Cantu Launches Textured and Afro Hair Training Initiative for Students

Last updated February 26, 2021

Textured haircare brand Cantu Beauty has launched a nationwide textured and afro hair training initiative to educate hair professionals and students through a series of virtual masterclasses. The initiative will be led by Cantu Beauty’s natural hair education expert and stylist, Dionne Smith. Dionne will host a series of live online training sessions for professional Read More

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Paul Mitchell Announces Winnie Harlow as Global Ambassador

Last updated February 4, 2021

John Paul Mitchell Systems (JPMS) has announced Winnie Harlow as Paul Mitchell’s Global Ambassador. Winnie Harlow features in Paul Mitchell’s 2021 campaign, shot by renowned photographer Micaiah Carter, which celebrates the power of self-expression through hair, inspiring consumers to embrace their distinct beauty and explore their personal style.  “Expressing myself through hair is a fun experience that Read More

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The Halo Code Is Introduced to Prevent Hair Discrimination in the UK

Last updated January 19, 2021

In a step to end hair discrimination in the UK, the Halo Code guarantees black people in both schools and workplaces the freedom and security to wear their hair as they want, without restriction, judgement or, ultimately, discrimination. Created by the Halo Collective, a group of 30 young black people who have experienced the racial Read More

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What’s Trending In Afro Hair Right Now?

Last updated September 28, 2020

Celebrating the versatility of textured hair is more alive than ever thanks to the ongoing conversations on race and the gradual diversification of UK hairdressing. And what better way to continue and elevate that conversation by asking textured hair experts what’s trending in Afro hair for Autumn 2020 and beyond. Copper feel “My predictions for Read More

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WAHL and Rick Roberts Reveal the Essential Tools for Afro Hair

Last updated September 30, 2020

Whether it’s creating definition, drying without damage or adding texture, there’s a wide variety of tools designed for Afro hair out there, and it gets confusing knowing what works the best. To get to the bottom of it, we spoke to WAHL and the current British Hairdressing Afro Stylist of the Year Rick Roberts for Read More

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World Afro Day Calls for Changes in Schools Within 30 Days

Last updated September 15, 2020

This year’s World Afro Day (15 September) marks the start of a 30-day call to schools and headteachers, asking for compliance with the Equality Act to eradicate any discrimination around afro hair in schools. The simple, five-point initiative is led by World Afro Day Live, an international online event dedicated to change, education and celebration Read More

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Let’s Talk About the Black UK Hairdresser…

Last updated July 14, 2020

In 2020 racial inequality has been spoken about more than it has ever been in recent years. With the Black Lives Matter campaign at the forefront of people’s minds, whole industries have looked inwardly at the racial bias that takes place within their structures – including in the hairdressing industry. June Forbes is a freelance Read More

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