LEO’s D.I.Y BEAUTY BAR

0 Leo's DIY Beauty Bar

“It’s like the Planet Yoghurt for natural products,” she said and with that I bought into whatever she was selling. Sallinder Nyawira, marketing consultant at Leo Salon & Barber, was on the phone explaining to me the concept of their event that will be happening this Sunday. The idea of creating my very own signature […]

AVOID THE DREADED BRAID ITCH

0 Avoid the dreaded braid itch

Summer, winter, fall, spring, rain or shine…. every season is a great time to protective style by braiding or crotchet braiding. You head out, buy yourself some synthetic hair or a blend of it and head straight to the hairdresser, plop yourself on the seat and after a few negotiations and a picture show, a […]

CIKU’S D.I.Y BODY BUTTER

2 Ciku Wamae's DIY Body Butter

A few months after my daughter was born, she developed a severe case of eczema. As a parent, nothing pierces your heart like your baby’s pained cries – nothing the doctor prescribed worked for longer than a few days. It got to a point where the doctor suggested a steroid cream – having read about […]

THE BLOGGERS’ EDITION ISSUE

0 Hairpolitan Bloggers' Edition

I started blogging in 2005 and I can’t quite remember what made me do it. All I know is that I was very very far away from home and I had stories, experiences of interest that I wanted to share.I can safely say it was my way to mass email my family and friends who […]

DEPRESSION: LET’S TALK

0 Depression: Let's talk by Amina Jasho

Today is April 7th, which is the World Health Organisations’ (WHO) World Health Day; and this year they are focusing on Depression. “Depression is an illness characterized by persistent sadness and a loss of interest in activities that you normally enjoy, accompanied by an inability to carry out daily activities, for at least two weeks.” WHO […]

B.A.K.E BEST BLOG NOMINEE – 2017

0 BAKE Best Blog Nominee 2017

The month of April has started with awesome news! We, Hairpolitan, Kenya’s 1st Natural Hair & Living Magazine, have been nominated as one of the Best New Blogs for the 2017 BAKE (Bloggers Associations of Kenya) Awards 2017. These awards are the 6th BAKE Awards to take place. Hairpolitan was among over 10,000 blogs that were submitted […]

RAISING MUMS

2 Raising Mums by Karimi Kagwe

At the end of October 2015, I was 37 weeks pregnant expecting a little bundle of joy. That month turned out to be one full of many transitions. I had been working at the same place for over 8 years, that was the same month I left employment. Many still think that decision was hasty […]

PUTTING TOGETHER ‘ALL OF JUNE’

0 All of June by June Gachui

In our latest issue we shared a truncated version of the interview we had with June Gachui of All of June on P30-31. We’re excited to share the full interview, hope it gives an insight into the amount of work and dedication it takes to put together a world class show. How many people and […]

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