Our Hair Is Not A Choice

Our Hair Is Not A Choice

Over the past ten years natural hair has been an evolving topic, from asking ourselves what natural hair is to, how do you even take care of natural hair. These have been questions we have had to deal with before we even started the journey. This is the road that has...
Colorism and Hairism, Does It Really Exist?

Colorism and Hairism, Does It Really Exist?

Does it really exist? Colourism and Hairism have been trending and I just thought I should share my 2cents, literally TWO CENTS.   This form of discrimination has been happening for years and we have seen it playout in various spaces like workplaces, in the media and...
Do You Read The Labels?

Do You Read The Labels?

Written by Lindiwe Van Staden  When I started my natural hair journey I was beyond frustrated. I’d buy a product based on what it said on the front label, and it would do literally nothing for my hair. When I say nothing, I mean that my hair was still just as short...
Mastering Wash Day

Mastering Wash Day

Written by Gizelle Louw Hair GROWS! For those of us who constantly check how long our strands have grown over a period of a month… or like most of us who are oh, so excited to check new growth after just a week of wearing braids. Any kind of growth takes time, that...
My Hairstory Johannesburg

My Hairstory Johannesburg

Johannesburg magic, that’s what comes to mind when I think of the 11th of May 2018 at 27 Boxes in Melville. We took Johannesburg by storm with our annual My Hairstory event and boy was it a takeover. Awesome is an understatement. Jozi did not let us down with the...

Frospiration: Meet Shivonne!

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Shivonne Jood. I am from the south side of Johannesburg. 2. Describe your hair a little (eg. hair porosity, hair type, hair texture, hair density, personality, etc). I have given up on trying to find my hair type...