Afro

Met Gala 2019 – The Hair That Ruled the Red Carpet

Last updated May 13, 2019

The first Monday of May is undeniably the most stylish day of the year as the most notable people in the entertainment and fashion industries hit the red carpet for the Met Gala is held at the Metropolitan Museum of the Arts, New York. And while yes everyone is excited about the fashion, hairstylists and Read More

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Is This the Change the Afro Hair Industry Needs?

Last updated April 8, 2019

This spring a number of top afro specific hair salons and stylists have joined forces with UK e-retailer for afro and textured hair, Antidote Street to pledge to change the perception of the afro hair industry. As a industry that continues to grow (over 10 million women identify as having afro or multi-textured hair in Read More

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Get Sleek Straight Hair Using Salon Exclusive Avlon Affirmcare

Last updated December 20, 2018

With more clients rocking their natural curls there’s more diversity in styling options for Afro hair than ever.  In this how to the Avlon Affirmcare system has been used to show that straight hair is still an option of natural hair clients. The model used in this guide to sleek straight hair, Sammy, has a mixture Read More

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How to achieve the Natural Hair Trends of 2019

Last updated December 20, 2018

Natural hair is becoming increasingly prevalent in magazines, on catwalks and across social media. Michelle Thompson has shared how you can achieve two of the hottest hairstyles for 2019, The Contoured TWA and Bantu Twist Out using the KeraCare range from Avlon. The Contoured Teeny Weeny Afro “A good cut that will give the finished Read More

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The Celebrity Afro Hair Looks That Rocked in 2018

Last updated December 10, 2018

In the year that Black Panther dominated the box office and we saw more diversity than ever on the screen thanks to initiatives such at Netflix’s Strong Black Lead we had a plethora of beautiful Afro hair looks to be inspired by in 2018. While natural hair continues to grow in popularity, so do protective Read More

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The Wig Whisperer – The Salon Service you Need to Know About

Last updated November 28, 2018

Women are changing up their hair more often than ever with inspiration coming at them from every corner of the Internet. But going from black to platinum blonde to pink back to black will irreparably compromise the health of the hair. So many women are turning to realistic wigs and frontals to go for a Read More

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How to Create a Sleek High Ponytail on Curly Hair

Last updated November 5, 2018

If you want to channel your client’s (or your own inner Ariana Grande) then look no further than this super simple tutorial from Michelle Thompson and Avlon. Using the Affirmright and Moisturight product lines Michelle created this sleek high ponytail that is perfect for the upcoming party season. Follow the below steps to recreate this Read More

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Helping Clients Understand Hair Shrinkage

Last updated September 27, 2018

More and more women with Afro hair are embracing their natural hair texture and moving away from relaxers. Afro hair requires more moisture than straight hair and tends to shrink when dry, but accepting hair shrinkage is one of the greatest challenges for clients on a natural hair journey. So what is shrinkage exactly? Multi-award winning Read More

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