Mary J and Biggie @ Essence 2014 (at New Orleans SuperDome)

Smiles of Essence Family Fest. (at New Orleans convention center)

Smiles of Essence Family Fest. (at New Orleans convention center)

They say the longer the better. (at New Orleans convention center)

They say the longer the better. (at New Orleans convention center)

On the move in NOLA! (at Canal st New Orleans)

On the move in NOLA! (at Canal st New Orleans)

The ShortCut @ Work. It looks good on you! The “no weave” zone. Try it! (at New Orleans convention center)

The ShortCut @ Work. It looks good on you! The “no weave” zone. Try it! (at New Orleans convention center)

Keep it Natural You. Just ask Claudia! (at New Orleans convention center)

Keep it Natural You. Just ask Claudia! (at New Orleans convention center)

Braid Nation, make your move. (at New Orleans convention center)

Braid Nation, make your move. (at New Orleans convention center)

Some know how to LOC it up! (at New Orleans convention center)

Some know how to LOC it up! (at New Orleans convention center)

Braids tight, personality right! (at New Orleans convention center)

Braids tight, personality right! (at New Orleans convention center)