Afro Hair Shop Experience

Afro Hair Shop Experience

The glaring, the staring, the foreign language aimed at your direction and the ‘innocent’ asking if you’re okay. I dread the journey of going to them every single time - to the point where I have to mentally prepare myself. For people who aren’t black and/or female,...

Is lather important in my shampoo?

Is lather important in my shampoo?

All those shampoo adverts we see on TV, Online and Print always feature an extremely happy woman washing her hair with a very foamy shampoo. Even baby shampoo adverts have lots of foam! These constant images have taught us to associate lather with a shampoo’s ability...

Can I Make My Natural Hair Curly?

Can I Make My Natural Hair Curly?

This is a question I get asked quite a lot. I don’t normally go with hair types, but the people who ask me are always those whose afro textured hair doesn’t have a natural curl pattern – (4C hair, for the sake of the typists out there!). By this, I mean their natural...