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,...

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...

My Hair Journey

My Hair Journey

Up until winter 2010, my hair was long, thick, chemically straightened and I loved it. Ignore the fact that it also broken in places, and I was somewhat unaware how bad it was. So, you can imagine my horror when out of nowhere, my hair started to break off by the...

Protect your Natural Hair in a Weave/Braids

Protect your Natural Hair in a Weave/Braids

When you have a (sewn-in) weave, that doesn’t mean that your natural hair underneath has to be neglected. Especially knowing that women normally have their weaves in for 1-3 months (I would personally recommend 2 months max), it’s important you look after your natural...