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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.

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.

Hair Relaxers: Everything You Need to Know

A hair relaxer is a cream-like treatment that is typically used to chemically 'relax'/straighten curls and afro hair (hence the term hair relaxer). For over a century, relaxers have played an integral part of black women’s hair experience.  Many people still love the look of hair that stays straight and...

How to Care for Your Natural Hair Under a Wig 

It’s no secret how effective protective styles like wigs can be in helping to protect natural hair – c’mon, the name says it all. They’re a great way to switch up your style, grow your hair out or protect it as it recovers from conditions like alopecia. 

4 Dangers of Using Wig Glue

Many wig and lace front wig wearers use double sided tape and wig glue, which is (let’s just be honest) just straight up glue. However, there are many related dangers of using wig glue to secure wigs, affecting the health of your skin, and hair underneath your wig. Find out...

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...

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.

Afro Hair Care - The Ultimate Guide

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! With the right hair care practices you can love and enjoy your hair. Through caring for your curls...

Hair Loss in Pregnancy

During pregnancy most women expect glowing skin and full, shiny hair...some like me get spots and breakage instead! Not much is known about hair loss and breakage in pregnancy. Theories include the idea that high progesterone levels make hair drier and more brittle leading to breakage, and that pregnancy sickness...