Dare To Be Bold – Hair Event
Mar09

Dare To Be Bold – Hair Event

By: Ncomeka Mpofu   The 3rd of March was a Saturday of natural hair talk, good food and chilled wine; brown girls just enjoying their sisterhood within the backdrop of the beautiful Blue Valley Golf Estate. This Dare to Be Bold hair event was organised by the Coiled Crew;  (myself) Ncomeka Mpofu and Unathi Petros. The focus was on protective hair styling, which in recent history has been blamed for sparse flying-dog hairlines,...

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Take A Chance, Be Bold – Coiled Crew

Background: We thrive at being FEMALE and AFRICAN, such that we were natural during the times an afro was considered a do for the stressed and broke females or silly misguided feminists. Some may say nothing much has changed; truth is, a lot has! Natural hair is enjoying its moment under the sun, finally, and hair extensions are part of this emancipation. Synthetic hair is no longer recklessly used as a cloak of shame for our...

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South African To Watch In 2018: Phenyo Melody Madiba
Jan17

South African To Watch In 2018: Phenyo Melody Madiba

By: Ncomeka Mpofu Marc Anthony said, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Our 24 year old Mel Madiba from Pretoria is wise enough to have turned these words into her life’s motto and in doing so, she went against the grain. She plays with fire, literally. Who is Mel Madiba? Mel Madiba is actually Phenyo Melody Madiba. I am a co-founder of a lifestyle brand called Yuppie Threads as well as an...

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