Bantu knots are not only a proudly African hairstyle that shows off the continent’s culture and hair styling, but it’s a great protective hairstyle as well as a great way to add volume and curl to your afro. Historically, Bantu knots were worn by women across the continent, and they are thought to have originated […]Read more "Hair Trend: How To Do Bantu Knots"
Eyebrows not only play an important physiological role in preventing debris from falling down into the eye socket, but they also play an important role in human communication through facial expression and aesthetics. Zooming into the aesthetics part, eyebrows are the most important facial feature as they draw in more attention than the eye, nose […]Read more "How to shape your eyebrows"
Natural hair is one of the biggest hair and beauty trends among women of colour, not only because it looks beautiful but also because it symbolizes pride and a reclaiming of self-identity in the black community. One of the many natural hair trends is faux locs, which are temporary or semi-permanent dreadlocks. Drawing inspiration from […]Read more "HOW TO INSTALL FAUX LOCS"
One of the many rites of passage for young girls of African descent is learning how to braid hair. Not only is it fun and a great way to earn pocket money while you’re still a student, but it is a practice that is rich in history and tradition. Africa’s various tribes have been braiding […]Read more "HOW TO INSTALL BOX BRAIDS ON NATURAL HAIR"
Having braids as a hairstyle is not only beautiful, but it is also practical as you protect your hair from excess damage caused by combing and you save tons of time getting ready as you eliminate the hair combing and styling process. Braiding hair has long been the tradition of Africa with the earliest known […]Read more "HOW TO STYLE BOX BRAIDS IN DIFFERENT WAYS"
The Autumn/Winter season is upon us here in the Southern hemisphere, which means that we need to trade in our shorts and cool sandals for coats and boots. In South Africa, wetter conditions have been predicted for the region for the autumn/winter season, which means that stylish rain boots will form part of most outfits. […]Read more "FASHION TRENDS FOR AUTUMN/WINTER 2017"
One of the most searched beauty and hair questions in Africa on Google for 2016 was a question based on headwraps, commonly known as doeks in South Africa, dhuku in Zimbabwe and gele to Yoruba speakers in Nigeria, Benin and Togo. Fashionistas across the continent wanted to know how to tie a headwrap. The headwrap has […]Read more "How to Tie a Doek/Headwrap"