The most authentic thing about us...

is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering



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Jesse Owens (1913-1980)
The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals.
The struggles within yourself—the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us—that's where it's at.
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Natural Hair Care


Be Unique Haircare

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With a Shea Bliss Deep Conditioner, Moisture Custard moisturizer, Mango Twist Cream, Bamboo Mango Smoothie conditioner, and Bamboo Monoi Milk cleanser, Be Unique Haircare’s products are on a mission to make naturals feel blessed and unique.

Big Hair Beauty

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Big Hair’s line of products is free of sulfates, parabens, silicones, petroleum, mineral oil, and other harsh chemicals and include a Soft Clean SLS Free Shampoo, Soft Curls Conditioner, DEEP Conditioning Hair Treatment, Leave In Moisturizing Milk, and a Moisture Me Whipped Butter.



Though the brand’s specialty is the scalp oils, particularly the Harvest Growth Oil, there are a ton of products to ensure healthy hair from root to tip. The KinkiCoiliKurli kids line and the Legend4Men men’s line make this brand perfect for the entire family.

Mahogany Naturals


Created by hairstylist and makeup artists Tope Beesley, Mahogany Naturals is a made-to-order organic line including an ACV shampoo bar, a Rhassoul, Cocoa and Honey Deep Hair Treatment, Hydrating Hair Juice, Irish Cream Hair Smoothie, and more products.

Mane Divas

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Mane Divas creates Shine and Define hair butters in three scents: Coffee Curls, Mango Passion, and Monoi Moist, which all contain JBCO. They also sell essential hair oils, and stock Tropic Isle products. Even better, a portion of the brand’s profits are donated to the Sickle Cell Society Charity.

Hug My Hair

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Aside from having one of the cutest brand names, Hug My Hair’s handmade, vegetarian products include a shampoo bar, hydrating hair spritz, hair oil, and 4 different whipped shea hair and body butters.

I Love Afro


I Love Afro’s made to order products are made without harsh chemicals an include a Shea Moisture lotion (for hair and body), a Moisture Mist, Detangling Conditioner, a Wash & Go Shampoo, a Hydrate & Hold Cream, and two styling melt butters: shea butter and chocolate.

Sheabutter Cottage

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If you’re looking for ethically sourced, fair trade natural ingredients like butters, oils, herbs, and clays, then Shea Butter Cottage should be your one stop shop. For naturals who prefer purchasing ready-made products, Cioccolatina is Sheabutter Cottage’s brand of handmade, organic, natural toiletries.

Curly By Nature

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With a Moisture Shampoo, Intensive Conditioning Mask, a Hair Repair Oil, and a Nourishing Gloss Balm, Curly By Nature’s products are simple and hypoallergenic, and the brand includes an educational component that encourages women to better understand their own hair.

Joliette by Afro Deity

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Afro Deity’s Caribbean inspired line of natural hair products, Joliette, is filled with luxe packaged products including a Caribbean Vanilla Hair Mud Mask, Caribbean Berry Hydrating Mist, Caribbean Berry Curl Me Soft cream, Caribbean Berry Whipped Shea Butter, and even Prickly Pear Seed Oil.


Some hair care info... 

Here are some quick tips you can implement to make sure your hair stays well-protected in the sun both home and abroad!

1.Always sleep with a satin cap

2.Don’t forget to wear a hat or even a colourful visor in the sun.

3. Moisturise your hair with a daily leave in conditioner, check out the Honey rain juice

4. Wash  your hair at least once a week  to get rid of product build up and sweat, use our Stimulate and cleanse shampoo  and conditioner duo!

5. Also don’t forget to drink  water  and keep hydrated.  remember a healthy body = healthy hair.

6. Remember to do do protein treatment weekly, to  keep your hair healthy !

8. Always air-dry your hair.

9. Don’t forget to massage your hair with oil everyday. use our grow it long serum to get growth and shine!

10. Always treat your hair gently – always fingercomb.

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“If I were angry, my prayers would not be answered and your heart’s not right if you’re angry.”


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They said, “You are a savage and dangerous woman.”...


I am speaking the truth. And the truth is savage and dangerous

Nawal El Saadwi

"Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold."

Bob Marley

Bob Marley

"I would unite with anybody to do right...

...and with nobody to do wrong."

"Without struggle, there is no progress."

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

"To understand how any society functions...

... you must understand the relationship between the men and the women''

"We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society. " 

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"Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated."

Coretta Scott King

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