Wild & Naked — Brown Beauty

We Were Featured in Marie Claire!

We Were Featured in Marie Claire!

This is just a quick update to let you know that we were featured in the latest issue of Marie Claire UK. This has literally made our year as we are approaching 3 months of The Afro Hair & Skin Co. going live. In an industry where we so so little diversity and reflection of ourselves, it feels like a small victory for us brown beauties. Its also encouraging and such and honour to have all our efforts validated! However small. In other news we are working on some new content in order to share the most useful and interesting...


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...


There is More Than One Way to FLOURISH

There is More Than One Way to FLOURISH

  When it comes to hair butters, we have all seen our fair share. What makes FLOURISH special are its unique ingredients. This isn’t your bog standard Shea butter mix. It has Walnut butter as its base with nutrient rich oils like Sweet Almond oil and Flaxseed oil added to the blend. All these ingredients can do wonders for your hair in more ways than one. As a Pre-Poo Treatment My hair is prone to extreme dryness and while shampoo does a good job of removing dirt, even the most gentle of shampoos end up stripping my hair of all...