May 042015
Woman Behind The Brand: Shereen Makhanye of Nubian Nature

I am excited to be profiling yet another great local hair product entrepreneur, Shereen Makhanye — a lovely, vibrant and warm lady! Shereen is the force behind Nubian Nature and I absolutely love their Mango-Citrus Nourish Creme with Marula Oil; it’s great for twisting my locs and keeping them moisturised! Read on to find out more about this dynamic lady  Origins & current location? I’m […]

Apr 302015
FroChic Natural: Serufe

Origins & current location? I grew up in Mabopane north of Pretoria and I now live in Moreleta, east of Pretoria. What are you currently up to? I work for a state owned company responsible for IT governance administration. I am studying  through UNISA and I hoping to finish by end of next year. I have 2 lovely kids and I […]

Apr 212015
How To Soften Your Dry 4C Hair -- For Cheap!

In the three years that I’ve been natural I’ve learnt to accept my hair in all it’s coarse, kinky-coily, dry-as-the-Sahara glory. Don’t get me wrong, I love my 4c hair, but I am under no illusions about what it can and can’t do. One of the things I’d accepted until very recently was that my hair would never ever be […]

Apr 142015
Woman Behind The Brand: Dineo Malembe of Earth Natural Hair Products

This week I am excited to be featuring the second entrepreneur in the “Woman behind the brand” series. Ladies (and gentleman) I present Dineo Malembe, founder of Earth natural hair products. Origins & current location? My great grandfathers originate from Lesotho but the family later settled in Matatiele where I was born and raised. I am currently based in Johannesburg. Tell us a […]

Apr 082015
Meet Smangele, Head Hairstylist at Urban Zulu Natural Beauty Salon

Tell us a little about yourself; who is Smangele?  My name is Smangele Sibisi; a 24-year-old humble lady. I am also a very polite and passionate young woman with values and goals to reach. I’m from Kagiso, Krugersdorp and I was raised by my granny and grandfather in a very disadvantaged background. Currently I’m staying in town, Johannesburg CBD, where it’s very […]

Mar 312015
FroChic Natural: MzansiFro

Tell us a little about your blog – MzansiFro? What inspired the idea and where did it all start? The blog started with a bottle of Dr Miracle’s. I had searched the whole of Jo’burg for this particular product driving from here to there until I found it. I get so excited when I find new hair products; I am literally […]

Mar 272015
Woman Behind The Brand: Ntombenhle of AfroBotanics

I am excited to introduce a new feature I will be doing every now and then called “Woman behind the brand”, whereby I will be profiling the women behind all the great locally produced natural hair products we have in South Africa. I really admire and salute these women for their work in providing good natural hair products that are easily accessible to woman […]

Mar 262015
Event Review: Johannesburg Natural Hair Meet Up 2015

So last week Saturday I met up with fellow naturals for what I think was one of the best natural hair events I have ever attended — The Johannesburg Natural Hair Meet Up 2015! The event took place at Open at Maboneng Precinct. It was a tad bit difficult for me to find the venue, but I also think it could be […]

Mar 112015
Launch of Henkel Beauty Care Research & Development Lab

Friday, the 6th of March 2015 saw the official launch of the Henkel Beauty Care Research and Development laboratory, the first in Africa. The launch as expected had the media in attendance as well as a large number of representatives from companies that made it possible for Henkel to give to the world hair products made in Africa by Africans […]

Mar 062015
FroChic Natural: Nothando

Origins & current location? I am South African currently living in Durban. What are you currently up to? I am a Biotechnology graduate currently employed in the oil and energy industry as a compliance and process professional. Why did you decide to go natural? I love the way my hair looks when it’s natural. Relaxers used to burn my scalp and […]


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