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Hi There!

I'm Tola

Welcome to my mad and wonderful world. I spend most of my time running around after my two daughters, blogging about hair and writing children’s books amongst other things.

On this site you’ll find my books, my many opinions and various resources to help you achieve the head of hair you’ve always dreamed of.

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My Books

Check out my critically claimed children's book series, 'Daddy Do My Hair?'

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Hair Care Coaching

With over 8 years hair care knowledge and skill, let me help you and your child  achieve the hair you've always dreamed of.

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I have many, many opinions. Most of them can be found at Metro Blogs.

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A new study by the Silent Spring Institute, shows that Black women are being exposed to dozens of potentially hazardous chemicals through the hair products we use.

Check out my interview on BBC World News with Dr. Jessica Helm, the lead scientist on the study.

A recent study from the US found that nearly 80% of hair products aimed that black women contain chemicals linked to fibroids, cancer and infertility and obesity.

We need to raise awareness of this issue. You can help us do this by completing this short survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WWSYRPZ

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Black Hair Products: We Want to Hear from You!

On 25th April 2018, researchers from the Silent Spring Institute and Battelle Memorial Institute in the USA published the results from their study, which investigated the endocrine disrupting and asthma-associated chemical content of black hair products. They found that the black hair products tested contained 45 endocrine disrupting or asthma-associated chemicals. Most concerning, they discovered […]

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Yes, Cultural Appropriation is a THING!

It’s getting quite painful watching people both wilfully and accidentally misuse the term cultural appropriation. An example being Marc Jacobs, who came into the firing line for his use of dreadlocks in his most recent runway show. Whilst I found the dreadlock thing an interesting decision on his part, it was his defence that ‘no […]

What people are saying about my work

"This book is so gorgeous - I love it! Plus, a guy doing his daughter's natural hair? That's sexy.”

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Thandie Newton Actress

"The second title in the 'Daddy Do My Hair' series, this provides a gentle read on how to deal with anxieties around standing out and dealing with bullying from an early age. With soft rhyming text and charming illustrations, the book helps highlights the special relationship between father and daughter."

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Booktrust Hope's Braids

"This book is for dads eager to support their little girl in their hair journey."

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"We enjoyed this book because it goes beyond the hair and shows the special bond between a father and his daughter.  Beth’s dad shows her that she’s worth his investment and reinforces in her heart that she is important, beautiful and unique."

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