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Namibia’s Naturalista’s Series

Who are you to the world?  My name is Sitali Nyambe, born and bred Namibian girl. 100% African girl! Finding my place among the people of this big beautiful universe and my hair journey is a part of that process. What are your hair goals? I have three hair goals at the moment. The first ...

Namibia’s Naturalista’s Series

In continuing our celebration of the beauty and diversity of Namibian Naturalista’s, meet our next beauty Lydia! So who are you to the World?     My name is Lydia, born in Oshakati, bred in Windhoek. I am told I am a little spark that ignites happiness (I guess that says a lot about me) ...

Namibia’s Naturalista’s

We would like to start 2015 off with a focus on Namibian naturals and in celebration of the diversity and beauty of the ladies of the African continent.  We start with Christina Nadezhda! So who are you to the World? I am Christina Nadezhda – 32 years old, mother, sister, daughter, friend and ‘naturalista’. Being ...

Hair Talk :)

Hair Talk 🙂 So, this is going to be a very short blogpost :).  I have now reached the region of being a long haired natural, and as much as I love long hair, I really miss the ‘no fuss days’ of teeny weeny Afro freedom. My hair is creeping down to bra strap length ...

Hairstyle Experiments: The Hair Ponytail Bump

Hairstyle Experiments:  The Hair Ponytail Bump    I have seen this hairstyle on so many occasions on so many pictures trawling up and down the internet and decided to try it out.  The only drawback I had in attempting it was the fact that it is hard to do it on when shrinkage has set ...

African Black Soap, Africa’s Beauty Secret

As far as beauty care goes, my face has always commanded the most attention. I suffered from terrible acne in my teenage years, which did not change as I graduated to my early twenties. In my late twenties my acne persisted, and with a face covered in acne scars, pockmarks and discolouration, I found myself ...

The Mole Hills: Afrorage Hairstyles

The Mole Hills (This works well for hair shrunk to 80% of its length, or medium length hair). This was one of my  older hairstyles when I just went natural and was trying to come up with creative hairstyles for everyday use. I call this one the mole hill as the hairstyle tends to resemble ...

Hairstyles: “The Mohawk Twist”

  The Mohawk Twist I am so rushed for time that I can hardly spend hours experimenting in my hair to create long lasting protective hairstyles, this was one I stumbled upon accidentally and ended up keeping for the whole week at work, I hardly touched my hair the whole week, I simply slept with ...

Meet Wilhelmina Shiikwa from Windhoek, Namibia

  Who are you? My name is Wilhelmina Shiikwa, i hail from Otamanzi, a beautiful village in Ongandjera, in the north west of Namibia. I don’t know how to explain what i do without sounding like a drug dealer.

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