Nyasha.Musa.Grace: Afro with a dose of Grace
By Nyashamusagrace The Hair Podcast
A space of grace. Grace from the toxicity, confusion and misconceptions surrounding curly, natural hair. This is a space to celebrate the diversity of our hair. This is a space where we seek to change attitudes and the understanding of all things afro hair even if that afro is relaxed. Welcome. Come sit with us by our fireside. Let us share stories about the crowns on our heads.
In Conversation with Cameron James Wilson of the Diigitals
Have you seen her yet? Who? Where have you been? We are so excited to be talking to the creator of the worlds first digital supermodel Shudu and the worlds first digital modelling agency The Diigitals . Join Nana as she chats with Cameron James Wilson and learn about how Shudu and Brenn (the model in our picture) are transforming the modelling industry, how you can be involved in the revolution and why!!! Welcome to the fireside
December 20, 2019
Your Curls And The Changing Weather
We are discussing how the weather affects our curls and sharing tips on how to get the most out of warmer weather and how to hold on to your curls in cold weather. Welcome to the fireside!
November 26, 2019
In Conversation with....Luxju Hair Products
We are a real community and we promised you interactions with all stakeholders around the virtual campfire. Nana chats with Ronnie a representative of Luxju to find out more about the brand, their past, present and future plans. Welcome to the fireside.
October 29, 2019
Episode 31: Detox for product junkies
We are back after our summer break! We are dissecting products this season because lots of us are guilty of buying way too many products for our curls. Join us around the fireside as we confess our product addiction and clear out our bathroom cabinets. Welcome to the fireside!
October 14, 2019
Interview with Shirley Mcdonald MIT
Shirley shares her over 25 years experience of hair and scalp issues and provides tips on how to keep your hair healthy and avoid hair damage and loss. Welcome to the fireside!
August 29, 2019
What to know about mixed curls
Help! What do I do with my child's mixed hair is a question we get asked a lot. In this episode Nyasha and Nana discuss what is worth keeping in mind to ensure your curl babies have a positive hair experience. Welcome to the fireside.
August 19, 2019
Words have impact: In conversation with Keeley Taverner from Key4Change
In this episode Nyasha has a chat with Keeley Taverner a psychotherapist to begin unpacking the impact words can have on girls and women and their hair experiences. Welcome to the fireside!
July 31, 2019
Hair Texture Discrimination
We are taking a look at how some curls are perceived as "better" than others and side-eyeing that nonsense. Welcome to the fireside!
July 24, 2019
In conversation with Eleanor Richardson MIT of The Fulham Hair and Scalp Clinic
In this episode Nyasha is in conversation with Eleanor Richardson MIT from The Fulham Hair and Scalp Clinic. Listen in and find out more about Trichology, keeping your hair healthy and what to keep in mind when it comes to anecdotal haircare versus a science based approach to your hair health. Welcome to the fireside.
July 11, 2019
What is healthy hair?
Is your hair long, short or in-between? How healthy is it? We take a look at what constitutes healthy hair and what the best treatment for split ends is and why. Welcome to the fireside!
July 1, 2019
Salon Tales Goes Large: Your Stories in Your Voices
In this installment of Salon Tales, we have more of you sharing your stories with us. A massive thank-you to all our featured guests. If you don't hear your voice it'snot because it doesn't count. We will use it in future episodes so keep the stories coming by sending your voice notes to firstname.lastname@example.org Welcome to the fireside!
June 24, 2019
Travelling while Natural
Travelling is fun, educational and allows us a world of new experiences. How can we keep our tresses healthy while soaking up the sun or discovering New York in winter? Join us for this weeks episode where we discuss Nana's adventures and Nyasha shares some hair tips to remember. Welcome to the fireside.
June 17, 2019
Salon Tales goes Large: In conversation with Ayumi
Nana went to Japan y'all and our guest this week is Japanese! Ayumi shares her experience of having naturally straight hair and the hair envy she experienced in high school. Pull up close and welcome to the fireside!
