Hair Conversations At Kipilipili Hair Expo

There is a certain joy that comes with knowing that as a naturalista, you can easily access natural hair products from your local manufacturers at an affordable price. Kipilipili Hair Expo brought together natural hair and skin product entrepreneurs and naturalistas in one place in Dar Es Salaam making it easier for the sharing of…

Black Hair Matters Exhibition

Our black hair is amazingly versatile and can be styled in as many ways as possible but as black women we always find problems in our schools and workplaces. Black women in the workplace are always restricted when it comes to hairstyles, it can’t be “too wild” and “too colourful” or “unprofessional”. Hair Artist and…

Afrikan Princess X Amartephoto X House Of Hohwa

So a few months ago I met photographer Edward Odonkor at an event and he was really impressed by my outfit so much that he decided that we should have  a photo shoot. Model: Vuyiso Tshabalala Photographer: Amarte Photo Make-up Artist: Mapule Maile Designer: Kuda Matiza Brand Name House Of Hohwa House Of Hohwa is a…

Stop the weave blah blah blah blah…………..

So lately I have been seeing these groups on facebook that aim to stop black women from having weaves because they apparently look less “African” or something along those twisted lines. An Afro does not make anyone more African than the next person. I once had  a hairstyle that looked like my hair, it was…