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 pro!
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...
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...
8 Stylish Beard Styles You Should Know About
Beard styles, done right, can look great — but there are a few styles that sit above the rest (and for good reason). These styles are often defined as timeless, trendy and sophisticated; you may be familiar with some of them!
2020 Best Christmas Gifts from Black British Businesses
It's the most wonderful time of year again! We love the festive period (although, granted this year might be a little different!) as it's perfect time to show our family and friends how much we love them with a thoughtful gift.
8 Pretty Party Hairstyles For Natural Hair
Things might be a little different this year, but with the Halloween and the festive season around the corner (yes, Christmas and New Years Eve are closer than you think!), we know that some of you will be searching for the perfect party hairstyles.
Barber Shop Terms: How to Really Talk to Your Barber
You might have your hair care on lock, but do you know how to really talk to your barber? To help you out in this department, we highlight the essential barbering terms/barber shop lingo you need to know if you are to get the haircut you really want.
7 Chic Christmas Hairstyles Ideal For Party Season
With Christmas soon upon us (and 2020 disappearing in a flash) we figured now would be a good time to talk about cute Christmas hairstyles (as you’ll undoubtedly be thinking about finishing the year in style).
Black HairSTORY: Afrocenchix's Celebration of Historical Black Women
This Black History Month, our focus is on lightening the weight. On telling stories of Black women who have overcome immense hurdles to make history. Against the odds, incredible Black women throughout history have made the world a better place. By sharing their stories, we hope to inspire change.
3 Steps to a Successful Daddy, Daughter Wash Day
Let's be honest, sometimes, wash day can definitely feel like a chore. We outline a simple and successful wash day routine and style that continues to nourish and look after your daughter’s hair and scalp.
7 Celebrity Hairstyles We're Loving This Black History Month!
As October marks Black History Month, we thought we'd take the opportunity to celebrate and highlight our favourite black female celebrities and their beautiful hairstyles (as if we really need an excuse?!). From Issa Rae to Michaela Coel, read on to see the hairstyles (past and present) we can't get...
9 Amazing Fall Hair Colours for Black Women
Autumn (or fall) is finally upon us! As the seasons change and we transition from summer to winter, we've started to look for beautiful hair colour inspiration. The change of the season is often the perfect opportunity to make a change yourself — out with the old, in with the...
11 Common Hair Breakage Causes & Treatments
The main causes of hair breakage are typically dry hair and frequent manipulation, but there any different causes. Structurally, our hair cuticle is made of overlapping 'scales' which help keep your hair strand together. In healthy, undamaged hair, these scales are intact, however breakage can occur when these scales are damaged or fall apart.
How to Repair Hair Damage: Signs, Causes and Treatment
Hair damage can present itself in the form of split ends, breakage, dryness and brittleness. Extremely damaged hair can arise when cracks develop in the cuticle/outer layer of the hair, and once the cuticle lifts your hair can easily get further damaged or break. Symptoms of damaged hair are dullness, and...
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.
7 Super Easy Halloween Hairstyles for Afros, Coils and Curls
Everyone wants to impress with their Halloween hairstyles and costumes, but finding the best look, whether it’s cute, cool or scary, can be a challenge, especially when you don’t want to put a ridiculous amount of effort into it.
7 Pretty & Professional Hairstyles for Natural Hair
Let's be honest: professional hairstyles can sometimes be a minefield. We all want to have a cool hairstyle that reflects us — one that is stylish and trendy — but we also want to come off as professional and mature. How do we meet these demands and portray our own personal style?