Wild & Naked — Afro Hair

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....


Facing my fear of hairdressers by Lynda Moyo

Facing my fear of hairdressers by Lynda Moyo

I can probably count the amount of times my hair has been cut by a hairdresser on one hand.Growing up I was lucky to have a mother who, despite being white and not knowing much about afro hair, took it upon herself to learn and learn fast.Many a Sunday were spent sat with my mum on the floor, chatting whilst getting my hair greased and plaited ready for school. As a result, my hair grew very long. Waist length in fact. It was thanks to what we would now refer to as ‘protective styling’ and I can't thank her enough...


We Love Hearing Your Feedback

We Love Hearing Your Feedback

It's always nice to get feedback from our customers and people who have tried our products. Being still very new in the business it's so important to us to hear your feedback in order to improve on everry area of the business. We recently recieved some great feedback from two fab bloggers and all round lovely people that we admire. - The first review is from style and beauty blogger Sade of In My Sunday Best who tried our products over a number of weeks and left us a detailed review on her blog, you can read that here [...


Rosemary Oil Loves Your Natural Hair

Rosemary Oil Loves Your Natural Hair

Rosemary oil is probably the single most sought out ingredient within natural hair care. This popular essential oil comes with a long list of health benefits that ensures it remains a firm favourite when it comes to caring for afro hair.  Not all Rosemary is created equally, a vast amount of commercially produced Rosemary essential oils have been extracted using solvents, normally alcohol. The alcohol content can decrease the effectiveness making it drying on your hair and of course this is the opposite of what you want when it comes to effectively caring for your hair. We source some of...


My Hair Led Me to Myself

My Hair Led Me to Myself

Up until fairly recently, my relationship with my hair could only be described as fraught. As a child, it was hours sat clamped between my mothers’ legs as combs snapped straining to make it through the thicket. It was hard hair. It was rarely tidy. It was a constant battle to beat it into submission. As a teenager, it was relaxed. It was smooth, shiny, brittle and heavy with product. It was constant upkeep. It was dodging swimming lessons. It was Vaseline on burnt skin. It was hiding regrowth. It was expensive. For much of my life, my hair was...

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