Oct 102014
FroChic Natural: Ofentse

  Origins and current location? I’m from the Vaal and I live in Fourways. What are you currently up to? I’m a producer at an animation company. How long have you been natural? Briefly take us through your natural hair journey. I’ve been natural for 2 years. I decided I wanted to grow an afro so I stopped relaxing my hair. [...]

Aug 262014
Before Labelling Your Hair "Skuurpot"

A lot of ladies we meet, particularly South Africans are “closet naturals” i.e: a. they’re constantly rocking a protective style of some sort, one after the other, scared to wear their natural hair out due to maintenance frustrations OR b. they’d like to grow their natural hair but they won’t be able to deal with their “skuurpot” texture. So if [...]

Aug 252014
Design Essentials Salon Range pre-launch

A few weeks ago, my hair salon was invited to a Design Essentials pre-launch. Design Essentials (otherwise known as DE) is one of the leading American professional black hair salon brands. When I got the invite I was a bit sceptical and hesitant to RSVP as I thought “Here we go again…another American brand”. But on the day I decided [...]

Aug 142014
The Bug called Curl Envy (CE)

Alright I’m going to keep this post short before I start rambling. So the other day I was on Instagram and found a few type 4 hair pages, which I decided to follow. I’ve been observing the kind of hairstyles that mostly get posted on these pages and to my disappointment, one thing has become clear….this “curl” thing is real… [...]

Aug 082014
We've been nominated for the African Hair Awards!

Woop! We are pleased to announce that FroChic has been nominated for the 3rd Annual African Hair Awards which are taking place 12 September 2014 at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg as part of the African International Hair Extravaganza. FroChic has been nominated under the People’s Most Informative Hair Blog category! The African International Hair Extravaganza  (AIHE) will be running for the 3rd [...]

Jul 152014
My Favourite Curly Looks On Locs

“Curls, curls, curls…curls I do adore” [singing] Lol, ok to be serious now :-)…lately I have been fun trying out different curl styles/patterns on my locs! My locs are now at that length where I can experiment more with curls. I used to look at at lock’ed sisters with long, curly locs and be so envious and wonder when I would be [...]

Jun 242014
Update: Lerato's Afro

Last year September we featured Lerato after she did her Big Chop and we shared her hair story with you guys. 10 months later she sent us updated pictures of her afro & my, oh my, has it grown! She looks beautiful!    It’s growing very fast; no hair dryer anymore. I am taking advice from u guys when you post. So you see, [...]

Jun 172014
My Latest Obsession - Suede Nike Blazer High Tops

I only bought these in back March but you’d never tell…like if shoes could go on a strike, this pair would be on their 2nd month. I’m not a trend follower; I always know exactly what’s I want in my wardrobe and this pair of Black suede Nike Blazer high tops were just what I needed to alternate with my [...]

Jun 132014
#IAmFroChic Photos!

Finally the pics are out and we are sooo happy with Monique and Vinny’s work!! Without further ado, presenting our #IAmFroChic FACES!! Nokx   Creative Copywriter in Adverstising from Albermarle, Germiston. I’m still trying to figure out why I love my natural hair. I’ve always been a proudly bald black girl. When it grew, I would grit my teeth and [...]


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