7 Essential Tips for Natural Hair

Short, long, dreds, twist, curls or plaits … If like many women of colour around the world you are discovering, or rediscovering your love for natural hair, blogger Minna Salami shares some valuable TLC tips for your crown. Whet your appetite for the Curls Rock workshop coming up in September in Cologne with these golden tips on caring […]

Is finding SELF a HAIR Revolution?

Black/African women, their hair and skin colour have been the most affected victims of white beauty standards. White bias about black women’s hair and skin colour reinforce the western perceptions that only straight silky hair and light skin are beautiful. Hair straightening and skin lightening products that are rigorously marketed to African/black women strongly reinforce […]

Who will become the Face of Africa-Germany 2014?

In less than a week, the Face of Africa 2014 will be crowned in Berlin. This is not the event you want to miss! Are you still thinking about how to get a ticket? Click hereand buy a ticket for the show everyone in town will be talking about. For more Information visit: http://faceofafricagermany.com/news/4-april-final-show/

Colour complex in our African communities

Around the world there has been a correlation with skin color when it comes to beauty.  Colonization and slavery of various racial groups  led to the belief of one skin color dominating another.  This is a thought that has continued long after slavery was abolished in many nations.  Many cultures believed that very pale skin was more attractive because […]