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Central Illinois 
Natural Hair & Loc Conference

2022 EVENT PLANNING TEAM

Aishah Bilal-Ali, Ed.S., I.A.T.

Owner of Hairadox Hair Care Center, a full line of hair care products and an online hair academy (naturalhairclass.com). She is an Internationally Certified Trichologist, Master Loctician and Licensed Cosmetologist with a post-master’s degree in Education and over 35 years of specialized experience in the hair, beauty and fashion industries.

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Authrine "T.K." Singleton

Owner of Master's Touch Salon in Bloomington, Normal since 2009. Authrine seeks to teach, equip and inspire those she comes into contact with.  Her life mission is to live a purpose filled life that pleases God and to serve faithfully in her local church.  She stands by her business motto “We put quality in so greatness walks out”.

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Cassandra Duckworth

Natural hair enthusiast who began her natural hair journey after enrolling in cosmetology school on a quest for healthy hair. After the big chop, there was no turning back. Cassandra uses her natural hair to express her strength, exude confidence with the belief that there is nothing a black women can not do. Learn to embrace and love thyself! 

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Angella Lewis, LCPC, CCTP

Angella is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor that specializes in racial trauma and the needs of African-American Women. She has been on her natural hair journey since 2017 and loves a two strand twist.  She believes that all black women are beautiful and works in the community to continue to encourage them to be their best self.

Celebrating the endless beauty of natural hair & locs