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Published on 17 March 2019 by Afrocks

Afrocks Amazing Clients – Khisha, Architect, Director of Atelier K: “I loved the concept of Afrocks and recommended it straight away  to friends”

We are absolutely delighted to bring this new ‘Afrocks Amazing Clients’ series to you! The concept behind it is very simple: we decided to open our blog to Afrocks’ clients and subscribers who wanted to share their stories and thus give them some exposure. Afrocks is more than just hair: it’s about community and empowerment.
Today we speak with Khisha, architect and director of Atelier K.

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Published on 1 March 2019 by Afrocks

Afrocks Amazing Client – Shaka, Yoga Teacher And Political Activist: “To tackle inequality, we have to directly tackle the root causes of inequality – greed, capitalism, lack of democracy and wealth distribution.”

Credit picture: https://shakalish.wordpress.com/

We are absolutely delighted to bring this new ‘Afrocks Amazing Clients’ serie to you! The concept behind it is very simple: we decided to open our blog to Afrocks’ clients and subscribers who wanted to share their stories, and thus give them some exposure. Afrocks is more than just hair: it’s about community and empowerment.
If you are an amazing client with a small business, a community initiative etc. get in touch with us at hello@afrocks.com or register your interest on the following link https://goo.gl/forms/L5HwTJMFWZ6MwMAi2

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Published on 17 February 2019 by Afrocks

How do Black women find their Natural Afro Hairdressers?

Have you ever faced the struggle of finding a perfect or suitable afro hairdresser? Or have you ever wondered if the videos you see of hairdressers on Instagram make a good point of referral for finding your perfect match when it comes to afro hairdressing? If yes then this article is just perfect for you.

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Published on 29 January 2019 by Afrocks

16 Businesses And Initiatives That Can Help You On Your Journey Of Wellbeing in 2019

Credit picture: Lorraine Givans Destiny Achieved Coaching

We hope you have enjoyed our selfcare series as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to you. We haven’t finished yet! Here are some wonderful businesses/initiatives that can help you on your journey of wellbeing and self-care. Remember, first and foremost, you are your own backer. Invest in yourself  #OneLove

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Published on 2 January 2019 by Afrocks

14 UK Black Hosted Podcast To listen to While You’re Getting Your Afro Hair Styled

Photo credit: Snatch Edges podcast

By far, live radio has been dominating the audio landscape for ages. However, with mainstream media often being pointed and the level of trust declining, we can arguably wonder if this era of glory is coming to an end?
Our habits have evolved drastically, especially when smartphones landed in our hands. Millennials know it well.They are the biggest consumers of audio content on mobile devices.
The last decade have been witnessing the rise of podcasts. According to the Radio Joint Audience Research, 6.4 million adults or 12% of the adult population in UK use a Podcast in an average week and that number is growing year on year.

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Published on 20 December 2018 by Afrocks

I Can No Longer Style Hair But Don’t Let That Happen To You: Superwoman you are not!

Afrocks Hair and Business Consultant Simone, shares the inspiration behind the ‘Take a Seat’ poem. It may be hard to believe but self care is a new concept to many black women.

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Published on 13 December 2018 by Afrocks

Dear Black Woman, Take A Seat! A Poem About Self-Care And Self-Preservation

Photo credit @William Stitt

Following a challenging few months at afrocks HQ, we have had a look at how we look after ourselves, not just in business, but in life – full stop. 
Over the next few weeks our Head Afro hair and Business, Simone will be sharing her thoughts on self care. Although aimed at stylists and entrepreneurs, the content of this 4 part series can apply to anyone.
Enjoy part 1.
From us to you

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Published on 3 December 2018 by Afrocks

32 Gifts Ideas From UK Black Owned Businesses That Your Relatives Will Love For Festive Season

Photo credit @AuraKits

Festive season is just around the corner – you can feel it in the air (and TV ads) but you are desperately in need of inspiration for your christmas presents. Afraid not! We’ve done all the work for you and picked awesome gifts from black owned brands that will definitely impress friends and family.

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Published on 15 November 2018 by Afrocks

Afro And Natural Hair Representation Matters

Photo credit: Fiona Whyte Photography

For some, it has been a long time coming…for others, it is a shock to the eyelids! We like to think of it as ‘Afro Inception’. Out of nowhere (it seems) melanin magic is hitting the mainstream. You don’t have to be well read to know the importance of having your own beauty reflected in what you see in the media, and we are in a time where Afro is doing the most YAAASSSSSSSSS! Growing up, many of us did not have this amazing experience of seeing people on TV that looked like or represented our beauty, so this not an over reaction, this is curl appreciation at it’s finest.

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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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