Published on Monday March 21st, 2016 by Afrocks
11 Mind-blowing Figures to Understand the Women of Afro Hair Market [Infographic]
It is a fact universally acknowledged that a black woman, MUST be in want of hair care products. Whilst the market has been fluctuating with the latest trends, the natural hair revolution (yes we say it, a revolution) is drastically changing the economical dynamics for good. Because wearing one’s hair natural is not a fad, we have compiled 11 facts that should empower business minded people such as creative stylists, cocoa and Shea butter producers… black women and men altogether! Yes, you’re welcome.
This infographic is based on figures and numbers found around several reports and studies. We compiled these in one place.
The Locs price is based on our own analysis where we looked at 10 salons in London and 10 salons outside of London.
- 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”