Published on Thursday June 1st, 2017 by Afrocks

13 Hair And Beauty Gifts You Can Offer To Your Natural Hair Friends

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Are you looking for the perfect gift for your natural hair friends?

Well then this guide is for you.

Listed here are 10 gift ideas that your natural hair friends will fall in love with – and you may even decide to treat yourself!

There are gifts suitable for all budgets and age groups that will ensure your favourite naturalistas feel beautiful and appreciated.

Hair, Skin and Beauty

Detangling Brush


Definitely needed for those hair wash weekends!


African Print Pocket Mirror


Help your natural hair friends ensure their eyebrows are on fleek, their edges are laid and their curls are popping at all times with this African print pocket mirror.

Designed by Bonita Ivie and available in 3 colours.


Sankofa Gift Set


The Sankofa gift set contains 3 natural unscented products guaranteed to give your friend’s skin some Ghanaian love. It includes:

Unrefined shea butter
Virgin organic coconut oil
Handmade natural unscented shea soap

The shea butter and coconut oil used are fair trade.


Ibere Apparel Black Girl Magic Secrets Makeup Bag


Help your natural hair friends keep all their black magic beauty secrets in one place with this black canvas makeup bag.

100% cotton.


The Afro Hair & Skin Co Flow, Bloom & Flourish Mini Hair and Face Set


Travelling can be a challenge but this set has got hair and facial care needs covered.

A set of three travel-sized products that are 100% natural & vegan friendly. The bundle includes:

FLOW – Perfectly Balanced Facial Oil
BLOOM – Omega Healthy Hair Oil
FLOURISH – Totally Nourishing Hair Butter

Perfect for friends with a holiday coming up.


ColorBlend Contour Pallet


A powder contour palette from new British beauty brand, ColorBlend Makeup.

Not only is it perfect for setting your cream highlight and contour, it can also be used as a light setting powder and/or brow powder.

It is cruelty free, hypoallergenic and fragrance free.


Ayo Beauty Indulgent Pampering Gift Set


A gift set that caters to your natural hair friend’s skin and beauty needs. The gift set includes:

Salute the Sun Body Cleanser
Salute the Sun Body Polisher
Body Crème
A Polishing Cloth
Ayo Lipstick (choice of 3 colours: Violet Red, RedBerry & Dark Magenta)
A Lipbrush
Ayo Makeup bag (choice of 2 colours: Mustard & Cream)

Products contain natural actives, vitamins, antioxidants and natural essential oils – and are used by Thandie Newton!

Perfect for any friends that never take time out for themselves and are in need of some TLC.


The Antidote Hug My Hair Kit


A complete set of hair products to cleanse, hydrate, moisturise and seal tresses. The kit includes:

Coconut Cleanse Shampoo Bar
Seed N’ Shine Multi-Seed Hair Oil
Hair’ negy Hydrating Hair Mist
Vintage Moisture Sealing Hair Butter

Products are 100% natural, vegan and cruelty free.

Perfect for the friend who follows a comprehensive hair care routine but is always open to trying new products.


Hair Protection

Kiyana Wrap or Turban


Kiyana has a range of handmade headwraps and turbans inspired by the Congo and your natural hair friends will be eternally grateful for one on those “bad hair days”.

But headwraps and turbans are not just for the days when a twist out doesn’t quite go to plan. They are also great for protective styling or simply as way to rock a new look or accessorise a natural hair style.

Headwraps start from £8.00. Turbans start from £45.00.

Satin Lined African Print Bonnet


Satin bonnets and scarves are known to keep natural hair from losing moisture and reducing breakage however, they’re not always the most attractive addition to your bedroom attire.

Help your favourite naturalista look fab while protecting their hair with this stylish African print bonnet.


An amazing hair appointment on Afrocks

Afrocks is the go-to place when it comes to finding and booking reliable, talented natural hair stylists, whether you are looking for Locs services, braids or natural hair. Opened in 2017, Afrocks is now becoming increasingly popular amongst natural hair community with 96% positive rating.

Price: Depends on style you want

Subscription Boxes

If your natural hair friends are product junkies then they’ll be over the moon to receive the gift of a subscription box.

There are three UK-based options to choose from:



Delivering a box of 6 carefully selected beauty products, that are darker skin friendly, each month.

Subscription cost £15 per month + PP with anytime cancellation.



Delivering 4 full-size products plus mini hair and beauty products directly to your door each month.

Subscription costs £20 per month + PP for an auto-renewal monthly plan with anytime cancellation.

Treasure Tress


Each month delivering a range of products for kinky curly hair.

Subscription costs £20 per month + PP for an auto-renewal monthly plan with anytime cancellation.

Empowerment book for black females



As a naturalista it’s always encouraging and uplifting to see positive images of other black women with natural hair being celebrated.

Kink is described as a book composed of personal mantras, powerful and uplifting poetry with sultry, vulnerable yet striking imagery of black females whom possess skin tones, hair styles, ages and hair textures that rarely shine in the media.


As you can see, the gifts included this guide will leave your natural hair friends feeling loved and appreciated and if you’re lucky, they may even return the favour!


Leanne LindseyLeanne Lindsey is a freelance blogger for hire specialising in self-improvement, wellbeing and lifestyle topics. She is also a life coach who loves inspiring and motivating women to live happy, healthy lives they love. Visit her website to learn more about her available blogging services and to grab her free guide with tips on how to be happy.

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