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This year at Afropunk, MAD FREE—the game-changing platform founded by Michaela angela Davis—is offering a unique braiding experience: speed styling for Afropunk festival-goers by masterful braiders. On Saturday, quick looks will be done by Tamara, founder of Ancestral Strands. On Sunday, Anastasia, founder of BabyBangz, will be on deck.

Reserve your spot below.

Note: You MUST have purchased tickets for Afropunk to access the Hair Village, where braiding will take place.

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Is your preferred time slot booked? Join the waitlist!



Cancellation Policy: There is a 24 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel or change your appointment with less than 24 hours notice, you will forfeit your deposit. We do, of course, understand that unavoidable issues come up and will do our best to work with you in case of an emergency.

Late Policy: Because these are "speed styling" appointments, we can't hold slots. If you're not there at your assigned time, your spot may be given away to the first person on the waitlist. 

No-Show Policy: If you do not show for your scheduled styling time, you will not be seen.