Texture Politics

By: Ruby Chikwiri When you look at international #naturalhair campaigns what do you see? Do you see coarse, kinky type four textured hair or do you see loose and bouncy …

Natural Hair Is Back, No Lye

The natural hair movement has truly gained momentum and it’s time to unpack it. By: Zanele Kabane Black people’s natural hair has always been viewed as untidy and unmanageable, and …

A Hairy Situation

By: Saara Mowlana Hair, oh, hair! The joy and despair! That grows this way or that, and kinks or falls flat. Enough of being Dr Seuss and time to get …

Kroeskop Coloured

Who is the Natural Hair Movement really benefitting? By: Zoe Postman According to Curl Centric, a website about all things natural hair, the natural hair movement “is focused on encouraging …

Feminism on fleek

Hairy armpits but still waxing the upperlip? By: Kelsey Maggot Around the world, women are challenging the norms by embracing their natural leg, underarm and pubic hair and sharing these …

Natural hair products, issa class issue.

Natural hair products are becoming increasingly unaffordable for the average South African naturalista, this needs to change. By: Jemima Lewin More women are embracing their natural hair across the world …

Shut-down for what?

Who is the shut down benefitting?  By Filipp Stoliarov Whenever I look at protests and all other forms of political and socio-economic expression, I turn to my poorly paraphrased misappropriation …

Do Plastic Bag Bans Work?

Are we finally getting rid of plastic bags? By: Nelisa Khwela On the 28th of August 2017, Kenya made the use, manufacturing, and import of non-recyclable plastic bags illegal. Selling …

Charmless Chronicles

  By: Thato Malelu Instagram: @thatomalelu Twitter: @ThatoMalelu Blog: charmlesschronicles.blogspot.co.za I have always been passionate about my hair. It is a way for me to express myself. Whether it was …