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Cocoa Review: Afro Hair And Beauty Live 2012

I don’t know about anyone else, but I had an awesome time at Afro Hair & Beauty Live today. Setting off from my home at an ungodly hour, I arrived at the Business Design Centre in no time at all and right away started setting up our Blackhair Mags stand in anticipation of the crowds heading to the biggest hair consumer show for Black women in the UK. And boy, did they arrive in their droves. From the time the doors opened we didn’t get a moment to rest  as hundreds of women gathered round to buy subscriptions, fill out our reader surveys for gooodie bags and watched as our regular contributor, Charlotte Mensah, did various African threading styles on our hair models.

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My Hairy Week

Me at the 2012 L’Oreal Professionnel Colour Trophy Awards

Sorry for the lack of posts this week my dear friends, it’s been quite a busy one this week especially on the hair front. Within the last seven days I’ve been to a plush hair awards, coordinated a hair makeover with two members of Team GB, attended a launch of a new natural haircare brand and tomorrow I’m off to the annual Black Hair & Beauty Live where I’ll be exhibiting with Blackhair (come over and say hi to us if you’re going, we’ll be on stand 84).

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