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How To Braid Cornrows On Yourself

Curious about how to do cornrows? Always wanted to create cornrow styles? Then you’ve come to the right place. With our easy step-by-step video tutorial, you’ll be rocking cornrows in no time! 

16 Books The Afrocenchix Team Are Loving this World Book Day

Saying that we love books at Afrocenchix HQ is a bit of an understatement! Our office library is well stocked, mostly with some wonderful volumes written by and about women like us. Whether you're reading alone, as part of a book club or treated yourself to our Book Lover's Boxes,...

Why We Use Fairtrade, Organic Shea Butter

Selling Shea butter is an important source of income for women living in Bolgatanga, a poverty stricken area in Ghana. The Akoma Cooperative Society brings these women and others together in the shared pursuit of working their way out of poverty and raising awareness about ethical sourcing. All the shea...

Why Afrocenchix Supports Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight is around the corner and although this year is a little different, we wanted to take the time to thank everyone who supports Fairtrade by buying our moisturiser Smooth, which is made with organic, Fairtrade shea butter.

How to do the Perfect Twist out on Natural Hair

Want to get the perfect twist out on your natural hair every time? Our simple tutorial will take you through how to achieve the perfect twist and then transform them into a beautifully defined twist out hairstyle perfect for all outings and events. The Afrocenchix team particularly loves this hairstyle...

5 Natural Hairstyles For Valentine’s, Galentine’s & Beyond!

Want to rock some cute natural hairstyles for Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day and beyond? We’ve pulled together our top 5 favourite natural hairstyles to inspire you. Enjoy!

4 Ways To Valentine Differently

Valentine's Day is upon us. Whilst we don't think expressing appreciation for your loved ones should be restricted to one day, it's a great reminder of the importance to make time for love. It's also a good time to indulge in a little self-care too, no one can pour from...

How To Halo Braid Natural Hair: Video Tutorial

The Halo braid is the perfect protective hairstyle that also looks very pretty. It’s ideal for date night, weddings, and more. Just follow our easy to follow tutorial to learn how to nail doing the halo braid like a pro! 

8 Practical & Pretty Workout Hairstyles For Natural Hair

Looking for workout hairstyles perfect for natural hair? Then you're in luck. Don't let your hair hold you back from exercising. Whether you're a gym bunny, Yogi, CrossFit junkie, swimmer or avid runner – we have pretty and practical gym/workout hairstyles for natural hair. Although, we can't promise that they'll...

8 Hair Resolutions You Can Easily Follow in 2022

2021 is almost over (phew!). So with this in mind, we thought we'd round up some easy to follow hair-resolutions to help guarantee you have the best hair all year around in 2022. 

8 Glam New Year's Eve Styles for Natural Hair

New Year's Eve styles for natural hair? Yes, with everything that's going on, we know that this year is probably going to be a little different. But typically, New Year's Eve is a time to get your glad rags on. A time to reflect on the growth of the year behind and your...

12 Chic Christmas Hairstyles Ideal For Party Season

With Christmas soon upon us (and 2021 disappearing in a flash) we figured now would be a good time to talk about cute Christmas hairstyles (as you’ll undoubtedly be thinking about finishing the year in style).

2021 Best Christmas Gifts from Black British Businesses

It's the most wonderful time of year again! We love the festive period (and we're glad things are slowly coming back to normalcy!) as it's perfect time to show our family and friends how much we love them with a thoughtful gift.

14 Pretty Party Hairstyles For Natural Hair

Things might be a little different this year, but with the Halloween and the festive season around the corner (yes, Christmas and New Years Eve are closer than you think!), we know that some of you will be searching for the perfect party hairstyles.

What’s the Difference Between Vegan & Cruelty-free Beauty Products?

Vegan and Cruelty Free – what’s the difference?? We know it can be confusing as a consumer trying to navigate this complex beauty world, which is why this World Vegan Month, we put together this comprehensive guide to help you select products like an expert and shop like a beauty...

11 Common Hair Breakage Causes & Treatments

The main causes of hair breakage are typically dry hair and frequent manipulation, but there any different causes. Structurally, our hair cuticle is made of overlapping 'scales' which help keep your hair strand together. In healthy, undamaged hair, these scales are intact, however breakage can occur when these scales are damaged or fall apart.