who is specialized exclusively in loose and loc’d natural hair. Without the use of pins, clips or added hair, she channels each client’s personality to create a style that’s unique and comfortable. NiLo focuses primarily on the holistic health and long-term progress of your hair, by setting up and working toward your specific goals. NiLo’s talent in jewelry making also allows her to customize loc and natural hair jewelry, and fit your wedding head wear securely on your Hair. Email today for video and live consultations, speaking engagements, weddings and photo/videos shoots. If you are looking for an imaginative and knowledgeable stylist, NiLo is That Girl You Should Know.
Website: www.thatgirlyoushouldknow.me
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Naturallyeg

Tope Photography

Tope Photography
Nigerian-born Tópé Akindele, who now calls Edmonton Canada home, is a great lover of creativity. With over 15 years experience in the photography industry and as a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography, Tope honed his skills and expertise in the art of photography and takes his clients’ needs and requests into consideration when helping them to keep all life’s memorable events and occasions cherished forever.
Portraits | Occasions | Industrial Photography
Phone: 780.257.2098
Email: topeakindelephotography@gmail.com