Caring for afro hair can be tricky when you're not sure where to start. At Afrocenchix we help bust the myths that afro hair is unprofessional, unattractive and unmanageable. We believe all afro hair is beautiful!
5 Reasons To Stop Relaxing Your Hair Today
Did you know that chemical straighteners such as relaxers and perms are filled with toxic chemicals? Yes, really! If that’s still not enough to put you off the creamy crack, then read on to discover the top 5 reasons you should ditch the perms and stop relaxing your hair today.
The Ultimate Guide To Swimming With Natural Hair
Swimming and natural hair – let’s be honest, it can play havoc with your locks. Chlorine and saltwater can be extremely drying to afro hair, which can lead to a multitude of issues such as damaged hair and breakage. This is why it’s so important to make sure you're using...
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.
How to Repair Hair Damage: Signs, Causes and Treatment
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...
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...
3 Ways to Reduce Breakage When Wearing Braids
We all love a good braid protective style! Unfortunately, poor installation and maintenance can lead to breakage! We've got just the afro hair products that can help you reduce breakage while rocking your braids.
Help! My Hair is Breaking!
Breakage. The bane of afro hair and culprit of the myth that afro hair doesn't grow. Afro hair grows just like other hair types but if the rate of breakage is faster than the rate of growth, then you'll struggle to retain length. Want to stop your afro hair breaking? Let's start with some...
How do you reduce constant shedding and get your hair to grow?
In this blog we will address a few FAQs: How do you reduce constant shedding? How do you get your afro hair to grow at the same rate all around your head?
5 Reasons your Hair is Breaking
A common complaint we hear from women is that their hair doesn't grow. In most cases, it is growing, it's just breaking as fast as it grows. If your hair is short it should be because you choose to cut it, not because it keeps falling off! Control your hair...