Natural Hair
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. 
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.
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'
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!

 
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 ;).

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.

Amara La Negra: The Reason Why It Is Important To Promote Self Validation
2017 has been a year of harvest. I loved and was proud of Rai-Elle’s talent and look. Watching her on X-Factor felt warm and satisfying because seeing a young woman like her on the telly does not just happen.  It’s the fruit of tireless efforts and work around one main idea: normalising black features, in a society where, for a long time, one had to “tame” ones African phenotypes to fit in the “civilised western world”.
Don’t Give Up On Your Natural Hair…By An Afro Hair Stylist (Who Almost Gave up)
Recently one of my clients had major hair 'meltdown’. After I told her off for keeping her braids in for too long (tut,tut) she went on to say she's fed up with her hair, wants to cut it, what's the point, it won't grow, natural hair isn't for everyone....and the rest.
How I Learnt To Embrace My Short Natural Hair
I thought it would be interesting to share with you what I have been doing to embrace my natural hair during its short stage. I have been natural all my life, but my hair hasn't always been healthy. I'm not sure how old I was when my mum said I was old enough to do my own hair. It wasn't daunting or scary at all, that was only because I had no idea what I was getting myself into.
10 UK Natural Hair And Beauty Blogs You Should Know About
  If  you’ve ever tried transitioning to natural hair, you’ll know what a rollercoaster it can be. Many of us are returning to natural after having our hair chemically treated since our teen years. Prior to that, our mothers, aunts or grandmothers were responsible for caring for our hair. Often, this means we are learning to care for our hair in its natural state for the very first time.
Looking For Natural & Organic Hair Products For Your Hair? Read The Awesome Interview Of Bernadette James, Founder Of SimplyMoi!
Remember our super cool blog post on UK Black owned businesses  written a couple of months ago? Back then we had featured SimplyMoi as one of the hottest website where you could buy natural and organic products. Well we just had a chat with energetic, inspired and delightful Bernadette James. And it goes a bit like this...
Natural Hair In The Workplace: Let’s Keep Challenging The Euro-centric Idea Of Beauty
  Black women with natural hair are unprofessional. Well, at least that's what you could believe if you submitted a Google search for “unprofessional hairstyles”. The images produced by the search are almost all of black woman with natural hair. As well as Google hitting the headlines earlier this year, the BBC also published an article about a black woman who was asked not to wear her natural hair to work and was encouraged to wear weave.
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