#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Mapitso Thaisi

My name is Mapitso and I have natural hair… In varsity, I started thinking of going natural because, for the first time in my life, I saw black girls with natural hair and this inspired me and transformed the way I thought about my own hair. In December 2012 I decided to cut my hair…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Wydra Xiluva Mathebula

How I became “the goddess of afros”… I always hated it when my scalp burnt. (Relaxers) I hated the heat from hairdryers also. Spoke out when I was 7 (beginning of my rebellious streakπŸ˜‚, ) then Grama made concoctions to make my hair easy to manage, using herbs from our garden. This is when I…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Lieketseng LeokaokeΒ 

​I have a love hate relationship with my crown… Mainly because of those days when I wake up and I don’t have the energy to do maphondo the night before. Plus, my fro is uneven. Oh well…. The last time I relaxed my hair was October 2008, for my matric dance. I remember going to…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Kedibone Mohlala

All my life I have always had a lot of hair, strong and capable of growing to be very long. But all my life I have always been so intimidated of going natural. I mean, how was I was going to handle my hair in its natural state, being so bushy and thick? I have…

Hair Care For Your Braids By Darling Hair

Haircare for your braids Darling Hair Stylist, Emelang Moyo, shares her secrets   Women are bombarded with tips about haircare and how to keep their braids looking β€œselfie fresh” for longer. Darling Hair Expert, with over 22 years of experience, Emelang Moyo, has a few tips that work. She shares her advice on keeping hair…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Belinda Matunda

​I feel more “relaxed” when “Natural”…  So I decided to go natural in 2011 mainly because I found natural hair more alluring then relaxed hair. I’d see girls with beautiful fros and just die with envy & besides,  my relaxed hair had stopped growing so I thought why not though ! !?. . .why not!!?…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Itumeleng Modise

My hair story…  My ‘conscious’ hair story began in 2006 when I cut my hair short, removing my relaxed hair and leaving the ‘growth’. This was after my big brother suggested I should cut my hair and initially I was totally against it. But after much convincing and reassuring that I’ll still look beautiful, I…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Nolo Mtana

I started my natural hair journey in 2015 around October after realizing and accepting that relaxer was simply too toxic for my hair. I’d attempted growing an afro before three years prior but had aesthetic success that cost me more time in the morning, dry hair and tears. The difference this time was that I…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Kgahlego Seepe

​September the 1st 2014…  You know that conversation you have with yourself right before you cut your hair in hopes of convincing yourself why you shouldn’t cut it? Well, it never happened! I just woke up and headed to the barber to cut my hair with absolutely no intentions of going natural. I’ve always had…

#MyNaturalCrown Photoshoot | 22 April 2017Β 

To all the Naturalistas in Joburg, here’s a chance to showcase your diversity, uniqueness and individual beauty of your natural hair. Join me and Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo 2017 at our official #MyNaturalCrown photoshoot. As we get closer to the biggest hair expo in Joburg, be part of the journey, celebrate your hair and meet…

#MyNaturalCrown πŸ‘‘ : Meet Mosa Machesa

Growing up my mom kept my hair natural. I went through primary with the wild hair; by the time I got into high school,10th grade, I decided to tame the beast and so I started relaxing my hair. That didn’t last long though. By the time I got to the 12th grade I was tired…