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Natural Hair

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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Published on 28 September 2016 by Afrocks

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.

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Published on 19 September 2016 by Afrocks

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…

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Published on 19 September 2016 by Afrocks

23 Splendid Black Women Rocking Tapered, shaved edges and Short Natural Hair

When we talk about natural hair, it is usually all about hair length, shrinkage and how to grow hair very quickly. Here are 23 pictures that will make you want to chop again and prove you that short doesn’t mean boring!

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Published on 15 August 2016 by Afrocks

Interview of Sandra Dodds, Founder of BlackHairBlackBeauty Natural Hair Salon in South London

 

Following the opening of their brand new natural hair salon in Norwood, South London, we briefly talked with Sandra Dodds, founder of Black Hair Black Beauty. You should hear what she has to say! Very inspiring!

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Published on 12 August 2016 by Afrocks

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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Published on 28 July 2016 by Afrocks

How To Have a Successful Hair Appointment

We are delighted to welcome Sarah from Sarah Fynn beauty blog no nonsense, funny and refreshing contribution! Make sure you visit her blog when you are done

When it comes to customer service, Black hair salons and hairdressers may not be high on our list. Many customers including myself have left the hairdressers feigning a smile only to get home and do more adjustments, even though we were fully prepared i.e. going with pictures and simple explanations of what you want. The excuse? But this suits you better!
But you can actually have a good experience with your hair appointment. Here are some tips to help your next one go smoothly!

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