CONTAINING A GOOD IDEA

2 Maureen Murunga, Amadiva Beauty

I was patiently waiting to talk to Maureen Murunga of Amadiva Beauty. I had known it would be a long stretch to see her so soon after the launch of her latest project that happened on 7th February, so I was grateful for the chance. It’s not every day you hear of a hairdresser, established […]

FEEL GOOD AT HISIA SPA

0 Nzisa Waki

It’s a bright and sunny morning. I hitch a ride with my husband as he leaves for work and request him to let me off at my neighbour’s house. My neighbour and friend is the award-winning photographer Jeri Muchura of Photos by Jeri. We are on a joint assignment to review a Spa for Hairpolitan. […]

SISTERLOCKS DEMYSTIFIED

0 Kirigo Kabuga

I installed my Sisterlocks in October, 2015. Since then I have struggled to explain what exactly they are. I opted for mine to be thicker than the average Sisterlocks, therefore I can see why people confuse them for regular dreadlocks. A few Sundays ago, I was at Studio 28, on Peponi Road just before you […]

THE BACK-TO-BASICS ISSUE

4 Anita Juma, 2016 Cover Girl Winner

Click to read the entire magazine online. Happy New Year Hairpolitans! It feels great to be back. So great in fact, we’re doing a Back to Basics Hairpolitan edition. We’re throwing it right back to the first step we all took when we got into the natural lifestyle; the simple little things we used to […]

A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME

4 Ruzena Naturals Product Range

Susan Kinuthia, a.k.a Ess Kay, returned natural in 2011 and has since then been a powerhouse in the Kenyan natural hair circles. She has always been open and consistent with sharing her hair, skin and make up journey, making her posts a highlight for any natural hair group member’s day to date. Her advice has […]

THE RETURN OF THE NATURALS

0 Wangeci Wandere. Image credit: Pukka Studios

We don’t become natural because we were born natural. Our natural hair journey is about returning to being natural. What’s your returning natural hair story? Why did you do it? Did you big chop or did you transition? How did returning natural work out for you? Why haven’t you done it? What are you afraid of? What’s […]

NEW YEAR & HAIR BOREDOM

2 Sistohawk snapped at BeardFest 2016 by Learcy Photography

The annual pilgrimage to worship at the Temple of Resolutions has started. If they haven’t already, the hashtags will start to drop #teamgym #dietsquad #teamnoresolutions and in our natural hair circles >>#hairgoals. I’ve seen that last one do some rounds and it has me like !!!! The only hair related activity I feel like pursuing right now is to […]

PEACE, JOY & LOVE TO YOU!

0 Hairpolitan Season's Greetings

It’s with much gratitude and excitement that I wish you, esteemed reader, a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2017! It’s our very first!!! Why lie! It’s been a crazy (but fun) ride since Hairpolitan launched in August, 2016 and I am certain that without your support, all this would be nothing but an idea yet to be born. So […]

TAXI MESSIAH: PS EDITION

0 Taxi-Messiah PS Edition

I’ve just had a fresh PS installed. That’s Protective Style for the newbies. I had it installed so I could test myself. I haven’t had a PS in five years, and that’s probably a year or so before I did a big chop and went natural. So, I made a plan and went to the […]