Oct 18, TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep2: Black Feminism

Hello! It’s black history month so we decided to give you all TWO podcasts this month which are available on BOTH ITunes and Soundcloud! This episode is all about Black Feminism. In this episode we discuss the Serena Williams v Naomi Osaka tennis match which rocked the world with debate, black men and white women’s perception of […]

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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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Jul 17, Your World

The Corporate Afro

Originally featured on: controversialone.wordpress.com “Sexism makes me angrier than racism!” These were the words of Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, and at first I didn’t understand what on earth she was chatting about. But once I calmed down and watched the rest of her TEDxEuston presentation I could understand why she said what she said. She explained feeling […]

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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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Nov 16, Your Culture

I Love Your Natural Hair

  Me and my mum spoke about the “natural Hair movement” and the fact that we see so many styles on so many different types of hair now. My mum said she wish we had cards to give out to woman that simply complimented their hair and showed our appreciation. I’m not confident enough to […]

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sept 16, Your Culture

3 Easy Hacks for Maintaining Natural Hair at Uni

Aside from meeting deadlines, being away from home and starting a new life, maintaining natural hair at University can be quite the challenge. In this post I’ll be sharing 3 quick and easy hacks, for naturals at uni who aim to grow and maintain healthy natural hair, even on a Uni budget! Go ‘Al Natural’. […]

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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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