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Top 5 Black Panther Natural Hair Moments

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Top 5 Black Panther Natural Hair Moments

We watched Black Panther with Black Girls Book Club this weekend and we are obsessed! The film more than lives up to the hype and it's no Marvel that box office records were obliterated in the opening weekend. (See what we did there). One of our favourite elements in the film are the deeply complex, intelligent, beautiful and fierce leading ladies. Young black girls finally have inspiring screen versions of themselves in the mainstream media, characters who find strength and pride in their African culture and traditions.  For us natural hair is about embracing your authentic self and what a beautiful homage...

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Black Feminine Beauty in Art

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Black Feminine Beauty in Art

 One of the things we love about social media is its ability to expose us to things we might otherwise have been unlikely to come across because of geography. Instagram has definitely made the world smaller and diminished the vastness of the oceans. Below we have highlighted three artists we stumbled upon on the 'gram. They are located in different corners of the world and they all portray black feminine beauty at its finest. We've discussed the importance of representation before and its great to see ourselves in art. With that said, you may now feast your eyes.  1. Debra Cartwright  A rare shot...

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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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