17 Mobile Afro Hairdressers You Can Book in London With Afrocks
Finding a good afro hair professional can be a tedious and sometimes stressful process in London for many Black women with natural hair. We have all hear or experience dreadful salon stories right? Well, if you live in London and are looking for reliable, skilled natural hair stylists, locticians or braiders, say no more! You will find below some of the best afro hairdressers in London – good news is you can also book them on Afrocks. C’est parti!Read More
Here are Some Windrush Encouragements For Afro Hairdressers Struggling With Their Transition Into Business.
Wheeeennnnnn I decided I was going to become a ‘serious’ stylist, I faced so many challenges and the biggest one (as I have only come to realise) was myself. I was and continue to be my biggest challenge and having spoken to a fellow stylist I know I am not the only one. When I wrote my first blog for Afrocks I did not sleep the night before publication. People, the doubt that plagued me that night…even bush tea couldn’t help me.Read More
How My Locs Forced Me To Become An Entrepreneur: 3 Essential Lessons To Learn For “Woke” People
Our Co-Founder and CRO Regis shares his experience on becoming an entrepreneur against the odds after being turned down in a job interview for wearing his locs.Read More
Meet your Afrocks Stylist #4 – Glenda, loctician in Lewisham
New serie on Afrocks’ blog! Discover our stylists through 5 funny/unusual questions
With Afrocks New Mobile Website It’s Even Easier To Find And Book Your Locs, Braids or Natural Hair Stylist
Back in January 2017 we officially launched Afrocks’ adventure by communicating our vision and idea to our followers, fans and community.
2016 was definitely a big year for us as after a year of very hard work we had finally managed to get something out that people could actually use.
A Year Working On Afrocks: 10 Things I Have Learnt So Far Working On An On-Demand Natural Hair Marketplace Startup
Wow! Time flies by!
I still remember last year when I had the idea: we need to create the ‘Uber for Natural and Afro Hair!’ and I was like:
‘This is going to be huuuuuuge!’
‘I need to get the product out faaaast’
‘Wait wait wait I need to validate the idea first and find out if people really want the product’
That time…when ideas and you are so excited you can’t even sleep!
How To Find Your Natural Hair Stylist or Salon With Afrocks in Less Than 2 Minutes
I have a very good news for you: Our website is (finally) live! After months and months of hard work we have released our Beta version. Beta version means that it is not the finished product and there are probably a few things to fix here and there. But we are live and you now book a stylist in less than 2 minutes, by doing the following:
Why We Believe Afrocks Is The Next Big Thing To Help You Find Your Natural Hair Stylist?
Wow! What a month it’s been for Afrocks so far! Well, we haven’t launched yet as we are being held back by a few admin stuff but we are keeping ourselves busy and meeting natural hair stylists and afro hairdressers all over London. We are also showing our friendly (I hope so!) faces in a number of networking events in the capital. All in all we are getting ready for our launch very soon. If you haven’t yet, you can sign up either as a client or as a stylist and we will get in touch with you prior to full website launch to let you know that this is happening.Read More
What’s Going On With Afrocks? 6 Things You Want To Know But Are Too Afraid To Ask
Afrocks has been around for a few weeks now and we are truly amazed by the interest generated by the idea. We receive dozen of messages and questions per day, and we love it! Keep pushing us! There are however some questions you probably want to ask us…and we are answering right here!Read More
6 Ways for Freelance Natural Hair Stylists To Get More Clients
A few weeks ago we started the pre-launch advertising campaign for our Natural Hair marketplace platform and had a fabulous response from interested clients and stylists. With +500 sign ups and counting, I have to admit that I was genuinely surprised.
I also received a decent number of emails from stylists asking about ways to increase their client base and raise their profile.
- Afro Hair Business Interview – Hazel, Founder of Sanctus Hair & Salon Owner: “In the black community, hairdressers are looked down on. They’re seen as uneducated or dropouts […]”
- Afrocks Interview – Kay Davis, Artist & Braider: “Transitioning from chemically relaxed hair to becoming natural is a journey! One that can be extremely liberating and often emotional”
- Afrocks Afro Business Interview – Aasiyah, Founder of The Renatural: “Versatility, ease and protection are the main reasons why black women wear wigs today”