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Why Is My Scalp so Itchy? 4 Common Causes and Fixes

Have you ever wondered: why is my scalp so itchy? There are many itchy scalp causes and most people will have an itchy scalp at least once or twice in their lifetime. Read on to discover four of the most common causes of itchy scalp and to get relief from an itchy scalp.

Why Is My Scalp so Itchy? 4 Common Causes and Fixes

Have you ever wondered: why is my scalp so itchy? There are many itchy scalp causes and most people will have an itchy scalp at least once or twice in their lifetime. Read on to discover four of the most common causes of itchy scalp and to get relief from...

6 Hair Habits to Start Adopting During Lockdown

Has lockdown got you rethinking your hair routine? There’s no better time than now to start reevaluating your hair habits and to get you started, here are our top hair habits that you should start adopting during lockdown.

Afro Hair Care for Doctors, Nurses & Other Essential Workers

When it comes to afro hair care, we often talk about how important it is to create a regime. But how do you approach this when we’re in the middle of a pandemic and you’re working on the front line?

6 Tips for How to Take Care of Locs

Locs, also known as dreadlocks, are a beautiful and versatile way to carry your natural hair. However, there is a common misconception that locs require no maintenance when in reality, locs like all hair require care. So, whether you’re new to locs or just want to know more about how...

Alopecia: Everything you need to know

What is alopecia? Alopecia is an umbrella term for hair loss anywhere on the body, which can be permanent or temporary. In this post, our resident cosmetic scientist discusses the different types of alopecia and how to treat the condition with input from trichologists we recommend who specialise in Afro...

Caring for Afro Hair – How to Save Time

Save time and ensure you’re on top of your hair care routine with our practical tips for speedily managing your hair.

Common Afro Hair Myths

Afro hair is very misunderstood. In this video, Rachael and Joycelyn, co-founders of Afrocenchix dispel some of the most common myths surrounding afro hair.  Myth #1 — Afro hair is very weak or very strong. Believe it or not, Afro hair is the strongest hair type in terms of tensile strength...

Top 7 tips for men’s Afro hair care

Need advice on how to care for your afro hair? We’ve got 7 top tips to share with you. Check them out by reading our blog. It’s not just about finding the right product. Maintaining strong and healthy hair - that looks good - has more to do with proper...

New Year, New Hair

Decided that January is the time to switch up your look? The New Year is a great time (of course, not the only time) to embrace healthy hair choices and invest in quality ingredients for your hair. If you've decided to stop relaxing or straightening your hair with heat, we...

Homemade hair treatments that do work

We previously shared a post that outlined common homemade hair treatments that don't work. In this post, we share homemade treatments that are realistic and promising, without under or over-promising results. Learn what ingredients are always good to have should you run out of your favourite Afrocenchix products!

How to Recover from that Nightmare Hair Salon Experience...

Having an awful salon trip is like watching someone iron a hole in your favourite silk dress. When you go to a salon you want to leave with your hair looking great. You pay good money for an experienced professional and hope that it will be a therapeutic experience. You...

Afro Hair Products and Silicones: Why to Avoid Them

With so much much conflicting information around on the internet, we've put together a simple guide to understanding how silicones can affect your afro hair. Read on to learn how silicones in your Afro Hair products impact your Afro Hair routine.

Why hair typing is unscientific

Afrocenchix believes that there is only one hair type and that’s no hair type. In this blog, we discuss why strict hair typing systems are not scientific. It's better to base your healthy hair care routine on your hair's condition and on restoring and maintaining moisture.

Everything you need to know about afro hair loss

What causes afro hair loss and how can you combat it? We share our advice as afro hair care experts. Find out everything you need to know about afro hair loss.

Product buildup: a tricky afro hair care problem

Have you ever wondered what those white, flaky bits that fall from your scalp on the top of your shoulders are? The dandruff-like flakes could be a sign scalp buildup. Scalp buildup is an easy-to-solve scalp condition caused by a few, often overlapping, reasons.

How to care for your child's afro hair to prevent nits and head lice

Every year, schools up and down the UK warn children (and parents) of threat that is head lice - and every year, the number of head lice outbreaks increases when school goes back. Find out how to prevent your nits and head lice with these hair care tips.