The Kolour Kulture Texture vs. Race Summit will equip you with the power to overcome all your personal challenges when it comes to coloring textured hair.  You will leave this event fully equipped with solid pointers for formulating the right color solutions and tactics to increase your profitability by mastering diverse hair textures.



In today’s mixed and culturally diverse communities, now more than ever before is the time to leave all sensitivity, biases, and social stereotypes at the door to serve clients of all hair types and ethnic backgrounds.  Kolour Kulture is pleased to present the Texture vs. Race Summit as your go-to resource to give you the career breakthrough you’ve been waiting for!

It doesn’t matter if the client’s hair is straight, wavy, curly or kinky, a true colorist can do it all!

Daily Schedule 

Summit Agenda



Opening Session hosted by Keya Neal



9am - 11am

Kreating a Kulture of Diversity and Inclusion Presented by Kashonna Holland


Corporate Trainer and Development Leader Kashonna Holland teaches best practices associated with hiring, facilitating, and servicing in and for a  diverse work environment. Presentation includes team building, group activities and exercises.




Texture Diversity Small Group Chats



Noon - 1pm

N’awlins Style Lunch



1 - 5pm

Texture Vs Race Theory Presented by Keya Neal


This highly interactive and series of demos will teach the ins and out of all textures, the differences, and rules of engagement.


Lessons Learned:

  • Understand the differences in all  textures and types

  • Develop the understanding of the language of texture

  • Learn how to color textured hair

  • Learn the chemistry of textured hair

  • Master blonding techniques

  • Creating  a strong game plan

  • Master Diverse techniques, treatments and chemical applications



Pick Mix Cocktail Party


Mix and mingle and determine your designated group to transform selected models of varying textures while choosing your very own model to transform during Monday’s performance class.  NOTE: Models to be selected must fall outside of your comfort zone.


** VIPs to select model preferences first **


8 - 9am

Morning Session: Styling & Finishing for Textured Hair




Featured Texture Kutting Presentation

By Guest Kolour Artist


10:30am - Noon

Round Robin Kolour Speed Demos Presented by Team Kolour Kulture


A speed dating experience for kolorists? Team Kolour Kulture will lead this highly interactive and captivating presentation, which offers a series of texture styling demonstrations for you to observe in 15-minute increments.



N’awlins Style Lunch



Texture vs Race Makeovers


You along with your designated team will take everything learned throughout your Texture vs Race experience and makeover models, incorporating a variety of color, cutting, and finishing techniques.


NOTE: All color and products will be provided.



Grande Finale Hair Expose’  


Get prepared to show-off your newly learned skills as your model takes the stage to present your finished looks in your very own hir show!  After the show, you and your team will then explain the styling approach and learned techniques used to create your hair show looks.


Texture Vs Race Is a Movement to Bring Our

Industry Into the 21st Century


Texture Vs Race Break Down

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Click Here To Check Out Keya Neal As She Breaks-Down 

Texture Vs Race



“The ethnic market is growing day by day. Now more than ever before, hairstylists are confronted with a multi-textural clientele requesting color services and more while embracing their natural curls. For this reason, the Texture Vs Race Summit was established to empower ALL stylists with the required skills to meet the needs of today's diverse clientele without making them feel marginalized.”


~ Keya Neal, founder of Kolour Kulture

Texture Vs Race Eradicates Texture Fear Through Knowledge

Texture Vs Race Webinar Series


Get In On Our Texture Vs Race Pre-Summit Webinar Series presented by Keya Neal:

This online 12 week course will educate you on koloring all hair textures and types. Learn the ins and outs of mastering textured hair. If you want to expand to a multicultural clientele and be able to work with any and everyone that walks into your salon then REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR below!! No more texture fear! 


Webinars take place every Tuesday @ 7pm EST. If you miss the live webinars then don’t worry! You can watch the playbacks!

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