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13 Jul 2016

As the US race debate crashes head first into the issue of black women wearing blonde hair and/or weaves, fuelled by Whoopi’s comments on a recent episode of The View (https://youtu.be/jbUFQZ1KuTsm) it’s time to throw in my two pennies’ worth.

If ‘cultural appropriation...

29 Jun 2015

If you are a black girl or woman who:-

  • loves and uses hair extensions, has any ideas for new hair extension and hair care products, or is really creative when it comes to hair styling;

  • hates the idea and sight of weaves, wigs, lace fronts, etc., etc.;

  • is r...

29 Jun 2015

I seem to have stumbled upon a hotly debated topic that divides women everywhere!  Who would have guessed that in addition to having  your bridesmaids wear the same gowns, that having them uniformly groomed (hair style, make up, jewellery and other accessories) instead...

25 Jan 2015

Actually, what I really want to ask is ‘is there no romance if you can’t run your fingers through her hair?’ but that’s not quite as catchy, so apologies for grabbing your attention under false pretences!  But now that you are here, please do indulge me by letting me k...

14 Jan 2015

Media coverage of this year’s CES (Consumer Electronics Show) exhibition in Las Vegas seems to have been dominated by two stories: (1) how the ‘selfie stick’ (or Quick Pod) is THE gadget for today; and, (2) how a Mr Wayne Fromm, has been shouting out that he was the on...

28 Dec 2014

I get asked this question sooooo many times, I thought I’d jot my response down in writing, once and for all! Yes, ‘U part wig’ sums up my invention and it makes sense that that is what all the copies out there (2,425 at the last count) are called. And yes, I did consi...

28 Oct 2014

As Black History Month (UK) wraps up for another year, I am forced to realise that the organisers of the plethora of events encouraging black women proudly to ‘keep and wear their hair natural’ did not want me to talk or exhibit at their events! Yes, some of my emails,...

19 Feb 2014

I took a HUGE plunge in bringing my invention to market. Thanks to phenomenol support from family and friends, and exhausting amount of hard work and tons of determination, I got there in 2004 and the SimiWeave™ was an instant success. The thanks, praises, compliments,...

5 Jul 2011

‘Black women wear weaves and wigs only to emulate white women’. I hear this statement too often and it is a forever-debated subject, particularly amongst black people. In response, other than 'each to their own' I have just five things to say:-

1) Weaves and wigs are ju...

29 Sep 2009

Just seen Chris Rock’s ‘Good Hair’ film, and it’s funny and a ‘must see’! Kudos to him for daring to publicly explore one of the most contentious issues amongst black men and women! Pity he didn’t dissect in detail the disgraceful and tired old notion that ‘good hair’...

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