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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the ESSENCE Festival

Jan 1, 2019
Jan 1, 2019
Go behind the scenes with Michael B. Jordan, Queen Latifah, Lisa Nichols and more.

Packed wall to wall with this year’s top products and celebrities, the ESSENCE Festival left us completely shook. Check out some of our favorite moments from this year’s festivities.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the ESSENCE Festival

Actor Michael B. Jordan gave a shout-out to his “sheroes” on a special recording of Essence’s Yes, Girl! podcast.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the ESSENCE Festival

You told us how #BlackGirlsDo, and we used your words to light up the New Orleans skyline.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the ESSENCE Festival

You sampled products made just for you, like the Gold Series collection and the Royal Oils collection.

 A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the ESSENCE Festival

We hung out with all-star influencers, like best-selling author Lisa Nichols, at an intimate dinner.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the ESSENCE Festival

We cracked jokes with comedians Loni Love, Lil Rel, Jess Hilarious and her boyfriend, Chris.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the ESSENCE Festival

Entertainment journalist Gia Peppers, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Candrice and Tahira Joy of The Cut Life weighed in on beauty and style.

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