Nekhena Evans, Receives THE MASTER PIONEER AWARD October 2011
♦ Ms. Evans authored, Hairlocking: Everything you Need to Know™ the first published
book on the practice of Hairlocking. It has sold thousands and has become known as
The Loc Bible.
♦ Created NYC's first Loc Conference: INTERTWINED Producer of seven legendary shows.
♦ Resident Producer Annual Natural Hair Show for the International African American
one of the largest cultural festivals in the world for the ten years.
♦ Created one of the first lines of all natural Hair Care Products for coiled textures
Hair Milk, Hair Honey, Moisturizing Shampoo and Herbal Tea Rinse.
♦ Created one of the largest collections of Hair Jewelry exclusively for Locs, Sisterlocs,
Dreadlocks, Braids & Twists worldwide.
Expanded into Ponytail Holders and Hair
for natural and other hair types.
♦ Veteran Exhibitor Vendor with over 25 years of experience exhibiting worldwide.
♦ Renown National and International Educator, Speaker, Natural Hair Specialist
Natural Beauty Expert Consultant
Natural Hair and Beauty Industry
♦ Awards/ Honors:
Brooklyn Caribbean Chambers of Commerce 2003
ADORNMENT: Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Show, UK
, Keynote Speaker
Excellence/ Women In Small Business Award
, NYC Mayor Bloomberg 2005
The New York Natural, Health and Beauty Universe 2009
The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
- The Will To Adorn
Project Master Artist 2010
♦ Master Pioneer Award 2012, Brooklyn Museum