Product Ranges for Black Men: Afro Hair/ Skin Products UK

Thursday, April 18, 2013


My younger brother just turned 30 and we dont often talk about my blog, as he just sees it as some girl thing I like to do. One day he asked me: "What products are out there for men?". I then had a similar conversation with a work colleague who is mixed race. He had been quizzing me about products for his sister then touched his shaved head and said, "wish there were some decent products for me!"

Never Fear Young Men of Britain, AfroDeity (named for both Afro Gods and Goddesses) is here to help.

We've made another list!! and if your still perplexed by what is available to you comment below or email and we'll be sure to reply with some info.

1. Antidote Street
As well as hair products you may be interested in products for skin or shaving, Antidote Street have an extensive list of hair and skin products particularly for men of colour. Check out their site here or click the image below!
Antidote Street

2. Joliette Caribbean Men 


Adding a 'Chill Winston' vibe to their range of Caribbean Products, Joliette's Caribbean Men Whipped Shea Hair Butter is a hair product made exclusively for men! Just recently released, email sales@afrodeity.co.uk to be amongst to first to 'Chill with Winston': A Caribbean Inspired Hair Product just for Men

3. Root2Tip Mens Range



* LEGEND4Men Barber Butter - Medicated
* LEGEND4Men Barber Butter - Original


3. Shea Decadence Men's Range





* Gourmet Shaving Oil
* Skin Hydration Body Oil
* Organic Lip Butter Balm
* Skin Boost Body Butter
* Organic Hemp Hair & Body Wash
* Antioxidant Rich Facial Oil


4. Shea Moisture Mens Shaving Range


* Mens Utility Soap with Shea, Mango & Avocado Butters - 5 oz.
* Tea Tree Herbal Bump Preventer
* African Black Soap Facial Wash and Scrub
* Shea Butter Beard Softener & Skin Protector
* Anti Ageing Moisturiser and Bump Preventer
* Three Butters Wash and Scrub with Shea Mango and Avocado Butter
* Three Butters Lotion with Shea Mango and Avocado Butter
* Shea Butter and African Black Soap Shave Butter



5. Mixed Chicks Mens Range 



* His Mix Shampoo
* His Mix Leave In Conditioner


Most other products used by women can be used by men, know the ingredients that your hair loves and check out these UK natural ranges:




Now that you have some products to try, here are a few tips to get you started.
1. Do not over cleanse your hair. By washing your hair too often, Harsh detergents in main stream shampoos can strip your hair of its natural oils. This can cause scalp problems like dandruff. 

2. Remember: Shampoo Roots, Condition Ends. Concentrate on the scalp when shampooing, a clean scalp facilitates healthy hair growth. The ends of your hair are the oldest part and require the most attention when conditioning. 

3. Balance Protein and Moisture in your Conditioners. Both are important for healthy hair growth. Moisture gives your hair elasticity so it does not break as easily when styling and protein gives your hair strength. Alternate between them if possible. 

4. Moisturise frequently. Due to the curl pattern of afro hair oils do not always make it to the ends of the hair. Find a good light, water based moisturiser and seal that moisture in with an oil.
5. Avoid mineral oil- and petroleum-based hair products. These products clog the pores and impede hair growth. Use light oils such as jojoba which is excellent for dry hair. 

6. Eat a well balanced diet and exercise. Exercise, increases circulation and encourages blood flow to the hair follicles. A diet rich in protein, vitamins and iron, feeds the hair and encourages healthy hair growth. 

Do you know of an others natural mens products you'd like to share, comment and let us know.

Have you tried any of these, email leilu@afrodeity.co.uk to have your review featured!



Enjoy!
Embrce Your Inner AfroDeity
Leilu

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