All posts tagged: Natural Hair

Natural Hair Care & Maintenance: 7 Reason why your Natural Hair has Stopped Growing by Kiianah M. Johnson

Have you ever felt like your hair wasn’t growing? I have… For a whole year I didn’t think my hair was growing. Thankfully, I found 10 Ways To Retain Length. Sometimes it only seems like your natural hair has completely stopped growing. But the truth is kinky, coily and Afro-textured hair is the most fragile hair type of all, which also makes it the most easily susceptible to damage and breakage. Although individual hair strands are constantly continually in a growth cycle, there are some reasons why it may appear that your hair growth has been stunted or has completely ceased from growing, period. Poor Hair Habits When your hair is damaged, your hair becomes weak and fragile. There are several poor hair care habits that can lead to breakage of the hair such as excessive heat styling, over-manipulation from styling, chemical hair coloring, and bleaching. These types of practices can add a lot of stress to hair that is already fragile, weaken your hair’s elasticity and can lead to breakage, thinning of the hair and …

Event: The Nigerian Natural Hair & Beauty Show – Update!

So … have you bought your ticket yet? If not…why not? It’s just under 24 hours until the biggest event Kinky Apothecary has EVER organised, and in between being ridiculously busy, they can’t help the snippets of excitement they feel… Here are just some of the things they have planned for you: * The “Loving Your Hair With Natural Care workshop by natural hair expert and celebrity stylist (to stars such as Jill Scott, Teyonah Parris & Will Smith) Felicia Leatherwood. Yup, she loved Lagos so much last time, she’s finally coming back! Additional workshops by: * The founder & CEO; Nibi Lawson * Ngozi Opara of The Heat Free Hair Movement * Obia Ewah of Obia Natural Hair * Wunmi Akinlagun of Woman In The Jungle * Ijeoma Eboh of Klassy Kinks * Cassidy Blackwell of Natural Selection Blog Also let’s not forget: * Discounted shopping at The Kinky Apothecary Pop-Up Shop (including new additions to the products we stock!) as well a variety of hair and non-hair related vendors * A Make Up …

Event: The Nigerian Natural Hair & Beauty Show – Early Bird tickets now available!

Since Felicia Leatherwood’s last visit to Lagos, a frequent question we’ve received has been when is the hair whisperer and stylist to stars such as Jill Scott, Teyonah Parris and Will Smith bringing her workshop back? Well, we finally have an answer for you! Felicia returns on May 16th, and this time she’s not alone! She’ll be joined by Ngozi Opara, founder of the Heat Free Hair movement, Wunmi Akinlagun of Woman In The Jungle, Obia Ewah, the creator of Obia Natural Haircare products, Cassidy of Natural Selection Blog, and our darling Ijeoma, aka Klassy Kinks returns! This is the biggest event The Kinky Apothecary has ever planned, and they have some amazing stuff lined up, even they struggle to believe it sometimes! When they say they have been working hard to bring you something special, best believe they have been working HARD to bring you something special!!! they are just so excited and will be revealing more and more details in the run up … Early bird tickets now on sale via Afritickets. Click …