event: un’box – a product swap for black hair (brooklyn)

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Because one girl’s “can’t-have” is another girl’s “must-have,” we’re inviting New York-based product junkies to clear out their cabinets and subscription beauty boxes of any unused or fairly used products and join us in connecting with fellow product-obsessed gals to uncover and swap Black hair products, tips, secrets and more!

We all know that finding the right products for your hair regimen is a trial and error process and during that process you come across many products that aren’t quite right for your unique set of tresses. So we figured, why not get together to get rid of the products that haven’t worked and maybe find ones that do.

how it works

Step 1: Give

Once you arrive, drop off your products (up to 10) and get a ticket for each suitable product you dropped off.

Step 2: Get

Browse the other products brought to the swap. Once you find a product (or products) you like, swap your stamps for your new finds.

Step 3: Mingle

Mix and mingle with other guests and dish on your hair do’s and don’ts. Come and go as you please as new products will arrive throughout the event.

What to bring: A wise gal once said, when thinking about what to bring think about what you’d like to receive. Bring full-sized hair care and styling products, i.e. shampoos conditioners, butters, etc. that you may have used once or twice.

time & place

Time: Sunday June 29th, 2014 3:00 – 6:00pm

Place: Brooklyn Swirl

445 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn NY 11216 (map it)

About Brooklyn Swirl: Located in the heart of Brooklyn, frozen yogurt shop Brooklyn Swirl offers the best variety of flavors, and healthy toppings that are enjoyed by yogurt-lovers all year round.

Let us know you’re coming. Fill out the form below.

Registration is now closed. 

Please note that the event will be filmed.

expert advice & styling


Products aren’t the only thing you’ll find at this month’s event. Celebrity stylist Dior Sovoa will be at our swap providing quick non-heat hairstyles and answering questions about your hair.

About Dior: Dior Sovoa is a celebrity hairstylist taking the New York scene by storm. With almost 20 years of experience Dior has already established himself as a force to be reckoned with. His work can currently be seen on several VH1 hit series including Love and Hip Hop New York, Black Ink Crew and This is Hot 97, as well as ABC’s The View, and BET’s annual award telecasts, Black Girls Rock! and BET Honors.

Connect with Dior:  www.diorsovoa.com Instagram: @diorsovoa

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