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Help! My Scalp is flaking – Is this dandruff?

Before I tell you if it’s dandruff, answer these three questions: Is your skin generally dry, maybe all year round but definitely in winter? Are your flakes big and/ or yellowish, and if you touch your scalp it feels kind of oily?Do these flakes appear after a week of...

Clicks’ Song

Clicks the hair typing system is played out, your mistake at this level of the game is played out, your apparent interest in our coin but not our view is played out.

Needle and Thread Cornrows

Styling natural hair can be tasking especially if you lack exposure and experience in the variety of styles we can choose from. But not all hope is lost because a new skill can always be acquired and that is when tutorials like the one below come in handy. I was...

#FroFriday Spotlight: Boits of Boits Natural Lifestyle

My week of guests continues with this gorgeous natural. Boits is also a believer in hair health over length and big chopped again just last year. She shares how she’s regrown… The post #FroFriday Spotlight: Boits of Boits Natural Lifestyle appeared first on Aisha &...

Hair Shaming – Are You Guilty of it?

The other day, I hair shamed someone. And I’m only now starting to feel less awful about it. It was a colleague of mine who had recently done the big… The post Hair Shaming – Are You Guilty of it? appeared first on Aisha &...

My current regimen on shorter hair

Although my hair is much shorter than it used to be, it’s in no way a TWA. So, I cannot just wash and let it be, well sometimes I do and then I have to deal with detangling and removing the knots afterwards. That makes it not a good idea to just let it be or wash it...

7 Tips To Get You Through Job Hunting

Anyone who is familiar with the job hunting process will tell you that it’s not easy at all. It’s bloody hard, and it can be one of the most emotionally taxing experiences anyone can go through. From the time I graduated up until now I haven’t really voiced my...

Best Natural Products That Make Natural Hair Appear Thicker

Towards the end of last year I decided that one thing I wanted this year was thicker hair. Like full, thick, voluminous hair. That was hair goal number one. Now that we’re in the second half of the year, that goal is one I have long given up on. Truth is, I really...

Review: Coils and Curls Natural Hair Salon

I was cordially invited to experience a fairly new hair salon in the Kyalami area in Johannesburg specialising in natural hair. The salon is called Coils and Curls, and you can find them on the 1st Floor at Kyalami Downs Shopping Centre. Check out their portfolio of...

The Tea on Colouring Your Hair

So it’s been a little over a month since I dyed my hair and honestly I’ve been loving every minute of it. I really wanted to experience my new hair colour for a bit before sharing what I’ve learned about colouring your hair and what I feel is important to consider...

My Own Kind Of Beautiful

I recently did a kind of colourful hairstyle recently which I still stand on the fact that all colours used are actual, possible hair colours. I had platinum, yeah, whitish hair, brown and of course my hair is natural black with some whitish grey highlights for...

The Upcoming Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo 2018

Yes, I attended this expo last year (I actually worked for a brand that was exhibiting there (o:) and yes I will be attending (and speaking whoop whoop) at the upcoming expo on 24 September 2018. Herewith more details and be sure to read to the end for a nice...

Is This Your Hair???

When it comes to black hair, let’s be honest...for a long time we were duped into believing that black hair can’t grow. Like really duped. Bamboozled. Hoodwinked. And for a while we seemed “okay” with this because we didn’t know any better. We really didn’t. Now that...

Kai’s Wash Day Routine + GIVEAWAY

It’s been a little while since I shared what I’m currently doing with Kai’s hair. His hair has changed texture again, and has become much curlier than it was a… The post Kai’s Wash Day Routine + GIVEAWAY appeared first on Aisha &...

I cut my hair + Anniversary Giveaway

I know right? How could I cut it when a lot of people are trying to grow their hair. Well, for me, it was inevitable, my hair needed a real cut. Not just a trim this time and today, the day I posted my first blog post on this site I will share with you all about my...

Natural Hair Talk with Aisha O’ Reilly

Hello lovelies, Long time no blog, but here I am with a juicy natural hair talk, just for you! I promise I’ll be better at it in the future. So as you know, I visited Durban to represent Aunt Jackie’s once again at #ClicksCurls in… The post Natural Hair Talk with...

Does CLICKS Cater for Natural Hair?

Above: A snippet of the categories of products listed under Beauty on www.clicks.co.zaCLICKS are a well-known retail pharmacy with a footprint spanning more than 800 outlets across the southern hemisphere of the African continent. Not only have they increased their...

Trending Winter Protective Hairstyles

Winter is here and with it comes changes in the way we take care of our hair. For those of us in Gauteng, our winters are generally dry and moisture is top most needed aspect of our routines. We moisturise and moisturise. Because of the dryness and generally less time...

Bye cranky Frobabies & frustrated Mommies

Mom and Me basic hair care workshop 2 June 2018 Remember sitting in between your mother’s knees while she held your shoulders down with one hand and ripped a comb through your unruly, kroes or k-word hair as a kid? Well, Anita, mom to the adorable Chocolate Hair...

Glow with the Fro Take 1

Glow with the Fro 26 May 2018 Glow with the Fro pulled off a great first event at the J&B Hive in JHB,  a hub for entrepreneurs and creatives in Johannesburg. The perfect setting for their intimate, conversation inspired gathering. We heard and were inspired by Uzalo...

Clicks Curls Durban, are you ready for us?

I am so excited to announce that Eleanor J’adore and I will be representing Aunt Jackie’s at the Clicks Curls event in Durban next month. The event takes place on Saturday the 9th of June at the Oyster Box hotel in Umhlanga. The first...

3 Habits I've Added To My Regimen

One thing I’ve realised, when it comes to my hair is that although there’s not much that changes in terms of my staple products, I still find that changing how I treat my hair happens pretty much on a yearly basis depending on habits I think I may need less of and...

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