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Natural Wedding Styles

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Natural Wedding Styles

We love seeing brides glow with their natural crowns. Many women tell us that they've been talked out of wearing their natural hair for fear it won't look good on the big day. Unfortunately afro hair has long been labelled as unattractive, unprofessional and unmanageable. Despite the natural hair movement, mainstream media still presents kinks and curls as something to be hidden or straightened for important events. We believe natural hair is glamorous, elegant, classy and beautiful.  Many of us wear our natural hair on a regular basis so wearing a straight style on our wedding days could be contradictory...

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Spring Hair Care Hacked In 5 Stages

Spring Hair Care Hacked In 5 Stages

Whether you are a protective princess, or you like to 'Fro' in the snow. Winter is a difficult time to have natural hair. Afro hair thrives on moisture, but indoor heating and cold, harsh winter winds make maintaining moisturised hair in the winter so much harder. So we put in some research and came up with the major factors to prepare for and the top tips to ensure you achieve all your slay potential!

 

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One Week to Stronger, Longer, Healthier Hair

One Week to Stronger, Longer, Healthier Hair

Hair grows an average of 6 inches a year, so whilst you won’t become Rapunzel in the space of a week, you can retain around an eighth to a quarter of an inch of new weekly growth by following these simple steps. Short hair has the benefit of looking good with little effort whilst longer hair lends itself to a wider variety of different styles. There are benefits to any length and it's up to you how long you want to grow your hair. Here are simple steps you can take each day this week to build (or enhance) a healthy hair care regime. Monday: Moisturise...

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Celebrating 10 Inspiring British Women this International Women's Day

Celebrating 10 Inspiring British Women this International Women's Day

We love International Women's Day. Seeing our feeds full of intelligent, beautiful, talented women building each other up is always a joy. This year we're celebrating some inspiring black women from our home shores. 1. Vinna - Curly Treats Fest A post shared by Shirvina (@shirvina) on Oct 17, 2017 at 4:41am PDT Recently awarded 'Best Influencer' at the BBFA ceremony, Vinna is revolutionising the black hair care industry through her inclusive and ground breaking events. She is the founder of Curly Treats Festival  (formerly Natural Hair Week) which celebrates natural hair and beauty.  2 & 3. Jay & Tri - Curlture/KINK  A post shared...

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Why We Support Fair Trade

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Why We Support Fair Trade

Fair Trade Fortnight is upon us and we wanted to take the time to thank everyone who supports Fair Trade by buying Smooth - our moisturiser made with organic, Fair Trade shea butter. People before profit means Fair Trade...

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