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Black-Owned British Gifts that Support Our Community

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Black-Owned British Gifts that Support Our Community

It's that time of year again! Christmas is all about spending time with loved ones but who doesn't love to give a good gift?! Community is important to us and so we've compiled this gift list of goods by amazing black women and black-owned businesses.

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Afro Hair Care - The Ultimate Guide

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Afro Hair Care - The Ultimate Guide

Caring for afro hair can be tricky when you're not sure where to start. At Afrocenchix we help bust the myths that afro hair is unprofessional, unattractive and unmanageable. We believe all afro hair is beautiful! With the right hair care practices you can love and enjoy your hair. Through caring for your curls you'll prevent common afro hair problems like breakage, dandruff, hair loss and an itchy scalp. Not sure where to begin? Caring for afro hair can seem complex but with a little know how it's as easy as A, B, C. A. Creating a simple afro hair care routine B. Understanding common afro hair problems...

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How to not give up on your hair during the awkward phase

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How to not give up on your hair during the awkward phase

It's a few months after your big chop. Your hair's now too long and too short at the same time. You want to grow it out but you're finding the upkeep challenging and you're at a loss when it comes to knowing what to do with it — you've hit the awkward phase.  The awkward phase is the time when most people give up on their natural hair journey. Times may be difficult but through perseverance, you can make it to the other side! It's important to remember that it's just a phase and it won't last.  Here are three suggestions to help you keep going.  1. Protective...

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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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3 Hairstyles for the Christmas Season

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3 Hairstyles for the Christmas Season

Christmas is right around the corner.  That means calendars are full with lunches, dinners, parties and the likes. You've got your festive outfits, you'll want your hair to match.  Here are some styles that you can rock at any yuletide occasion.  1. Updo...with a few twists Up-dos are always classy and the beads in this style add that extra oomph.  Happy Friday! If you need a style for your #naturalhair this weekend, check out my latest tutorial. It's quick and easy... link in the bio. I got my beads from my local beauty supply store & shirt's from @mango 😉✨🌴 A post shared by Laila-Jean...

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