Far more than a simple trade show, the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show running now in Atlanta brings together the top stylists and manufacturers in the world of beauty, hair and makeup. Talented models transform into unique works of art, sporting striking looks that command attention and defy belief. TheGrio takes you on a fantastic journey through the latest and greatest beauty fashions — for both men and women — designed by and for people of color.

text by Mandisa Washington