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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, there's a book out there for everyone. Here are our 16 faves for you to add to your reading listthis World Book Day and beyond!

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.

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...

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. 

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...

5 Easy Tips To Make Your Hair Routine More Eco-friendly

Wondering how to make your hair routine more eco-friendly? Let’s be honest, many of us would love to reduce our impact on the environment but most of us don’t know where to start. That’s why we’ve pulled together our top five easy tips for making your hair routine more eco-friendly. 

13 Graduation Hairstyles For Natural Hair You'll Want To Rock ASAP!

Looking for graduation hairstyles for natural hair? We know that things are a bit up in the air at the moment, but all those years of hard work are coming to an end (and regardless of if it's IRL or virtual) you want to look the part.

Nicole Crentsil: Women Doing Bits Series

Nicole Crentsil is a Ghanaian-British cultural curator, entrepreneur and investor based in London. Nicole is the CEO of Black Girl Fest – a platform dedicated to Black women, girls and non-binary people. She’s also the founder of BIG SIS, a new network supporting the personal development of creative working women....

Abadesi Osunsade: Women Doing Bits Series

This week, we speak to Abadesi Osunsade the founder and CEO of Hustle Crew, which is a diversity-in-tech community and training company. She’s also the author of Dream Big. Hustle Hard: The Millennial Woman's Guide to Success in Tech and co-host of the podcast Techish.

Tobi Oredein: Women Doing Bits Series

Tobi Oredein is an award-winning women's lifestyle journalist, media entrepreneur, and international public speaker. Based in London, Tobi focuses on race, feminism, beauty politics & popular culture, and is the CEO and founder of Black Ballad, a lifestyle website for the black and mixed women.

Women Doing Bits: Sharmadean Reid & Rachael Corson In Conversation

This March, we happily announced a new Afrocenchix’s series called Women Doing Bits on Friday 5th March. The series would see us talking to impressive women in our community (like Bola Sol, Abadesi Osunsade, Nicole Crentsil and Sharmadean Reid) about what they do, how they came up with their big ideas and...

Postpartum Hair Loss: What Happens to Your Hair After Pregnancy?

Rest assured, we’re here to tell you that hair loss postpartum is normal. But what can you expect? In this article, we explain what postpartum causes hair loss, how much hair loss is normal, how long postpartum hair loss lasts for and most importantly, give practical tips for how to...

Bola Sol: Women Doing Bits Series

This week, we speak to Bola Sol who is a financial coach, passionate about helping women come together to discuss money matters and wants to help build more financial confidence in everyone. She is the creator of Rich Girl Chronicles (a personal finance accountability group for women) and can  be...

5 Tips For Being Confident Wearing Your Natural Hair

Let’s be honest, learning how to be confident wearing your natural hair is almost 99% of the journey. Want some practical tips for being confident when wearing your natural hair? We have some helpful tips that’ll aid in getting you comfortable with your natural hair in all its glory!