7 Gorgeous Afro Hair Pictures

Afros just make me smile and these are some of the most gorgeous ones I have ever seen. Which ones are your favourite afro hair styles? Let me know 🙂


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Do hair blogs matter anymore now that you have Instagram & Pinterest?

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The social media margarita for natural hair, beauty & fashion

Social media is one of the tastiest cocktails to drink if you love hair, beauty, fashion and food. There are thousands of Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter accounts dedicated to all of these things that we all love. Whether you love natural afro hair updos or you love looking at high heels, it’s clear that social media platforms like Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram have opened a whole new world for natural afro hair. I definitely think social media has changed the game for natural hair but I also am wondering – does it enrich the hair experience and make hair blogs irrelevant? Continue reading

5 awesome natural hairstyles for you

I am in love with these natural hairstyles and I can definitely see women wearing them and looking incredible. Which ones would you try out?

5. High Bun

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I love this bun – it would look gorgeous for work and play!

4. Curly Twist Out

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Don’t hate me – I love Joseline Hernandez’s hair!

….in the Black Men magazine cover shoot that is, I know this shoot was done earlier this year but her hair in this picture looks awesome and gorgeous. Say what you want about this woman but she is definitely entertaining and her figure is insane. I’ve cropped the pictures so they are safe to view at work. Check out the top half of the cover below – look at the length of the waves and curls and the look, gorgeous!

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Why I want a protective style like this

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From Copenhagen to London – Malaika’s story on black hair

Hair is personal to all women especially black women. Malaika is a Danish-Tanzanian marketing officer in London who had several things to say about her relationship with her hair. Charcoal Ink caught up with her for her unique global perspective and how that’s coloured her view on black hair:


On her memories with hair:

I kind of just go with the flow. My whole childhood and teen years was just my afro strapped up in a ponytail as I didn’t have many options. Then I colored my hair blond and got extensions in which was pure impulse. I didn’t really like the feeling of heavy hair on top of my own so I took them out and bought clip-on hair so I can take it out in the evening and wash my hair!


On the differences between Denmark & London on black hair & Afro hair trends:

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