Hair Salons

Detangling kinks in the hair industry

​The natural hair community in South Africa is growing. However public knowledge of what to do with my hair is still stifled

Hair-raising six hours every six weeks

The writer spends some hours visiting a hair salon where clients have the options to dye, curl, braid, relax, straighten, extend, or cut their hair.

Felicia and my hair epiphany

"Seeing successful black women rocking different hairdos that I’d never seen before planted the love of hair into my soul"

Going black to its roots: People embrace their crowning glory

The resurgence of women embracing their natural hair has made way for a market in natural products

Warfare and difficult hair days

Black women’s hair care is still fraught with shame and politics, to start with hairdresser's annoyance at customers not using chemicals.

Making hairdo: Paucity and proverbs in Durban

A story of two beauty salons run by Tanzanian women in Durban unravels a tale of migration, survival and community in a foreign land.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it