June 3, 2019
Salon Tales goes large: In Conversation with....Cheri-Anne
Continuing our Salon Tales series, Nyasha had a conversation about natural hair with Cheri-Ann Pryce a young professional woman who works in aviation. Welcome to the fireside!
May 28, 2019
Salon Tales goes Large! In conversation with Katie
We continue our Salon Tales and this time Nyasha has an interesting conversation with Katie who shares her experience with multi textured caucasian hair. Please do bear with the flactuating volume quality in places. Welcome to the fireside!
May 21, 2019
Salon Tales: Your Stories in Your Voices
In this episode we share listener stories in their own voices. Thank you to this weeks guests Gugu, Tanatswa and Pearl. Welcome to the fireside!
May 14, 2019
Episode 21 How to care for Baby's Hair
Fancy Baby Sussex arriving the week of our baby hair episode! Join us as we discuss what new parents need to keep in mind when taking care of their bundle of joy's hair. A big thank-you to TKay Definition for the cover art. Welcome to the fireside.
May 7, 2019
Episode 20 Post-Partum Hairloss
Having a baby is a super exciting ultra emotional rollercoaster at times. Is your hair falling out? Find out what causes this and get some tips to help manage your hair during and after pregnancy. Welcome to the fireside.
May 1, 2019
Episode 19 Natural Hair Classes
With more and more people embracing their curls we have seen a rise in "hair guru's" offering classes just because they have been "natural for a while". Is this a good thing? Are these people actually trained in haircare and have you ever paid for classes? Were they worth it? Welcome to the fireside.
April 21, 2019
Bonus Episode! Mikayla's Takeover
After being panellists together at a hair event, we had to have Mikayla come and sit around the fireside with us. She shares her views and experiences of natural hair with Nyasha and you the listener. We felt it was important to hear from a child how what we as adults sometimes don't seem to remember about the power of words. Go on and pull up close, welcome to the fireside.
April 13, 2019
Episode 18: Natural Hair as a Lifestyle
"Caring for natural hair is soooo expensive!" Do you believe this? Nyasha and Nana debunk this myth because having healthy hair is so much more than the products we use on our hair. Welcome to the fireside!
April 6, 2019
Episode 17: Hair Transplants. ChanChan's story
We have the fantastic Chanel sharing her experiences of hair transplants. Find out the differences between an F.U.E and an F.U.T. Welcome to the fireside.
March 30, 2019
Episode 16 : A Millenial Experience of the Afro
Join Nyasha as she discusses the millennial experience with a guest co-host all the way from the University of Pretoria. No voice is representative of the whole so if you want your voice heard, drop us a voice note and we will share your thoughts and comments in future episodes. Welcome to the fireside.
March 23, 2019
\u000A Episode 15 The Afro, Africa, Britain and the media
We continue the discussion about the afro. Nana spills the tea on a chat she had with her Dad and what he remembers of the Afro. Listen out for gogo Chiwara's summary of her memories of the afro and other styles of grooming she remembers during Zimbabwe's colonial past. Go ahead and send us your voice comments and we will add them to future episodes too.Welcome to the fireside
March 17, 2019
Episode 14 A brief history of The Afro
Is the afro a hairstyle or is it the actual hair? We heard you so we decided to bridge some gaps and take a look into history to learn a little about an important part of our heritage and identity. What do you think? Let us know your thoughts on this hot topic. Welcome to the fireside.
March 10, 2019
Bonus Episode. A new direction
We have listened to your feedback and we appreciate your suggestions. The community is still growing so change will be a part of our journey. Join us in this episode as we bring you up to speed on what is new and what else will be happening over the next few months. Welcome to the fireside!
March 3, 2019
Episode 13 How to have healthy hair.
In this episode, we round up the theme we've had for the last few episodes by recapping why using trained hair professionals is the only way to ensure your hair is healthy. Welcome to the fireside.
