YouTube sensation Nomvuyo Morgan is flexing her own skills to teach us how to get this look.
Are flyaways at your hairline driving you mad? These are our top products for taming baby hair.
Kavuli Nyali is bringing double the fun when it comes to this popular ‘do.
The African wonder ingredient, marula, could be the answer to thicker, more lustrous locks. Here’s what you need to know.
How to get the perfect Afro Puff with Miriam Maulana
From a diffuser to a wide-tooth comb, these are our picks for the most notable necessities for natural locks.
Find out how to keep natural hair in good nick with our top tips.
Sick of hair getting in your face, or (worse!) sticking to your sweaty skin while working out? We’ve got the perfect solution for every popular exercise.
Slept through your alarm again? Just because you’re pressed for time, doesn’t mean your hair needs to be a mess! These easy styles will get you sorted.
Glamorous, edgy and stylish - bring out your inner rock goddess with one of these trending hairstyles for the new year!
When it comes to styling natural hair, it’s about more than hold. African hair is different so here’s what you should be looking for in an effective product you’ll love forever.
Best fringe hairstyles for natural hair
Embrace your natural God-given beauty and fall in love with your natural ‘fro with these simple afro hairstyles.
Feel hard done by because colouring your hair probably means dryness and breakage? Your luck may be changing! Say hello to hair makeup.
Keep those gorgeous natural locks primed and protected against heat damage with these products!
Thick hair is a double-edged sword: lush and bouncy one day, tangled and frizzy the next. Here’s how to swing the odds in your favour for great hair, every day!
Want to rock an edgy tapered natural hairstyle without the commitment of a haircut? No problem! We’ll show you how to fake it and get the tapered look – without scissors.
Need great-looking hair in a hurry? We've wrapped up 5 hairstyles for natural hair that are easy to achieve and maintain for fast, flawless, great hair days!
Blonde is in, but brassy blonde? Totally out! We have a few tips on to remove brassy tones from lightened natural hair to help you achieve that beautiful blonde look!
Here’s the ultimate summer weave and braid guide for women.
Every ‘fro needs a comb to keep it looking fly! Here are some tips to make sure you’re choosing the perfect one for yours.
The best tools for detangling – pain and damage free!
Get runway-chic hair, no matter your hair type
Take a break from basic, dead-straight braids with this unconventional look.
We’ll show you how to master this unique braid trend first time round.
If you feel like the length of your locks deprives you of a memorable bridal hairstyle, think again!
Up your braiding game with this complicated-looking but glamorous alternative to the plait staples like the French and Dutch.
Everything you need to know about faux locs before committing to the real thing.
A step-by-step guide to twisting this stylish protective style.
Natural hair and deep conditioner should never be separate for long
We’re exploring a few life hacks (and emergency styles) to overcome those bad hair days.
Take a break from chemical processing with these gentle blowouts
What you need to know before going back to your old roots
One of the biggest changes a woman experiences during pregnancy is with her hair. Here’s what to look forward to.
It’s a battle of the sexes! Does men’s hair really differ to women’s? We find out.
Learn how to get the dirt out without losing your look.
Finding the right hairstyle is often dependent on the shape of your face. In this piece, we zoom in on the perfect ‘dos for round-faced gals.
A fashion guide to matching a silk outfit to your silky tresses
When it comes to eccentric hairstyles for natural black hair, anything goes! Here are a few of our favourite alternative looks.
Reasons you should be fangirling over your conditioner.
Receding hairlines are nothing short of a pain in the butt. The good news is that there are pretty effective ways to mask it, without causing any further damage. We explore.
In today’s modern world, African women are learning to embrace their natural hair as the healthy, easy and beautiful option in terms of style. Looking for some natural hairstyle inspiration? We’ve got you covered! From the fauxhawk to the pompadour, check out our style showcase of naturally beautiful hair.
Contrary to popular belief, styling natural hair for a night out doesn’t need to be a mission. Your natural hair is divine and deserves to be flaunted.
