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Launch of Hairstyle Inspiration App, Tress, at Lagos Social Media Week 2016

After a successful pilot period, Tress – a mobile app that helps black women worldwide find hairstyle inspiration is launching globally at ‘Lagos Social Media Week’ during the ‘Beauty of Tech’ panel. The event will take place on Thursday 25th February at 4:30pm. You can register for the Beauty of Tech event here. The company was founded … Continue reading

Abused & Misused [a natural hair story]

The following comb was left out of the Afro Comb exhibition in Cambridge due to its murderous nature. It is currently undergoing a trial via the internet. Approach the suspect, when seen, with caution. 7 o’clock slowly creeps up on me as I sit outside our neighbourhood salon getting my hair braided. The mosquitos are … Continue reading

Give Tina Lasisi Your Hair. [Understanding African Hair Diversity]

Yes ladies and gents, You read correctly. Please donate the smallest of snips of your hair to an amazing woman – Tina Lasisi. Not only because she is amazing, but because [all jokes aside] she is doing some amazing research as her final year undergraduate thesis at Cambridge University, to help the world understand African … Continue reading

It Will Grow Long… Naturally [Picture Post]

Thank you for your support and encouraging words regarding my first speaking engagement. Unfortunately, I only arrived at the end of the event, literally just in time to close the event with my words on the politics of afro hair. I had to go to church before the event and well… the Holy Ghost will … Continue reading

Style Your Natural Hair with Vacuum Cleaner Rings?

Hi Darlings, Missed me? I’ve got a new hair style for you. Lean closer… Let me tell you what’s going on with vacuum cleaner rings and how you’re supposed to use them in your hair… The Vacuum Ring Set was innovated by Design Essentials® Master Stylist Deshonica Kerrie. The idea is you use these rings to … Continue reading

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