Natural Hair

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 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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Published on 5 January 2018 by Afrocks

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”.

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Published on 9 October 2017 by Afrocks

What to Look for in a Natural Hair Stylist?

Looking for a natural hair stylist in or around London can be overwhelming because there are so many to choose from. You want the best stylist for your money, but you’re wary that they might do a shoddy job. And it’s not just about the money.

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Published on 30 July 2017 by Afrocks

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.

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Published on 1 June 2017 by Afrocks

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

Credit picture @ Kinay Wraps

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.

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Published on 22 May 2017 by Afrocks

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.

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Published on 30 January 2017 by Afrocks

Opinion: 5 Natural hair myths that need to be put to bed in 2018

The whole natural hair movement is nothing new but for some strange reason, it looks like a handful of myths just can’t die! Maybe it’s time we all stop lying to ourselves and accept certain truth about natural hair.

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Published on 13 October 2016 by Afrocks

How To Find Your Natural Hair Stylist or Salon With Afrocks in Less Than 2 Minutes


Hello Folks!
I have a very good news for you: Our website is (finally) live! After months and months of hard work we have released our Beta version. Beta version means that it is not the finished product and there are probably a few things to fix here and there. But we are live and you now book a stylist in less than 2 minutes, by doing the following:

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