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How Ehi rocked her natural on her graduation day

I graduated on July 13th 2017. Beforehand, Mum and I were battling about my hair. Let me tell you why I wore my afro hair for graduation.

How Ehi rocked her natural on her graduation day

I graduated on July 13th 2017. Beforehand, Mum and I were battling about my hair. Let me tell you why I wore my afro hair for graduation.

Do we subconsciously think Afro Hair is unprofessional?

Guest post from Miss Chuma. Inspired by the March 2017 Haircare 101 event. My initial intention for attending the Hair 101 event was to explore new ways of wearing my hair. What I left with was far greater.

Risky Chemicals in Black Beauty Products

Does looking good need to be a hazard? We don’t believe it does. Unfortunately for many black women, beauty choices are damaging their health. A recent buzzfeed article highlighted the problem faced by millions of women – most cosmetics are toxic. Thankfully there are natural options for the health conscious. The problem...

Toxicity in Your Everyday Afro Hair Products

This week a new report* showed that everyday hair products targeting Black women may be causing serious health problems. The report, based on years of research, highlights several areas of concern including: skin and eye irritations, respiratory disorders, cancer and reproductive Issues.  The report calls for more research into the health consequences of Black hair...

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...

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...

Healthy Hair Challenge Volume/Length Check

Guest Post from Jacqueline Shepherd "While away in New Zealand (I was there throughout March if you missed me raving on about it!) I had planned to keep my hair in one style in an attempt to prevent it from becoming dry. The sun is particularly intense in that part of the world...

Volume check: Big hair, do care!

Guest Post from Jacqueline Shepherd "Can you believe that January 2016 has been and gone and as I write this we are actually more than a week into February already? Time really is flying and before you know it I’ll be bringing you some results of the first quarter of my...