Hair blogger Miriam Maulana has the low-down on how to perfect those high knot buns.
YouTube sensation Nomvuyo Morgan is flexing her own skills to teach us how to get this look.
Planning a protective style? These products will help you get your hair into gorgeous condition, to make sure it’s worth protecting!
Are flyaways at your hairline driving you mad? These are our top products for taming baby hair.
Hair blogger extraordinaire Kavuli Nyali walks us through this effortless, everyday hairstyle
YouTuber Nosipho Mhlanga shows us how to create this sophisticated style
Youtuber Nosipho Mhlanga shows us how to achieve perfect messy waves
Can dark skinned beauties pull off red hair? No one ever said they couldn’t! Here’s how to try it out for yourself.
Insta-influencer Nomvuyo Morgan shows us how to nail a proudly African do.
It’s your go-to hairdo for bad hair days… but really, the top knot is such a classic you should wear it more often! Here’s how to perfect the look.
We’ve found it - the magic formula to effortlessly stylish, air dried natural curls, thanks to this amazing new product from Redken.
Pigtails aren’t just for little girls! We’ll show you 2 ways to wear the look for an updo that’s playful, yet remains elegant and grown up.
Glamorous, edgy and stylish - bring out your inner rock goddess with one of these trending hairstyles for the new year!
Play up your bob with textured waves
Follow our simple step by step guide to acing the carefree low ponytail.
Low bun hairstyles are endlessly sophisticated and really simple to create. Here’s a step by step tutorial to help you perfect the look.
Something that’s referred to a ‘baby hair’ should surely be treated with care? Here’s how to ensure no damage is done.
Drama-free braiding for kids.
Let’s get back to braiding basics. Here’s how it’s done.
While there are a number of heat styling horror stories on African hair, there are ways to protect your natural locks! Find out here…
Wet up-dos, sky high ponytails… these are some of the hairstyles that are damaging your hair. Luckily, we have some tips to help you stop hair breakage for good.
Angled bob? Pixie cut? Afro? Here’s how to ensure that your short haircut is super fun, flirty and feminine.
Is your hairdo specs approved? We’ve got some handy tips to ensure that perfect on-trend hairstyle stays in your sights.
How to choose the right parting for your face shape
If you’re big on following hair trends, you’ll want to get a load of this! Pixelated hair is so hot right now…
Looking for easy hairstyles for the office? Here’s what you should keep in mind when deciding what works for work…
Saying sayonara to your beard doesn’t have to be forever. Shaving is actually the best way to keep your facial hair in great condition and encourage healthy new beard growth.
Is sparse and thinning hair making you feel unsexy? Volumising hair products and a good haircut can create the illusion of a fuller head of hair!
Looking to straighten those locks for the summer months? Here’s everything you need to know about relaxing your hair.
Your strands are in their hands, and that’s a big responsibility. Make sure you made the right choice by having this important discussion with your stylist before relaxing.
Best fringe hairstyles for natural hair
A new hairstyle can help you look hot regardless of the season. Here are our top picks to inspire you…
Make waves at the beach this year with easy-breezy holiday hair – here’s how to get the look, fast.
Top hair hashtags, popular hair hashtags, Instagram hashtags for hair
Top reasons to wig it this summer
When faced with a shelf full of options, how do you choose a hairspray? We look at your top considerations.
The ponytail may be a tried-and-tested staple for working out but it’s pretty boring too, let’s be honest. Here’s how to mix up your gym look if you have medium-length hair.
Add something different to your hair collection – it’s time to take on the braid wig trend!
Keep those pesky baby hairs in check this summer with these simple, yet effective edge control styles.
Summer heat and humidity making you want to tear out your out-of-control curls? Here are the frizz fighters the pros recommend.
We all love that easy-going, model-off-duty-style hair – here are 3 ways to achieve it.
Grey hair is so hot right now… so if you’ve been covering up your grey hair for years, the time has never been better to stop with the colour and embrace your natural grey locks!
Need to pump up the volume? Products for thin hair can work wonders… but so can a great haircut! Check out these 8 amazing hairstyles for fine hair.
