Afro


How to Create a Sleek High Ponytail on Curly Hair

Posted on November 10, 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

Posted on September 29, 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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Zoe Irwin Announced as MANTA Brush Brand Ambassador

Posted on September 18, 2018

Zoe Irwin, multi-award winning hairdresser, session stylist and creative director has been announced as the new ambassador for the pioneering MANTA brush. The MANTA brush is the first of its kind to mould to the shape of your hand and scalp, creating less tension on strands whilst massaging the scalp and promoting healthy hair growth. The Read More

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How Long Should These Afro Services Take In Salon

Posted on September 15, 2018

Customer services is so key to ensure repeat business in salon. Keeping your clients in the loop about how long their services might take is one way to make sure they trust that they are being attended to from the first step of their appointment. With the wealth styles you can achieve on textured hair Read More

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Your Definitive Guide to the Curly Hair Type System

Posted on September 15, 2018

When Oprah’s hairstylist says something you sit down, take notes and digestive, and that’s exactly what happened when Andre Walker came up with the curly hair type system. The system breaks down each general hair type into categories and then further splits them into sub sections. The system has been criticised by some for being Read More

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How to Create this Blend of Colours on Afro-Textured Hair

Posted on September 14, 2018

The Matrix artistic team created this stunning blend of colours on Afro-textured hair by first pre-lightening. Read the formulas below to see what these used for the finished look. Place the colours visually where you want them to lay on the head and melt the colours at the meeting point to avoid hard lines. Colour Read More

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