Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: Shear & Shine

Tell us a bit about your business Shear & Shine grooming is the UK’s first grooming company created especially for Black men, we are focused on the issues Black men face with their hair and skin and aim to have them looking and feeling their best! What inspired you to start?/Where did the idea come […]

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Oct 17, Your Move

The Black Hair Book (TBHB)

What is TBHB? TBHB is a website designed to help users find salons in London to style Afro hair. Users are encouraged to rate and review their experience at the salons and can find useful information about salons before making a hair appointment. Such handy information includes the opening hours, contact information, street view, and the […]

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Aug 17, Your Culture

CurlyTreats Festival Review

Following up from our interview with Vinna Best, the founder of the CurlyTreats Festival (previously know as natural hair week) we were kindly invited to the event to see it in action. We were greeted by a friendly face, quickly checked on the guest list and set free to roam the ‘marketplace’. Once we stepped […]

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Your Culture

CurlyTreats Festival

We caught up with Vinna Best founder of the CurlyTreats Festival, the UK’s Biggest Natural Hair Festival to Celebrate Black Culture. Bio Since 2013, Vinna Best has been delivering natural hair events around the UK, in major cities including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds, and Bristol, encouraging black women and girls to be and feel […]

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Jun 17, Your Move

Do It Now Now Retail: Anti-Pop Review

I was fortunate enough to have been extended an invitation to Do it now now first retail anti-pop event, focused on connecting businesses in the black hair and beauty industry to the best in marketing, PR, branding and Funding professionals to assist them in learning what it takes to run a healthy, scalable and sustainable […]

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Jan 17, Your Culture

Winter Tips for Natural Hair

During the winter months, weather conditions are a lot harsher – drop in temperature, cold winds…snow (just thinking about it makes me sad). With this change in weather, naturals should decide to also change their hair regimen, in order to protect your hair from damage. Below are tips for caring for natural hair during winter: […]

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Apr 16, Your Culture

Au Natural?

There is no denying that we as human beings, especially females, are obsessed with our hair with the average women spending almost £50,000 on hair and beauty products by the time they hit 40. But why is this the case? This isn’t a new phenomenon, even the bible makes reference to a woman’s hair in […]

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Mar 16, Your Culture

I went natural…accidentally

I used to perm my hair religiously. Every six weeks, come rain or shine I was about that creamy crack. Natural hair was not on my radar, I wasn’t interested, wasn’t about it, it did not apply to me: I had that tough hair you see. As with most things life very much got in […]

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Mar 16, Your Move

Suave Cuts interview

Inspiring you on your next move This month’s inspirational male entrepreneur: Fadi Ford   Q: Tell us a bit about the business Suave Cuts is a barber business that provides ‘great haircuts at student prices’. I enjoy the atmosphere in barber shops. Like you relax and talk about football. It’s very laid back. Also, doing […]

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