Keep your cool - and your favourite wig on! We’re looking at the best weave hairstyles to beat the summer heat.
Well groomed, edgy, fashion forward, pop of colour… hair care for men has come a long way since “short back and sides”. We’ve got 5 reasons for you to ditch the barber and visit the salon instead!
Tame, don’t straighten! Here’s how to live your best curly girl life while getting those strands firmly under control… and looking exactly how you want them.
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!
Blessed with long hair but cursed with how long it takes to do it? We’ve got you covered with these quick and easy styles.
Trends may come and go, but our love of all things rugged and manly isn’t going anywhere. Update your beard game with one of these fresh new styles!
Thin hair doesn’t have to be a life sentence of lifeless waves and limp bangs. Pump up the volume with these tricks to make the most of what you’ve got!
Whether you have long or short hair, now’s the time to get style-savvy with the help of hair layers.
No matter whether you’re round, heart or square when it comes to face shape, here are some top fringe tips just for you!
Hide those split ends and tame your long hair whenever you need to with the help of the simple hair tuck trend!
Achieve the bridal hairstyle you’ve always dreamed of with sew-in extensions for your big day…
Embracing your inner grizzly without adding any time to your morning routine? Count us in!
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!
It’s time to go ‘au naturel’ and embrace the relaxed, care-free hair trend that is ‘French girl’ hair.
Keep your locks out the way as the sticky weather sets in this summer, thanks to these simple warm-weather do’s.
Versatility, aesthetics and more curtain fringe perks – read on to discover why you should give this look a test-run.
A quirky new take on a classic look, DNA braiding has got everyone talking.
How to achieve the ultimate modern-day silk press.
Natural, tousled ‘French girl’ hair is all the rage at the moment. Here’s what you need to know about embracing the trend
Medium-length hair is arguably the most common length of all. To help you stand out from the crowd, and look your best, here are some striking shoulder-length cuts for every face shape.
Is she, or isn’t she? Let’s talk hair extensions which are so natural-looking no one would ever know the difference!
Clip-in hair extensions are the perfect non-permanent option for ladies who struggle to make up their mind about styling. Here’s everything you need to know.
Save time and look great all day with this selection of multipurpose, on-trend hair styles.
Tired of the same old wedding guest hairstyles? Here are classic South African favourites, with modern twists.
The days of fretting over your visible roots are over, thanks to this clever new trend.
Not sure what to do with your long hair anymore? Here are some ideas that don’t involve a drastic cut!
Thinking about cutting costs for your wedding by doing your hair yourself? Here are all the reasons why professional stylists are an invaluable investment for your big day.
No bride wants to have a bad hair day on her wedding day. Here’s all you need to know about when and how to get your hair colour-perfect for that supremely special occasion.
Just when we thought we’d wrapped our heads around all the current haircare lingo, glosses and glazes are here to mix things up again! Here’s what you need to know.
Before you resort to shaving your hair off in the hopes it’ll grow back thicker, try these styles and strategies.
Hugely practical, not to mention slick as hell. When it comes to this hairstyle, less is often more. Here are a few different looks for men with short hair
Inspiration time! Here are some funky and flattering short hairstyles for all different face shapes.
Stand out with these medium-length styles, designed to inject some eye-catching flair into your look.
Ever wondered what shapes hairstyles in Africa, and South Africa in particular? Let’s take a look at our powerful sources of inspiration over the years. When it comes to hair loss, some causes are easier to rectify than others, just like traction alopecia.
Learn how to pull off a blunt-cut bob with these three on-trend options.
Here’s how to finally close the door on winter dryness and welcome vibrant spring hair.
Leave to dry for smoother, shinier hair that looks like you’ve just stepped out of the salon. Read more on these time-saving hair tricks for busy mornings
Recreate your favourite old school styles in today’s modern age.
These hairstyles will remind you why you loved those old-school hair accessories so much back in the day.
Spring brings new blooms which inspires a whole lot of new ways to get creative with your hair! Read more on unique ideas to kickstart the season
The best tools for detangling – pain and damage free!
