Hair damage can present itself in the form of split ends, breakage, dryness and brittleness. Extremely damaged hair can arise when cracks develop in the cuticle/outer layer of the hair, and once the cuticle lifts your hair can easily get further damaged or break. Symptoms of damaged hair are dullness, and hair that's really difficult to manage.
Why Your Hair is Falling Out: Your Ultimate Guide to Hair Loss & Alopecia
Wondering why your hair may be falling out? September is alopecia awareness month. Learn more about hair loss and alopecia, as well as the common causes, symptoms and treatments.
7 Super Easy Halloween Hairstyles for Afros, Coils and Curls
Everyone wants to impress with their Halloween hairstyles and costumes, but finding the best look, whether it’s cute, cool or scary, can be a challenge, especially when you don’t want to put a ridiculous amount of effort into it.
7 Pretty & Professional Hairstyles for Natural Hair
Let's be honest: professional hairstyles can sometimes be a minefield. We all want to have a cool hairstyle that reflects us — one that is stylish and trendy — but we also want to come off as professional and mature. How do we meet these demands and portray our own personal style?
7 Easy Back-to-school Hairstyles for Natural Hair
Whether you’re preparing your kid’s hair for school (or you are going back to school yourself), these hairstyles are all heatless, low maintenance and great for promoting the health of your hair — enjoy!
How To Get Rid of Dry Scalp Today
Dry scalp can often be flaky and itchy, and it’s one of the most common problems that many women with Afro hair and others face. Wondering why you have dry scalp? Our comprehensive guide covers everything: from symptoms, common causes, and how to treat your dry scalp.
Sun Protection for Hair: Saving Your Strands from the Sun
Sun defence isn't just for your skin, in fact, sun damaged hair and heat damaged hair share most of their symptoms. Your hair feels and looks dry, thin, rough, brittle and dull. You may notice you have increased hair breakage, while your ends may be split and broken with white bits showing at...
5 Reasons to Love The Afrocenchix Essential Accessories Pack!
Excited by the prospect of styling your hair, but unsure if the accessories you are using are the best for you hair? Worry no more! Afrocenchix has launched an Essential Accessories Pack, so you can rest at ease because they are friendly for afro/curly hair – and in fact for...
9 Black Owned Businesses to Support This Black Pound Day and Beyond
Black Pound Day is just around the corner! So, we thought we’d highlight some of our favourite black owned business to support this upcoming Black Pound Day and beyond. Read on to see the brands that have made the cut.
Summer Hair Care - 8 Tips On How To Keep Your Hair Looking Great
Want to create the perfect summer hair routine? Look no further than our ultimate summer hair care guide...
Heat Damaged Hair: How to Prevent Heat Damage Today
Heat damage is caused by using excessive heat/heated styling tools on your hair and can make your hair feel and look dry, thin, rough, brittle and dull. You may notice you have increased hair breakage, while your ends may be split and broken with white bits showing at the ends. Heat damaged hair...
What is Dandruff? Why Do I Have It & How Do I Get Rid of It
Dandruff is a common non-contagious dermatological disorder that affects the scalp. White-yellow, oily scales of medium to large sizes appear on the hair and scalp while your skin can get very itchy and even sore.
What is Trichology?
Trichology is the name given to the study and practice concerned with the hair and scalp. It owes its origin to the ancient Greek word ‘thrix;’ which means hair.
Grey Hair – Everything You Need to Know
Some of us pull grey hairs out the moment we spot them, whereas others dash down to the store to find the appropriate hair dye. But the fact is that the process of going grey is a natural one and it usually comes with age. That said, there’s no guarantee...
Essential Guide to Beard Care for Black Men
Every man who wants to grow a beard wants it to be full and thick in a couple of months, but the reality is that it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Growing a large beard takes a considerable amount of time and effort, especially for first-timers. First, there’s the growth...
12 Ways to Make Transitioning to Natural Hair Easier
Transitioning to natural hair is the process that involves no longer using a hair relaxer, letting your natural hair texture grow and cutting off the chemically processed or damaged ends. Want to transition to natural hair but not sure where to start? Or has lockdown caused you to ‘forcibly’ transition?...