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  • Brunch with Care for Your Hair

    Posted by CFYH | June 30, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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    Care for Your Hair invites to you it’s 1st intimate brunch event  Come and enjoy a range of delicious brunch options and high tea at Holborn’s top Brasserie, Hush…while discussing all things hair (of course!)            Tatler Restaurant of the Year 2014 Join myself and other beautiful naturals to discuss topics such as: Natural hair insecurities and embracing your natural hair Enhancing and maintaining healthy hair There will also be a Q & A Session with leading Trichologist Teresa Richardson from Fulham Scalp and Hair. And yes of course there will be giveaways Each guest will receive a goody bag of full sized products from some of the top brands for natural hair     Sponsors include:

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  • Making it happen: Bianca Miller

    Posted by CFYH | May 26, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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    Super excited about today’s feature. This past weekend UK’s No.1 Natural Hair and Beauty show took place – yes of course, the one and only Curlvolution. At this event Apprentice Finalist Bianca Miller took part in the 50  Shades of Brown panel discussion which helped answer many questions. I also had the opportunity to personally ask her some questions about her latest business project as well as tips for those embarking on their own start up. For those that have not yet heard of Bianca Miller, she is the creator and founder of a new and dynamic brand called Bianca Miller London. “Bianca Miller London offers a diverse range of nude hosiery designed to complement women of all complexions.”  

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  • Making it happen: Afrocenchix

    Posted by CFYH | April 7, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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      Over the next year I will be interviewing black owned businesses that I believe ARE making ‘it’ happen in the haircare/beauty industry.  I remember early in my natural hair journey coming across the Afrocenchix brand – one of a very small number of UK haircare brands available. Over the years I can say I’ve seen this brand and their products grow and develop so well. Recognizing women and their accomplishments is a daily thing for me. So join me on this journey.   When did you start Afrocenchix? Afrocenchix began in July 2010 whilst Rachael and Joycelyn were at university.     Why did you start? Afrocenchix was launched during the time when there was a lack of

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  • Making it happen: Belinda Raji

    Posted by CFYH | March 7, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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     International Women’s Day, an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the achievements of women all around the world. The theme this year is ‘Make it Happen’ and over the next year I will be interviewing black owned businesses that I believe ARE making ‘it’ happen in the haircare/beauty industry. Recognizing women and their accomplishments is a daily thing for me. So join me on this journey. Belinda Of BEUNIQUE Hair Care is Making it happen. Let’s find out how…   When did you start BEUNIQUE Hair Care? I registered the company in 2010, started trading in 2012 and the ideas phase began in 2009.     Why did you start? BEUNIQUE Hair Care was created and born from my own

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  • LUSH: Roots Hair Treatment

    Posted by CFYH | August 30, 2014 | Dryness, Miscellaneous, Moisture, Product Reviews

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    Last weekend I tried out the Roots Hair treatment from LUSH and I love it already    ”The root to great hair starts at the scalp: we’ve used mint in three different ways to stimulate the scalp and hair follicles. We follow this up with conditioning and strengthening extra virgin olive oil, honey, and balancing nettle. The delicate, cheering perfume comes from a blend of neroli, grapefruit, and sweet orange oil. Apply to dry hair, starting at the roots. Massage into the scalp and leave for 20 minutes.”   I applied it on dry hair following advice from Wendy Millington (LUSH Regent Street’s in-house hairdresser). She said that applying treatments onto wet hair isn’t always as effective as applying on

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  • Sunday Musing: New Expectations

    Posted by CFYH | August 24, 2014 | Miscellaneous

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          Happy Sunday Ladies, back again with some thoughts I wanted to share with you. This week have look for the new. Expect something new. Allow God to do something new in your life     Isaiah 43:18-19 Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past Look! I’m doing a new thing; now it sprouts up; don’t you recognize it? I’m making a way in the desert, paths in the wilderness.   In the context of this passage, God had performed many great miracles for Israel, for instance, delivering them from slavery in Egypt by the parting of the Red Sea …Now though God was telling them to forget those things, as great as they

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  • LUSH: Natural Hair Event

    Posted by CFYH | August 22, 2014 | Miscellaneous

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    On Thursday, LUSH Regent Street held a natural hair event in light of the Notting Hill Carnival It was a lovely event and I’m glad I went because I’ve never really paid attention to LUSH’s hair care range, just their skincare stuff. One of my favourites from LUSH is their  Sexy Peel soap…it smells amazing – a great start to the morning. “A citrus soap that’s packed with exfoliating orange, lemon and lime peel and freshly-squeezed juice that leaves you set up for a great day. This is one of our most uplifting soaps. Fresh orange and lemon juices are said to be particularly good on oily or congested skin as they are naturally cleansing and full of fruit

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  • Africa Fashion Week London: Street Style

    Posted by CFYH | August 18, 2014 | Miscellaneous

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    This time last week we were all buzzing from the amazing pieces, street style and designers seen at Africa fashion week.   I went and found many hair styles worth sharing      Motions were the official sponsors of this year’s fashion show  Me taking a quick nap by the AFW Runway!   Loved ‘Kiyana Wraps’ statement head wraps     Model and presenter Annaliese Dayes rocking a simple high bun     Peeks of MO-AM Network – she used Dark ‘n’ Lovely Vivacious red to achieve this gorgeous colour     Savrina applied Kera Care Hair Milk on ends and pinned some of her hair to one side     Kyomi twisted and wrapped  some of her locs around

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  • Pelo Malo Exhibition

    Posted by CFYH | August 11, 2014 | Miscellaneous

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        Last Thursday I was invited to speak at the opening of the Pelo Malo Exhibition. The Pelo Malo Exhibitoion was a solo show featuring a new series of work by Puerto Rican artist Jennifer Kaplan-Ortiz. ‘Pelo Malo’ which means ‘Bad Hair’ in Spanish, is a term used in Latin American countries to describe curly and Afro-Caribbean hair. Speaking with the beautiful Crystal Afro of United Kinkdom we spoke about  the single idea of what we thought beautiful black Afro-Caribbean hair was. We touched on our experiences growing up with the belief that straight hair was the only beautiful and how this distorted ideology influenced how we viewed ourselves and wanted to be viewed by others. From this

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  • #AntidoteStreetCountdown Giveaway

    Posted by CFYH | August 6, 2014 | Competitions, Giveaways & Competitions, Miscellaneous

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    It’s #giveaway time! I’m super excited for the launch Antidote Street, a black hair and skincare online retailer. In light of their soon launch, they have  partnered with The Colour Nation,  an artisan African inspired homeware brand to bring you this beautiful Njunju shopper and make up bag.     – Sign up at  www.antidotestreet.com for a chance to win – Competition ends on Friday, 8th August at noon – Winner will be notified by CoP on Friday, 8th August Ts & Cs: *Your email address will be added to both mailing lists for Antidote Street and The Colour Nation Antidote Street: Website: www.antidotestreet.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/antidotestreet Twitter: @antidotestreet Instagram: @antidotestreet The Colour Nation: Twitter: @thecolournation Instagram: @thecolournation      

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