The Curly Girl Collective returned with the worlds largest annual natural beauty festival, Curl Fest, on July 27, 2019. Curl Fest began in 2014 the first held at Commodore Barry Park before moving to Prospect Park as it gained more popularity. This year, for the first time, the festival was held on Randalls Island after outgrowing Prospect Park due to its growing success.
Crowns of curls, braids and colorful extensions floated through Pier 36.
Essence Beauty Carnival brought out black women of all shades, ages, and sizes from all over New York City who all came to slay.