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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 email@example.com Welcome to the fireside!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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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.
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.
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.
"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!
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.