How many of you always grab the shampoo bottles at the store but always leave the conditioner behind? How many of you believe that conditioning your hair is not that important?
I was one of those? Shampooing your hair is important but should not be done alone. Shampoo removes build up and dirt from the hair. This process leaves your hair cuticles exposed to the elements and vulnerable to moisture loss and damage. A good, sulphate free shampoo is important but a quality conditioner is essential to the whole process of washing your hair.
Brownchild was started in 2014 after many years of frustration, frustration with the market for not having a solution that could take care of our natural African hair, a solution that would nurture our crowns and unleash them to the world to take awe! It was founded by our CEO Karabo Mothapo, a young woman from Limpopo Province who has always taken pride in embracing her natural, unprocessed African hair as she navigated through various salons and stylists that vowed never to touch her “rough” hair as she got remarks like “Sorry sesi, if your hair is not relaxed we can’t help you”.
Hello South African Naturals
After months of being offline, we are back!! I know, I know, it was hard for you to go without those snippets of information and how to handle your natural hair and the natural hair journey but now we are here to stay and give you consistent content that will become valuable for you over time.
You are probably wondering where we disappeared to and why?
This hair is not a fashion statement
Browsing through my news update this morning came across the headline “Why Ghana’s natural hair fashion is bad for business”. This headline grabbed my attention and prompted me to find out how natural hair could be bad for business? Upon reading further I found that this was a complaint by salon owners who still embrace chemical treatment of African hair.
To protein or not to protein
I have had natural hair for over ten years and in my journey I always looked for shea butter as my go to for everything. Now that I am mature in my Journey I have started to implement other products in my routine to help grow and nurture my strands.