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About the



The Wichita Natural Hair Expo (WNHE) recognizes and celebrates the beauty of black women’s hair in its naturally textured state. This event allows women to embrace the uniqueness of their natural hair, learn about hair care, and explore other topics such as wellness and beauty.


The expo features educational workshops, local, national, and international vendors. In addition, the natural hair show component highlights local Wichita salons and provides a platform for local stylists to demonstrate their talents.


The Wichita Natural Hair Expo is designed to inspire and empower all participants.

About the


Lai-L Daugherty is the founder and coordinator of the Wichita Natural Hair Expo.


She is a Wichita native who has been natural since 2008.

She is both a graduate of Kansas State University and Southwestern College in Winfield, KS.


Lai-L decided to go natural after years of having damaged hair from over processing and lack of care. She is a natural hair enthusiast who is passionate about event planning and community service.


She adheres and lives by the moto, “Service above self.”



D&L Eventerprises, LLC

D&L Eventerprises, based in Wichita, KS, was formed in 2016. The company organizes events around the city for individuals, businesses, expos and other occasions. They provide a number of services according to the need.

Mission Statement:

D&L Eventerprises,is committed to providing innovative, memorable and successful events and services to every client.

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