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Do we subconsciously think Afro Hair is unprofessional?

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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.

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Hair Science: Afro Hair Care Innovation at InCosmetics

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Hair Science: Afro Hair Care Innovation at InCosmetics

Hair Science: Afro Hair Care Innovation from the InCosmetics Conference At Afrocenchix we believe hair science is important when making natural hair care products. We strive to stay at the leading edge of afro hair care innovation. That's why we work closely with our formulations scientist and cosmetic chemist. Collaboration with scientists and ongoing learning is part of making sure our products are effective and top quality. We also learn about new developments through conferences such as InCosmetics. This year the InCosmetics conference was in London for the first time in 15 years. Hundreds of exhibitors came together to showcase the latest developments in personal...

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Hairspiration: Felicia Leatherwood

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Hairspiration: Felicia Leatherwood

(Feature image taken from www.felicialeatherwood.com) We spoke about natural hair being professional at our last #HairCare 101 event and watched a video clip in which Felicia Leatherwood, a natural hair stylist sometimes referred to as the Hair Whisperer, spoke about the importance of embracing our hair in its natural state. We absolutely love Felicia Leatherwood and all that she stands for.  She works with hair and not against it. Representation matters and it’s great that we are now starting to see more natural hair at glamorous occasions.  At Afrocenchix, we acknowledge that women reserve the right to wear their hair however they...

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

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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.  1. Visit bbfawards.com 2. Go to 'BEST SHAMPOO' & scroll down and click vote under Swish 3. Scroll to click submit vote and enter details Repeat for 'BEST NATURAL HAIR CARE BRAND' It only takes a minute and you'll be entered into a £500 prize draw 🏆 Why we think Afrocenchix should win Best Brand & Best Shampoo Since we started Afrocenchix we have worked...

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Is Natural Hair Professional? - #HairCare101 Event Summary

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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 guests, Jennifer: "More talks like this please! The event was professional and well organised and included an introduction, organisers welcome speech, panel chat and workshop; it was certainly worth the money! The Meetup well confirmed the amazing versatility of natural black hair - so proud to have been a part of...

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