Black Panther-inspired hairstyles by Darling Hair

Soweto Fashion Week and Darling Hair’s Black Panther-inspired hairstyles. Darling Hair took us back to Wakanda at Soweto Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2018. Now 6 years running as SFW partner, Darling hairstylists did it again! Celebrating “Black is flawsome” and visually inspired by the movie Black Panther – models walked the runway in Wakanda-inspired hairstyles. Each model represented a character from the movie and was dressed…

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Braids and beads motivation

A combination of braids and beads is the protective hairstyle of note. Women are expressing their creativity with colourful beads and intricate cornrows – and we just have to share these hairstyles from some of our favorite hairstylists, salons and celebs. If you’re looking for inspiration for your next #braidsandbeads switch up, look no further than these women.   Enhle Mbali Braids and beads motivation….

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Silk scarves, bonnets and pillowcases

Benefits of sleeping in silk. Plus, a list of local brands that sell silk scarves, bonnets and pillowcases. A nighttime routine involves moisturising, detangling, wearing an overnight protective style and covering your hair before you sleep. Aside from using the right products to moisturise, the type of material you use to cover your hair can be what’s standing in between you and your hair getting…

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6 ways to curl your hair without using heat

Part of growing healthy hair is avoiding excessive heat because it makes your hair dry, brittle and prone to breakage. When it comes to styling, we often use heat to curl or straighten. It’s quick and effective but not good for the healthiness of your mane. There are so many ways you can curl your hair without using heat. Have fun with different curl patterns…

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Winnie Mandela’s life in headwrap styles

Nomzamo Winnie-Madikizela Mandela was born on 26 September 1936 in a village of Mbongweni in the Transkei (Eastern Cape). She was an active activist for the fight against the oppression of Black people during the apartheid regime. She was married to our former president, the late Nelson Mandela and popularly known as the mother of the nation. Winnie’s story and history is one that is…

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