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.Read More
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.
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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.Read More
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’Read More
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 ;).Read More
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.Read More
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”.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More