Healthy Hair Gurus present Thank God It’s Natural event was fun!


We had lots of fun this past Saturday at our sold out event with Chris-Tia Donaldson, the founder of Thank God It’s Natural (TGIN).  TGIN is a complete line of products made with natural and organic ingredients for ethnic hair and skin, including shampoos, conditioners, styling aids, handmade soaps, body creams and lip balms.  Chris-Tia […]

Healthy Hair Guru’s present…

HHI TGIN Flyer_final

    The Healthy Hair Gurus bring you another event! Please see the flyer below for all the details. If you are interested please rsvp as soon as possible, slots are limited and this will sell out fast!

AfroBotanics giveaway winners

AfroBotanics Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to Sharon Kadalie from South Africa, Omega Mchenje Dondoro from Zambia and Esnath Mashanda from Zimbabwe.  They were randomly selected as the winners of the AfroBotanics hampers. Theirs were the 17th, 41st and 9th comments respectively. Thank you to all those who entered.

Unusual hair growth practices

tape measure

Since I discovered I had post-partum shedding I have been obsessively reading up on what I can do to regrow my hair in the thinning places.  All this reading has led me to come across some unusual methods that some women swear has led to more hair growth for them.  I thought I would share […]

AfroBotanics giveaway


*This giveaway has closed AfroBotanics is a South African brand that makes hair products that use mainly natural ingredients. I was really impressed by the number of products that they make. It’s really good to see African women making products for us and competing with the big brands. Who better to understand our hair than […]

Design Essentials is here


I was excited when I heard that Design Essentials is coming to South Africa. It seems that many hair care brands are making their way to these shores and Design Essentials is the latest one. I got an opportunity to try out a few products from the brand. My thoughts on three of the products […]

Organix products, finally!


I’ve mentioned Organix shampoos a few times on the blog.  Each time I had managed to get a bottle from the States.  A few readers told me that the brand was available in Foschini but I hadn’t yet come across it.  I finally did in Foschini Centurion Park Mall.  The shampoo which I normally get […]

Styling my daughter’s hair


My daughter has been out of braids for some weeks now.  I have decided to give her a break from braids for a few of months .  She will probably go back to her braid routine in September. I’m using the opportunity to give her hair weekly washes and deep conditioning and some tlc.  I […]

Postpartum shedding is here :(

my thinning edges

So what I was dreading is finally here – postpartum shedding  My hair has been shedding excessively for a few weeks now.  Initially I was in denial and just told myself the shedding was normal but now my hairline has thinned considerably especially at the temples.  The front half of my head is also considerably […]