Dami (pt.1)- #AdachiHairStories

Dami Yusuf is a Nigerian YouTuber and Pharmacy Student living in Scotland. Here, she talks about her relationship with her hair, professionalism and natural hair in the workplace, and her advice for building a natural hair routine. (Part 1 of 2)

February’s Journal

February definitely wasn’t what I was expecting or hoping for. It brought with it some challenging circumstances and heartache, but in the midst of all of that, there were some incredible moments of joy. Speaking honestly, I am struggling …

Annie (pt. 1) – #AdachiHairStories

To be honest, I think it stemmed from my mum because she wanted us to fit in more than we were aware of it. As in, I knew I wanted to belong but I didn’t know how. And to my mum, the problem was, okay she doesn’t look like them. How can I make her look more like them? And the way to do that was for me to have straight hair.

January’s Journal

January really is the longest month, and this year I really felt it. Back at work, and back at uni, January dragged on, and, while it wasn’t the most enjoyable few weeks, here are some of the wins.  I …

Body

  I distinctly remember the first time I felt bad about my body. I stood in front of the mirror and pinched my stomach and wondered how badly I’d scar if I took a knife to all the fat.  …