Synthetic braids

The difference between the 5 most commonly used synthetic braids

If you have ever braided your hair using addition hair to your own to achieve a hairstyle then you might not be unfamiliar with synthetic braids. Synthetic braids come in different textures, colors, lengths, and quality. They can be used to create a variety of hairstyles and can be used on any hair type. (read more about hair types here ) “The difference between the 5 most commonly used synthetic braids”

Wizkid at Way Out West

Wizkid cancelled Way Out West

One of Nigeria’s largest artists, Wizkid, was set to perform at Way Out West in Gothenburg on 11th August. Speculations regarding whether he would perform at Way Out West in August arose when a comment was placed on Way Out West facebook page questioning them why they have not notified the public that artist will not be performing in Gothenburg. “Wizkid cancelled Way Out West”

African celeb living

African Celeb living

If you grew up during the beginning of 2000 then perhaps you remember MTV Cribs. It was a program on MTV that featured tours of mansions and houses of different American celebrities. Some popular African artists, as of now Nigerian artists, such a Timaya, Mr P, Praiz & Reminisce have so far participated in the African version of MTV Cribs produced by MTV Base Africa. “African Celeb living”

How Miss Hosting nearly ended Skandik Afrik Website

Finding a business that provides hosting services for websites can be a struggle especially when reviews online can be rather misleading. Finding serious companies within the web hotel and domain services is a gambling change and having some basic knowledge on the sourced product combined with doing an analysis of the website providing the service might help prevent potential headache. But there are instances in which pre-emptive work might not prevent unfortunate situations from occurring. “How Miss Hosting nearly ended Skandik Afrik Website”

Hair Typing: How to determine Hair Type

Hair typing is a constant topic online when speaking about natural afro hair. People often ask for help to determine their hair type in order to figure out how to best care for their hair. Using numbers 1 to 4, the hair typing system is said to be created by celebrity stylist Andre Walker. This system grades hair from 1 (straight hair), 2 (wavy hair), 3 (curly hair) and 4 (kinky hair). “Hair Typing: How to determine Hair Type”

Cape Town Natural Hair Fest

On December 18th the first ever Cape Town Natural Hair Fest was held at the Blue Bird Garage in Muizenburg, South Africa. The event was hosted by the five stars Eleonore Barkes (@eleonorejadore), Kasuba Stuurman (@mevrou_stuurman), Chantal De Kock (@chantaldekock), Amanda Cooke (@capetowncurly) & Simone Thomas (@kroesrocks). After months of planning the day had finally come for all their hard work to show.  “Cape Town Natural Hair Fest”

What Natural Hair Expression And Abbreviations Mean

Are you new to the natural hair community and find yourself confused by words and abbreviations? Or do you get put off and lose patience when you read blogs and online forums without being able to follow the whole conversation? Like any community, the natural hair community has developed it’s own way for speaking in terms of words, expressions and abbreviations. Sometimes it’s easy to figure out what a person is speaking about by the content, but this isn’t always the case. Here’s a list of useful words and phrases to know when you are diving into the natural hair scene: “What Natural Hair Expression And Abbreviations Mean”