February 23, 2019
Episode 12 The Tea on Weaves
In our recent episodes we have been talking to trained hair professionals and this episode is no different. Nyasha spills the tea on an in depth conversation she had with Master Weavetician Ivy Herbert. Share your own weave stories via email,instagram, facebook and twitter.
February 16, 2019
Episode 11 Salon Tales
Why do so many of us continue experiencing less than acceptable treatment from stylists and paying for it too? Join us around the fireside as we share horror stories from the salon. What can we do to reduce and eventually put an end to these experiences both as stylists and as paying clients? Welcome to the fireside.
December 1, 2018
Episode 10 All about Wigs
We have a guest in this weeks episode. A trained natural hair stylist who specialises in wig making gives us the low down on how to use wigs safely so they can be an asset to our healthy hair routines. Plus a live reaction to Nyasha unboxing her custom made wig! Welcome to the fireside.
November 24, 2018
Episode 9 Language & Perception of Afro Hair
Do you have "good hair"? Is your hair " Nappy"? Find out why Nyasha is in her feelings about the hair typing system widely used in the "natural hair community" and why the words we use to talk to children about their hair can scar them for life. Are you ready for some extra heat around the campfire?
November 17, 2018
Episode 8 Anecdotal Haircare:The shampoo debate\u000A
Of curl patterns and shampoo. Do you need products to define your curls? Oh, and is shampoo an asset or liability to your haircare routine. Join us as we dive into the cleansing waters of our hair routines.
November 10, 2018
Episode 7. An intro to the pro series
Welcome back to the fireside. Find out what is in store for this season. We listened and we heard you! We have guests this season too, discover more and don't forget to share with your tribe!
November 3, 2018
In this episode, we are answering some of your questions and delving deeper into some terms we used during season 1. Welcome to the fireside.
October 26, 2018
Episode 6 Hair Relationships!
Do you know who is in your hair relationships? As we wrap up season 1 we discuss why the relationships we have with our stylists matter. Or should they? Welcome to the fireside.
October 20, 2018
Episode 5 Of Wigs and Weaves
Is hair ever political? Join us as we discuss weaves, wigs and the ideas that surround them. We also celebrate stylists who love their craft enough to be well trained so they can provide a service that results in healthy hair for their client base. Welcome to the fireside.
October 13, 2018
Episode 4 Straight Afros
In this episode we talk about relaxers and the practice of texlaxing. All without judgement because after all not all natural hair is healthy and relaxed hair does not necessarily mean unhealthy hair? Welcome to our fireside.
October 6, 2018
Episode 3 Salon Tales
Hair Speaks. Can you and your stylist hear what your hair is communicating to you? Find out what happened to Nana's edges when she stopped listening to her hair and hear what Nyasha has to say about her experience's as a client in this episode of salon tales. Pull up a chair and enjoy our fire-side.
September 29, 2018
Episode 3 Trailer, Salon Tales
What's your hairline saying to you? This week's episode is about our hair stories especially regarding braids.
September 28, 2018
Episode 2 African Elephants and Afro Hair Care
In this episode Nana and Nyasha look at the lessons we can learn about caring for our hair from Elephants. Nana also talks to a 13 year old guest who shares her hair journey so far. Is it really a good idea to give people anecdotal hair care advice? Welcome to our fireside.
September 22, 2018
Episode 2 Trailer
In this episode Nana and Nyasha look at the lessons we can all learn about Afro hair from African Elephants and Nana has a chat with a 13 year old guest sharing her hair experiences! Join us at the fireside.
September 19, 2018
Episode 1 An introduction
An introduction to what this podcast is about , What the name means and what inspires it. Find out what you can look forward to in season 1 of Nyasha.Musa.Grace and while you are at it meet your hosts too.
September 15, 2018
Nyasha.Musa.Grace A Trailer
A sneak peek of what we are talking about during Season One. Come sit with us at the fire-side as we talk about all things Afro hair
September 12, 2018