Tracee Ellis Ross Pursuit for Natural Hair!

One of the first times I laid my eyes upon Tracee Ellis Ross was during my teen years, when she starred as the quirky singleton Joan in the hit US show Girlfriends. In all honesty, like the hit show Sex In the City, I found myself glued to the box for the sole purpose of the costume, hair and make-up that the ladies mirrored. Because let’s face it, the story lines in shows these days only make up a small percentage of the rationale behind viewers tuning in. In the show Tracee’s hair was often the star, proving to all women with kinks that natural hair is just as versatile as chemically treated hair. Although Tracee’s journey didn’t start out that way..

Tracee Ross Hair Journey NaturalPride

Like most women Tracee went through an “awkward phase”. Feeding into the idea that chemically treated hair is of better-quality, surrendering to this concept by having a texturizer. 

“I haven’t always been natural. I had a relaxer during my teen years…well it was more of a texturizer than a relaxer.  But I started as a natural girl”.

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Sip and Mingle Event

Sip and Mingle Kickin it With the Kinks Event

 

Monday 27th May 2013
6.30pm – 11.00pm
Ritzy Cinema
Brixton
Coldharbour Lane
London
SW2 1JG

KICKIN’ IT WITH THE KINKS first anniversay is here!  Head down to The Ritzy cinema on this special night to view a premiere screening and indulge in a  journey of self-discovery. An evening for you to sip, mingle and learn to embrace your very own identity. More Information

 

How-To Get the Perfect Blowout

Blowout full of color!

Blowout full of colour!

Always wondered how to get that smooth and shiny blowout?

Stop looking!

Here is everything you need to know on how to get that flawless blowout 😉

 

 

For this, you will need:

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Afro Hair & Beauty Show

Afro hair & Beauty Live

Sunday 26th May and Monday 27th May 2013
10.30am – 6.00pm

Business Design Centre,
52 Upper Street Islington,
London
N1 0QH

Be inspired! That time of the year has come again, it’s all about hair, beauty and lifestyle. Don’t miss this awesome event.
Highlights include:

  • Fashion Shows
  • Hair Demonstrations
  • Nail and Beauty Bar
  • Lifestyle
  • Natural Zone
  • Live Salon: Award-Winning Stylists

Get your tickets here

TICKET GIVEAWAYS!!

One of the most talked about hair shows of the year is finally here and we are giving away 5 pairs of tickets! Yes, I actually said 5 pairs. To get your hands on these babies just leave a comment below telling us how hot your hair is and follow @AfrohairbeautyL on twitter.

There’s no time to waste, get involved, RT RT. Tell a friend to tell a friend to tell their Mum.

This competition ends on Monday 20th May, 9.00pm. After this time winners will be chosen and announced on Tuesday 21st. Good Luck 😉

 

Curlfriends Day Out

Curlfriends Day Out Hair Event

Saturday 25th May 2013
12.00pm – 6.00pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel Docklands
Royal Victoria Dock  Western Gateway
London
E16 1AL

Live natural hair show! Including:

  • Fantastic vendors
  • Nail & Beauty bar
  • Fab give aways
  • Live salon and much more. Tickets here

Project Embrace:The Look of Love Event

Project Embrace The Look Of Love EventSaturday 18th May 2013
11.00am – 7.00pm
Yaa Asantewaa Arts Centre
1 Chippenham Mews
London
W9 2AN 

The Look of Love is a fundraising and Natural Hair event, where the Project Embrace mission to create billboards of beautiful natural hair models all around London will be launched. It is also a day to inspire yourself and a significant girl in your life to attract more success and become a more confident you and her. More Information