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  • How do I maintain my hair daily?

    You may want to avoid over-manipulating your hair. You may desire thriving, thicker and fuller hair.  If you want to reduce your hair’s daily potential for breakage, there are five main ways to go about it:  Night-time protection On a nightly basis, protect your hair with a satin scarf or cap... View Post
  • Build a haircare routine like you mean it

    You may want to have healthy natural hair but you don’t know where to start. You may have even cut off all your permed bits but feel that the rest is hard to manage. Your hair may need some encouragement for maintenance and growth. The natural hair terminology can sound confusing at times. The... View Post
  • Want to transition to natural hair?

    You could be gripped with a desire to grow out your natural hair. Maybe you’re dreaming of rocking twist-outs, flicking your own hair or just want healthier, fuller and thicker afro hair that grows out of your scalp. Whatever the reason, you know you’re probably going to have to do things diff... View Post
  • The Ultimate 'super-short' Wash Day

    Want to shorten your wash days? You may associate washing natural hair with long hours, tangles and mega frustration. As a mum to two girls aged seven and thirteen, each with waist length natural afro hair, I've spent a fair share of the last 7 years experimenting on how to cut down the time I... View Post
  • How to avoid dry hair

    If you suffer with dry hair, using more conditioner - or adding hair butters - will not solve the problem. In fact, it could make things worse - for example, increasing build up of hair products on your hair which leads to tangles. Finding out what is making your hair dry is crucial, so you can... View Post
  • Why is my hair not growing?

    If you’ve got curly, kinky afro hair, it could feel as though your hair is not growing. Kinky hair doesn’t show it’s length unless it’s stretched or straightened. That’s why you’ll see social media posts with naturalistas pulling our hair to show our true length. No, we’re not crazy, our hair i... View Post
  • Worried About Swimming Damaging Your Hair?

    We all know that drying feeling we get in our hair after a swim.  The chemicals in swimming pools are there to purify the water but they can be quite damaging to our hair and scalp. You may think that a swim cap is sufficient to protect your locks but if yours is anything like my daughters’, it... View Post
  • How to grow your baby's hair

    When my second daughter was born, she had a gorgeous head of curly, ultra soft curls. I wanted to make sure her hair thrived. So here are a few things I did (after much research). My baby just turned 7 and she now has waist length hair when it's straightened. If you have a toddler and are looki... View Post