A writer with a passion for stories on people of African Descent.

How slavery lives and breathes right in front of our eyes

There are 3 main types of slavery that were practiced in the past, that are still practiced today.

  • Physical slavery
  • Mental slavery
  • Economic slavery

Keep in mind that these are also contemporary forms of slavery.

The most common form of slavery which a lot of people are aware of is…

An overview of ancient and modern cultures that wore beards

Nowadays, a beard is simply worn as a fashion choice or statement . However, back in the days men in different cultures wore beards for various reasons. Some of them include:

  • As a sign of masculinity
  • For religious purposes
  • As a symbol of wisdom
  • To show great virility
  • For warmth…

Beard balm can do wonders in terms of volume and hold

Beard Balm

One of the most overlooked topics by people trying to grow a beard is the: head hair vs beard hair topic. A lot of people blindly walk into the beard world without understanding that there exists a distinction in hair. By distinction I mean, texture and to a larger extent…

A holistic approach to growing healthy hair

Ayurvedic hair growth products
Ayurveda System

What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is a 5000 year old traditional system of health from India. The word Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit word for life (Ayur) and knowledge or science (Veda). Together, they form the term Ayurveda which can be interpreted as the knowledge or science of life.

The philosophy of this…

Understand what mini twists are and learn how to do them on your hair

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What are mini twists?

Mini twists are a form of protective hair style popularly used in Afro textured hair. They are achieved by dividing partially wet hair into 4 or more main sections. These sections are further subdivided into smaller subsections for easier manipulation.

Afterwards, two smaller hair clusters are selected from the subsection…

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