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The Afrocks Blog

Published on 2 July 2018 by Afrocks

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.

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Published on 14 June 2018 by Afrocks

Klerissa McDonald: “I have personally seen many women experience the horrific effects of using permanent straighteners and relaxers”

 

We caught up with Klerissa McDonald, CEO and founder of award winning UK brand Curly By Nature to discuss damages caused by use of chemicals, Curly By Nature products and much more. 

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Published on 11 June 2018 by Afrocks

15 Inspiring UK Afro Hair And Beauty Entrepreneurs You Want Follow

When we talk about afro hair and beauty doing the most, we tend to forget about the passionate individuals that are actually driving the business. Here’s a (completely subjective) list of the UK afro hair and beauty founders and entrepreneurs you should pay attention to, as they are contributing in changing and disrupting the industry at their own level.
PS: All information written below have been found online and are available to everybody.

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Published on 31 May 2018 by Afrocks

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Afrocks To Book Your Afro Hair Stylist In London

 

There are many benefits to using Afrocks. From getting the inspiration for your future hairdo to book and pay online and be styled from the comfort of your own home, we make you save  time and money. If you’re still on the fence, or just don’t believe us, here are the … reasons why taking to Instagram or Facebook for your hair pampering sessions may be a hassle.

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Published on 26 May 2018 by Afrocks

I Am Stressed, Skint And Drained: I Am Shutting Down Afrocks, The Afro Hair Startup


I had been feeling quite down for a while, but emotionally it all hit me one night, at around 1.42am as I was staring at my laptop screen, completely drained. The past few weeks had been quite challenging to say the least, and looking at the numbers, the upcoming weeks would be equally tough.

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Published on 27 April 2018 by Afrocks

Interview With Naomi Grant, Film Director & Co-Founder At Look At My Black Beauty

We caught up with Naomi ahead of her UK tour screening her latest short film ‘Future First’

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Published on 3 April 2018 by Afrocks

Afrocks Interview: We discuss Crowdfunding, Hair Products And Chicken Wings (What?) With Afrocenchix Founders

When Afrocks meet with Afrocenchix founders Rachael and Joycelyn, it’s always to ask cool questions. Sometimes. Anyway, we discuss Crowdfunding, beauty products and chicken wings…yes!

 

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Published on 23 March 2018 by Afrocks

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.

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Published on 18 March 2018 by Afrocks

Cantu Leave In Conditioner Shea Butter Repair Cream Review: Happy Not Happy…

 

Hi my name is Vanessa Redhead. I love experimenting with my hair and currently, I have shoulder length red hair. Yes, red, the whole head and I love it. As you know, or as you should know, coloured hair need to be treated with extra TLC.  Moisturising is the process that will keep you from turning into a walking straw broom. So if you have damaged or coloured hair or are into the moisturising movement, keep on reading ;).

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Published on 14 March 2018 by Afrocks

Natural Hair Styling: The Only Industry Where You Expect Great Service Without Paying For It

 

Hi, my name is Simone (raises hand) and I am addicted to partings, braids, twists, combs, curls, waves, coils, kinks, accessories and all things Afro. This is one of the hardest pieces I have had to write because when it comes to Afro hair I can talk for days…seriously, I can but today I will spare you and try to be brief as we talk about the importance of RESPECT in this profession.

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