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Jun 20, 2014

Untangling The Politics Of Black Hair - VIDEO

Untangling The Politics Of Black Hair – VIDEO

Hey Natural Beauties!

My blog has been left a little neglected lately, I had not intended to abandon the blog for so long. In the past few months there have been so many changes, moving house twice, moving away from London. I was feeling pretty exhausted and I think its healthy to let the brain just chill under these circumstances,…

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Jun 2, 2014

HNB Meets: Nekisha

On this weeks HNB Meets: natural beauty Nekisha takes us through her hair story. _DSC0048_2 Tell us a bit about yourself and the life of your hair before going natural.   My name’s Nekisha from the beautiful Caribbean isle of Antigua & Barbuda! I have always had “sal’ head” (salt head) which is how we, in the Caribbean, describe kids whose hair was excessively short and “picky”. Growing up, I relaxed my…

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May 29, 2014

Lavender Nights - Massage & Body Oil

Lavender Nights – Massage & Body Oil

Hey natural beauties!

This morning before leaving for work i made myself a new batch of hair and body oil infused with Lavender taken from a plant i grow at home.

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Lavenderis absolutely one of my favourite herbs! I use it to help me relax and get my mind and body in the mood for sleep each night. I like to add a few drops of lavender essential oil to the bottom of my shower in the evening and…

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May 25, 2014

HNB Meets: Ekene

In this weeks HNB Meets: natural beauty Ekene shares her hair story with us.

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Tell us a bit about yourself and the life of your hair before going natural

Hey Natural Beauties! Ekene here :) I’m a Nigerian girl. I’ve only been a lawyer for a few months so it still feels weird to say it, but that’s my day job.
My relaxed hair was pretty healthy. It was dense, I had edges lol and I had no split ends.…

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May 24, 2014 / 1 note

A Beautiful Weekend to All of You!

A Beautiful Weekend to All of You!

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Hey natural beauties! Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

I’m working hard this weekend trying to finalise some of the details of my business venture. I’ve officially registered my organic and natural business The Afro Hair & Skin Co. whoop! whoop! and i’m super excited to show you all my gorgeously natural hair and skincare products! Still a while to go yet, but i’m hyped anyway!

Thanks to…

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May 22, 2014 / 1 note

All Natural “Skin Peel” using Organic Brown Sugar!

All Natural “Skin Peel” using Organic Brown Sugar!

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My skin 5 mins after scrub, no make-up used.

So lately my skin has been throwing mood swings. Call it hormones, recent cravings for all things sugary and sweet since my birthday excesses. Its been rotating between extreme dryness to oily breakouts, I knew 33 wasn’t going to be easy. Today I remembered an old simple beauty routine that I haven’t used in ages, brown sugar!

Brown sugar is packed…

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May 20, 2014

Deep Condition Treatment - Blackstrap Molasses

Deep Condition Treatment – Blackstrap Molasses

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Blackstrap Molasses can help to reduce shedding, improve the thickness of hair and add strength to the hair. It can be used on its own as a pre-poo treatment, some people use it to enrich the colour of their hair or even to cover emerging grey hair. This time i used it as part of a deep conditioning treatment adding organic coconut milk, a tablespoon of coconut oil and of course a little dash of…

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May 16, 2014

HNB Meets : Jane

HNB Meets : Jane

In this weeks HNB Meets we catch up with natural beauty jane who takes us through her  natural hair story.

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Tell us a bit about yourself and the life of your hair before going natural.   

Going natural was one of the best things I’ve ever done! It has helped me accept myself and my natural beauty. I was so inspired by my journey that I started a blog about it and wanted to share what I’ve learned…

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May 14, 2014 / 2 notes

Birthdays & Thoughts at 33…

Birthdays & Thoughts at 33…

Hey natural beauties!

This is a slightly different post to normal. Growing one year older get me thinking about life (uh-oh!)

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Yesterday was my 33rd birthday! I know! I couldn’t believe it either! It was a day that was made very special for me by my lovely man . I woke up in the morning feeling a little hormonal and blue(that time of the month), feeling like wow 33! How did I get here so fast?!

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May 11, 2014 / 1 note

HNB Meets: Eleanor

In this weeks HNB Meets: Natural beauty Eleanor takes us through her natural hair story.

Twist-outIntheLight Tell us a bit about yourself and the life of your hair before going natural. My name is Eleanor and I’m from the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. I’ve been living in Tokyo, Japan for just over a year.  I’ve been in love with my naturally curly hair for as long as I can remember, and have been…

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