Want to rock some cute natural hairstyles for Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day and beyond? Get inspired with our 13 favourite looks!
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,...
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...
10 Top Tips to Help You Navigate The Cost of Living Crisis
We’ve heard your concerns around the cost of living crisis and put together our very own survival guide to ‘crisis-proof’ your purse. These 10 top tips will help you build great money habits (while keeping your natural hair well cared for!)
How can I tell the difference between vegan and cruelty free beauty products?
What does Cruelty-Free mean? Cruelty-free is a catch-all term for products which have not been tested on animals. There are several standards and associated logos out there which signal that a product is cruelty-free....
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...
Does All Hair Matter?
We recently received a Trustpilot review that sparked much conversation in our team.
A Quick Ting With Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy
Afrocenchix catches up with Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy, the wonderful author of A Quick Ting On The Black Girl Afro.
The Best Children’s Books To Keep Kids Entertained On Hair Wash Day
It might have taken an hour, it might have taken four, all I know is that it felt infinitely longer as a child so my mother became the master of distractions. There were snacks, sometimes our favourite TV shows, other times we’d sing along to music (dancing strictly forbidden of course)....
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...
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.