May 13, 2013

Keshia Knight Pulliam & Nikki Walton Brought Out their CURL FRIENDS in ATL!

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On Thursday, May 9th, 2013 Dark and Lovely celebrated the launch of their newest line, Au Naturale, with Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam and Best-Selling Author and Curl Hair advocate, Nikki Walton in Atlanta, Georgia for the empowering CURL POWER Celebration.

Dark and Lovely Au Naturale’s CURL POWER CELEBRATION had a room full of curly haired girls dancing the night away! They enjoyed passed hors d’oeuvres, received curl consultations from the SoftSheen-Carson Style Squad at the curl stations and shared their curl stories throughout the night. The fun and interactive OMG Photo Booth was also on site, capturing all the curls and coils and posted photos live on the big screens for all to see! Curl Stations were fully stocked with the complete Au Naturale line for guests to experience firsthand allowing them to feel, touch and smell every product. Models with curly coifs also introduced guests to Dark and Lovely’s new Naturalista Digital tools available on

Keshia shared, “It was a pleasure to host Dark & Lovely’s Au Naturale Curl Power event in Atlanta. The message behind Curl Power directly relates to the empowerment, self-esteem, and celebration of diversity I teach my girls at Kamp Kizzy!”

Atlanta notables Egypt Sherrod, Chanita Foster, Monyetta Shaw, Sister 2 Sister Editor in Chief, Jamie Foster Brown and Celebrity Stylist Olori Swank were in attendance to show support for their curl friends Keshia and Nikki.

Throughout the evening, Dark and Lovely showcased live hair demos, product giveaways, and hosted an Instagram contest where guests were invited to share their experience with Au Naturale and upload their photos using the hashtag #wearedarkandlovely.

Make sure to check out the night’s event online at or on Instagram at @official_darkandlovely!

Photos: Kenisha Ellis

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