There’s a lot of controversy around finding your hair type and whether this distinction matters or not. For many women, however, knowing their curl pattern can help them take care of their hair better. It can also be useful information during a transition to natural hair. Type 3 and Type 4 hair are curly and coily, respectively. These hair types are predominant in African American women. Here’s what you need to know about these hair types and how to care for them. How to Find Your Hair Type Before you
Nothing makes me feel better than when my curls are nourished, moisturised and healthy looking. There is a misconception that natural hair requires less work, that’s the furthest thing from the truth. Natural hair requires a lot of nourishment, care and moisture. I’ve spoken about my natural hair journey here, now I’d like to share some of my favourite products. Here is a list of my favourite products for natural hair. Aunt Jackie’s Flaxseed Purify Me Moisturizing Co-Wash Cleanser Oh, Mama – this product is amazing! It gives your hair
I can’t remember the day I decided to start my natural hair journey. It occurred close to the end of 2014 in the blistering Summer heat. I was fed up. After getting out the shower and styling my hair in the heat I’d end up looking like sweaty Betty. I often wondered why I was doing something so unnatural to my hair. This process occurred every week, sometimes twice a week, styling my hair to be straight and dodging the rain or anything that would make it curly. It was
Nestled in Church Street Stellenbosch, The Diamond Works offers travelers a unique wine tasting tour whilst witnessing the art of diamond cutting and learning about the rich history of diamonds and gold in South Africa. Patrycja from Travel Opulent Box and I recently experienced The South African Select Tour at The Diamond Works branch in Stellenbosch, which forms one of two flagship stores in the Winelands. The other branch is located in Franschhoek. Upon arrival, we received a short orientation around the store. Thereafter the staff members explained the diamond
Are you ready for Black Friday in South Africa? It’s my favourite time of the year, I love shopping especially when there are discounts and savings involved. Before we get into the deals, here are some tips to surviving Black Friday in South Africa. Tips for surviving Black Friday in South Africa Online shopping is your best bet, especially if you don’t enjoy crowded malls. If you are visiting a shopping mall, opt for the small branches/stores instead. Shopping malls will be crazy (we saw the clips circulating last year).