Afrorage

Awesome Final Flexi-Rod Attempt :)

So after my first attempt at flexi-rods I finally got my technique right; it had to do with what I used in my hair as well as the way I wrapped my hair around the rods.  The last time I used only our Afrorage coconut hair butter and got nice tight coils, and this time ...

Protective Styling Review: Yarn Braids! And the Continuation of Naomi’s hair regimen…

This is a review of Yarn braids as well as a continuation of my regimen… Since the last time I shared, my hair has been hidden away in long, long yarn braids. I believe I promised to never do yarn braids again – oh and how the mighty have fallen back on their words! Trust ...

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 ...

How the Slave Trade framed our view of African Hair

  So I did a bit of digging into hairstyles, how they came to be, how they have changed over time, and the different influences through history. This piece scans over some of the finds that stood out for me during my dig. These nuggets of interesting finds are generally themed around how black African ...