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Women of Colour Wellness Month is Here!

Women of Colour Wellness Month is Here!

April is Women of Colour Wellness month here at The Afro Hair & Skin Co. Join us throughout  April 2017 as we embark on a month of wellness to build daily rituals of self care into our routines. (more below)   We believe that the practice of self-care is necessary to our feelings of inner harmony and balance. Our energy levels decrease and stress levels increase when we fail to prioritise ourselves and take the essential steps to promote wellness. We ask you to do one small things each day that contributes to your sense of fulfilment. Self care should...


Eco-Chic Poppy Okotcha Shows us Some Love!

Eco-Chic Poppy Okotcha Shows us Some Love!

Top model and lovely individual Poppy Okotcha kindly shared a selfie or two with us showing off products from our range that she's currently using and loving. We're so proud and happy that our products have the thumbs up from her. (Continues below...) Poppy shares common values with us when it comes to all things eco-friendly, sustainable and caring for the planet she was recently interviewed by ELLEuk living the eco-chic life on a canal boat. She also shares our desire to eliminate toxic chemicals from our beauty products so we think she's naturally a perfect fit for our products....


In Conversation: Daphne and Mari of Radical Chic

In Conversation: Daphne and Mari of Radical Chic

  Tell us a little bit about your backgrounds and how you two met. Daphne: I was born and raised in Zimbabwe, but have lived in London for over 15 years.  I am a registered Nurse by profession, but currently juggling nursing and exploring my creative side as the other half of Radical.   Mari and I met 10 years ago.  We always laugh every time someone asks how we met.  We met at work.  Mari hated me initially.  I was annoying to be frank.  I asked her repeatedly if her hair was real and often teased her about using work...


We Talk to ThandieKay About the Brand and Black Wellness

We Talk to ThandieKay About the Brand and Black Wellness

Our founder Ibi was recently interviewed by Emeline Nkosi Nsingi  for ThandieKay talking a bit about what inspired The Afro Hair & Skin Co.our products and the desire to create a space to support the health, healing and balance of women of colour. We are so grateful to have been given the opportunity to share some of our background and story on such a positive and inspiring platform, that provides an open and inclusive space for the creative expression of black women and women in general. You can read the full interview here on the Thandiekay website.


Unboxing Our Natural Products With Adeola aka Distinguished Diva

Unboxing Our Natural Products With Adeola aka Distinguished Diva

  We have our first unboxing video yay! The lovely charismatic Adeola aka Distinguished Diva unwraps and shares her natural hair and skin goodies with you on her you tube channel. It's the perfect opportunity to get a closer peak at our range. She'll be updating with a product review a bit later, so subscribe to her You Tube channel if you wish to see more! and of course head over to check out her engaging blog. In the mean time you can watch the unboxing above! Enjoy!