Is Natural Hair Attractive?

Events are back with a bang, this time round we're discussing the aesthetics of the afro.
is natural hair attractive
There's been much talk about afro hair not fitting into mainstream beauty ideals, of some textures being favoured above others and of men not finding women with natural hair attractive. But how much of this is true?

By popular demand we've put together a panel of opinionated men to tell us what guys really think about curly hair.

Healthy refreshments provided. Email for more information. Please note spaces are extremely limited so book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

You can purchase your ticket below (with a goody bag featuring a full sized product.) We can't wait to meet you! 


Tuesday 13th February 2018

6:00 – 8:30 PM

The Africa Centre, 66 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0BL


About the speakers:

The Hosts:

 afrocenchix founders

Joycelyn and Rachael founded their award winning natural hair company whilst still at university. They remain at the leading edge of natural cosmetic science and run events and workshops on cultural issues as well as hair science and maintenance.

The Chair:

Jacqueline Shepherd

Jacqueline Shepherd is a Sky TV Presenter best known for her work on What's Up TV, a series she has also been Assistant Producer on for three seasons. She's been the face behind numerous campaigns including the Get Your Frock On campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness.

The Panel:

Jeremiah 'SugarJ' Brown poet

Jeremiah 'SugarJ' Brown is a Croydon based poet. He has performed at a range of venues including the Roundhouse, Southbank Centre, and Birmingham NEC Arena. He is a Barbican Young Poet, a member of Spit The Atom poetry collective and one of the faces of Nationwide’s ‘Voices’ ad campaign. Other commissions include St Paul’s Cathedral and Totally Thames. His poetry has taken him to several festivals including Lovebox, Citadel and Walthamstow Garden Party.

Ade Akins

Adé Akins is a marketing professional, content creator and a firm believer in creating to add value to the world. Ade is also the founder of Adzvice, a social enterprise that exists to bridge the ‘knowledge gap’ with a focus on personal and business development. Through digital content such as blogs, the Adzvice podcast and events, Adzvice exists to bridge the ‘knowledge gap’. Follow him on twitter and instagram: @ImaAdeAkins . Discover more about his platform and join the community at: & follow @adzvice across social media.

Elliott Rae

Elliott Rae is the founder of, the parenting and lifestyle platform for men. He is also a Diversity & Inclusion specialist currently working on Central Government strategy. Elliott has written on diversity issues for established platforms like The Independent, been featured on the BBC, and regularly speaks in the media about issues affecting black men and fathers. Elliott Rae has been married for four years and has a beautiful 2 year old daughter. Not surprisingly, Elliott enjoys music, football and fatherhood!
Ayo Disu (Disunomics)

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  • Rachael on

    Hi Kirsty, we’ll live stream parts of the event on insta so you won’t have to miss out :)

  • Rachael on

    Hi Jacqueline, there will be an opportunity to buy our products at the event

  • Rachael on

    Hi Fredericka, the event is next Tuesday!

  • Fredericka Charles on

    Sounds great. Sorry I missed this.

  • Jacqueline Joseph-brown on

    Will you be having stallholders

  • Rachael on

    Hi Kirsty, we’ll live stream parts of the event on insta so you won’t have to miss out :)

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