The Other Side

by Jessie Leverzencie [*Full name is omitted to protect the narrator´s identity*] Hi, my name is Megan. I was born with naturally thick, curly hair. This is my hair story. …

Lengthy and Healthy

by Celine Masheleni “I like your hair cut!” the first person says, except I haven’t cut my hair. “Is this how long you can get it to grow?” another, sympathetically, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Eyebrows On Flake

By: Buhle Khumalo and Jemima Lewin Imagine this;  you wake up, late for a tut only to find that one eyebrow has been shaved off! What would your first reaction …