AfroRiri WCW is Tracee Ellis Ross

At AfroRiri Haircare , our Wednesdays are dedicated to naturalistas we admire and love. Hopefully, by seeing our WCW you are encouraged to continue your natural hair journey.

Our WCW is Tracee Ellis Ross. She is an American actress, model, comedian, motivational speaker, producer and television host.

She was born October 29, 1972. She is the daughter of a singer and actress, Diana Ross. Tracee attended New Walden Lincoln in Manhattan and the Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland. She was a model in her teens. She attended Brown University where she appeared in plays, and graduated in 1994 with a theatre degree. She later worked in the fashion industry, as a model and contributing fashion editor to Mirabella and New York magazine.

She is best known for her lead role as Joan Clayton on the UPN/CW comedy series, Girlfriends. She starred in the show from 2000 to 2008. She starred in the 2007 comedy-drama film Daddy’s Little Girls, and in 2011 had a leading role as Dr. Carla Reed on the BET sitcom Reed Between the Lines. In 2014, Ross began starring as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the ABC comedy series, Black-ish.

For many naturalistas, Tracee was a shining example of how they wanted their hair to look when “Girlfriends” debuted. The actress was always rocking her God-given texture and slayed. She has been rocking her natural hair since she was 13 years and her mum was her inspiration.

To be able to see other women that have their hair like me, it gives me a sense of belonging, and I love that is a part of television now. “I’m loving the natural hair movement. It’s really encouraging and is expanding the definition of beauty.” Tracee said

She rocks her natural hair on red carpets, interviews, movie sets and photo shoots.

She is the definition of a true naturalista who looks naturally fabulous!

So you see that having and wearing your own natural hair does not make you less successful.

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Get Lupita’s Short and Curly Academy Awards Hair Using AfroRiri Products.

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Have you been wondering what to do with your TWA (Teeny-Weeny Afro)? Do you love Lupita’s hair as much as we do? Do you wish you could rock her hair style and look naturally fabulous and radiant in it? Lupita’s tiny curls made a bold statement on the red carpet at the 2015 Academy Awards.

Without question, Lupita killed the Oscars red carpet with her whole look. Follow the steps and get her hairstyle below.

Step 1: Dampen hair with a warm towel or apply AfroRiri Detangling/ Conditioning Leave-In Spray lightly to soften the texture.

Step 2: Apply AfroRiri Castor Oil paired with AfroRiri Twist and Curl Pudding to create tiny ringlets with a small rattail comb throughout the whole head, starting at the nape of neck and moving to the front.

Step 3: Attached hooded dryer for 30 minutes (under cool air not hot air) or air-dry until hair is dry.

Step 4: Once completely dry, take a large tooth bone comb and lift the ringlets to break up the texture for added volume.

Step 5: Liberally spray AfroRiri 5 in 1 Spray SPF 20 for added shine and smooth out any fly-aways and frizzies.

Step 6: Rock your style with confidence!

Hope this was helpful.. Please send us pictures when you try out this hairstyle. We would love to see. Thank you. Xoxo!

AfroRiri WCW: Lupita Nyong’o

At AfroRiri Haircare , our Wednesdays are dedicated to naturalistas we admire and love. Hopefully, by seeing our WCW you are encouraged to continue your natural hair journey.

Our WCW is Africa’s own Lupita Nyong’o. Lupita has taken the world by storm with her grace, beauty, talent and sincerity.

Lupita Nyong’ o was born March 1, 1983. She is an actress and film director.  She was born in Mexico, but was raised in Kenya. She attended college in the United States, graduating from Hampshire College with a bachelor’s degree in film and theater studies. She has a masters degree from Yale University School of Drama.

Lupita Nyong’o started acting as a teen in Kenya and went on to work behind the scenes of the film The Constant Gardener. She directed and produced the albinism documentary In My Genes and starred in the TV series Shuga. Lupita went on to earn acclaim for her role as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which she won the 2014 Academy Award for best supporting actress, among other honors.

Lupita is the first Kenyan and first Mexican actress to win an Academy award. In 2014, she was named the ”Most beautiful Woman” by People and ”Woman of the year” by Glamor. In December 2014, Lupita Nyong’o was appointed by the Togolese magazine Africa Top Success for “African of the Year”.

She has been rocking her natural hair for years now and she stands out.

‘What I love about my hair texture and this kind of hair [is that] you can do all sorts of interesting, angular shapes with it,’ she says.

She rocks her natural hair on red carpets, interviews, movie sets and photo shoots.

She is the definition of a true naturalista who looks naturally fabulous!

So you see that having and wearing your own natural hair does not make you less successful.

Stay gorgeous. Xoxo!!!

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New Year, New Routine

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Hello Divas,

How has 2015 been so far? How are you divas rocking your gorgeous hair? Last year, I was a bit non-chalant about my hair routine. This year I intend to step up the game. These are the areas I will love to change.

  • Last year, I steamed my hair three times which was very bad. I will work on steaming my hair monthly this year.
  • Last year, I was team let it fro. My hair was in a protective style like four times the whole year. This year I will make my hair more.
  • This year, am all about my hair growing. I will eat healthier, exercise, drink a lot of water and treat my hair better.
  • This year, I will wear my satin cap every night to sleep to retain moisture and preserve my hairstyle.
  • This year, I will use AfroRiri black shampoo as my only shampoo. It really softens my hair, makes my hair curlier and makes my hair shine.
  • This year, I will be more versatile with my hair.
  • I will try a no comb challenge this year. I will try not to use a comb through my hair. I have to look for other alternatives like finger detangling.

What new routine are you adopting for your hair this year? Let us know by commenting below. Stay naturally fabulous this 2015.

Xoxo,

Rosalyn

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AfroRiri WCW: Cynthia Kamalu

At AfroRiri Haircare , our Wednesdays are dedicated to naturalistas we admire and love. Hopefully, by seeing our WCW you are encouraged to continue your natural hair journey.

Our WCW is Nigeria’s own Cynthia Kamalu. Cynthia is a TV presenter, radio personality and blogger. She is the only girl amongst 3 boys. She studied Human Anatomy in the University of Port Harcourt. She would have loved to study Mass Communication but her parents did not let her. Later on, she went to broadcasting school to fulfil her dream. She worked with Cool FM 96.9 Lagos and now works for Ebony Life TV.

Cynthia has been rocking her natural hair for two years and four months now. She decided to keep her natural hair because she wanted to go back to her roots and stand out.

She rocks her natural hair on red carpets, interviews, TV shows and photo shoots.

She is the definition of a true naturalista who looks naturally fabulous!

So do you see that having and wearing your own natural hair does not make you less successful?

You are beautiful do not let anyone tell you different… Xoxo!

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Introducing AfroRiri Hair Length Check T-shirts

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Track the progress of your growth while on your healthy hair journey.. The relaxed fit t-shirt for women has a narrow neck rib, tailored sleeves and a redesigned cut for a better ladies fit. With plenty of extra room, this shirt is ideal for most body types. The fabric is made from 100% pre-shrunk cotton (deep heather is 50% cotton/50%polyester) and has a fabric weight of 5.4 oz.

To keep track of your hair growth and to see if your products and new eating habits are actually working, AfroRiri Hair Length Check T-shirt is an absolute necessity.

You can purchase yours here.