We’re such fans of braids, and for good reason! Not only are they fuss-free and easy to maintain, there’s so much you can do with them to create a whole new type of ‘do for special occasions, namely date nights. Here are our favourite braided looks that we’re sure will turn heads!
Yes, we know, you’ve been growing your natural hair beautifully for months, creating this big puffball of a soft, curly crown… when it suddenly seems to be getting smaller and shorter. Your frustration grows into annoyance because it’s impossible to go a day without other natural hair goddesses bragging about their hair growth in your presence. It’s a fact of life that we need to accept: natural hair will shrink as it becomes curlier. When we refer to shrinkage, we are talking about your curls coiling tighter together and moving closer to your scalp, which is their most natural state. However, you don’t have to work overtime to fit in with the queens of growth. Here are some easy strategies to keep it long.
When it comes to joining the Natural Hair Movement, one of black women’s biggest concerns is the amount of haircare required. It can feel daunting, particularly if you want to grow out your curls. How can you achieve serious length while avoiding split ends, breakage and a general increase in fragility? Wash day may seem like the most at-risk time for those precious strands to snap off. Fortunately, there is an optimal way to dry your hair that resists damage.
Step-by-step, here are the products you need to care for your natural hair as you grow that awesome afro.
Short hair is totally in, especially during the summer months. We’ve got the inspiration you need to take the plunge and embrace this trendy look.
Maybe you’re still recovering from a harsh dye or relaxer, or maybe you’re just trying to get your hair healthy again in pursuit of the perfect afro. Whatever the reason, every girl needs a few easy get-up-and-go styles for when they’re going all-natural.
Whether you’re a weave girl, all about natural hair, into dreads or a long-time relaxer disciple, we’ve got an exercise-appropriate styles.
Impress and turn heads with three elegant dreadlock looks that you can take to your stylist with confidence.
Keen to try the natural look, but confused about what care and styling products to use on your short hair? We simplify the selection process.
With these four products in your arsenal, transitioning to natural need not be so painful. Learn what the process entails and which products will help you along the way.
You want it, but you just can’t wait... We have a closer look at all those tips and cheat sheets to grow afro hair faster.
Summer is a great time to grow a fro. Before you make that commitment, though, there are a few points to consider.
The afro is a striking, iconic look. But that doesn’t mean you can’t mix it up a little. Here are some updated spins on this classic styling choice for natural hair.
From shampooing to nourishment and protection, there is a great deal to consider when it comes to maintaining your dreadlocks. Learn all about it in our guide to loving your (dread)locks.
If you’re considering going very short – maybe even shaved – here’s the low-down on how stylish it is.
Sleep may be essential for your body, but it can wreak havoc with your hair – especially if you’re an African woman trying to maintain and/or grow a natural style full of bouncy volume. Too easily your curls can be crushed against your pillow. Even worse, if you struggle with dry, brittle hair, night-time tossing and turning may even cause breakage. There are few things more soul destroying than finding a solitary braid left behind once you’ve climbed out of bed.
We got the professionals to comment on one of the most common misbeliefs you hear about hair styling. Can you guess what it is?
A good dry-wrap is every girl’s bedtime best friend, especially if you tend to wake up to frizz and tangles more often than not. Achieving beautiful hair takes dedication, even when you’re catching a few Zs. Here’s how to do it right.
The start of a new year is a great time to embark on a “New You” project. Embarking on a hair journey is a truly rewarding way to improve the health of your hair.
Drinking alcohol can damage the health of your hair. Learn about the risks, and find out how to rejuvenate your hair after all the year-end celebrations.
Update this modern classic hairstyle with some bling and girly accessories.
Learn all about the benefits of wearing a weave and why it’s time to embrace this flexible, fun hairstyle.
Natural beauty at its finest – say hello to bantu knots.
It’s much more than a fad. Going natural is a great opportunity to give relaxers a break and get back to your roots… so to speak.
We've rounded up the hottest haircuts and styles for short curly hair to make sure your hair slays all year long.
All the expert advice you need to embrace your natural curls.