Inagural Texture Vs Race Summit Recap, Plus Sneak Peak at What's to Come

Updated: Apr 7

Hi guys!

I am so proud to announce that our first ever Texture Vs Race summit was AN IMMENSE SUCCESS! I am so thankful for everyone who attended and for the support of our sponsors as we embarked on a weekend that was as emotional as it was educational. If you missed it, I took to Facebook Live to recap everything that happened during the two-day summit. Click here to watch the video in full or keep reading for a brief recap on the event. Check out what people have been posting on Instagram by searching the hashtag #TextureVsRace

What's Next for Texture Vs Race?

What does the future hold next for the amazing Texture Vs Race movement? I'm planning to take Texture Vs Race to you! We understand that education is the foundation of everything that we do as stylists, and we are going to be taking Texture Vs Race to various cities across the nation to spread our message! Keep an eye out for more information as we start announcing dates and locations as we get Texture Vs Race on the road!

- Keya Neal

Texture Vs Race Summit 2019: The Recap

"We talked about cutting, coloring, all types of styling, how to create an inclusive work environment, HR, business, retail, we had a cosmetic chemist... Do you want to know anything and everything about hair? Show up to Texture vs Race, because any question you have there will be an expert there for it." - Noelle Weatherwax, Texture Vs Race Attendee.

Day 1 Introduction to Texture Vs Race

Kashonna Holland of Simply Kashonnaled our opening class that covered the implementation of diversity through our actions. Opening up the conversation, tears were shed as attendees dove deep into controversial, racially charged ad campaigns and spoke about the emotional labor behind them