We continue our look at some of the timeless hairstyles that still have a place in 2018 and beyond.
Find inspiration from modern headpieces for your bridesmaids.
Why we love the most versatile hair accessory of all time.
You have three major choices when it comes to your bridal ‘do. We’re looking at each, and what factors may affect your decision.
What you need to know before colouring that mane
Modern revivals for a classic hairstyle
Look to present day hair trends for your bridesmaids
We want great, not gross! Guys, here’s how to keep your dreads looking their best.
We’re exploring a few life hacks (and emergency styles) to overcome those bad hair days.
Here are some handy alternatives to using heat to achieve striking hairstyles.
We answer your most burning questions about dreadlocks
In some ways, choosing the perfect bridal hairstyle is even more difficult than choosing a wedding dress. That’s why we’ve rounded up the top trends to make brides’ lives easier.
From alternative updos to striking accessories, here’s what you can do with your short natural hair on your wedding day.
Your ultimate bridal hair checklist
Looking for retro hairstyle ideas? We’ve got one for you. Learn all about the iconic beehive hairstyle here.
Braids are a failproof way of staying on top of the trends while playing around with length, colour and styles. Here are a few of our favourite looks.
It’s easy to feel like hairstyles are limited if you have fine hair. This doesn’t have to be the case! Here are a few of our faves to get you started.
The old schoolgirl hairstyle just got an adult upgrade!
Tips to get the bounce back into relaxed hair.
The best no-heat hairstyles when your hair needs a breather.
Cornrows are a chic and easy look that never goes out of style! Want to pull off the trendy look yourself? Here’s how.
This is what you need to consider when choosing extensions.
Perfect, naturally messy hair is often anything but natural! Here’s how to pull off the highly popular laid-back look.
We’ll take any opportunity to change up our hair, and what better reason than a change of season?
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.
These child-friendly, easy-to-maintain looks are sure to keep you and your tiny tots smiling.
From finger waves to Gibson rolls, we break down our favourite hairstyling trends of the last century.
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.
From eccentric and bold to introverted and playing it safe, discover which hairstyle suits your personality perfectly.
Add a bit of creativity to your look this year with a zodiac-inspired hairstyle.
Get horoscope hair inspiration for 2018 and set yourself apart from the crowd.
It’s time to move skywards for your next striking ‘do.
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.
Metallic shades look amazing, but you probably have loads of questions about what goes into achieving them. Here are the answers you need.
We’ve all been there. You look at your pillow in the morning, or your brush after a vigorous grooming session, and see a nest of tangled strands left behind. That may even have you asking, “Is hair breakage a fact of life, or a sign of something more worrying?” Before you rush off to the doctor, here are a few explanations for dry, brittle hair that keeps frustratingly snapping off.
We all want to know what products to use for our hair worries, the dos and don’ts, and whether our habits are helping or harming our hair. Every professional stylist should have the knowledge about the effect our habits and the products we use have on hair, and if they don’t, it might be time to widen your circle and find one you’re comfortable handing over your precious hair to. Brand educators Terry Bloem (Matrix) and Richard Nienaber (Redken) let us in on the essential questions that every stylist should know how to answer
Reputation is everything for a salon. You need to know that you can trust your hairstylist and develop a relationship with them. After all, they’re in charge of your precious crown and are an essential partner on your hair journey. Every salon has different policies that are mandatory, but there are a few practices that are essential for any salon that prides themselves on being credible. Here are four things that’ll show your stylist is a keeper.
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.
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.
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.
That first white hair is no longer something to dread. Today’s trends mean going grey is actually your chance to play. Here are your options.
Hallelujah! African hair has its own set of everyday management challenges, but finally the days of trying to tug back and tame baby hairs are done.
There's no need to pop expensive pills. We'll show you how to get thicker hair using smart styling tricks that don't cost you anything.
Making your voluminous can be a battle if you're working with fine stands. What you may not know is that gorgeous volume starts with the right shampoo and conditioner.