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We Won a WeWork Global Creator Award!

In October last year, we won the top prize in the Business Venture category at the WeWork London Creator Awards. That meant £275k and the chance to compete in the WeWork Global Creator Awards for $1million! Joycelyn flew to New York at the end of November and secured us a spot in the finals which took place in LA last night. Rachael pitched to the judges – Gary Vee, Diddy, Ashton Kutcher and Kirsten Green.   Diddy really wanted to know "what's happening in the kitchen"... ...Rachael told him and we were awarded the 2nd runner-up prize of $180k!   We won a Global Creator Award!!!We're starting 2019 with a bang ✨Thank you @WeWork & the inspiring judges @Diddy @kirstenagreen @garyvee @aplusk #CreatorAwards pic.twitter.com/qO19AylS1M — Afrocenchix (@Afrocenchix) January 10, 2019 We're so excited to start 2019 off with a bang and are looking forward to what the year has in store! We're stoked that we have the funding to scale up and provide more black women with safe and effective natural hair products.    Other articles: Our Best Moments of 2018 We're Hiring Four Full-Time Roles! New study shows the vast majority of hair products aimed at black women contain toxic chemicals linked to infertility, obesity, and cancer

We Won a WeWork Global Creator Award!

In October last year, we won the top prize in the Business Venture category at the WeWork London Creator Awards. That meant £275k and the chance to compete in the WeWork Global Creator Awards for $1million! Joycelyn flew to New York at the end of November and secured us a spot...

Our Best Moments of 2018

What a year it has been! 2018 was a challenging yet very rewarding year for us at Afrocenchix. We started Afrocenchix because we couldn't find safe and effective natural products for Afro and curly hair and we did not imagine that we'd be where we are today! We usually joke between us...

We Won!

Image credit: WeWork Joycelyn's epic jump captures how we feel right now.  Last night, we won the WeWork Creator Awards! A very pregnant Rachael (you can spot her and the bump in red) pitched to Vanessa Kingori (publishing director at British Vogue), Ashton Kutcher (actor and investor), Jonas Templestein (co-founder of...

Exciting times! You can now preorder Swirl & Spring

You've asked for a conditioner and styling product from us and we've been working!  We're pleased to announce Spring, our 100% natural formula enriched with Mango butter and Avocado oil is trialed, tested, vegan certified and ready to launch! It's perfect for twist outs, braid outs and protective styles. Watch the...

Afrocenchix voted ‘Best Natural Hair Brand’ in 2018 BBFA Awards

We're pleased to announce that we won the ‘Best Natural Hair Brand’ award! Thank you to every person who voted, retweeted, shared and supported us. We'd also like to thank the panel of judges, we're elated and blessed by the decision!

Is Natural Hair Attractive? - Event Summary

Last Tuesday 13th February 2018 we hosted our first interactive men's panel event. The discussion centred around the question, "Is Natural Hair Attractive?" Read on for highlights.

Afrocenchix in Whole Foods!

We believe safe, effective hair care products should be accessible for all. If you have afro hair & live in the UK this hasn't been the case. Things are changing. Our award winning product line is now available in your local Whole Foods store!

7 Things You May Not Know About Afrocenchix as we mark 7 years

We don't celebrate enough as a company. 7 years ago today, on July 22nd 2010, Joycelyn and Rachael registered Afrocecenchix as a company. Since then we have had some massive ups and some catastrophic downs. Given the fact that 80% of businesses fail in the first 18 months, 7 years...

We've been Shortlisted for two BBFA Awards!

We are pleased to announce that we are Black Beauty and Fashion Awards 2017 Finalists! Thank you for voting in the People’s Choice awards. We are Finalists for Best Natural Hair Care Brand & Best Shampoo BBFAwards is a people’s choice award, and winners are determined via votes collected in an...

Afrocenchix Shortlisted for a Precious HABA Award!

Our super natural hair moisturiser Smooth is up for an award. Celebrate with us! Enjoy a free full sized bottle with any order 13th-14th May. Simply add Smooth to your cart and use the code HABA.

Hair Science: Afro Hair Care Innovation at InCosmetics

Hair science is key when making natural products. Afrocenchix stay at the leading edge of afro hair care innovation through conferences such as InCosmetics.

We've Been Nominated for Best Brand & Best Shampoo!

 Afrocenchix Nominated for Best Brand & Best Shampoo We are pleased to announce that Afrocenchix has been nominated for the BBFAs in two categories! Please support us with a vote for Best Natural Hair Care Brand and Best Shampoo by 31st July 2017.  1. Visit bbfawards.com 2. Go to 'BEST SHAMPOO' &...

Is Natural Hair Professional? - #HairCare101 Event Summary

Last Thursday 16th March 2017 we ran an intimate interactive workshop for around 40 UK Naturals. We had three sessions and a panel discussion around the question, "Is Natural Hair Professional?". Sessions were delivered by Afrocenchix founders Joycelyn and Rachael, Trichologist Stephanie Sey and Award-winning Hair Stylist Marlene Abuah of Natural Gloe. In the words of one of our...

Buying British

During my BBC interview today I told the Afrocenchix story and mentioned that we work with British scientists and British companies, particularly small businesses like us. Our raw ingredients are from British suppliers, except for the Fairtrade Shea butter we buy from a cooperative in Ghana. We've partnered with fellow female run small...

Announcing the New and Improved Afrocenchix.com

  We’re excited to welcome you to our refreshed website. This updated site will make it easier to learn and shop with us. We've optimised it for mobile devices as many of you browse on the go and we want to make it as simple as possible. Our blog will also be improved...

BHM 2016

'Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished, lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history' - Dr Carter Woodson We believe that celebrating excellence in the past can inspire excellence in the future. In an age where the contributions of black people to...