My African Hair, My African Soul

By Winnie Kyomuhendo “I am not my hair I am not this skin I am a soul that lives within” India Arie A woman’s hair has often been described as her crown, a symbol of her identity and sometimes a window into her personality. If you wear your hair pony-tailed without a single strand out […]

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African Beauty Entrepreneurs You Need To Know!

By Mako Muzenda Beauty is a global, billion-dollar industry. From cosmetics and skincare to fragrances and hair products, the business of beauty is lucrative and constantly expanding. Several African companies have made their own imprint in an industry dominated by European and American products, and for anyone who wants to support local brands and still […]

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Going Natural: The 5 Stages Explained

By Mako Muzenda Natural hair is beautiful. The way it crowns your head, it’s different textures and styles, how it can look so effortlessly beautiful. Three months ago I decided to switch to #TeamNatural. I’d had natural hair before, but after a particular incident where my favourite comb broke while I was fighting with my […]

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The Afrikan Woman And The Cracked Mirror

Article written by Likeleli M. Monyamane. A few days before Christmas in 1999, I asked my mother to cut my hair so that I could style it in dreadlocks. I will not forget the look on her confused face as she angrily grabbed the scissors and pointed them in my direction, thinking the gesture would […]

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Bald And Beautiful

A person who is broken, battered, bitter, and down to their very last ounce of hope is a very dangerous person. Especially when they decide to take on the journey of destiny. At this point in time, they have lost everything, they don’t fear losing more, thus give their all when they decide to go […]

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