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 […]

Mar 022015
My 3 Year Loc Anniversary!

It’s amazing how time just flies! I can’t believe I have reached my 3 year loc anniversary! *happy dance* When I started my loc journey 3 years ago I didn’t imagine my locs would have grown to the length they are today. It just shows you that with patience your hair can reach *that* desired length. I don’t know how many times […]

Feb 272015
Product Review: Earthy

I absolutely LOVE it when South Africans do things that are great! I recently purchased some home produced natural hair products called Earthy, made by a beautiful naturalista, Mummy Mthembu-Fawkes a.k.a MissPeaches1000. Her hair gives me LIFE! It is beautiful, thick and healthy! I had heard about MissPeaches1000’s hair products through the natural hair grapevine, so I then went to check her Instagram […]

Feb 232015
TAFARA: hair, life & max hydration method

Origins and current location I`m from a small town called Chinhoyi in Zimbabwe. I came to study at the University of Cape Town in 2004 and only moved down to Johannesburg three years ago. What are you currently up to?  I resigned from my job in July last year due to a stress induced meltdown, literally. Although my exit was […]


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