Category: All Things Afro

Sunflower Oil Pre-Shampoo Treatment

In most South African households you will find sunflower oil in gallons and no one is stingy with it and that is the case in my mom’s house too. Her olive oil is considered a precious commodity though not to be trifled with. So, when she caught me, two summers’ back, trying to do a pre-shampoo […]

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Ethnic Hair Chronicles – Part 1

After receiving a beautiful message from Sandy Seema, my fellow Foschini brand ambassador, about the positive changes our hair conversations have brought to her hair, I made a promise to share in writing the knowledge I have acquired in my own natural hair journey. This is in hope that you will read and put this […]

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Grow your hair with Umera Jamaican Black Castor Oil

Hair products aimed at preventing hair loss and to stimulate healthy hair growth are huge in the ethnic hair market. Think of the famous T444Z and the flourish of the Jamaican Black Castor Oil (JBCO). Sadly, a hairline cannot be expected to remain healthy and strong as long as we accept the discomfort we suffer […]

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Urbanzulu Natural Beauty Salon

Since December 2014, Jozi has been boasting  of a new salon named Urbanzulu Natural Beauty Salon and it caters to … wait for it … naturals! Like, hello, finally! The Urbanzulu Natural Beauty stylists are all about ethnic hair care, treatments and styling. They use proudly South African products such as Nubian Nature, Earth Hair, AfroAmour and Urban […]

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Afro Basic Care – Easy like ABC

First do no harm is the first step to all things beauty and health. When it comes to taking care of natural hair, sulfate-free daily shampoos are the first step in the right direction. These soap free shampoos are available from Dischem in abundance, but any stores or hair salons worth their salt will carry […]

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